"East Africa is expected to deliver the strongest real GDP growth in Sub-Saharan Africa over the next decade, according to BMI Research."
30 Sep 2016
BON Hotels has taken on Lake Heights Hotel, Uganda - their second property in East Africa. The property will be rebranded Lake Heights Entebbe by BON Hotels...
8 Sep 2016
Joining 14 Dubai-based partners in showcasing a wide range of services and upcoming attractions, flydubai is participating in Dubai Tourism's first-ever East Africa roadshow...
25 Aug 2016
Huge advances in mobile technology and the proliferation of smartphone apps have made travel easier, but choosing the right app for your next trip...
24 Jun 2016
Protea Hotels have announced the signing of agreements for the development of...
9 Jun 2016
The alluring African continent is host to some of the best UNESCO Heritage Sites. Not only is it the cradle of mankind, but it boasts...
4 Apr 2016
Protea Hotels announced the signing of contracts for the development of two new hotel properties in Kampala, Uganda. This will bring Protea Hotels' presence in the country to four sites...
4 Mar 2016
As Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) celebrates its award-winning triumph at Africa's premier Indaba tourism expo private sector players in the country's tourism industry have asked government to scrap the 18 per cent levy on tourism services...
Moses Mugalu 19 May 2015
Grand Parade, the company responsible for bringing Burger King to SA‚ said it bought a further 32.9% stake in Mac Brothers for R42,79 million‚ to achieve cost efficiencies and gain greater access to the African markets.
20 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
Fast food group Famous Brands reported a 20% increase in headline earnings per share to 180c for the six months to August.
29 Oct 2013
NAIROBI, KENYA: The head of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has urged the Kenyan government and tour operators to reassure potential visitors about coming to the country given the deadly Nairobi mall attack.
26 Sep 2013
In SA, Famous Brands produces 265,000 cups of specially blended coffee a day. With 2,175 restaurants, the company, whose brands include Wimpy, Steers and Mugg & Bean, also makes 77m ice-cream cones a year. It's the big daddy of SA franchising, with a R9,7bn market capitalisation, and it wants to repeat its local success in the rest of Africa.
Zeenat Moorad 16 Sep 2013