WTM Africa 2017 saw $365,950,813 of business generated, proving that exhibitions remain a powerful marketing tool for business, particularly for an experiential business in the travel and tourism sector
Africa travel on the fly is not an option for production crews shooting in Africa and preparation and planning is key
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
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 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.
The Angolan ambassador to South Africa will open the Stars of Sandstone 2017 Steam and Heritage Festival and officiate at a naming ceremony for one of the seven restored Angolan steam locomotives
Quantum Global's Hotel Fund Acquires Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra…
AccorHotels and the Angolan group AAA Activos LDA inaugurated the ibis Styles IU Talatona on 9 November 2016, the first of 50 hotels planned in Angola
Huge advances in mobile technology and the proliferation of smartphone apps have made travel easier, but choosing the right app for your next trip
As smartphone penetration across the continent increases, African travellers are increasingly looking for agents offering online and mobile services
The Fundo Soberano de Angola recently announced the launch of its scholarship programme, 'Future Leaders of Angola' - an initiative to empower young people to lead development in Angola and 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.
Zeenat Moorad 16 Sep 2013
Auditing firm PwC on Thursday (13 June) projected total room revenue in SA would grow at a compound annual rate of 9.2% between now and 2017 after overall spending on rooms in all categories rose by 13.4% in 2012 to R15.2bn‚ reflecting an increase in stay-unit nights and a 5.3% rise in the average room rate.
Helmo Preuss 14 Jun 2013
Improving safety‚ cutting fuel taxes and liberalising regulation to allow for greater connectivity between African countries are some of the key issues that must be tackled to boost aviation on the continent‚ International Air Transport Association's chief executive Tony Tyler said on Tuesday, (4 June)
Nicky Smith 5 Jun 2013
Hilton Worldwide has expanded its product offering in SA over the past six months and the US-based group intends to increase its presence in Africa‚ according to vice-president of operations for Africa and the Indian Ocean‚ Jan van der Putten.