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  • Radisson signs third hotel in Zambia
    Radisson Hotel Group has announced its first resort and third hotel in Zambia, with the signing of Radisson Blu Resort Mosi-oa-Tunya, Livingstone, Zambia. Due to open by the end of 2022, this new addition places the group firmly on track to achieving its objective of reaching 150 hotels in operation and under development in Africa by 2025.
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    Covid-19

    When 1 in 3 users are tourists, that changes the bike-share equation for cities

    Bike-share programmes don't just cater for residents. When tourists use them too, that greatly increases the value the whole community gets from these bikes.

    23 Mar 2021

    Transport, freight bodies call on government to heed lessons from Beitbridge chaos

    The Federation of Eastern and Southern African Road Transport Associations (FESARTA) and the South African Association of Freight Forwarders (SAAFF) have called on government for a public-private partnership (PPP) to prevent future disasters similar to the chaos...

    31 Dec 2020

    Make drones sound less annoying by factoring in humans at the design stage

    We've devised a way to factor in noise annoyance levels in drone design...

    By Antonio J Torija Martinez 23 Dec 2020

    Health digitises Covid-19 screening at ports

    The Health Department will launch the Covid SA travel system, a digital screening platform that allows travellers to complete the required travel health questionnaire on their personal devices ahead of their arrival at ports of entry...

    10 Dec 2020

    Global trade connectivity rebounds, signals recovery from Covid-19 setback

    Trade and capital flows have already started to recover and international data flows surged during the spreading pandemic as in-person contact migrated online, boosting international internet traffic, phone calls and e-commerce...

    7 Dec 2020

    President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi receives Great Road Builder Award

    Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has been named this year's winner of the Babacar Ndiaye Great Road Builder Award...

    15 Jul 2020

    Cars: Transition from lockdown is a fork in the road - here are two possible outcomes for future travel

    The pandemic has forced many people to shift from public transport to car travel. But is this likely to be permanent?

    By Enrica Papa and Nicole Badstuber 5 Jun 2020

    Emirates resumes passenger flights to 9 destinations

    Travellers will only be accepted on these flights if they comply with the eligibility and entry criteria requirements of their destination countries...

    15 May 2020

    The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down

    In true South African spirit, even in times of adversity, daily stories of generosity and ingenuity abound. Never have we been more proud of how business communities are using our publishing platforms than since the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 6 Apr 2020

    For public transport to keep running, operators must find ways to outlast coronavirus

    Many operators have lost almost all their fare revenue. Even those who operate on contract terms that reduce the impact of falling patronage must bear the costs of disinfection and other precautions...

    By Yale Z Wong 30 Mar 2020

    Billions are pouring into mobility technology - will the transport revolution live up to the hype?

    Over US$33bn was invested in mobility tech last year in response to claims it will transform our lives. Based on what we have seen so far, which of these promised solutions will be delivered?

    By Neil G Sipe 24 Feb 2020

    Monorail presents a world of opportunities for South Africa

    Central to a modern industrial economy - and one which fosters increased international investment and trade - is a high-functioning transport network. And in South Africa, central to that is rail...

    By Aubrey Lekwane 13 Feb 2020

    Could sleeper trains replace international air travel?

    Since 2019, night train networks have seen a remarkable revival across Europe...

    23 Jan 2020

    Electric cars might not yet be green, but we should buy them anyway

    Our power plants may be dirty now. But unlike combustion vehicles, electric cars give us the chance to finally free ourselves from high-carbon travel...

    By Ranald Boydell 3 Dec 2019

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