Doubling up

Virgin Atlantic is betting big on South Africa, adding a second daily service into Johannesburg and reaffirming its commitment to a market its been...

Driving innovation

The travel management industry has changed beyond recognition in the past 10-15 years, with technology at the forefront of that change. But further change...

Where we need to be

The travel industry’s corporate card space is a competitive one, with American Express one of the main players, globally. Nedbank is the licence partner...

Changing Perception

Large-scale conferences, events and exhibitions remain the staple diet for Birchwood, which has become a preferred Johannesburg venue for clients in this space, particularly...

Converting opportunities

Along with Marriott and Carlson Rezidor, Hilton are the international group with the most impressive African hotel development pipeline, and the group already operates...

Betting Big

It’s pretty obvious that British Airways has significant faith in South Africa as both an end destination and African hub, with the next few...

Strong Growth

A lot has happened since Neil Bald joined aha five years ago. The group has grown its portfolio from 12 hotels and lodges to over...

Staying relevant

It’s all about relevance. Travelport may call itself a ‘travel commerce platform’, but in the eyes of many in the travel industry, it’s still a...

Driving transformation

According to Duma Travel CEO Themba Mthombeni, the South African travel industry is in trouble, and unless it undergoes radical change – or transformation...

A broad offering

Flight Centre are one of South Africa’s big players in the corporate travel space, offering the market three brands from which to choose and...

A different model

Former Rezidor and Faircity hotel executive Mark Wernich recently joined Preferred Hotels & Resorts in Cape Town, which is where editor Dylan Rogers caught...

Something for everyone

The British pound may not be in the healthiest state it’s ever been, but South Africa’s rand has bounced back, meaning that whilst Virgin...