Q&A: Air Mauritius – Aviation in Africa

Q: What’s your view on the state of aviation in Africa? A: Africa is still lagging behind the rest of world in the aviation space....

ASATA Column: To travel, or not…

In corporate travel, we talk a great deal about Duty of Care, and the responsibility that lies with employers and Travel Management Companies (TMCs)...

HTI Column: Five factors impacting business travel as we look ahead

Sadly a tremendous amount has changed since my last article and, whilst many factors affecting business travel will essentially remain once we finally emerge...

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...