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    All things considered... do awards still matter?
    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

    Radisson remains on track to boost Africa hotel development
    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

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    Radisson to debut 10th hotel in Nigeria

    The new addition further strengthens the group's presence in one of its key African markets, bringing its Nigerian portfolio to 10 hotels in operation and under development...

    25 Nov 2020

    Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!
    Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

    Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

    Radisson launches new brand, signs 10 hotels across EMEA region
    Radisson launches new brand, signs 10 hotels across EMEA region

    A number of hotels have already joined Radisson Individuals in the UK and Asia with additional properties in discussions in Italy, Germany, Russia and beyond...

    23 Oct 2020

    Transforming the VR experience in hospitality
    Transforming the VR experience in hospitality

    Singapore-based, VResorts has launched a virtual reality booking platform, which enables travellers to choose their destinations and purchase their vacations from within the virtual reality space...

    15 Oct 2020

    Coronavirus has turned retail therapy into retail anxiety - keeping customers calm will be key to carrying on
    Coronavirus has turned retail therapy into retail anxiety - keeping customers calm will be key to carrying on

    So you finally hit the shops and cafes after weeks of lockdown. After disinfecting your hands, following the arrows around the shop or to your table, taking care to avoid others where possible...

    By Jessica Vredenburg and Megan Phillips 24 Jul 2020

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    Radisson adds six new hotels to Africa portfolio

    Building on the recent announcement of its reinforced African development team structure, the announcement of the six new hotels further demonstrates the Group's commitment to the continent...

    23 Jul 2020

    Africa's hotel market resilient despite challenges
    Africa's hotel market resilient despite challenges

    Wayne Troughton of HTI Consulting shares unique insights from the first 'Virtual Hotel Club' - an informal Pan-African platform for hospitality industry stakeholders - which explored the way forward during this unprecedented time of crisis...

    6 Jul 2020

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    Covid-19 is threatening hotel development growth in Africa

    "We see a slowdown in pipeline growth in 2020, as we all get to grips with the new reality. With so many of the players locked down, fewer deals will be signed, and it is inevitable that some of the planned openings in 2020 will be delayed..."

    17 Jun 2020

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    Hospitality industry bears the brunt of the black swan event that is Covid-19

    The hospitality industry will arguably be economically the sector hardest hit by Covid-19 across the globe. Recovery is achievable and will be quicker than most expect, says Mark Havercroft, regional director for Africa for the International hotel group Minor Hotels...

    By Mark Havercroft 26 May 2020

    #LockdownLessons: Adapting to the 'new normal' will remain a priority for the foreseeable future
    #LockdownLessons: Adapting to the 'new normal' will remain a priority for the foreseeable future

    We chat to Tim Cordon, Radisson Hotel Group's senior area vice president for Africa and Middle East to find out more about how Covid-19 has impacted the Group during these unusual times...

    By Robin Fredericks 18 May 2020

    The shape of recovery - and why it may not be the right question to focus on
    The shape of recovery - and why it may not be the right question to focus on

    If you weren't sailing smoothly before the crisis and/or don't see hospitality as a core business you should be evaluating your options to exit, or partner with a hotelier that will enable your business model, or a bank that will see you through the trough, so you can sell it at a better valuation during the recovery...

    By Rishabh Thapar 11 May 2020

    What will the hospitality industry face post-Covid?
    What will the hospitality industry face post-Covid?

    As South Africa begins the journey along the government's phased approach to fully lifting lockdown, many businesses are gearing up for resuming operations, at least partially...

    5 May 2020

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    Post Covid-19: Why Africa will be at the forefront of future hospitality investment

    Africa is on an upward trajectory, and while Covid-19 will indisputably have a negative impact on the global economy, it is entirely possible Africa will lead the world on its road to recovery - especially in respect of the hospitality sector, proffers Mark Havercroft of Minor Hotels...

    By Mark Havercroft 20 Apr 2020

    The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down
    The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down

    In true South African spirit, even in times of adversity, daily stories of generosity and ingenuity abound. Never have we been more proud of how business communities are using our publishing platforms than since the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 6 Apr 2020

    JHP launches first online food-writing course
    JHP launches first online food-writing course

    A series of eight chapters cover the basics of food writing for a variety of mediums...

    6 Apr 2020

    Why Nigeria's hotel sector is set for a good year, despite challenges
    Why Nigeria's hotel sector is set for a good year, despite challenges

    As one of Africa's largest economies, Nigeria has made significant strides in diversifying its oil-dependent economy, focusing on sectors such as technology, tourism, transport, and electricity, from gas to renewables...

    2 Apr 2020

    It's time to Explore More!
    It's time to Explore More!

    City Lodge Hotel Group has launched Explore More, a month-long promotion valid from 18 March to 3 May 2020 (inclusive), in which guests can save up to 40% on their stay...

    Issued by City Lodge Hotel 12 Mar 2020

    Radisson Hotels to reduce single-use plastics globally
    Radisson Hotels to reduce single-use plastics globally

    The Radisson Hotel Group is set to launch a global roll-out plan of plastic reduction - including the introduction of bulk amenities in all hotels across the group's portfolio by 2022...

    11 Mar 2020

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    WTM Africa 2020 visitor, media registration now open

    World Travel Market Africa 2020, which takes place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre is set to be one of the African continent's largest and leading business-to-business travel trade show yet...

    5 Mar 2020

    Preparing the 21-century general manager for Africa's growing hospitality industry
    Preparing the 21-century general manager for Africa's growing hospitality industry

    We chat with Jan van der Putten, vice president of Africa and Indian Ocean at Hilton Worldwide about the role of the 21st-century general manager...

    By Robin Fredericks 19 Feb 2020

    Onomo Hotels opens in Maputo
    Onomo Hotels opens in Maputo

    Onomo Hotels has opened a new hotel in Maputo, Mozambique, bringing up its network in Southern Africa to seven hotels, with five in South Africa and one in Rwanda...

    29 Jan 2020

    Climate change, online travel, visas and hotel owner's ROI will continue to trend in 2020
    Climate change, online travel, visas and hotel owner's ROI will continue to trend in 2020

    The environmental impact of hotels, relaxed visa regulations, the growth of online travel agents and maximising profits for hotel owners will be the top four trends in 2020, according to Mohamed Awadalla, CEO of UAE-based Time Hotels...

    20 Jan 2020

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    Radisson Hotel set to debut in Reunion Island

    The group is now present in three of the four main Indian Ocean Islands, bringing their Indian Ocean portfolio to seven hotels in operation and under development...

    13 Jan 2020

    Emirates adds plant-based options in celebration of Veganuary
    Emirates adds plant-based options in celebration of Veganuary

    Emirates is celebrating Veganuary on board by including an additional plant-based option on its menus for the month of January...

    9 Jan 2020

    Marriott, Landmark Sabbour sign agreement to open W Hotel in Cairo
    Marriott, Landmark Sabbour sign agreement to open W Hotel in Cairo

    Amr Sultan, Managing Director of Landmark Sabbour and Alex Kyriakidis, President & Managing Director, Middle East & Africa, Marriott International at the signing ceremony of W Cairo

    23 Dec 2019

    Airbnb adds 31 new languages, includes Xhosa, Zulu and Swahili
    Airbnb adds 31 new languages, includes Xhosa, Zulu and Swahili

    With these new languages, the company is working to bring economic opportunity to even more hosts, and making it easier for more guests to experience travel that is local, authentic and unique.

    13 Dec 2019

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    Onomo Hotels obtains majority stake in Bon Hotels

    The acquisition is set to shake-up the African continent's hospitality industry...

    12 Dec 2019



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