Tried & Tested Archives - Business Traveller Africa

Hotel check: Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, Kigali

BACKGROUND: The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group operates 27 Radisson Blu properties in Africa, with plenty more in the pipeline, as one of the most...

Flight review: FlySafair

AIRPORT COVID PROTOCOL: This was my first flight post COVID-19 lockdown and while I wasn’t terribly concerned about catching the virus, I was worried...

Hotel review: AC Hotel New York Downtown

BACKGROUND: One of two AC Hotels in New York (the other is in Times Square), this one opened in October 2018. AC Hotels are...

Hotel review: Radisson Blu Port Elizabeth

BACKGROUND: Radisson Blu Port Elizabeth was purpose-built for the 2010 World Cup, but has since evolved into a sought-after seafront hotel popular with the...

Hotel Check: Southern Sun Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania BACKGROUND: The Southern Sun Dar es Salaam has business travellers at the heart of its operations. It's located within close proximity...

Flight check: British Airways Club World

Cape Town – London Heathrow BACKGROUND: British Airways is the flagship brand – alongside Iberia, Aer Lingus and Vueling – of the International Airlines Group (IAG), one...

Flight review: Airlink ERJ135

Background: Airlink's origins are rooted in three small airlines, Magnum Airlines, Border Air and City Air, which merged to form Link Airways in the...

Hotel check: Latitude 15°

BACKGROUND: The first Latitude hotel was Latitude 13° Lilongwe, in Malawi, which was such a success the owners opened Latitude 15° Lusaka. Plans are...

Hotel check: Lincoln Plaza London Curio Collection by Hilton

BACKGROUND: Lincoln Plaza London is part of Curio Collection, Hilton’s smaller, upscale brand with around 60 properties around the world. This 129-room hotel shares...

Hotel check: aha Lesedi Cultural Village

BACKGROUND: Aha Lesedi is a unique cultural village accommodation offering that showcases the diverse cultures and traditions of the people of South Africa. Guests...

Flight review: Kulula.com

BACKGROUND: Comair Limited is an airline based in South Africa that operates scheduled services on domestic routes as a British Airways franchisee. It also...

Hotel check: Kigali Serena

Kigali, Rwanda