Travel & Tourism

Sep 20, 2016
Uber is testing panic buttons for its taxi drivers and passengers after a series of attacks on people using the service in Johannesburg. At last three reports have surfaced in…
Sep 15, 2016
Uber yesterday launched a groundbreaking driver-less car service, jumping ahead of Detroit auto giants and Silicon Valley rivals with technology that could revolutionize transportation. In an ambitious experiment, a fleet…
Sep 13, 2016
Foreign airlines flying to Nigeria have started to refuel abroad to bypass pricey, and increasingly scarce, jet fuel as the oil producer battles a hard currency shortage that has made…
Sep 10, 2016
South African Airways has banned the charging of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on board all its aircraft effective from Saturday, amid battery explosion reports. Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone…
Sep 02, 2016
Government has granted South African Airways (SAA) the Fifth Freedom Traffic Right to operate direct flight between Accra, Ghana and London, UK, following a successful one year operation of its…
Aug 31, 2016
Africa’s rare forest elephants which play a key role in replenishing the central African rainforests will need almost a century to recover from an onslaught by ivory poachers because of…
Aug 30, 2016
Skytrax has published its latest survey, with eight African Airlines falling into the 'Top 100' global airlines. The Skytrax awards are a global benchmark in quality and safety and are…
Aug 26, 2016
Retired President Mwai Kibaki was airlifted to South Africa for specialised treatment after suffering a mild stroke this week. South Africa, it appears, has become the preferred medical destination for…
Aug 25, 2016
“Stellenbosch has the potential to become as significant as the Napa Valley,” says Clay Gregory, President and CEO of Visit Napa Valley. Gregory, who will be a headline speaker at…
Aug 22, 2016
Sun International Ltd. plans to exit Nigeria after the South African casino and hotel operator’s earnings in the country plunged amid a weakening economy and a dispute with the company’s…
Aug 19, 2016
Uber Technologies Inc. will begin using self-driving taxis to ferry customers around Pittsburgh as soon as this month, a first for the industry in a race among automobile and technology…
Aug 16, 2016
Change they say is the only constant thing in life and in this world of internet, change seems to be moving at breakneck speed. Those in business will attest to…
Aug 15, 2016
The Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index is a global ranking of countries according to the travel freedom that their citizens enjoy, and in 2016, ranked the Kenyan passport 70th…
Aug 09, 2016
South African Airways (SAA), Africa’s most awarded airline, is celebrating the first year of its nonstop service from Washington, DC to Accra, Ghana. The new route was launched on August…

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