Though it was once seen as the retail gateway into the African continent, South Africa has failed to live up to that reputation

South Africa has a lot of potential, but not enough growth

Though it was once seen as the retail gateway into the African continent, South Africa has failed to live up to that reputation

By remaining loyal to its traditional roots and embracing the unique features of African culture, the African Regent Hotel has become the first stop for business and leisure travellers visiting Ghana

African Regent Hotel

By remaining loyal to its traditional roots and embracing the unique features of African culture, the African Regent Hotel has become the first stop for business and leisure travellers visiting Ghana

Situated just south of the equator and set against stunning views of the Indian Ocean, Ledger Plaza Bahari Beach Hotel offers the perfect retreat for business travellers visiting Tanzania

Ledger Plaza Bahari Beach Hotel showcases Africa’s beauty

Situated just south of the equator and set against stunning views of the Indian Ocean, Ledger Plaza Bahari Beach Hotel offers the perfect retreat for business travellers visiting Tanzania

Luxurious, friendly and offering stunning views of Africa’s westernmost city, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar is the winner of the Business Destinations Travel Award for Best Business Hotel, Senegal 2015

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar showcases Africa’s rich culture and scenery

Luxurious, friendly and offering stunning views of Africa’s westernmost city, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar is the winner of the Business Destinations Travel Award for Best Business Hotel, Senegal 2015

An emerging middle class in sub-Saharan Africa means more opportunities for Western firms, though there are many pitfalls for those unfamiliar with the market

Africa’s middle class is on the rise

An emerging middle class in sub-Saharan Africa means more opportunities for Western firms, though there are many pitfalls for those unfamiliar with the market

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Rwanda is becoming an increasingly popular destination for international conference and event organisers

Remarkable Rwanda positions itself as east Africa’s leading MICE destination

Rwanda is becoming an increasingly popular destination for international conference and event organisers

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David Coulson has dedicated two decades to finding, documenting and sharing some of Africa’s most fascinating rock art. Now The British Museum is about to take his work one step further

TARA casts a light on Africa’s rock art

David Coulson has dedicated two decades to finding, documenting and sharing some of Africa’s most fascinating rock art. Now The British Museum is about to take his work one step further

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A new cost-of-living ranking names two African cities as the most expensive places for expats to live, beating supposedly pricey cities like London and Tokyo

Africa has world’s most expensive cities, claims survey

A new cost-of-living ranking names two African cities as the most expensive places for expats to live, beating supposedly pricey cities like London and Tokyo

Since Nelson Mandela's death, tourists from across the globe have travelled to South Africa to pay their respects. BD traces the leader's life across the country

Tracing Mandela’s footsteps: a journey through South Africa

Since Nelson Mandela’s death, tourists from across the globe have travelled to South Africa to pay their respects. BD traces the leader’s life across the country

In just three years, ASKY Airlines has made great strides in bringing Africa's neighbouring nations together with its efficient, affordable service

Into Africa

In just three years, ASKY Airlines has made great strides in bringing Africa’s neighbouring nations together with its efficient, affordable service

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Few places in the world are growing at the rate of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, and the Sentrim 680 Hotel is perfectly positioned to take advantage of the city

The heart of Africa

Few places in the world are growing at the rate of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, and the Sentrim 680 Hotel is perfectly positioned to take advantage of the city

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Bringing a touch of Swiss opulence to Ghana to create one of the country’s finest hospitality services, you can be sure your trip will be a breeze at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra

West African wonder

Bringing a touch of Swiss opulence to Ghana to create one of the country’s finest hospitality services, you can be sure your trip will be a breeze at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra

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If Africa crosses your path as a business destination in 2012, Laico Hotels and resorts has the continent covered with a comprehensive and newly refurbished range of luxury hotels

African hospitality at its best

If Africa crosses your path as a business destination in 2012, Laico Hotels and resorts has the continent covered with a comprehensive and newly refurbished range of luxury hotels

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A versatile venue for anything from sporting events to safari, welcome to the East London International Convention Centre – South Africa’s latest and greatest convention destination

South Africa’s best conference facilities

A versatile venue for anything from sporting events to safari, welcome to the East London International Convention Centre – South Africa’s latest and greatest convention destination

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There’s a wealth of opportunity for the business traveller in South Africa, but with its breathtaking scenery, sumptuous wine and vibrant city nightlife, there are also plenty of reasons to escape the office says Carlos Cuzme

Where to escape business in South Africa

There’s a wealth of opportunity for the business traveller in South Africa, but with its breathtaking scenery, sumptuous wine and vibrant city nightlife, there are also plenty of reasons to escape the office says Carlos Cuzme

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The scramble for Africa

The new colonialists – How China and Brazil are locked in a trade battle for Africa’s rich resources

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The respected Laico Hotels and Resorts group continues to offer the very best in accommodation and hospitality across Africa

African queen

The respected Laico Hotels and Resorts group continues to offer the very best in accommodation and hospitality across Africa

A bright future for South Africa

Moving on from its troubled past, the South Africa of the future is a promising business proposition. We take an in depth look at what Johannesburg and Cape town have to offer the business traveller

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South Africa

South Africa is founded on a strong national pride – and with good reason. It is known as one of the most naturally beautiful, diverse …

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Increasing anti-globalisation attitudes in the US could spell trouble for trade relations. Global cooperation is needed if any economy is to progress over the next four years

Learning to love a multipolar world

Increasing anti-globalisation attitudes in the US could spell trouble for trade relations. Global cooperation is needed if any economy is to progress over the next four years

Hunting tourism may be a deeply controversial topic, but for conservationists in Namibia, the lucrative industry is vital for the development of local communities

