3 ways to ensure 'wellness' tourism provides a post-pandemic opportunity for the travel industry

With the right preparation, specialist destinations can benefit from an expected increase in demand...

By Jaeyeon Choe and Michael Di Giovine 10 hours ago

Register for free business-to-business webinar, 24 March 2021

Bizcommunity is proud to announce a media partnership with Success by Design in their forthcoming free webinar, titled 'B2B in Africa for Africa', taking place on Wednesday, 24 March 2021 at 12-12.40pm...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 3 days ago

All things considered... do awards still matter?

In a year in which the ground shifted seismically under our feet, where the collective travel industry is focused on survival rather than award show glory, are awards still relevant?

By Linsey Schluter 15 Feb 2021

Is it ethical to quarantine people in hotel rooms?

From February 15, people travelling to the UK from a country on the UK's travel-ban list will be required to quarantine in a government-approved hotel for ten days...

11 Feb 2021

IATA training initiative to help laid-off airline cabin crew members re-enter the job market

The International Air Transport Association training course will be offered free of charge for those who register before 23 February...

10 Feb 2021

New Mauritius route introduced for FlySafair

South African airline FlySafair will be introducing a Johannesburg to Mauritius route once the two countries' borders reopen...

8 Feb 2021

Positioning Mozambique as the premier tourism destination

By re-injecting gas revenues into the economy and facilitating infrastructural development nation-wide, Mozambique can realise its goal of becoming a regional tourism leader...

By Charné Hundermark 8 Feb 2021

Africa airlines see 69.8% drop in passenger traffic demand

Worldwide, 2020 was the worst year in history for air travel demand. Bookings for future travel made in January 2021 were down 70% compared to a year ago, putting further pressure on airline cash positions and potentially impacting the timing of the expected recovery...

5 Feb 2021

Radisson remains on track to boost Africa hotel development

Ahead of its five-year plan, the Radisson Hotel Group continues its transformation and seeks to cement its leadership across the continent but also aims to be recognized as one of the top three hotel brands in the world.

4 Feb 2021

Africa Travel Week unveils 2021 roadmap to reignite travel and tourism

WTM Africa and suite of sister shows to run as a virtual event from 7 to 9 April 2021 with a live element from 1 to 3 September during Tourism Month...

28 Jan 2021

Egypt to construct Cairo Eye, largest wheel in Africa

Hawai for Tourism and Investment recently announced the launch of the Cairo Eye project in Egypt, the first observation wheel in Cairo...

25 Jan 2021

Kruger National Park on high alert as tropical storm Eloise hits Mozambique

According to reports from the South African Weather Services, various parts of the Kruger National Park particularly in the far north, will be affected by major rainfall and strong winds over the coming weekend...

22 Jan 2021

Seychelles makes itself more accessible to potential visitors

Seychelles is reviewing its entry requirement procedures so as to make the country more accessible to potential visitors as part of the restart of its tourism activities for 2021 and beyond...

20 Jan 2021

WTTC: Downfall of discriminating against unvaccinated travellers

With comprehensive Covid-19 testing allowing for the free and safe movement of travellers, there should be no further requirements for proof of vaccination from the coronavirus...

By Linda Hohnholz 13 Jan 2021

Global air travel demand grinds to a halt in November

According to Alexandre de Juniac, IATA's director-general and CEO, this is because governments responded to new outbreaks with even more severe travel restrictions and quarantine measures...

11 Jan 2021

Safari company launches innovative training programme in East Africa

Asilia Africa has launched a new training programme in East Africa to help upskill young Kenyans and Tanzanians. The programme launches with help from US$100,000 grant from the Danish Investment Fund for Developing Countries...

8 Jan 2021

Vaccines may soon make travel possible again. But how quickly will it return - and will it be forever changed?

The Covid-19 pandemic brought the global tourism industry to a screeching halt in 2020. With vaccines starting to be rolled out, there is hope international travel can resume soon...

By Joseph M. Cheer, Colin Michael Hall, Jarkko Saarinen 29 Dec 2020

Bizcommunity's festive thank you to the SA business community

Since March 2020 when Covid-19 first turned business on its head, Bizcommunity has been the place where virtual business gets done, fully set up to seamlessly steer your business communications through the challenges of lockdowns, meltdowns and new remote working norms...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Dec 2020

Governments to consider aviation workers as essential for vaccination

"We are not asking for aviation workers to be on top of the list, but we need governments to ensure that transportation workers are considered as essential when vaccine roll-out plans are developed."

18 Dec 2020



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