Articles tagged “johannesburg”

Luxury Hotels Want to Make You Feel Culturally Relevant

Luxury Hotels Want to Make You Feel Culturally Relevant

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Luxury is no longer defined by pristine interiors and personalized service but limited knowledge-based access, distinct cultural experiences, and curated, specific references. Luxury hotels opening the doors to those experiences set themselves apart for future generations of affluent travelers.

3 months ago

South Africa Will Overhaul Its Visa Rules to Woo Visitors

South Africa Will Overhaul Its Visa Rules to Woo Visitors

Paul Vecchiatto, Bloomberg

Easing entry restrictions for business travelers could help boost South Africa's effort to be a meetings and conventions center as the government targets more visitors to revive a flagging economy.

7 months ago

Airbnb CEO Explains Site’s Growing Ambitions in ‘Exotic’ Africa

Airbnb CEO Explains Site’s Growing Ambitions in ‘Exotic’ Africa

Brad Stone, Bloomberg

We're looking forward to seeing how the site adapts to the continent's very wide range of destinations and travel habits.

4 years ago

Johannesburg can’t call itself “world-class” rules South African ad authority

Johannesburg can’t call itself “world-class” rules South African ad authority

AllAfrica.com

The ruling was a well-deserved slap in the face to the City of Johannesburg and the local tourism authority. Let's get real, people.

6 years ago

Which African cities have the best quality of life? Africa.com has 10 ideas

Most quality-of-life lists should be considered a to-do lists for international travelers as they so often mix great features (walkable cities, low crime) with things that make residents happy (decent bars, parks).

7 years ago