Africa Travel Week

Skills development key to hospitality industry’s future

The recovery of the hospitality industry, which is still reeling from the effects of Covid-19, will largely depend on how well the sector realigns itself to the “new normal” and addresses shifts in...

SA tour guides are being taught Mandarin and Chinese customs – for a better visitor experience

by Luke Daniel South African tour guides have been enrolled in a six-week programme which teaches Mandarin and Chinese customs in anticipation of an influx of big-spending tourists. Almost 100,000 travellers...

How COVID-19 Has Changed Hotel and Restaurant Design, According to Experts

BY PATRICIA DOHERTY Furniture, decor, and space planning reflect awareness of future needs. CREDIT: COURTESY OF PINEAPPLE PROCUREMENT The COVID-19 pandemic has had far-reaching economic effects in addition to...

ATW Podcast

Category - COVID-19

How New York is bouncing back

There is no doubt that New York faced a tough year, struggling through the lasting effects of COVID on both its people and the tourism industry. Overall, the travel industry now faces a set of new and challenging...