Author Archives: Tamara Wilson

Swiss Air Lines celebrates 15 years of service in South Africa

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Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS), the airline of Switzerland, proudly celebrates 15 years of flying between Johannesburg and Zurich. SWISS, a subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group has been successfully serving South Africa from its Zurich hub since 1 April 2002 and currently operates daily flights between the two cities using the Airbus A340-300. “As we […]


fastjet recognised as Best African Low-Cost Airline

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Airline fastjet was recognised today as Africa’s Best Low-Cost Airline at the World Airline Awards, presented by Skytrax, at the Paris Air Show in France. This is the airline’s first World Airline Award and its second accolade in two years after winning the World Travel Awards Best African Low-Cost Airline in 2015. The award is […]


Hotel development in Africa still on the rise

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Hotel development activity in Africa is still rising in the face of the continent’s economic problems, showing a 13% increase in 2017, according to the annual survey by W Hospitality Group. The ninth edition of its Hotel Chain Development Pipelines in Africa has 36 international and regional contributors reporting almost 73 000 rooms in 417 […]


The Silo: Is this Africa’s best new hotel?

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Cape Town’s The Silo Hotel — named after the former grain-silo complex in which it is housed — opened its doors in March as an instant Cape Town landmark. From the outside, it’s an industrial monolith with a standout set of 25-feet-high convex windows overlooking the popular V&A Waterfront. The inside, by contrast, is a […]