An Eye on West Africa

Just when we thought we had just about everything thinkable in terms of business ideas related to the sharing economy, up springs co-working spaces....

ASATA: From agent to advisor

Are you a lawyer, financial analyst or customer service agent? Yours is a profession that’s been earmarked as one that could

Q&A: HGI Lusaka – New Player

Q: What’s the fit between Lusaka and the Hilton Garden Inn brand? A: The Hilton Garden Inn brand is not just about bringing world-class,...

Q&A: Lufthansa – A focus on innovation

South Africa is a primary growth market for the Lufthansa Group, but perhaps more importantly, the airline group has a greater

Changing the model

It’s been another challenging year for the airline industry, yet Comair – owners of the low-cost brand and operators of

An Eye on West Africa

I was at the annual Africa Hotel Investment Forum in Nairobi in early October. Organised by Bench Events, which also holds similar conferences in...

ASATA column: ‘Over-tourism’ is a problem

Although it’s not a new phenomenon, over-tourism has received a lot of attention this year, with popular destinations and cities

Q&A: Air Mauritius – Solid and steady

Air Mauritius has built a reputation as a well-run African airline and important player in the industry, so it’s always a good time

Q&A: Hilton – Serious about Africa

Q: What are your thoughts on the development space in Africa? A: I like what I see. We’ve built momentum over the last 60 years...