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New online platform to show how hip Africa is to global travelers

Hip Africa offers a definitive guide to the best spots to eat, sleep and play in Africa's best destinations...

17 Sep 2015 09:54

Intelligence Report showcases trends in Nigeria's tourism industry

Jovago Nigeria has released its high impact Intelligence Report showcasing research carried out on key tourism sector trends and innate possibilities for the economy...

12 Aug 2015 08:10

New Head Of Communications at Travelstart Nigeria

Travelstart has announced the appointment of Oluwakemi Ojo as Head of Communications for the online booking company's Nigerian operations...

24 Jun 2015 15:18 gets $1.2 million investment, the Nigerian hotel booking website, has secured an investment of $1.2 million from the EchoVC Pan-Africa Fund...

28 May 2015 11:17

African tourism opportunities become more tangible

The Rezidor Hotel Group's Global Director of Sales and Marketing tells us about destination marketing, the first five-star hotel in Sierra Leone, and the challenges of marketing to/in Africa compared to the rest of the world...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Apr 2015 08:00

Asky now offers web-based booking

Asky, the West and Central African airline, has partnered PayGate and booking engine SITA to offer web-based booking to its customers for the first time...

15 Apr 2015 06:44

How social media impacts on travel

Sharing, as they say, is caring. People are sharing their thoughts, actions and desires on the web through social media and the tourism space on social media is populated with several creators and curators, some unaware of their contribution...

23 Feb 2015 10:54

Social media broadens travel in Africa

This year's Social Media Week Lagos, 24 February 2015 is dedicated to travel and will be on hand to educate Nigerians on travel trends and how social media is helping to shape the future of tourism in Africa...

20 Feb 2015 09:23

Influential European makes 2014's Most Important Africans in Tech list

MD of, Marek Zmyslowski was recently nominated as one of 2014's Most Important Africans in Tech...

24 Dec 2014 09:10

SA's borders closed to Ebola-affected countries

South Africa has imposed a total travel ban for all non-citizens traveling from identified high risk countries to prevent the spread of Ebola to the country.

22 Aug 2014 08:32

Asia's Ebola fears cause tour cancellations

The Minister of Communications, Faith Muthambi, says South Africa's tourism sector is not under threat from the Ebola Virus Disease even though a number of Asian visitors have cancelled planned trips to this country.

20 Aug 2014 07:03

Sun International sells some African assets

Sun International says it will sell a portion of its interests in its African assets to a foreign subsidiary of Thailand-listed Minor International Public Co (Mint) for R664m.

19 Aug 2014 10:22

Grand Parade ups its stake in Mac Brothers

Grand Parade, the company responsible for bringing Burger King to SA‚ said it bought a further 32.9% stake in Mac Brothers for R42,79 million‚ to achieve cost efficiencies and gain greater access to the African markets.

20 May 2014 10:51

Jovago rolls out loyalty programme for Nigerian businesses, claimed to be Africa's largest online hotel booking platform, has rolled out a new loyalty programme for Nigerian businesses to boost Nigeria's hospitality industry.

30 Apr 2014 10:04

Southern Sun Ikoyi Hotel scoops Best Hotel Nigeria again

The Southern Sun Ikoyi Hotel has recently won Best Hotel Nigeria 2013/2014 African Region award, for the second time.

28 Mar 2014 10:45

Travelstart launches mobisite bookings in Nigeria

Travelstart, Africa's fastest growing global travel search site will be the first website in Nigeria to offer mobisite bookings via mobile and tablet devices.

30 Jan 2014 07:37

Ocean Basket eyes growth in foreign markets

Ocean Basket, the seafood restaurant famous for serving meals in frying pans, has aggressive plans to expand globally over the next three years.

By Zeenat Moorad 29 Jan 2014 09:31

Marriott clinches deal to buy biggest African hotel chain

US hotel giant Marriott announced it had finalised a deal to buy the Protea group, Africa's largest hotel chain, for US$186m.

23 Jan 2014 10:24

Famous Brands half-year earnings up 20% to 180c

Fast food group Famous Brands reported a 20% increase in headline earnings per share to 180c for the six months to August.

29 Oct 2013 10:34

Quick meals for Africa

In SA, Famous Brands produces 265,000 cups of specially blended coffee a day. With 2,175 restaurants, the company, whose brands include Wimpy, Steers and Mugg & Bean, also makes 77m ice-cream cones a year. It's the big daddy of SA franchising, with a R9,7bn market capitalisation, and it wants to repeat its local success in the rest of Africa.

By Zeenat Moorad 16 Sep 2013 09:21

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