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How will Covid vaccines affect business travel?

Following the Covid-19 pandemic, many companies stopped all business travel while some allowed only essential travel. Now, as vaccination programmes start to roll out around the world, Oz Desai, GM Corporate Traveller, believes things could change;...

New appointments at City Lodge Hotel Group

A number of new appointments, effective from 01 February 2021, have been announced by City Lodge Hotel Group (CLHG). These include:   Shelley Steel has been appointed general manager of Courtyard Hotel Sandton. Steel joined the hospitality...

Sun International joins Global Hotel Alliance

Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) is the world’s largest alliance of independent luxury hotel brands and owns the award-winning loyalty programme DISCOVERY. On 01 February 2021, it announced that Sun International will be joining its network in mid-2021....

UFI releases its Global Barometer research

The state of the international exhibition industry has been captured in the latest Global Barometer research by UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry. This includes a look at the impact of Covid-19 during 2020, as well as...

R1.2 billion Tourism Equity Fund launched

The Department of Tourism in partnership with the Small Enterprise Finance Agency (SEFA) today launched the Tourism Equity Fund. The fund will be used to provide debt finance and grants to black entrepreneurs in the tourism sector, and especially...