Hotel Check: Hyatt Regency Dar es Salaam, The Kilimanjaro

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania BACKGROUND: Hyatt Regency is Hyatt’s flagship hotel brand of premium hotels for business and leisure travellers around the world. Opened as...

Flight Check: Turkish Airlines

BACKGROUND: In South Africa for nine years, Turkish Airlines offer 10 flights a week to Istanbul from Johannesburg, seven from Cape Town, and seasonal...

Friendship International Hotel

BACKGROUND: Though still a new establishment, this independent, four-star hotel (according to Ethiopian standards) is ideal for business and leisure travellers. While I'd grade...

Hotel check: Mövenpick Hotel & Residences Nairobi

AccorHotels completed the acquisition of Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts in September, in the process adding Mövenpick’s network

Hotel check: Radisson Blu Le Vendome Hotel

BACKGROUND: The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group operates five hotels in Cape Town, with three Radisson Blu (including the recently-opened Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence)...

Flight Check: CemAir Bombardier CRJ100

Bloemfontein-Johannesburg BACKGROUND: CemAir is a privately-owned South African airline that was established in 2005. Its headquarters are at O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. CemAir...

Hotel check: Radisson Blu, Nairobi Upper Hill

BACKGROUND: The five-star Radisson Blu Nairobi Upper Hill Hotel opened in 2015 with 271 rooms and has been described as a modern salute to...

Hotel check: Faircity Junction

BACKGROUND: Faircity is a hotel group specialising in owning, managing and co-developing hotels in Southern Africa. Its primary service offering is business and conference...

Flight Check: Air Seychelles Airbus A330-200

Johannesburg-Mahé BACKGROUND: In mid-March Air Seychelles expanded its service to five weekly flights between Johannesburg and Mahé, operating on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday....