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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

#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 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

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

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

Tunis Le Palace hotel to re-brand as Hilton Tunis Gammarth in 2023
Tunis Le Palace hotel to re-brand as Hilton Tunis Gammarth in 2023

Following the signing of a landmark deal with the Groupe Alliance, Hilton has confirmed a flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in the coastal suburb of Gammarth in Tunis, Tunisia...

30 Dec 2019

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

City Lodge Hotel at Two Rivers Mall, Nairobi official opening
City Lodge Hotel at Two Rivers Mall, Nairobi official opening

The City Lodge Hotel at Two Rivers Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, hosted a "welcome to the neighbourhood" and official opening event on 24 October...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 4 Nov 2019

Why Singita's luxury lodge design signals a competitive advantage
Why Singita's luxury lodge design signals a competitive advantage

Today, the spirit of a lodge is often reflected as much in its interiors and décor as in its landscapes; this is partly because the lines between living space and the great outdoors have been deliberately blurred...

22 Oct 2019

Working with, instead of against Airbnb
Working with, instead of against Airbnb

Airbnb is in the news again as government looks to apply regulations to the accommodation disruptor...

By Theresa Prins 10 Oct 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office
Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019
Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2019

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Thomas Cook closes shop, 1000s of travellers stranded

Huge debt, online competition and geopolitical events have spelled the end for Britain's oldest travel company, Thomas Cook, leaving hundreds of thousands of holiday makers stranded around the world...

23 Sep 2019

Nicholas Plewman Architects builds lodge in Ruaha National Park
Nicholas Plewman Architects builds lodge in Ruaha National Park

Johannesburg-based architecture firm Nicholas Plewman Architects has built a small holiday lodge in Ruaha National Park, Iringa, Tanzania called Jabali Ridge Lodge...

23 Aug 2019

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Addis Ababa leads Africa in hotel room rates

According to the most recent 12-month data from STR, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has posted Africa's highest average daily rate (ADR) of $163.79...

12 Aug 2019

Natural Selection to launch new property in Namibia
Natural Selection to launch new property in Namibia

Natural Selection will open their next Namibian property, Kwessi Dune Lodge on 1 March 2020...

25 Jul 2019

3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office
3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

Radisson Hotels launches mobile-first website enhancing guest experience
Radisson Hotels launches mobile-first website enhancing guest experience

Radisson Hotel Group has launched its new multi-brand and mobile-first global website, RadissonHotels.com. Complementing the revamped site is Radisson Hotels App, which will allow guests and loyalty members to explore the group's entire portfolio and book stays..

22 Jul 2019

Radisson identifies Indian Ocean as key market, set to double portfolio by 2022
Radisson identifies Indian Ocean as key market, set to double portfolio by 2022

During this years Indian Ocean Hotel Investment Forum event in Mauritius, the Radisson Hotel Group shared its Indian Ocean development strategy and market insight with hotel owners, developers, banks, investment funds and hotel groups...

29 May 2019

Canopy by Hilton to open first Africa property in Cape Town
Canopy by Hilton to open first Africa property in Cape Town

Hilton has signed a management agreement with Growthpoint Properties to open a hotel under its lifestyle Canopy by Hilton brand, making it the brand's debut property in Africa...

28 May 2019

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W Hospitality names Radisson Blu Africa's fastest growing hotel

Radisson Blu has for a second year in a row, secured the leading position as the hotel brand with the most hotels under development and the most hotel deals in its pipeline in Africa...

9 May 2019

Hilton expands footprint, debuts four properties in Africa
Hilton expands footprint, debuts four properties in Africa

Many of these properties represent first-in-country openings for Hilton Garden Inn and for the Hilton enterprise as a whole, including Botswana, Zambia and Uganda...

6 May 2019

Radisson Hotel Group signs three hotels to enter Madagascar
Radisson Hotel Group signs three hotels to enter Madagascar

The Radisson Hotel Group has signed an agreement with Groupe Talys, for three hotels to enter Madagascar, namely the Radisson Blu Hotel Antananarivo Waterfront, Radisson Hotel Antananarivo Waterfront and Radisson Serviced Apartments Antananarivo City Centre...

30 Apr 2019

Marriott expected to add 19 properties to its Middle East, Africa portfolio
Marriott expected to add 19 properties to its Middle East, Africa portfolio

Marriott estimates its development pipeline through 2023 represents up to $8bn of investment from property owners and is expected to generate over 20,000 new jobs across the region...

8 Apr 2019

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Zim hoteliers indulge in price gouging

The Zimbabwean government have called hoteliers out after some of Bulwayo's top hotels and lodges hiked their rates by as much as 350% ahead of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF)...

5 Apr 2019

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