As the travel industry gradually undergoes its much-anticipated revival, there is a strong call for the government to create a partnership with local travel suppliers to help return this crucial sector back to its former glory. Public-private collaboration is an absolute must. The question is, what will it look like in a post-COVID world? According […]
The local travel industry’s revival is now underway and countless families, couples, and individuals are understandably desperate for a holiday this festive season. Here are just 5 ways to go about effectively promoting your guesthouse for the upcoming December holidays, encouraging plenty of enthusiasm, a surge in bookings, and a healthier bottom line. Provide peace […]
Tourism players across South Africa are facing an uphill battle to reconstruct an industry that was left in shatters by the COVID pandemic. However, with the right guidance from the industry, and the right tools in place, our industry has the opportunity to build a better and brighter future. Jurni chatted to Fedhasa CEO Lee […]
Although guesthouses have suffered a significant setback during the pandemic, National Accommodation Association of SA chairperson Rosemarie van Staden says it’s important to stay positive and keep your eyes on the future. Van Staden is not only chairperson of NAA-SA, the voice for the small accommodation sector in South Africa, she is also the owner […]
As a travel supplier, you will already be aware of the fact that shopping usually constitutes part of most tourists’ travel itineraries, with most spending time shopping for souvenirs, mementos, and luxury items.
The ‘African Diaspora’ refers to a collection of communities descended from people dispersed from sub-Saharan Africa during the Transatlantic Slave Trades between the 1500s and 1800s.
Sustainability is a key concern for individuals and businesses across the globe. The call to ‘go green’ and adopt practices such as recycling, upcycling, and repurposing is practically deafening.