With strong indications that women entrepreneurs are on the rise, the World Travel Market Africa team have announced the addition of the Women in Travel Meetup to its 2018 programme
The in-flight magazine of Fastjet, Smart Travel, has been relaunched as Places Magazine to reflect the extended market the airline covers across Africa
Etihad Airways is adding year-round flights to Cairo and Lagos later this year to cater to growing demand to and from the United Arab Emirates
Sheraton Hotels & Resorts has announced the highly anticipated reopening of the iconic Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino. Perched on the West Bank of the River Nile, it enjoys a prime location in the heart of the city
Fastjet has been awarded the 'Best African Low-Cost Airline' title at the World Airline Awards, presented by Skytrax, at the Paris Air Show in France
The governments of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, and Bahrain cut diplomatic ties with Qatar over claims of the country sponsoring terrorism. The travel bans that followed will have a highly disruptive effect
The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, has formally reopened for operations after six weeks of closure with an Ethiopian Airlines Airbus A350-900, the first plane to land at the repaired runway.
Hilton will be ramping up its expansion in North Africa with the establishment of a dedicated development office in Casablanca
British travel group, Thomas Cook said that demand for holidays in Egypt is picking up again, after unrest in the North African nation had pushed holidaymakers into choosing rival sun spots
Quantum Global's Hotel Fund Acquires Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra…
The Westin Cairo Golf Resort & Spa Katameya Dunes is poised to set a new standard for well-being in Cairo, with Westin's signature wellness initiatives offered for both global travellers and local residents
Marriott International has announced their plans to debut stylish eco-incubator brand, Element Hotels, in Egypt early in 2019
Continuing its robust expansion across Africa, Marriott International announced the signing of new properties in Cape Town, Nairobi, Cairo, and Mauritius
Huge advances in mobile technology and the proliferation of smartphone apps have made travel easier, but choosing the right app for your next trip
Marking the third phase of Bahrain's new visa policy, it has introduced eVisas to visitors from eleven African countries which allows nationals from
Africa is one of the world's fastest-growing tourist destinations, second only to Southeast Asia and employing some 20 million people
Fast food group Famous Brands reported a 20% increase in headline earnings per share to 180c for the six months to August.
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.
Zeenat Moorad 16 Sep 2013