2016 Business Traveller Africa Conference & Awards

Tourvest leads industry winners Tourvest was the biggest winner at the fifth annual Business Traveller Africa Conference & Awards, with three of the South African...

Embracing Technology

It’s a different world out there. The times are changing and they are changing quickly. Technology dominates our lives and it’s technology that is ever...

Still flying

Some of Africa’s biggest economies are under pressure, particularly those with a heavy reliance on oil for their revenues. Here we’re talking about the...

KIMBERLEY

OVERVIEW Kimberley was the initial hub of industrialisation in South Africa in the late 19th century, which transformed the country’s agrarian economy into one more...

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...

Coming out fighting

The water crisis may be over, but the hard work for Cape Town has only just begun. That’s because there is much to claw back...

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...

Show value

The MICE industry is not immune from the challenging economic conditions facing just about all of the world’s major markets. That’s regardless of whether...

Mad about tech

Technology is playing an increasingly bigger role in travel management, so what’s the best approach and how do TMCs get the balance right, without neglecting the human element of service?

Under the Radar

Botswana is one of Africa's most stable countries and the continent's longest continuous multi-party democracy. It is relatively free of corruption and has a...

Holding its own

As the capital of Zambia, Lusaka attracts the majority of business travel to the country. It’s also the country’s most populated region, with nearly...

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...