HVS Executive Search Africa, based in Cape Town, will focus on corporate positions, general managers and heads of department in the hotel industry across the continent
African countries account for 16 of the 20 biggest fallers on the annual Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index over the last decade, with the continent as a whole suffering the most dramatic decline in travel freedom
With purchases happening online, the travel industry is going completely digital to expand its business beyond expectations. Here are a few trends for the year 2017 that you need to watch out for
Stephen Marshal 20 Mar 2017
"Instead of starting with a concept and hoping guests like it, we start with the emotions we want guests to experience, then create the concepts necessary to bring them to life."
Cari Coetzee 13 Mar 2017
Jumia Travel has unveiled new destinations with new properties in South Africa, Morocco, Egypt, and Tunisia, as well as outbound destinations including Dubai, London, New York, Paris, and Mecca
Hilton has passed the milestone of 100,000 rooms trading across its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) portfolio with close to 40,000 rooms currently under construction and expected to open by the end of 2020
The 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards has moved into the second round with over 30 tourism organisations, all demonstrating the power of responsible tourism in Africa, vying for top spots
The second Food & Hospitality Africa (F&HA), powered by Hostex, will open at Gallagher Convention Centre on 7 May 2017
The business world has increasingly started to shift focus to Africa, and with global hotel companies aggressively expanding on the continent, this is possibly most evident in the hospitality sector
According to a report by the W-Hospitality Group, a total of 365 hotel chain development pipelines were reported in Africa in 2016, with 64,231 rooms
Josephine Wawira 27 Feb 2017
“The evolution of the hotel market across Africa continues with some of the largest international brands announcing they were opening hotels in new countries."
In a move to boost its service offerings, Jumia Travel has unveiled its Flights Services for travellers - part of its broader programme to create a one-stop travel shop in a bid to streamline travel in Africa.
Shifting their focus to the global frontier and emerging markets, rivals Savanna Sunrise and HotelOga have signed an agreement to merge, creating an African giant in the hospitality marketing technology
You can create lists of places, share your lists and follow other lists, all without ever leaving the Google Maps app
Turkish Airlines has added an Antalya-Algeria-Antalya route to its flight network during this year's summer season in Europe
Etihad Airways has announced the launch of Runway to Runway - a special rewards programme designed for the fashion community's travel requirements
Observing a notable increase in liquidity in the sub-Saharan Africa hotel real estate market over the past six months, commercial real estate specialist JLL predicts escalating investment activity in the sector