A practical survivor’s guide to self-quarantine from Corporate Traveller

COVID-19 has halted business as usual. Around the globe business travel has come to a grinding halt as governments warn against non-essential travel, both...

Q&A: Radisson – Aiming for the stars

Q: How many brands do you have operating in Africa, and which have been the most well-received by the public? A: Radisson Hotel Group historically...

ASATA Column: Managing crises

You have an important meeting in China, but the fast-spreading Coronavirus means the country is in lock-down. You have a flight booked to Spain, but...

HTI Column: Hotels and OTAs – What’s the ‘Deal’?

Online Travel Agents are continuing their profound effect on the global hotel industry. OTAs are those third party booking sites such as Expedia, Travelstart and...

Five trends to impact business and conferencing travel in 2020

The hospitality industry as a whole is feeling the crunch of the current economic climate, with conferencing venues in particular seeing a change in...

What’s next in travel?

Just over one month into a new decade and a variety of travel trends are emerging on Airbnb. From immersive trekking experiences, to prioritising...

Time for SONA to map out ‘the how’ for tourism

One-liners and sweeping statements about the importance of tourism to the South African economy are not enough for the 2020 SONA. While the sector...

HTI: Hotels ‘get personal’

As with many things, we’ve come full circle! For years, travellers were content to be unknown to hotel hosts…‘another booking, another room number’. Today, however,...

ASATA: Still investing in Africa

In a digitally-connected world, where booking travel can be done in seconds using a smartphone app or website, what are travel professionals bringing to...

Q&A: Wings – Continued growth

Q: How would you describe 2019, from a Wings Travel point of view? A: 2019 was a landmark year in terms of us securing a...

Q&A: Hilton – 100 not out

Q: How would you describe 2019, from a Hilton point of view? A: 2019 was a truly memorable year for us as we celebrated our...

Q&A: Avis – Staying Relevant

Q: What is the state of the car rental industry in South Africa? A: The measured car rental industry has a fleet in excess of...