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Trace and the Mastercard Foundation Launch Free Learning App for Young Africans

On Thursday, Trace and the Mastercard Foundation launched Trace Academia, a free-to-use, interactive, mobile-based learning application that aims to enable 26 million young Africans to acquire on-demand, market-relevant skills. Trace Academia is available on Android and iOS and has already...

Solarise Africa Expands Footprint to Rwanda, Zambia and Uganda

Solarise Africa is set to expand to three new countries in Africa after signing a partnership agreement with Centennial Generating Co. This partnership will see the Pan-African energy leasing company add seven projects in Rwanda, spread across education, healthcare, retail,...

The WeChat hotel experience of the future

WeChat recently partnered with InterContinental to open a smart hotel in Shanghai. What makes this hotel "smart" is that users can book rooms, check-in remotely, and use their phones as key cards - all on the WeChat app and...

Millennials set to reshape the luxury industry through innovation

With the ever-growing influence of Millennials on the hotel industry, luxury hotel groups have started to consider them as the future’s most affluent customer segment. Yet, a recent research carried out at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne shows that luxury hotels,...

Disruptive innovation? What disruptive innovation?

The hotel room of the future is likely to be a combination of the high-tech and high-touch. EHL’s YU Virtual video highlights the former, with virtual reality creating the ambience we want in our hotel room. And what then...

The importance of Wi-Fi in the hospitality industry

Businesses in the Hospitality industry have to adapt from just providing hotel and guest-based services, to ensuring that they offer customers access to technology solutions that keep them connected at all times. Working with Meraki, Westcon-Comstor is delivering hospitality...

Opinion: What is Google’s impact on the hospitality sector?

Google, whose mantra used to be ‘Don’t be evil’ (until it dropped it for the motto ‘Do the right thing’), is almost omnipresent in our lives these days. We use it for all sorts of online searches, whether it’s...

How To Avoid Online Travel Scams

As online crimes continue to increase and effect an array of industries it is important to always be vigilant. The hospitality industry is not immune to this infectious rate of increase cyber crime, especially during festive periods where fraudsters...

Jovago secures 75m EUR investment

Jovago.com, a leading hotel booking website, and Insurance provider Axa, announced today a partnership to develop the expansion of Jovago and a new round of funding to boost its activities in Africa. This would further ensure the expansion of...

SA company uses sms to improve service in hospitality industry

An innovative South African-based online accommodation booking service, SafariNow.com, is using an SMS service to boost service excellence in the tourism industry. The company deployed SMS alongside email notifications to alert accommodation providers of new online booking enquiries. The...
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