United opens ticket sales for Cape Town-New York

Ticket sales for United Airlines’ flight between Cape Town and New York/Newark have opened. The first flight will take off on 16 December. Thereafter it...

SAA advises of operational changes to Blantyre

South African Airways is advising customers that due to the closure of the main runway at Chileka International Airport in Blantyre, Malawi from 24...

IHG to grow brands in Africa

InterContinental Hotels Group has signed a master development agreement with Valor Hospitality Partners Africa to roll out multiple franchise hotels over the next 10...

Delta brings first business class suite to SA

Delta Air Lines is bringing its Delta One Suite to Africa for the first time later this year, as the airline’s upgraded Boeing 777...

The Capital opens hotel in Melrose Arch

The Capital Hotels and Apartments has opened its 12th property alongside Melrose Arch in Johannesburg. The Capital Melrose offers accommodation that’s customisable for lone business...

Etihad signs up for new Amadeus tech

Etihad Airways has a new deal with Amadeus to transform its global load control system. The partnership will be launched worldwide to support Etihad’s ongoing...

Air Mauritius ups Durban frequency

Air Mauritius will be increasing its frequencies to Durban from three to four weekly flights, effective 1 July. The new fourth frequency will take place...

Newmark opens new hotel in Cape Town

Newmark Hotels, Residences, Reserves & Lodges opened the Stock Exchange hotel in Woodstock, Cape Town on 1 March. Stock Exchange is located in the WEX1...

AVIAREPS represents LAM in SA

LAM Mozambique Airlines has appointed AVIAREPS as its General Sales Agent in South Africa. AVIAREPS has 25 years of experience in the aviation and broader tourism industry. It has 66 offices in 48 countries and its extensive experience made it an

Interesting journey

The Maslow Time Square hotel in Menlyn Maine, Pretoria has just celebrated its first birthday, and whilst the complex as a whole has been in operation for longer, it was a good time to check in with resort General Manager, Brett Hoppé, to get a better sense of

Q&A: Virgin Atlantic – Sticking around

Virgin Atlantic Airways is a daily visitor to Johannesburg and looks sets to remain a staple supplier of air travel to and from Africa. Liezl Gericke, Virgin Atlantic’s Head of Middle East, Africa and India, took some time to update Business Traveller Africa on the

Hotel review: Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers

BACKGROUND: Originally an African Pride hotel, the property was rebranded as a Marriott hotel in 2017. The conversion encompassed much of the décor, including converting the lobby into a Greatroom, where guests can meet, work and relax.