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 of on-premises consumption of alcohol, social distancing and physical barriers are just a few of the safety protocols anticipated in the wake...
Travel and tourism industries’ response to COVID19 begins… COVID19, brought on by the coronavirus, is spreading all over the world. Originally emerging in China’s Wuhan province, its secondary epicenter is Italy – the origin of South Africa’s infections to date, with the virus having made it to our shores via a tour...
Technology has made many surprising things possible – including allowing individuals and families to adopt a completely nomadic lifestyle, experiencing all that the world has to offer while continuing to earn a living. How has technology made this possible? To start, the breadwinners in many nomadic families...
Accommodation that’s more than home away from home... Chances are that when you’re travelling the world for business or leisure that you’re really seeking a home away from home – luxury accommodation with all the amenities that still gives you all the flexibility you need to keep to your routines and appointments, without being...
For a small fishing village of just 800 people in 1820, the two-hundred-year growth of Dubai has been stratospheric in comparison to many nations. It leads the world in many indices and lays claim to a boutique of “firsts”: It plays host to the world’s busiest airport for global traffic, for example, and over 100 shopping centers...