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50% of African countries see hotel values rise more than rate other property investments - report

Sep 13 2017 20:33

About 50% of all African countries have seen hotel values rise at a greater rate than any other property investment class over the last years, according to a hospitality consultant for sub-Saharan Africa.


Tourism boss predicts critical period for industry

Sep 10 2017 15:39

Forecasts for travel and tourism are strong, but it is still a critical time for the industry, the new CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council tells Fin24.

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Prestigious Swiss hotel school exploring SA potential

Sep 05 2017 19:50

Representatives of one of the best hotel management schools in the world have been in South Africa recently to look at the potential of expanding its reach in the country.

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Swakobmund hotel receives top honours

Sep 04 2017 17:26

The Strand Hotel in Swakobmund, Namibia, was recently awarded for its innovative design and outstanding achievements in services.


Domestic tourism down as economy droops

Sep 04 2017 12:25

A reprioritisation of consumer spending and economic stagnation has resulted in a decline in domestic tourism in the past two years, says Statistics South Africa.

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Key drivers of tourism in SA, Africa predicted

Sep 01 2017 07:01

Key economies in sub-Sahara Africa such as South Africa and Nigeria can expect strong growth in inbound trips, according to new data by Euromonitor International.

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Cape Town's sister city St Petersburg wins jazz honour

Aug 29 2017 21:05

Eighteen countries vied for the right to host the 2018 International Jazz Day and Russia’s “northern capital” is the one that has been awarded the privilege.

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Cape Town, New York enter partnership agreement

Aug 24 2017 17:58

NYC & Company, the city of New York’s official destination marketing organisation and Cape Town Tourism now have a partnership to boost tourism.

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New Cape Town hotel to welcome pets

Aug 21 2017 16:06

More travelling pet owners are demanding pet-friendly accommodation in the hospitality industry, says the curator of the new Radisson RED Hotel V&A Waterfront.

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Tourism leader now heads virtual reality company

Aug 28 2017 21:00

EON Reality, a based in California, has appointed David Scowsill, former president and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council, as its new CEO.

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City Lodge pleased with Africa progress

Aug 16 2017 20:05

The City Lodge Hotel Group is making good progress with the development of new hotels in Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique.

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