The hotel industry's potential for business growth has been reflected in the increase in the number of foreign and domestic travellers visiting the continent, as well as in the number of hotel chains established...
5 Jul 2018
"There's a consistently negative stigma around travelling in Africa which has been snowballing for years. We need to position ourselves correctly and draw attention to the positive experiences that can be had here."
3 Jul 2018
Covering trends and dynamics affecting the commercial, industrial and retail property sectors...
19 Mar 2018
On 21 March 2018, Hotel Verde Zanzibar - Azam Luxury Resort & Spa will open its doors to guests for the first time...
6 Mar 2018
Marriott International has announced the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Arusha, The Arusha Hotel, marking the debut of the brand in Tanzania. Rebranded after renovation, the hotel retains...
24 Oct 2017
The hotel will be part of the Amber Resort complex expected to be the largest mixed-use development in Africa occupying approximately 1,750 hectares of pristine Indian Ocean coastline in the northeast of the island...
23 May 2017
Cushman & Wakefield Excellerate is to strengthen its presence in sub-Saharan Africa with a new office in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania...
30 Mar 2017
JSE investors will gain access to the dollar-based returns generated by shopping centres, offices, warehouses and hotels in countries such as Morocco, Mozambique, Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria when Sandile Nomvete's Delta Property Fund brings the first outright African real estate offering to the market next month.
Joan Muller 20 May 2014
Zimbabwe's new central bank chief said the country's economy was weakening and the bank did not have the tools to fix it.
8 May 2014
US hotel giant Marriott announced it had finalised a deal to buy the Protea group, Africa's largest hotel chain, for US$186m.
23 Jan 2014
Hyprop Investments will buy 87% of the issued shares of African Land Investments for R768m. African Land owns the Manda Hill shopping centre in Lusaka, Zambia.
29 Nov 2013
Truworths has adopted a cautious and incremental approach to store expansion plans outside SA in order to gain a better understanding of the operating environment and the market potential, the fashion retailer said in its annual report, released last week.
Zeenat Moorad 30 Sep 2013
Famous Brands has reported that its franchise sales increased 16.8% in the March to May quarter with a 16% improvement in South Africa and a 27.2% improvement in the rest of Africa region.
19 Jun 2013
Auditing firm PwC on Thursday (13 June) projected total room revenue in SA would grow at a compound annual rate of 9.2% between now and 2017 after overall spending on rooms in all categories rose by 13.4% in 2012 to R15.2bn‚ reflecting an increase in stay-unit nights and a 5.3% rise in the average room rate.
Helmo Preuss 14 Jun 2013
TOKYO, JAPAN: Japan has pledged at least US$10bn in aid to Africa for the next five years as Tokyo prepares to host a major development conference for the resource-rich continent.
3 Jun 2013
Hilton Worldwide has expanded its product offering in SA over the past six months and the US-based group intends to increase its presence in Africa‚ according to vice-president of operations for Africa and the Indian Ocean‚ Jan van der Putten.
16 May 2013
The South African Tourism Indaba should expand its platform by attracting even more exhibitors and buyers from the African continent, Tourism Minister Marthinus Van Schalkwyk said on Sunday (12 May).
14 May 2013
In line with its growth strategy‚ Tsogo Sun has announced an investment of US$100m to be used to expand the group's hotel network in Africa.
25 Apr 2013
It is "worrisome" that South Africa is losing many of its commercial farmers to countries to the north of it, academic and businesswoman Mamphela Ramphele said on Sunday (24 March).
25 Mar 2013
PPC has bought a 51% stake in cement producer Cimerwa Limited of Rwanda for US$69.4m. Cimerwa‚ in south-western Rwanda‚ has been the country's only cement producer for 28 years‚ PPC said on Wednesday (12 December).
13 Dec 2012