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What's new in Dubai?

Dubai's new openings in the first half of 2017 have added a host of new experiences across art, culture, entertainment and dining to its offering. Here's what to look forward to in the second half of 2017

14 hours ago

Gagasi FM opens its satelite station at uShaka

On Friday, 21 July, Gagasi FM opened up their satellite studio situated within the uShaka Village Walk Mall at uShaka Marine World and will be broadcasting on weekends, school holidays as well as selected public holidays

Issued by uShaka Marine World 10 hours ago

Sharing economy: three key industries for growth

Whilst 'sharing economy' is not a new concept, digital formats, alongside the rapid expansion of the online ecosystem, have led to an exponential increase in the sharing of physical goods, space, skills, and resources

13 hours ago

Five inventory management tips for hospitality SMEs

As a business owner in the hospitality industry, you have a lot on your plate. The last thing you need is being overwhelmed by something that can get your head in a serious spin: inventory management

12 hours ago

RETOSA reworks strategy to enhance tourism in SADC

The Regional Tourism Organisation of Southern Africa (RETOSA) leadership has been developing RETOSA's repositioning strategy with the aim of moving the SADC region share of tourism from

9 hours ago

SANParks employees take to the streets

SANParks management confirmed that a number of employees, who are members of the Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa, have abandoned their work stations in different divisions in the Parks

9 hours ago

Rwanda concludes agreement for new Bugesera Airport

With the backing of the African Legal Support Facility, the government of Rwanda has taken a concrete step toward becoming a transportation hub for the East African region

11 hours ago

Speed networking at the Seychelles Roadshow

We caught up with the director for Africa and America's Seychelles Tourism Board and marketing manager for Alphonse Island at the Seychelles Roadshow, to find out more about MICE services and its positioning within the Seychelles

By Robin Fredericks 1 day ago

AHIF, AviaDev and WTA Africa are all happening at the same time, in the same place

For the first time, Rwanda will welcome the World Travel Awards with the Africa Gala Ceremony 2017 to take place alongside the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) and AviaDev Africa

1 day ago

How far can the Chinese tourism market go?

China has become the world's largest outbound tourism market in terms of volume and spending, surpassing the United States and European countries

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 day ago

Disruption anticipated at Standard Bank Top Women Conference

What's your next? As an entrepreneurial, ambitious woman, the best place to answer that question is at the must-attend event this Women's Month: the 2017 Standard Bank Top Women Conference

Issued by Topco Media 2 days ago

Nairobi to land Sh4.6m per person luxury flight

A Hong Kong-based airline operator plans to launch a Sh4.6m-a-ticket luxury flight to Nairobi targeting Asia's super-rich keen on sampling Kenya's prime holiday destinations

By Brian Ngugi 2 days ago

Why the Cape Winelands should target Afropolitans

Afropolitans could boost the South African economy by more than R2bn annually and grow tourism if they are given appealing reasons to travel locally

2 days ago

The Cellars-Hohenort undergoes luxury upgrade

Many of the rooms and suites at the five-star Cellars-Hohenort hotel in Cape Town's Constantia Valley is set to undergo a series of upgrades in a refurbishment project to enhance its the guest experience

2 days ago

#CSIMonth: How the Seychelles is restoring its marine ecosystem through coral farming

We are all familiar with the expression ‘green fingers', however, in the Indian Ocean Island of Seychelles it would probably be more fitting to say ‘reef fingers'

3 days ago

Chatbots and the hospitality industry

Key players in the hospitality industry are still trying to figure out how to build the perfect chatbot - smart, capable of understanding complex semantics, and conversing with the customer as an experienced service rep would

By Jogbojogbo Abdulrahman 3 days ago

Can tourism alleviate global poverty?

Wouldn't it be great if something as simple and pleasurable as international travel could help end something as grinding and enduring as global poverty? After all, the industry is booming

By Susanne Becken 3 days ago

$156m plan to boost tourism in Ruaha, Selous

$156m plan to boost tourism in southern Tanzania, will involve upgrading of roads leading to iconic tourist sites including the Ruaha National Park and Rungwa and Selous game reserves

By Zephania Ubwani 3 days ago

Last chance to enter this amazing Tour de France competition

Time is running out for fans to enter Private Property's Tour de France 2018 competition

Issued by Private Property 21 Jul 2017

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IATA, A4A launches year-long campaign to improve baggage tracking

More than four million bags are carried by airlines across the globe annually, with less than 0.43 percent not arriving with their owners. The industry, however, is determined to do even better. With the goal to reduce mishandled bags and increasing efficiency in baggage operations, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Airlines for America (A4A) have launched a global campaign related to baggage tracking.

21 Jul 2017

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