City Lodge undertakes makeovers

The City Lodge Hotel Group has a series of refurbishments in progress. Courtyard Hotel Sandton and five Road Lodges around the country are currently being...

Jin Jiang and Radisson unveil co-branded hotel

Following Radisson Hotel Group’s acquisition by Jin Jiang International and Sino-Cee Fund late last year, Radisson and its shareholders have identified several opportunities to...

Peermont switches to Sabre

Peermont, Hotels, Casinos and Resorts has upgraded its central reservations systems to Sabre Hospitality Solutions. Key benefits of the new system include security features to protect...

BON expands footprint throughout Namibia

BON Hotels will take over hotels in Rundu and Walvis Bay, adding to its existing footprint in Swakopmund. Entering the fourth year of BON Hotel...

PEDs permitted on SA British Airways flights

British Airways (operated by Comair) announced today that its customers may now use their portable electronic devices (PEDs) at all times during their journey...

BA rolls out phase two of World Traveller Plus investment

British Airways is rolling out the next phase of its investment in its premium economy, World Traveller Plus cabin, by introducing a range of...

Hilton says no Hampton deal in JHB just yet

Last week, Business Traveller Africa ran a story on the signing of an agreement that would see Africa’s first Hampton by Hilton hotel opening...

Eurowings launches Frankfurt-Windhoek flight

Eurowings, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group, has extended its long-haul portfolio with the introduction of a new flight route between Frankfurt and...

Ethiopian and ASKY connect through Joburg

Ethiopian Airlines, in partnership with ASKY Airlines, has announced the launch of new direct flight routes from Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport to various...

Wings expands tech services

Wings Travel Management has announced a major expansion of its technology solutions division, following the acquisition of Alchimea, a specialist software developer of workflow...

Mango adds Lanseria-Zanzibar flight

Starting this month, Mango Airlines will operate a Lanseria-Zanzibar flight, which will more than likely be scheduled according to seasonality, depending on the uptake. This...

Amex Launches vPayment in SA

American Express has launched vPayment in the South African market, offering travellers and travel agents a safe, simple and reliable way to pay for...