Preferred Hotels & Resorts adds new hotels

Preferred hotels & resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, welcomed 32 new member hotels across 15 countries to its brand portfolio between January...

ASATA and ABTA expand partnership

The Association of Southern African Travel Agents and the African Business Travel Association have formalised a strategic partnership aimed at expanding each other’s influence...

Etihad and Lufthansa extend co-operation

Etihad Aviation Group and Lufthansa German Airlines recently unveiled details of a new commercial partnership. The two airline groups have concluded a $100 million global...

Four-star grading for Mayfair hotel

The Mayfair Hotel in Mthatha has been awarded a four-star grading by South Africa’s Tourism Grading Council. This makes the R130-million hotel the latest of...

Emirates opens access to premium lounges

Emirates has launched an additional privilege to extend the usage of its luxury lounges at Dubai International Airport to its loyalty programme members and...

Ethiopian Express to fly to Hawassa

Ethiopian Express will offer four weekly flights to Hawassa, 270 kilometres south of Addis Ababa, with a Q-400 aircraft from 16 April

Airlink introduces second Bulawayo flight

Airlink will, from 5 September, introduce an additional flight on the Johannesburg-Bulawayo route. The new morning flight, which is targeted at business travellers resident in...

Qantas launches new technology platform

Qantas has launched a new technology platform to enhance the airline retailing, booking and servicing capabilities for its trade partners. The Qantas Distribution Platform improves...

BA Executive Club makes changes

British Airways’ loyalty programme, The Executive Club, has made some changes to its offering, as it relates to members who are new parents. Executive Club...

Turkish Airlines updates IFE

Turkish Airlines has renovated its in-flight entertainment, with the view to making it more user-friendly. The airline’s IFE interface has been re-designed with feedback from...

British Airways spreads wings in Africa

British Airways is expanding its African network, starting services to the Seychelles, offering more flights to Mauritius and adding more seats on other routes. The...

More Airlink flights in 2017

Airlink has outlined plans for additional flights on some of its most popular routes. During 2017 the airline will increase the frequency of its flights...