With high-end hotels planned for thriving cities including Cape Town, Johannesburg and...
8 Apr 2016
Listed as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the "Smoke That Thunders" is looking spectacular at the moment and is luring visitors to Victoria Falls...
15 Mar 2016
Victoria Falls' water levels are now steadily rising, but Ross Kennedy, ATTA chairman, says Victoria Falls is a year-round natural wonder...
22 Jan 2016
Emirates is set to enhance its on-board experience and increase capacity on its Zambia and Zimbabwe route with the deployment of a larger Boeing 777-300ER...
12 Jan 2016
Zambia embodies the rugged beauty of Southern Africa and with the bustling capital of Lusaka, its potential is much more than it is given credit for...
7 Jan 2016
There's a standard that luxury resorts, hotels and lodges stick to and either they outperform or underperform, depending on the alignment of your stars...
29 Dec 2015
Conducted by the Deputy Minister of Tourism and Arts, Esther Banda and attended by numerous dignitaries from local tourism...
5 Aug 2015
The Rezidor Hotel Group's Global Director of Sales and Marketing tells us about destination marketing, the first five-star hotel in Sierra Leone, and the challenges of marketing to/in Africa compared to the rest of the world...
Leigh Andrews 15 Apr 2015
Asky, the West and Central African airline, has partnered PayGate and booking engine SITA to offer web-based booking to its customers for the first time...
15 Apr 2015
Sun International says it will sell a portion of its interests in its African assets to a foreign subsidiary of Thailand-listed Minor International Public Co (Mint) for R664m.
19 Aug 2014
Grand Parade, the company responsible for bringing Burger King to SA‚ said it bought a further 32.9% stake in Mac Brothers for R42,79 million‚ to achieve cost efficiencies and gain greater access to the African markets.
20 May 2014
US hotel giant Marriott announced it had finalised a deal to buy the Protea group, Africa's largest hotel chain, for US$186m.
23 Jan 2014
Fast food group Famous Brands reported a 20% increase in headline earnings per share to 180c for the six months to August.
29 Oct 2013
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
Famous Brands has reported that its franchise sales increased 16.8% in the March to May quarter with a 16% improvement in South Africa and a 27.2% improvement in the rest of Africa region.
19 Jun 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
YUM Restaurants International is establishing a steady platform for its KFC brand on the African continent from which it intends to grow "exponentially" in the future, according to Bruce Layzell, the group's general manager of new African markets.
Nick Hedley 10 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