Travel Insights

Four common business travel challenges and how to overcome…
Did you know that 10% of corporate travellers spend nearly four weeks of their personal time up in the air in an aircraft, and are away from home an average of 88 nights each year? Or that the human body loses almost 1.4 litres…
Double your rewards on your On Business programme with…
British Airways is offering small and medium-sized enterprises that are part of its On Business programme an opportunity to double their rewards. On Business members who travel on British Airways international flights or British…
Tanzania Airports Authority introduces new security fee for…
The Tanzania Airport Authority (TAA) has introduced a new security fee on all domestic and international flights in the country. As of 1 October 2018, air travellers will pay an additional TZS5 000 (-+R32) for domestic flights…
Free WiFi to be made available at Acsa airports by year end
Airports Company South Africa (Acsa) has announced that free WiFi will be made available at all Acsa airports before the end of 2018. Acsa airports include, OR Tambo, Cape Town, King Shaka, Bram Fischer, Port Elizabeth…
FlySafair speeds up check-in using new technology
FlySafair has launched Express Check-In, a new technology that allows the airline to service passengers quicker.  Express Check-In, has been rolled out at all the airports from which FlySafair operates, enabling the airline…
Air Mauritius to increase capacity to CPT route
As of October 29, Air Mauritius will operate on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays between Mauritius and Cape Town. On Fridays between November 2, 2018 and January 11 2019, Air Mauritius will operate its A330-900NEO on the route.…
SA Express releases relaunch schedule
SA Express (SAX) has announced it will resume its operations on Thursday 23 August 2018, following the temporary grounding at the end of May 2018.  This follows the recent reinstatement of both the airlines’s Air Operations…
Emirates enhances its premium offering in First and…
Emirates has refreshed its premium offering with new luxury products in First and Business Class for a more comfortable travel experience. The new products stem from collaborations with BYREDO skincare, Bowers & Wilkins and…
Travel Insurance becomes increasingly important
Following a global spike in fraudulent transactions, travel insurance companies are clamping down on supporting documentation requirements before paying out claims. Baggage delay and loss claims require a letter from the airline…
What millennials really want from business travel
For business owners, it’s important to understand what makes your most valuable employees tick. And, chances are that while you’ll be juggling multiple generations in your workforce, your team will likely comprise a large…
How working with a B-BBEE Level 1 TMC can help grow your…
Flight Centre Business Travel, part of the Flight Centre Travel Group Corporate (Pty) Ltd has made significant progress in its transformation journey, achieving a phenomenal jump from Level 4 B-BBEE to Level 1 status in just…
Five tips to stay fit and healthy on your next business trip
It doesn't take a survey to know that most business travellers don't follow their fitness and wellness routines while travelling for work. What’s evident though, is that more business travellers around the world are getting…