An Eye on West Africa

I believe that (at least for frequent travellers) the two main things you remember about a hotel stay are the food and the staff. I

ASATA Column: Thinking of going rogue?

Do you find it easier to hop online quickly and book that deal for that Jo’burg-Cape Town flight yourself, rather than going through the...

Q&A: On the rise

RwandAir, the national carrier for Rwanda, has big plans for a piece of the global air travel market. With one of the youngest fleets

Q&A: New player

A new hotel management company has emerged in South Africa, headed up by Managing Director Siyanda Dlamini. Together with Key Spirit Development, the group...

Eye on West Africa

A while back I wrote in this column about hotel branding, and how the big international brands don’t, as a general rule, own any of the hotels that they put their name on (with one or two exceptions).Mostly, in Africa, hotel groups manage the properties that they

Q&A: Betting on Africa

Africa is a key market for Virgin Atlantic, which has been flying to the continent for over 20 years. In fact, its London-Johannesburg route...

Q&A: Planning for the future

The current political uncertainty in South Africa is propelling companies like Comair Flight Services, an air charter provider, to expand outside of the country....