New requirements for foreign minors

South African Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom has confirmed that the SA government will be reissuing an advisory to clarify the recent changes to the...

SAA Increases West African connectivity

South African Airways has enhanced connectivity to West Africa following the successful completion of a Memorandum of Understanding with Africa World Airlines, the airline’s Ghanaian partners. The MOU allows the two airlines to enhance their

AMEX and Tourvest formalise partnership

American Express Global Business Travel has confirmed Tourvest Travel Services as its partner in South Africa. This, following GBT’s acquisition of HRG in July and the more recent move of South Africa’s Rennies Travel to leave the HRG stable and join BCD Travel.

Radisson adds 16 hotels to African portfolio

Radisson Hospitality has signed 16 new hotel deals across Africa during the last 12 months, doubling its original 2018 target set for the first year of Destination 2022, the company’s five-year strategy. To support this growth the group has reinforced its

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Travelport and BCD extend partnership

Travelport has renewed its long-standing partnership with BCD Travel. With this new agreement, Travelport Digital will continue to collaborate on BCD Travel’s digital traveller engagement solution, TripSource, making it the preferred way to manage all

SAA and Comair reach settlement

The legal dispute between South African Airways and Comair over commission payments has been settled. The matter concerned commissions (override incentive agreements) paid to various travel agents between April 2000 and May 2001, and between June

Virgin Atlantic helps those with hidden disabilities

Virgin Atlantic has launched its Hidden Disabilities scheme across its network. Offered to passengers at no extra cost, the scheme ensures the airline provides extra assistance to those who may need it, without them having to ask. A specially-designed symbol,

Boutique hotel opens in Constantia

Purple Rayn Boutique Guest House has opened its doors in the Cape Town suburb of Constantia, with an offering of luxurious accommodation, multiple dining experiences and exclusive venue options. The 12 open-plan suites each offer high-tech facilities

Onomo acquires Waterfront property

African hotel group ONOMO Hotels has added Signature Lux Waterfront by ONOMO to its portfolio. The recently-launched hotel brings a new competitor to the Cape Town CBD and popular Waterfront area. The hotel offers 89 contemporary-style rooms that

Marriott continues Africa expansion

Marriott International has signed three new deals in Morocco, Ghana and Liberia. Anticipated to open in 2024, the St. Regis Marrakech Resort in Morocco will be a part of the Assoufid Golf Resort and include 80 rooms and villas. The offering will include