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EasyJet to buy slice of Air Berlin's Tegel operations

British low-cost carrier EasyJet announced that it had agreed to buy part of bankrupt carrier Air Berlin's operations at the German capital's Tegel Airport for €40 million ($46.4 million)

30 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

British Airways starts African and Indian Ocean Islands expansion

As part of its African network expansion, British Airways will be starting its services to the Seychelles, offering more flights to Mauritius, with more seats on other routes

20 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling

Internationally renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson has amassed a loyal following of food lovers charmed by her no-fuss approach to cooking

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Cheapflights Compass Report 2017 shows challenge is the mother of opportunity

We chat to the MD of Cheapflights to mine some insights from the Compass Report 2017

By Cari Coetzee 13 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

School holidays show SA still has travel fever

Data from Cheapflights indicates that South Africans still have travel fever and a hunger to explore international destinations despite the sluggish local economy

11 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

The rise of film-induced tourism and its impact on local businesses

Research into film tourism - still a relatively new trend - has begun to directly link it to positive benefits for local businesses

By Irma Hunkeler 12 Jun 2017

UNITED KINGDOM

Terrorism a threat to UK tourism numbers

"For trips taken later in the year, it is likely that some potential visitors will be deterred from travelling to the UK because of safety and security considerations"

6 Jun 2017

RWANDA

RwandAir launches flights to London

RwandAir will today, 26 May 2017, take off for the first direct commercial flight to Gatwick International Airport in London

By Peterson Tumwebaze 26 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Mango chairman moving to London-listed Fastjet

Rashid Wally, chairman of low-cost airline Mango, has resigned and taken up a similar role at the African airline Fastjet in London

By Karl Gernetzky 3 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

G Adventures diversifies portfolio with acquisition of boutique cruise line

G Adventures has acquired UK cruise line Swan Hellenic, further diversifying its portfolio of brands, adding boutique small ship cruising to its

10 Feb 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

3D-printing restaurant is a first in culinary history

It was only a matter of time until the food industry started exploring the world of 3D printing. First we were introduced to the idea of using food waste

By Kate Walker 21 Jul 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work

5 Mar 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Top spots in Australia to spend your vacation

Partying or relaxing? Australia is the best place to be. Down Under offers a lot whatever your taste, Australia has it.

By Amelia Verona 25 Jul 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Web searches for cruise breaks to the Caribbean up 50%

LONDON, UK: The Caribbean proved a popular destination with UK consumers who went online to look for cruise holidays in the lead up to the festive season, reveals analysis of the latest cruise-related online search data from leading independent digital marketing agency, Greenlight.

14 Jan 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Over three times more searches for hotels at home than away

LONDON, UK: 60% of the 3.3 million UK consumer online searches for hotels made a month ahead of the festive season were for lodgings domestically, reveals analysis of the latest quarterly search intelligence for the sector from leading independent digital marketing agency, Greenlight.

24 Dec 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Drinkers tell of 'huge bang' then collapse at Glasgow bar

GLASGOW, UK: Patrons inside The Clutha bar in Glasgow told how the roof collapsed shortly after they heard a giant thud, when a police helicopter plummeted onto the crowded bar.

2 Dec 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

UK boutique hotel queries outnumber those in short, long-haul destinations 3:1

LONDON, UK: There were three times as many online searches for lifestyle & boutique hotels in the UK than there were for those located in short-haul and long-haul destinations combined.

8 Oct 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Spur's earnings up 22.4% to 156.64c

Spur Corporation has reported a 22.4% rise in diluted headline earnings per share to 156.64c, up from 127.95c a year ago, for the year to June‚

13 Sep 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

EasyJet deal rankles founder

LONDON, UK: EasyJet is likely to go ahead and buy 135 Airbus single-aisle A320 passenger planes even though EasyJet's founder and biggest shareholder, Stelios Haji-Ioannou, said on Monday (1 July) that he would vote against this plan.

2 Jul 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Web searches for popular holiday terms and destinations suffer significant drop

LONDON, UK: As the Easter getaway approaches, some tour operators in the UK are reporting an impromptu boom in holiday bookings to warmer destinations including the Mediterranean, triggered by March's extreme weather.

28 Mar 2013

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