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‘Contactless Stay’ gives hotel industry digital confidence to reopen

With 100.8 million jobs at risk in the global travel and tourism market in 2020, the world is cautiously opening up again with the easing of COVID-19 travel restrictions in certain countries. While South Africa gears-up to resume travel operations,hotels are feeling the pressure due to strict safety controls and a slow start to trading. Crowd control, prohibition...

More than a wing and a prayer.

It’s a traveller’s nightmare. After weeks of planning, and days of anticipation for a global conference (to which I had dreamed of receiving an invite) I find myself beyond passport control and sat waiting at my boarding gate - and my wallet...

Canopy comes to Cape Town

Hilton has announced the signing of a management agreement with Growthpoint Properties, to open a hotel under its lifestyle Canopy by Hilton brand.  The 150 guestroom Canopy by Hilton Cape Town Longkloof is expected to begin welcoming guests in 2021 and will...

Arlo Soho: Try it on for size

I love the way travel continues to re-invent itself. New trends include green travel, grass-roots experiential holidays, and volunteer vacays, to name a few. Even in the last half-decade alone, many tourists have rejected hotels in favour of Airbnb, dropping shuttles and...

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