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Escape to these five secluded South African beaches this holiday season

Are you looking to escape the busy South African beaches this festive season? Here are five secluded South African beaches to try out this holiday.

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From the Mediterranean with love

As the CEO of food manufacturer Mediterranean Delicacies, Costas Vayanos's role sees him visiting Europe three times a year to sample the gastronomic delights on offer

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Opportunities for hoteliers in a sharing economy

The challenge of the sharing economy and competition from short-term rental services via the internet is on the agenda of most hotel industry conferences these days

By Remy Rein 2 hours ago

SAA to have less domestic flights as Mango's increase

State-owned South African Airways (SAA) Group has set in motion its September announcement that it would rationalise the route networks of national carrier SAA and its low-cost subsidiary Mango

By Neels Blom 4 hours ago

#BestofBiz 2017: Tourism

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Tourism, Travel & Hospitality site over the past year below

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Rent snafu to close top hotel

One of Cape Town's biggest hotels faces eviction - and only ubuntu can save it

By Dave Chambers 3 hours ago

The Menlyn Boutique Hotel adapts to trends, undergoes a facelift

The Menlyn Boutique Hotel has undergone a 'facelift' to its facilities, which include the expansion of The Black Bamboo Kitchen and its dining area

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The handy travel companion amplifying hotel service and guest experience

Wednesday, 5 December, saw the launch of the 'handy' device into the South African market as a means to revolutionise travel and the hotel industry

By Robin Fredericks 1 day ago

Water wise hospitality in Table Mountain National Park

The tourism industry continues to find innovative ways to reduce water consumption in hotels. Tintswalo Atlantic is one such establishment which has invested in new technology to aid water saving

1 day ago

Hilda's Kitchen: A 21st century take on Victorian recipes

If the cooking channel had been around in the early 1900s, Hildagonda Duckitt would have probably given the likes of Nigella Lawson (minus the cleavage) a run for her money

By Nicci Botha 1 day ago

Own space on the biggest multi-industry B2B news site in Africa?

Location, location, location - a real estate term used to describe the benefits of a property investment is as relevant in the online media space

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Championing the passenger and Xceeding Xpectations

Between now and 11 January 2018 Eagle Liner and Intercity Xpress will be gifting every passenger who purchases a bus ticket on either bus liner with a cool reward

Issued by TLC Marketing Worldwide 2 days ago

Disruptive innovation: Are we there yet?

If Uber and Airbnb does not qualify as genuinely disruptive companies, what is then a potentially disruptive innovation in hospitality?

By Carlos Martin-Rios 2 days ago

Technologies that will enhance hotel experience in 2018

As we look forward to closing the year, Jumia Travel takes a keen look at emerging and growing hotel technologies that will shape the new year

2 days ago

Stellenbosch celebrates a year of wine, food and tourism success

Thanks to a consistent string of local and international awards for wines and winemakers of the region, recognition of its food offering and destination marketing magic, Stellenbosch will again be on display as

2 days ago

Feel at home at Paarl's Light House Boutique Suites

Tucked away in the suburbs of Paarl, you will find The Light House Boutique Suites. A beautiful boutique hotel which is both charming and homely, yet incredibly luxurious and glamorous and all topped with personalised and attentive service.

By Ruth Cooper 2 days ago

#WeDoTourismResponsibly campaign launched to encourage traveller safety

The campaign, themed #WeDoTourismResponsibly urges tourists to be safe and responsible while exploring the country, ensuring safety and environmental aesthetic preservation of tourism destinations

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Timeshare owners and vacation club members in 'pole position'

Location is everything, especially when it comes to uninterrupted sea views and being a stone's throw away from direct access to South Africa's best beaches

Issued by Vacation Ownership Association of Southern Africa 1 day ago

Why does having a second passport matter?

Ask anyone who has tried to travel, work or move overseas and they will quickly tell you about the drawbacks of having a single passport

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Research: Young people who travel have increased sense of citizenship

To understand the implications travel has for 18-35-year-olds, Contiki has undergone extensive research involving a pool of 2,980 respondents from around the world, with an equal number of travellers and non-travellers. The results show that of travellers indicating that they participate in activities in their community (compared to 31% non-travellers) and 21% of travellers stating that they are involved in their local government (compared to 4% non-travellers) - proving that travel leads to an increased sense of citizenship on a local and global level.

1 day ago

AccorHotels to open two-tower Raffles hotel and residences on Dubai's famous Palm Jumeirah

AccorHotels has signed a management agreement with Dubai-based developer Nakheel for the expansion of Raffles Hotels & Resorts. The agreement will lead to the opening of a two-tower development on Palm Jumeirah comprising Raffles The Palm Dubai Hotel and Raffles Residences Palm360.

7 Dec 2017

MSC Cruises push shipbuilding, design boundaries in agreement with Fincantieri

MSC Cruises has officially taken delivery of its new flagship MSC Seaside at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. The delivery ceremony took place in the presence of authorities and dignitaries, including Sergio Mattarella, President of the Italian Republic and Graziano Delrio, Italy's minister of infrastructures and transports.

1 Dec 2017

#NewCampaign: Jeremy Clarkson introduces Emirates' new, game-changing first class suites

Much-loved TV celebrity and motoring expert Jeremy Clarkson fronts Emirates' latest advertising campaign for its game-changing first-class private suites.

By Cari Coetzee 30 Nov 2017

Airbnb Experiences one year later: Foodies and millennials lead the way

Airbnb - as part of their vision to bring where travellers go, what they do and who they meet together into one people-powered platform - announced Trips a year ago. As part of that, Airbnb expanded Experiences - local activities crafted and led by local people - to more than 40 cities across 26 countries, and to every continent except Antarctica.

28 Nov 2017

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