Flight check: Johannesburg-Lusaka

BACKGROUND: Founded in 1995, privately owned and based in Johannesburg, Airlink now connects to 37 destinations in nine different African countries. It also links...

Hotel check: BON Hotels Bloemfontein Central

BACKGROUND: BON Hotels, which owns, operates and manages hotels throughout Africa, added BON Hotel Bloemfontein Central to its South African portfolio. The hotel was...

Hotel check: Radisson Blu Le Vendome Hotel

BACKGROUND: The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group operates five hotels in Cape Town, with three Radisson Blu (including the recently-opened Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence)...

Hotel check: Faircity Junction

BACKGROUND: Faircity is a hotel group specialising in owning, managing and co-developing hotels in Southern Africa. Its primary service offering is business and conference...

Virgin Atlantic B787 Upper Class

BACKGROUND: Virgin Atlantic began flying its Boeing 787 to Johannesburg in November 2015. The plane offers 31 upper class seats, 35 in premium economy...

Friendship International Hotel

BACKGROUND: Though still a new establishment, this independent, four-star hotel (according to Ethiopian standards) is ideal for business and leisure travellers. While I'd grade...

Flight Check: Cathay Pacific

Background: Together with affiliated-airline Cathay Dragon (formerly Dragonair), Cathay Pacific offers an impressive network of global and Asian destinations from its hub in Hong...