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AgriTourZA is Rewarding R100,000 to Limpopo’s Top Technopreneurs and Innovators

On June 29th, many hopeful tech-entrepreneurs walked into the lion’s den to pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges during AgriTourZA's Limpopo Innovation Platform Demo Day. AgriTourZA's Limpopo Innovation Platform is an innovative start-up programme that sets out...

African Airline Industry Lost $55 Billion from COVID-19 Lockdowns

Africa's travel and tourism industry have lost $55 billion due to the closure of borders across the continent in attempts to stave off the spread of the novel coronavirus. This is according to the African Union, who says that on...

Kenya’s Tourism Ministry Launches Virtual Safari Livestream

Kenya's Cabinet Secretary for Tourism and Wildlife, Najib Balala, officially launched a virtual safari Livestream campaign yesterday in an effort to showcase some of the country's most picturesque game safaris across its national parks and reserves. The campaign will continue...

Consumer electronics expo to boost South Africa-China trade

Economic powerhouse China has been South Africa's biggest trade partner for the past nine years – and the potential for growth is unbounded. The second annual International Consumer Electronics Expo South Africa (ICEE•SA 2018) will be taking place in Sandton...

Cloud technology is the key to personalise South Africa’s travel experiences

For the travel industry, the customer's experience is perhaps the most important variable in determining the long-term success of the business. Because of this, airlines, hotels and other travel-related operators are affected more by digital transformation than most. According to...

Nigeria’s Hotels.ng raises $1.2M for African expansion

The largest hotel bookings website in Nigeria, Hotels.ng, has raised $1.2 million to expand across Africa from a number of investors including EchoVC Pan-Africa Fund and Omidyar Network, a venture capital firm launched by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar. Founded in...

VisitEgypt launches groupon-style travel site

A Groupon-styled tourism company is launching in Egypt aiming to bolster a stalled travel industry following the 18 days of protests that led to the ousting of former President Hosni Mubarak. VisitEgypt is doing their part to revolutionize travel...

Kenya tourism urged to embrace ICT

THE East African Region’s tourism industry has been urged to take advantage of faster internet speeds, increasing dominance of electronic commerce (e-commerce) and the rise of social media sites to further accelerate growth within the industry. E-Tourism Frontiers chief...

Vodacom launches tourist kiosks

VODACOM, South Africa’s leading cellular network is launching specialised, world-class information kiosks around the country to assist the local and international fans with their tourist and mobile communication needs before and during major events taking place in South Africa. The...

SA organisations strive to bring tourism online

Two South African tourism organisations – South Africa Tourism and Southern Africa Direct - are collaborating to provide the local tourism industry with assistance in promoting services internationally, using the marketing opportunities offered by online video and social networking. The...
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Top 2 valuable telecoms in South Africa: Brand Finance

MTN remains South Africa’s most valuable brand, notwithstanding an 8% decline in its worth year-on-year, now standing at under...
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