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...

Where to, from here?

What’s the future of the car rental industry? With the sharing economy muscling its way into this space and many people taking a different...

Know the beast

Johannesburg can be pretty intimidating to a traveller visiting it for the first time, so it’s advisable to get a good idea of the...

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...

Tech Investors

The current economic climate of South Africa is driving pressure on travel policy and corporates are essentially spending less each year as they find...

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...

Poised for growth

A close neighbour of South Africa, Namibia has always operated under the radar, but now appears ready to capitalise on its natural resources with...

Counting the pennies

There is just no substitute for that face-to-face engagement and the building of strong relationships. But, how do you go about this if you have...

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)...

BLOEMFONTEIN

OVERVIEW Bloemfontein’s Sesotho name is Mangaung, meaning “Place of Cheetahs” and since 2011 the city has formed part of the Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality, having previously...

GEORGE

OVERVIEW With a population of a little over 200,000, George is a small city and retains much of the charm associated with small towns. But...

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...