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)...

Bullish and optimistic

The world’s big hotel groups still see Africa as relatively untapped and under-supplied, and they continue to put together development pipelines that look impressive on paper, but require a greater conversion rate to make a material impact on the African hotel landscape in the short-term.

On the rise

The apartment hotel model is proving attractive to corporate travellers looking for an alternative to traditional hotel accommodation, as Kate Kennedy finds.   Accommodating staff when...

Island Style

It’s competitive, this tourism business, and as times get tougher and belts get tighter, those countries playing in this space and looking to bet...

No slowing down

The short-sighted among us may look to the poor performance of some of Africa’s biggest economies in the past year or so and wonder...

Back on its feet

Kenya is the biggest economy in East and Central Africa, and after a difficult few years is starting to once again assert itself as...

Zambia

Politically stable, peaceful and centrally-located, with a growing economy, a good supply of quality hotels in the main centres, and an airport that needs...

French adventure

Paris is a well-connected European city and many view it as a less pricey alternative to the likes of the UK and Germany. If...

Lufthansa Celebrates 55 years of South Africa service

Lufthansa German Airlines celebrated 55 years of operations in South Africa on the 14th of May. Today, both Johannesburg and Cape Town are serviced by...

New kind of luxury

If luxury or ‘premium’ travel is not what it used to be, what does that mean for the traveller of today and the traveller of

Ever Evolving

Loyalty programmes are having to be nimble and evolve all the time, as the needs and desires of their customers change at a similar pace. Richard Holmes takes a look at some of the more recent developments in the corporate travel space, and details what to look out for in the airline, hotel and car rental spaces.

24 hours in the Free State

Dams The Vaal Dam is located in the mountainous Free State province. It is stretched along the Maluti Mountains bordering Lesotho, near the sandstone...