Hunting tourism is making a killing

Hunting tourism may be a deeply controversial topic, but for conservationists in Namibia, the lucrative industry is vital for the development of local communities

It can be a thorny issue for some governments, but dual citizenship remains the best way for modern humans to embrace being citizens of the world

Dual citizenship is a matter of global openness, not divided loyalty

It can be a thorny issue for some governments, but dual citizenship remains the best way for modern humans to embrace being citizens of the world

Cape Town, as one of the world’s hottest global cities, provides business travellers with an ideal place to work, play and explore

Cape Town Convention Centre

Cape Town, as one of the world’s hottest global cities, provides business travellers with an ideal place to work, play and explore

With the launch of two new city centre resorts in Guinea-Bissau and Chad, Laico Hotels and Resorts provides ideal solutions for business travellers visiting Africa

Laico Hotels and Resorts

With the launch of two new city centre resorts in Guinea-Bissau and Chad, Laico Hotels and Resorts provides ideal solutions for business travellers visiting Africa

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In the midst of urbanisation and rapid population growth, Singapore has made sustainable development a priority. Thanks to the nation’s commitment to green initiatives, nature now thrives among its skyscrapers

Singapore: the living city

In the midst of urbanisation and rapid population growth, Singapore has made sustainable development a priority. Thanks to the nation’s commitment to green initiatives, nature now thrives among its skyscrapers

Brimming with natural wonders and a culture with roots from all corners of the world, Guyana promises to provide a breathtaking experience

Guyana

Brimming with natural wonders and a culture with roots from all corners of the world, Guyana promises to provide a breathtaking experience

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Brimming with colonial history and stunning natural sites, Puerto Rico’s MICE sector is riding wave after wave of success

Puerto Rico’s tourism industry continues to expand

Brimming with colonial history and stunning natural sites, Puerto Rico’s MICE sector is riding wave after wave of success

It’s always a good idea to research the market of your potential new location before going on an overseas viewing trip. Property Guides takes a look at the property markets of Spain and Portugal

A closer look at Spain and Portugal’s property markets

It’s always a good idea to research the market of your potential new location before going on an overseas viewing trip. Property Guides takes a look at the property markets of Spain and Portugal

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Uganda is home to a plethora of sites of natural, historical and geographical interest, making it one of Africa’s must-see locations

Uganda

Uganda is home to a plethora of sites of natural, historical and geographical interest, making it one of Africa’s must-see locations

The European migrant crisis has been, among other things, a test of political competency and benevolence – one that the EU is failing

The crisis that Europe needs

The European migrant crisis has been, among other things, a test of political competency and benevolence – one that the EU is failing

With the 2016 Olympics approaching, Brazil is making another attempt to entice international visitors through event tourism

Brazil scores extra points in event tourism

With the 2016 Olympics approaching, Brazil is making another attempt to entice international visitors through event tourism

Drawn to the world’s largest population of mountain gorillas, the swathes of tourists that have descended on Rwanda in recent years have contributed to the resurrection of its economy

Ape appeal: Tourists flock to see Rwanda’s mountain gorillas

Drawn to the world’s largest population of mountain gorillas, the swathes of tourists that have descended on Rwanda in recent years have contributed to the resurrection of its economy

The obliteration of Palmyra is part of a pattern of destruction being inflicted upon many of the world’s historic sites. A new project offers hope by planning to recreate these destroyed ancient artefacts

Academics collaborate to rescue the world’s most endangered sites

The obliteration of Palmyra is part of a pattern of destruction being inflicted upon many of the world’s historic sites. A new project offers hope by planning to recreate these destroyed ancient artefacts

By hosting world-class events in Mexico and abroad, Profesionales en Convenciones has earned a reputation as one of the country’s leading travel management companies

Mexico’s meeting boom

By hosting world-class events in Mexico and abroad, Profesionales en Convenciones has earned a reputation as one of the country’s leading travel management companies

The strength of sterling will affect how much visitors to the Rugby World Cup have to spend

What do currency changes mean for Rugby World Cup fans?

The strength of sterling will affect how much visitors to the Rugby World Cup have to spend

A convergence between China and Russia aims to bolster growth and reduce labour costs across both of the Eurasian superpowers, enabling them to break free from the confines of the West

The Sino-Russian marriage

A convergence between China and Russia aims to bolster growth and reduce labour costs across both of the Eurasian superpowers, enabling them to break free from the confines of the West

Amid a backdrop of economic decline, Indonesia is taking bold steps to boost travel to its archipelago, starting with the introduction of visa-free travel

Indonesia introduces visa-free travel

Amid a backdrop of economic decline, Indonesia is taking bold steps to boost travel to its archipelago, starting with the introduction of visa-free travel

Having conquered the world of comedy, Michael Palin has reinvented himself as one of the most influential and celebrated travel documentarians of the last two decades

Michael Palin: the Monty Python star who conquered the world

Having conquered the world of comedy, Michael Palin has reinvented himself as one of the most influential and celebrated travel documentarians of the last two decades

For centuries, the influence of China has been felt across the globe. But the Asian superpower’s growing authority doesn’t only affect the economy: China’s impressive presence is also having an impact on culinary habits

Chinese cuisine takes centre stage across the world

For centuries, the influence of China has been felt across the globe. But the Asian superpower’s growing authority doesn’t only affect the economy: China’s impressive presence is also having an impact on culinary habits

Impeccable service and indulgent luxury at the O on Kloof Boutique Hotel and Spa, Cape Town provide an exceptional stay in South Africa’s best-loved city

O On Kloof

Impeccable service and indulgent luxury at the O on Kloof Boutique Hotel and Spa, Cape Town provide an exceptional stay in South Africa’s best-loved city