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Examining the State of Hotel Development in Africa

A total of 365 hotel chain development pipelines were reported in Africa in 2016, with 64,231 rooms. This is according to a report by the W-Hospitality Group; that provides advisory services in the hotel, tourism, leisure, and real estate industries to investors. This is a record 29.2% increase, from the 2015 numbers of 270 hotels and 49,715 rooms in the… Read More

Brief background on Fully Committed

Like any busy restaurant, the setting of Fully Committed has many characters and personalities. What distinguishes this fictional eatery, however, is that every one of them is portrayed by Jesse Tyler Ferguson. That’s right – all 40 servers, chefs and patrons are played by one very active and entertaining performer.   Fully Committed, which opens April 25 at the Lyceum… Read More

Marula Festival Set to Boost Cultural Tourism in Swaziland

Celebrating one of Southern Africa’s botanical treasures, the Marula Festival is one of Swaziland’s most spectacular cultural events. A tribute to the riches of Mother Nature, the Marula festival is an annual royal celebration. Every year festivities are initiated by King Mswati III and Her Majesty the ‘Indlovukazi’ the Queen Mother, who travel all over the kingdom leading the nation’s... Read More