Lanseria International Airport unveils self-service check-in
Jul21

Lanseria International Airport unveils self-service check-in

Lanseria International Airport is proud to be the first airport in Africa to introduce self-service technology for passenger and airline convenience. The airport has invested in SITA’s Scan&Fly drop units and airport iValidate systems to offer its customers greater efficiency and more convenience when choosing to fly from Lanseria. The new technologies will allow passengers to check in online, or via their mobile devices, tag and...

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British Airways upgrades Heathrow-Lagos route
Jul19

British Airways upgrades Heathrow-Lagos route

British Airways is increasing the number of seats to Nigeria, introducing its newly refurbished Boeing 747-400s to Lagos from September. The aircraft are larger than the Boeing 777s which the airline currently operates and will add an extra 343 seats a week on the busy route between London and Nigeria’s commercial capital. As well as a refreshed interior, with the look and feel of British Airways newest aircraft, and state-of-the-art...

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Pepperclub Hotel offers 67 days of on-the-job training
Jul18

Pepperclub Hotel offers 67 days of on-the-job training

With unemployment in South Africa at its highest rate (27,7%) since 2003, one of the strongest calls to action this Mandela Day is to create long term employment. Inspired by the Mandela Day message of “Take action; inspire change; make every day a Mandela Day”, Pepperclub Hotel & Spa in Cape Town today did just that, tailor making employment opportunities for unskilled individuals at the hotel. The team today celebrated Mandela...

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Radisson Blu Gautrain observes Mandela Day
Jul18

Radisson Blu Gautrain observes Mandela Day

For the past three years, the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel has participated in Mandela Day by supporting Tembisa Child Welfare. In 2017, it will be following in the footsteps of South Africa’s icon and statesman Nelson Mandela by continuing its relationship with the charity, and expanding its contribution to the Soweto Animal Rescue and Advisory Centre (SARAC). This year’s Linen for Hope drive, in partnership with Sealed Air, suppliers...

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Tourism Grading Council grades 64 new members
Jul17

Tourism Grading Council grades 64 new members

More South African establishments are opening their doors to Tourism Grading Council of South Africa assessors in their commitment to offer visitors exceptional quality products. As the country’s only recognised and globally benchmarked grading system of quality assurance for accommodation, venues and conferencing facilities, TGCSA has officially welcomed 64 new members in June that have heeded the call to pursue excellence in their...

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Emirates codeshares with flydubai
Jul17

Emirates codeshares with flydubai

Emirates and flydubai today unveiled an extensive partnership which will see the two Dubai-based airlines join forces to offer customers unmatched travel options. Both airlines will continue to be managed independently, but will leverage each other’s network to scale up their operations and accelerate growth. The innovative partnership goes beyond code-sharing and includes integrated network collaboration with coordinated scheduling....

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