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WTM Trend Report: The advent of smart travel

For some, the thought that every Google search and mobile booking they make gets fed into a master database is just a tad too “Big Brother” for comfort. But what if this vast wealth of data was used to make …

WTM Trend Report: Crowdsourcing luxury hotels

Traditionally, hotels have had to go through the painstaking and paperwork-heavy process of applying to banks and large-scale investors for funding for new projects. On one hand, this has helped ensure that only those projects with definite potential for success …

WTM Trend Report: Discovering the new start-up landscape

Technology start-ups are exploding across the continent as Africa enters a new era of innovation. Not only has this resulted in the boosting of local economies, but it’s also presented an exciting, fresh new image for the continent – one …

WTM Trend Report: Travel for the unbanked

For a long time, in Africa cash was king, and the only payment option available to most of the population, with only about a quarter of the continent’s population making use of bank accounts according to a World Bank Study. …

WTM Trend Report: Hipster holidays

Inspired by the unfamiliar and new, and armed with a yearning to discover and learn more about the world and themselves, the hipster generation are completely rewriting the “rules” of travel. For them, the thought of an organised group tour …

East Africa End Of Year Events Round Up

East Africa End Of Year Events Round Up

FESATA MEETING – 10th December 2015

As the preferred partner of the Kenya Association of Travel Agents, Amadeus sponsored the first meeting of the Federation of Eastern and Southern African Travel …