Tried & Tested | Business Traveller Africa

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...

Hotel review: ONOMO Hotel Durban

BACKGROUND: ONOMO Hotels operates 21 hotels in 12 African countries – Abidjan, Douala, Libreville, Conakry, Rabat, Tanger, Casablanca, Bamako, Maputo, Kigali, Dakar, Lomé, Dar...

Flight Check: Virgin Atlantic

Background: Virgin Atlantic launched its premium economy product as far back as 1992 and has arguably been one of the market leaders in this...

Airlink – Economy Class

BACKGROUND: Long a feeder airline for its franchise partner South African Airways, privately-owned Airlink is growing into a formidable regional carrier in its own...

Flight check: British Airways A380 Business Class

BACKGROUND: Celebrating its centenary this year, British Airways offers 18 weekly f lights direct to London from Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg, having added...

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...

Flight Check

Emirates 777-300 Dubai-Johannesburg-Dubai BACKGROUND: Emirates operates the world’s largest fleet of A380s and the largest fleet of Boeing 777s. It flies four times a day from...

Flight Check: Virgin Atlantic B787 Upper Class

BACKGROUND: Virgin Atlantic flies to nine destinations in the USA and it added a tenth, Seattle (Washington), this year. CHECK-IN: Check-in desks at Tacoma International...

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...

Flight check: SAA A330-200

Johannesburg-Abuja

Hotel check: The Maslow Time Square Hotel

BACKGROUND: In 2013, Sun International embarked on a new large-scale mixed-use ‘green city‘ project in Menlyn, Pretoria. Its ambitious Time Square project opened in...

Hotel review: Southern Sun The Cullinan

Background: Southern Sun hotels and resorts are owned and managed by Tsogo Sun Hotels and include 24 properties. Where Is It? Just 20km from Cape...