BA Club World

BACKGROUND: British Airways is rolling out a new service in its Club World (long-haul business class) cabin. This debuted between London Heathrow and New...

Intercontinental Beijing Sanlitun

BACKGROUND: Opened in August 2016, this bold, 300-room, new-build hotel occupies the lower half of a tower shaped like a stretched oval, whose glass...

FlyDubai B737 MAX Business Class

BACKGROUND: Flydubai began operations in 2009, and today flies to more than 85 destinations operating out of Dubai International Airport and Al Maktoum International...

Travelodge Kasane

BACKGROUND: Travelodge Kasane is a relatively new hotel, offering a section of 66 en-suite rooms, as well as some top-notch meeting facilities which are...

Flight check: British Airway Business Class

BACKGROUND: The only airline to fly straight to London from Cape Town all year around, British Airways offers 65 direct flights per week from...

Hotel check: Relais des Plateaux

BACKGROUND: Relais des Plateaux opened in 2005, with décor being an alliance between ancient Malagasy traditions and modernity. Luxury and family rooms were added...

Flight check: Airlink

BACKGROUND: Airlink is a South African privately-owned airline business. As a regional feeder airline it offers a wide network of flights in southern Africa,...

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 check: Air France

BACKGROUND: With a dozen cities on the continent served from its hub at Paris- Charles de Gaulle, Air France has proven itself a popular...

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 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...

Hotel Check: Sun Meropa Hotel

BACKGROUND: The Meropa Casino and Entertainment World has been in operation for 15 years with accommodation supplied by a City Lodge hotel. In September...