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#THINCAfrica: Hotels are expanding their African footprint

Despite some short-term challenges, Africa is open for business when it comes to hotel development with hoteliers of all sizes expanding their African footprint...

7 Sep 2016

Starwood Hotels strengthens Nigerian portfolio with Four Points Benin City

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced the signing of Four Points Benin City - built for the modern traveler with an emphasis on approachable design and stylish comfort...

2 Sep 2016

Lessons from Seychelles for Nigeria's tourism master plan

Data is needed to help assess policies that govern future industry development and to provide knowledge to help guide successful and sustainable travel and tourism investment decisions...

By Olukayode Kolawole 30 Aug 2016

AU passport boost might see tourism become the bedrock of Nigerian economy

Nigeria's tourism and hospitality industry might overtake...

25 Aug 2016

SA Tourism workshop connects SA product owners with travel trade in Ghana

SA Tourism recently hosted a successful trade workshop in Ghana, which saw approximately 100 members of the local travel trade meeting with some of the best South African product owners...

17 Aug 2016

Infographic sheds light on Nigerian travellers

Jumia's latest infographic has revealed that women only account for 22% of the travelling population while men account for 78%...

16 Aug 2016

UK launches new 24-hour priority visa service in Nigeria

A new priority UK visa service in Nigeria allows customers to process their applications within 24 hours...

12 Aug 2016

PwC Outlook: SA hotel and tourism industry set for growth

Driven by an increase in the number of foreign visitors to the African continent...

4 Aug 2016

Six lessons in storytelling

As the world shifts to all things digital, our storytelling has adapted, but remains an effective tool for...

By Nicole Biondi 28 Jun 2016

Top 10 apps for travellers

Huge advances in mobile technology and the proliferation of smartphone apps have made travel easier, but choosing the right app for your next trip...

24 Jun 2016

Carlson Rezidor leading hotel boom in Africa

Accelerating its growth strategy in Africa, Carlson Rezidor has opened five Radisson Blu hotels in the first six months of 2016 and signed four new hotels including...

22 Jun 2016

Protea Hotels expands with first hotel in Botswana

Protea Hotels have announced the signing of agreements for the development of...

9 Jun 2016

Travelden introduces new online booking platform

Travelden hosted a hard launch to introduce a new online booking platform at Ibis Hotel, Toyin Street Ikeja, Lagos...

3 Jun 2016

Operator selection for hotels in Sub-Saharan Africa

Hotel chains looking to enter the region can choose from the management, franchise or acquisition routes. Given the limited hotel developments available for acquisition...

By Manika Dhama 30 May 2016

#AfricaMonth: Entering Africa and staying there

We wanted to know more about operating in Africa and who better to ask than the vice-president and regional director for Africa and Indian Ocean operations for Starwood Hotels & Resorts...

By Cari Van Wyk 18 May 2016

Hilton scoops 16 major awards

The World Travel Awards acknowledges, rewards, celebrates excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Hilton Hotels and Resorts won 16 major awards...

15 Apr 2016

Explore the top 10 most sophisticated African cities

The continent's social, economic and cultural growth have created a buzz as one of the most promising continents in the world. More sophisticated cities will emerge...

14 Apr 2016

Aviation Trends Index provides insight to stay competitive

According to the 2015 Turkish Airlines Aviation Trends Index, South African air travellers consider safety to be the main priority when selecting an airline...

12 Apr 2016

Minor Hotel Group plans major expansion into Africa

With high-end hotels planned for thriving cities including Cape Town, Johannesburg and...

8 Apr 2016

How to remain relevant for the African traveller

As smartphone penetration across the continent increases, African travellers are increasingly looking for agents offering online and mobile services...

15 Mar 2016

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