Marriott opens Four Points in Algeria

Marriott International has opened the Four Points by Sheraton Setif in Algeria. The hotel is conveniently situated in the centre of the city, providing easy...

SWISS to introduce premium economy

Swiss International Air Lines is introducing a new premium economy class on its long-haul aircraft fleet. The additional class of travel will supplement the three...

Mango partners with Tourvest Retail Services

South African low-cost carrier Mango Airlines has enlisted the expertise of Tourvest Retail Services to facilitate the purchase of onboard food and beverage, along...

Mercure’s new loyalty programme

Mercure Hotel Group SA, a division of AccorHotels, has launched its Le Club loyalty programme. The programme has more than 70 partners globally, is active...

Acquisition saves Pezula

Specialist tourism advisor TPF Advisors recently consulted a South African consortium on the acquisition of the Pezula Hotel on Garden Route for a value...

First refurbished SWISS A340 returns to revenue service

The first SWISS Airbus A340 with a totally refurbished interior in all three seating cabins took off from Zurich for Tokoya (Japan) on 7...

An Eye on West Africa

Had things gone to plan, I would have been writing this after the presidential election in Nigeria, and talking about the potential impact of...

ASATA: Be cyber-savvy

Ever had a delayed flight? Exhausted, frustrated and in need of escape, it’s easy to whip out your phone, laptop or other mobile device...

Moving with the times

Cars remain a vital component of land travel for much of Africa. Whether you rent a vehicle, drive yourself around in a private car,...

Advertorial: Woodford – Powered by passion

“We service a wide and ever-growing client base spread across the private, public and corporate sector,” says Mohammed Owais Suleman, Woodford’s CEO. “Our ability...

Premium travel re-defined

There’s a different face to luxury or ‘premium’ travel. Gone are the old perceptions of what ‘luxury’ constitutes, as a new type of traveller has...

Hotel review: Crowne Plaza London Heathrow T4

BACKGROUND: The new Crowne Plaza opened in October and shares a lobby and facilities with the Holiday Inn Express T4. It’s important if arriving...