Features Archives - Business Traveller Africa

Moving Target

Travelling is a personal and emotional experience, regardless of whether you’re on a business trip or taking a holiday with the

What’s not to like?

Everyone’s attention is turned to social media and travel is making the most of it. Ramsey Qubein takes a look at how hotels and airlines are using this platform to win customers.

Getting hands on

There’s something mesmerising about watching a pot being hand-thrown on a wheel. A huge weight of wet clay is fashioned into a ball, thrown...

Business on a Budget

 It wasn’t long ago that travelling on business was a passport to the good life. Stretching out in premium airline cabins, wining and dining...

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...

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...

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...

Full steam ahead

It’s been a difficult few years for some of Africa’s biggest economies, but that hasn’t stopped the world’s big hotel groups from continuing to...

A Magnetic Personality

Among the world’s 20 most visited cities, as per a report by market researcher Euromonitor that computed total arrivals in 2015, London (18.6 million)...

A changing world

GDS companies have had to move with the times and evolve their offerings and models, as the changing landscape of travel distribution has shaken...

JOHANNESBURG

OVERVIEW The capital of South Africa’s smallest province, Gauteng, Johannesburg is where it all happens for the country’s business travellers. Not only is it the...

Primed for growth

Private aviation in Africa is in a healthy state, but it’s not showing the growth that it should – yet – according to those...