Category Archives: Africa Travel

Tourism in Africa, Africa Travel

All Rixos Egypt Properties Received Booking.com Traveller Review Awards 2024

Rixos Hotels Egypt is delighted to receive the esteemed Traveller Review Awards 2024 by Booking.com for its multiple properties such as Rixos Premium Seagate, Rixos Sharm El Sheikh, Rixos Golf Villas & Suites Sharm El Sheikh, Rixos Alamein, and Rixos Premium Magawish Suites & Villas. This recognition celebrates Rixos Hotels Egypt’s unwavering commitment to delivering unparalleled service and exceptional guest experiences.

Traversing International Relocations: The Role of Cultural Intelligence

As the Managing Director of Crown Relocations South Africa, a leading force in international relocation, Ian Pettey has witnessed firsthand the challenges and triumphs that come with moving families across borders. International relocations represent not just a change in geography but a profound shift in culture, lifestyle, and identity. In this era of globalisation, where mobility is increasingly common, the ability to navigate cultural differences with sensitivity and understanding has become more crucial than ever.

Business Tourism in Africa as a Key Driver of Economic Growth

While Africa has long been celebrated for its natural beauty and cultural diversity, it’s now becoming a hotbed for international conferences, conventions and corporate gatherings. The statistics are compelling – a staggering 78.2% increase in tourism arrivals to South Africa in the first half of 2023 compared to the previous year, with business spending constituting 43% of the overall tourism contributions. Beyond economic statistics, this trend has far-reaching effects. It stimulates job creation, empowers local communities, and bolsters various sectors, from hospitality to transportation. In the article, Devi Paulsen-Abbott, Chairperson of the Association of African Exhibition Organisers, lists the key drivers behind this growth.

Club Med Tinley – first Club Med resort in South Africa, representing an investment of over R2 billion

The hospitality landscape in South Africa is about to be redefined with the upcoming launch of Club Med Tinley, the first Club Med resort in the country, with a distinctive combination of beach and safari experiences.

CHIC implements Accor digital solutions across owned portfolio in DRC

Five hotels, including Novotel Kinshasa La Gombe will integrate Accor’s innovative digital solutions
including mobile solution Accor key and Opera cloud systems

Radisson Hotel Group announces seven new hotels in Africa for the first half of 2023, maintaining its growth momentum across the continent

Radisson Hotel Group continues its ambitious growth in Africa with the signing of seven new hotels, adding over 1,400 rooms to its African portfolio. The new hotels expand the Group’s brands, spanning from upscale to premium luxury lifestyle with a new market entry in Gambia and the introduction of new brands in key markets with […]

Resilience and collaboration among top themes at the sixth Hotel & Hospitality Show

The African hotel and hospitality market has immense resilience and potential. Recognising this and facilitating a platform for African hospitality to thrive, the Hotel & Hospitality Show, hosted by dmg and Kaoun took place at the Sandton Convention Centre last week to foster growth and collaboration within the sector.

twenty2degrees Announces New Studio in Johannesburg

twenty2degrees Design Partnership, the international hospitality interior design practice founded in London a decade ago, has announced the opening of a new studio in Johannesburg. This follows on from the firm’s expanding portfolio of projects in sub-saharan Africa which currently includes a new Hyatt Regency and a Hyatt House Hyatt Place, both in Nairobi, along […]

Egypt and Marriott power hotel development in Africa

When it comes to hotel development across Africa, Egypt and Marriott are the two phenomena to watch. This insight comes from this year’s African Hotel Chain Development Pipeline report, widely acknowledged as the industry’s most authoritative source, documenting and analysing the number of hotels being planned and built across the continent. The survey, conducted by […]

2023 Outlook: Radisson Hotel Group continues to break hotel-opening records in Africa

Radisson Hotel Group (https://www.RadissonHotels.com), one of the fastest-growing hotel companies in Africa, plans to strengthen its robust African presence in 2023 further with the opening of eight new hotel already confirmed to date. The Group aims to reach 150 hotels within the next five years across the continent, reinforcing Africa as a key growth market.  With […]

Rixos Hotels Egypt Bagged a Recognition of the Booking.com Traveller Review Award 2023

Rixos Hotels Egypt embraces the brand-new year with another recognition as their luxurious properties were recognized with Booking.com Traveller Review Award 2023. This distinguished award is an annual appreciation program for various hospitality partners with remarkable services, determined by the review scores that travelers leave after their stay or experience the property. The Ultra All […]

Five Captivating European City Breaks You Need To Add To Your Travel Bucket List

White sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, delicious drinks and scorching hot days is usually what comes to mind when someone mentions the word ‘vacation’. However, there is so much more of the world to explore than simply embarking on island getaways. For many, visiting one of the major cities in the world is an ideal holiday destination and something tourists should consider on their next […]

Rixos Hotels Egypt to Host the First-Ever Indian Wedding in Egypt

Rixos Premium Seagate and Rixos Sharm El Sheikh kick start the brand-new year by hosting an Indian Wedding, and it is notable it was the first time it happened in the history of the land of the Pharaohs, Egypt. Positioning the Rixos properties as an opulent and world-class wedding venue, it is a perfect inception […]

Rolls-Royce: Sustainably Powering Africa’s Regional Connectivity

By Lydia-Claire Halliday, Executive Director, Stakeholder Relations & Strategy, LCH Consultancy Ltd. Africa urgently needs a more extensive and robust aviation network, given the region’s relative lack of alternative long-distance transportation infrastructure The African aviation market has been underserved for a long time. Before 2020, only 9% of Africa’s air traffic was between African countries, […]

Get Ready for the Ultimate New Year’s Celebration at Rixos Hotels Egypt in 2023!

Celebrate the start of 2023 with a special New Year’s Week celebration at Rixos properties, such as Rixos Premium Magawish Suites & Villas, Rixos Premium Seagate, and Rixos Sharm El Sheikh! This extravagant event is sure to be packed with amazing live shows and performances. Celebrate the New Year in style at the Rixos Premium […]