Category: Hotels

 

Why You Should Choose an Aparthotel for Your Next Vacation

Whether traveling is something you do once a year or you plan getaways as frequently as you can manage, it’s important to know about all of the options for accommodations. Less-frequently traveled tourists typically return to the familiarity of hotel chains while seasoned travelers are turning to apartment-hotels. Every savvyRead More

Hospitality Industry a Leading Employer in Kenya

A grim picture has recently been presented in a survey by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS); that of a whooping seven million Kenyans currently unemployed with only 1.4 million desperately looking for work. The dire times have resulted in the other 5.6 million giving up on job huntingRead More

Jumia Food Launches Online Pre-Payments in Kenya and Uganda

Jumia Food customers can now pre-pay for their food deliveries, as the online food delivering company commences online pre-payment options (credit cards and mobile payments) in Kenya and Uganda. This new payment option leverages the prominence of online payments in Africa, a continent that boasted 100 million active mobile moneyRead More

Demystifying Luxury Tourism: A Case Study of Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa

Luxury tourism is being redefined just like every aspect of the hospitality industry. Beyond the world of first-class flights to the coast of Kenya and the palatial beach resorts previously experienced by an older, wealthier generation, luxury tourism has evolved to include a younger generation in the rising middle class.Read More

The Impact of Technology and OTAs to the Hospitality Industry

The importance of technology in tourism and hospitality is at the center of the World Tourism Day (WTD) 2018, providing opportunities for innovation and preparing the sector for the future of work. According to UNWTO’s Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili, “harnessing innovation and digital advances provides tourism with opportunities to improve inclusiveness,Read More