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  • 'Sacred forests' in West Africa capture carbon and keep soil healthy
    'Sacred forests' in West Africa capture carbon and keep soil healthy
    In parts of West Africa, patches of forest have been preserved for long periods of time because of their cultural or religious significance. These "sacred forests" are believed to be inhabited and protected by gods, totem animals or ancestors. Local communities have their own rules prohibiting reckless harvesting of timber and game, which have protected the sacred forests over many generations. By Michele Francis
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    Register for free business-to-business webinar, 24 March 2021
    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 5 Mar 2021

    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

    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

    Getting real about virtual events
    Getting real about virtual events

    2020 sure has been event-ful. Online platforms have proven increasingly valuable, especially in the business-to-business space, enabling more knowledge sharing, wider audience reach and networking opportunities than ever before!..

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 9 Oct 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

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    5 trends opening doors for African tech entrepreneurs

    Travelcheck CEO, Odette Faling unpacks the trends that underpin Africa's bold digital future and are creating opportunities for entrepreneurs...

    By Odette Faling 5 Nov 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

    British Airways to trial VR entertainment
    British Airways to trial VR entertainment

    British Airways customers will be transported to their own 3D cinema in the skies as the airline exclusively trials a new virtual reality headset...

    15 Aug 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

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    3 things robots can't do better than humans (and two things they can)

    There has been no shortage of predictions about how advances in artificial intelligence and robotics will replace humans in all kinds of jobs...

    By Oz Desai 23 Jul 2019

    How digital hospitality can be utilised to transform guest experiences in Africa
    How digital hospitality can be utilised to transform guest experiences in Africa

    As hospitality providers across the globe embrace digital transformation, the question arises; what do intelligent hotels offer?

    25 Apr 2019

    Landmark NYSE listing for Africa's unicorn, Jumia
    Landmark NYSE listing for Africa's unicorn, Jumia

    Pan-African e-commerce platform, Jumia, has become the first African startup to list on the New York Stock Exchange...

    15 Apr 2019

    New report: Bots, AI, wearables, VR to create billion-dollar savings in tourism
    New report: Bots, AI, wearables, VR to create billion-dollar savings in tourism

    Latest research from Colliers International, in partnership with ATM 2019, reveals potential multi-billion dollar savings for the tourism industry...

    20 Mar 2019

    #WTMA19: Travel Forward Summit to boost digital travel market
    #WTMA19: Travel Forward Summit to boost digital travel market

    Travel technology assumes a prominent role at this year's WTM Africa with a dedicated one-day event - the Travel Forward conference in partnership with e-Tourism Africa Summit on Friday, 12 April...

    13 Mar 2019

    Corporate Traveller launches new technology for SME corporates
    Corporate Traveller launches new technology for SME corporates

    To mark the celebration of its 20th anniversary this year, Corporate Traveller has announced the launch of a new technology platform, Your.CT, in the South African market...

    6 Feb 2019

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    Keep abreast of the travel tech wave to realise tourism potential

    Technology is revolutionising travel. To keep growing its tourism industry, South Africa must continuously invest in new technologies to deliver the right experiences to discerning travellers...

    By Sherry Zameer 10 Jan 2019

    TGCSA, Waze partner to offer real-time guide alerts to travellers
    TGCSA, Waze partner to offer real-time guide alerts to travellers

    Waze helps the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa's graded establishments to appear on the user's map, potentially steering them in their direction, be it a hotel, bed and breakfast, hostel or conference venue...

    9 Jan 2019

    Corporate content should be part of your DNA
    Corporate content should be part of your DNA

    On the cusp of exciting and fruitful pan-African networking and trade, the time to make use of an unbiased B2B media showcase for all Africa's dynamic, entrepreneurial business communities is now...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 Oct 2018

    Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
    Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

    A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

    Uber doubles down on safety, launches Safety Toolkit for riders and drivers
    Uber doubles down on safety, launches Safety Toolkit for riders and drivers

    Uber rolls out of new Safety Toolkit app across Europe, the Middle East and Africa...

    18 Oct 2018

    Use of innovative technology in designing diverse tourism products
    Use of innovative technology in designing diverse tourism products

    Investment in new technology provides the tourism sector with opportunities for novelty, aimed at providing a platform for designing new and tangible tourism products...

    By Josephine Wawira 12 Oct 2018

    The value behind the transaction
    The value behind the transaction

    With the proliferation of online tools allowing customers to see the product end-to-end, the assumption is often that this would make the travel buyer's job even easier, but it doesn't...

    By Nicole Adonis 19 Sep 2018

    #TourismMonth: Surge of the digital travel consumer
    #TourismMonth: Surge of the digital travel consumer

    Digitalisation is increasingly seen to empower travel consumers especially those seeking diversification and personalisation for a remarkable experience...

    By Josephine Wawira 18 Sep 2018

    AccorHotels' MyChicAfrica platform a gateway to Africa lifestyle, travel
    AccorHotels' MyChicAfrica platform a gateway to Africa lifestyle, travel

    AccorHotels' MyChicAfrica travel media platform aims to make the continent more accessible and open for not only international travellers, but for Africans and the diaspora to rediscover and celebrate fashion, art, dining, modernity, design and adventure...

    13 Sep 2018

    Africa and the digital tourism opportunity
    Africa and the digital tourism opportunity

    Digital tourism in Africa contributed almost 3% to the South African GDP in 2016 and provided jobs to more than 686,000 people, as such, tourism means big business...

    12 Sep 2018

    Disruptive tech driving transformation in tourism
    Disruptive tech driving transformation in tourism

    The world as we know it is changing, with technology disrupting how we explore the global village...

    By Enver Duminy 23 Aug 2018

    Travelport, IBM launch AI travel management platform for corporates
    Travelport, IBM launch AI travel management platform for corporates

    Delivered via the IBM Cloud, the platform uses IBM Watson capabilities to intelligently track, manage, predict and analyse travel costs in one place to fundamentally change how companies manage and optimise their travel programmes...

    22 Aug 2018

    Tapping into data for enhanced tourism experiences
    Tapping into data for enhanced tourism experiences

    Large tourism enterprises across the globe are snapping up apps, business solutions and more to ensure that they're part of the digital revolution, but are these emerging technologies translating to an excellent visitor experience?

    By Wynand Smit 2 Aug 2018

    The impact of technology and OTAs on the hospitality industry
    The impact of technology and OTAs on the hospitality industry

    "As industry players become more tech savvy, there needs to be a balance between technology and human interaction. It is necessary to keep up with competition and global trends which are stirring creativity and innovativeness."

    By Josephine Wawira 19 Jul 2018



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