Q&A: aha – New broom

Q: What’s the background to your appointment as CEO, taking over from Neil Bald? A: I have been with aha since July 2008 and was...

Delivering value in the 21st century

Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should. That seems to be the over-arching outcome of a recent ASATA survey among South African business...

ASATA: Travelling employees value experience

The travel industry is under pressure to find new ways to improve the traveller experience. That is being achieved through personalisation and convenient booking...

Africa’s hotel industry ripe for further growth

Africa’s hotel industry has experienced growth over the last two decades. The proliferation of brands across the continent has taken the supply of hotels...

Q&A: Birchwood – Ever evolving

Q: What are your thoughts on the current state of the SA conference industry? A: It’s incredible to watch our conference industry evolve. We’re continuing...

Q&A: FCM Travel Solutions – Techno-centric

Q: What’s your view on the state of the SA corporate travel market? A: In South Africa, the corporate and government travel market is...

Back to the future of travel

‘Analogue is the new digital’. That’s the expression trend analysts use to describe today’s general shift away from impersonal technology and services to those...

An Eye on West Africa

Lagos has a population of some 20 million people (estimates differ, but that seems to be a rough average). It accounts for around 40% of...

Q&A: Club Travel Corporate – Powering ahead

Q: What’s your view on the state of corporate travel in South Africa? A: The economic stagnation that South Africa is currently experiencing has led...

Q&A: Cathay Pacific – Asian connection

Q: What’s the Cathay Pacific view on Africa and where does it fit into the airline’s strategy? A: Africa is a continent with dynamic trading...

I’m not a robot

It’s the biggest South African TMC story of 2019. The details – for those in the industry – are well-known, but here’s a quick recap. American...

Q&A: Sun International – Taking stock

Q: What’s your view on the current state of the South African hotel industry? A: Leisure travel has decreased because discretionary spend has been reduced....