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SUSTAINABILITY IN TOURISM

The theme for this year’s Tourism Month is sustainable tourism. A concept closely linked with social development, and described by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) as: “Tourism that takes full account of its current and future economic, social and environmental impacts, addressing the needs of visitors, the industry, the environment and host communities”. […]
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INVESTOR FOR EVERGREEN

CAPE TOWN, Sept 19 (Reuters) – South Africa’s PSG Group spent 675 million rand ($50.77 million) for a 50 percent stake in Evergreen Lifestyle, part of local property business Amdec, as it eyes expansion into the lucrative retirement property sector, the companies said on Tuesday. “Our investment mandate is to invest in and work with […]
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E-COMMERCE INNOVATION

The Internet of things (IOT) and omni-channel have something in common: both are concepts that are elusive when it comes to describing what they are and how to use them. When those at the forefront of technology discuss them, they tend to focus on advanced ideas that are difficult to articulate to the average person. […]
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AUGMENTED REALITY BRINGING NEW LIFE INTO A CLASSROOM

Students at Hoërskool Dinamika, a school in the east of Johannesburg, are gathered around a table. Sets of cards are arranged in rows before them. Some students also have the cards in their hands and one has a smartphone out. They’re full of smiles and are clearly deeply engrossed in what they are doing. But […]
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THE FILM INDUSTRY SHOWS GLOBAL POTENTIAL

Cape Town – Imaginative stories start with a “what if” moment – a proposition that propels the viewer into the perspective of the hero of the story. This is true of movies, and, in many ways, this is paralleled in truly creative business ventures. Such is the case of the Cape Town International Film Market […]