The Qatari appeal

Its dichotomy of tradition and modernity is perhaps why the Qatar capital has garnered much attention in the recent past. Doha perfectly blends the...

Here to stay

There was a time, not all that long ago, when a travel management company (TMC) was little more than a booking agent, taking care...

Putting on the brakes

With travel budgets under tighter scrutiny than ever before, car rental agencies are feeling the pinch of price-conscious corporate consumers. “The market is under enormous...

Premium travel weathers gloomy economy

It’s no secret that the South African economy – with knock-on effects for the entire region – is in a tight spot. Economic growth is...

Come on in

We’ve all hung around in hotel lobbies and the chances are it has been pretty boring. We might have been waiting for a taxi...

A changed world

Whatever we think about the pace of change in our everyday lives, technology is right at the core, enhancing and personalising our experiences like...

Defining luxury

What is ‘luxury’ or ‘premium’ travel? It's the million-dollar question, isn’t it? It’s also a question that a lot of travel suppliers are asking themselves, particularly...

Tough times

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who replaced long-time leader Robert Mugabe after an army coup in November 2017, is trying to repair an economy ruined...

Face of the future

The use of biometrics by airlines and airports (not to mention banks, tech firms and governments) is soaring. International Air Transport Association President Gloria...

Holding firm

The African MICE industry has a long way to go. That’s before it can claim to be a serious global player. Sure, Africa has much going...

A New Dawn

After more than 30 years of Mugabe rule, Zimbabwe has a new president and the hopes of a more prosperous future, but the

TMCs in Africa

As client needs change and with the almost constant pressure on spend, never mind the impact of technology, the travel