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SA’s GREAT TOURISM STORY

The country has gone from pariah state to one of Africa’s top destinations. Today, a mention of South Africa conjures images of penguins waddling along gleaming white beaches, the Big Five roaming through Kruger National Park, rolling vineyards, and Table Mountain. But as recently as 30 years ago, few international visitors experienced these charms. What did the tourism […]
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ADOPTING A CULTURE OF CHANGE

In technology, companies are always operating in the future, particularly in the field of innovation, anticipating the shifts in customer preferences and ensuring they’re delivering on their expectations. Companies that stay ahead, choosing compatible services for their business, maintain the upper hand on their competitors. “Don’t follow trends, start trends.” – Frank Capra Here’s what I […]
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HOTEL TOPS IN SERVICE

An awards ceremony that took place in The Venue, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg revealed winners in the hospitality industry. Protea Hotels by Marriott® was named as the winner in service excellence in the hotel industry as measured by the 2017/2018 Ask Africa Orange Index benchmark. Runners up were Sun International in second place and City Lodge in […]
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MAKE YOUR INVESTMENTS GROW

Cape Town – The continuous devaluation of the rand is making local investments, irrespective of how good they are lose value over time in international terms, according to Dave Elzas, CEO of global financial services provider Geneva Management Group (GMG). For this reason, investors should be looking to invest in hard currency and hard assets […]
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AIRBNB’S FOCUS ON AFRICA

JOHANNESBURG — U.S. short-term rental service Airbnb Inc registered 1.2 million guest arrivals in Africa last year driven by the plugged-in millennial generation, its senior official said on Tuesday. Airbnb has shaken up the market for travel accommodation, competing with hotels by allowing people to rent out their homes or apartments, either in full or […]