Chinese are angry at South Korea and Japan

Chinese are angry at South Korea and Japan

Travel restrictions launched in the wake of China’s border reopening may be affecting where people there are booking trips. But it’s not out of spite, said several Chinese travelers who spoke to CNBC. It’s because some countries aren’t letting them in, they said. ‘I think it’s unfair’ Reactions from Chinese travelers who spoke to CNBC … Read more

Ghana approves 2023 budget in middle of deep economic woes | Business and Economy News

Ghana approves 2023 budget in middle of deep economic woes |  Business and Economy News

Ghana is in talks with the International Monetary Fund for a support package to help relieve its debt distress. Ghana’s parliament has narrowly approved the proposed 2023 budget, overcoming resistance from opposition lawmakers over the inclusion of a debt exchange program and increased value-added tax. The budget of the cocoa, gold, and oil-producing nation, which … Read more

Walmart, JPMorgan, GM CEOs talk about possible slowdown

Walmart, JPMorgan, GM CEOs talk about possible slowdown

General Motors CEO Mary Barra speaks during a visit of the US president to the General Motors Factory ZERO electric vehicle assembly plant in Detroit, Michigan on November 17, 2021. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images As 2023 approaches and the prospect of a recession looms, corporate America is preparing for a slowdown in … Read more

Here’s what South Africans can expect the business travel industry to look like in 2023

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South Africa eased its final lockdown restrictions earlier this year, allowing virtual meetings to take place in person and creating new opportunities for business travel to return to pre-pandemic levels. While this news is a source of relief for the travel industry, it could come at a cost for travellers. Source: Supplied | Marc Wachsberger: … Read more

Where can disabled people easily travel? Survey names the top cities

Where can disabled people easily travel?  Survey names the top cities

The Valuable 500, a business coalition, released its list of the top 10 most accessible cities in the world. The report cited a survey conducted among 3,500 individuals with disabilities, who rated cities based on “transport links, proximity of accommodation to attractions, shops, and restaurants, and the availability of information about accessibility.” The survey was … Read more

Last-minute flights over the holidays will cost you more this year

Last-minute flights over the holidays will cost you more this year

People still looking to book trips home to visit family or take a vacation during the holidays need to act fast — and prepare for sticker shock. Airline executives say that based on bookings, they expect huge demand for flights over Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s. Travel experts say the best deals for airfares and … Read more

Kenya: Ministries to Cut Spend On Foreign Travel, Training in Ruto’s Austerity Plan

Kenya: Hotel Sector Exhibits Full Recovery From Covid-19 - Survey

Nairobi— Ministries, Departments, and Agencies(MDAs) are set to fully cut spending on foreign travel, purchase of motor vehicles, and training in the current budget as part of President William Ruto’s Sh300billion austerity plan. The MDAs will also be required to fully cut spending on the remaining allocated funds for purchase of household furniture and institutional … Read more

Where can disabled people easily travel? Survey names the top cities

Where can disabled people easily travel?  Survey names the top cities

The Valuable 500, a business coalition, released its list of the top 10 most accessible cities in the world. The report cited a survey conducted among 3,500 individuals with disabilities, who rated cities based on “transport links, proximity of accommodation to attractions, shops, and restaurants, and the availability of information about accessibility.” The survey was … Read more

Is it safe to cruise again? Yes, say fans who are cruising again

Is it safe to cruise again?  Yes, say fans who are cruising again

Outbreaks, port refusals, travelers stuck onboard. Cruise ships dominated the news in early 2020 for all the wrong reasons. Some people predicted the industry would never recover. But cruising fans say: That’s ancient history. “Given a choice, we would be living on the cruise ship for the remainder of our lives,” said Singaporean Peter Lim. … Read more

Why booking travel on your phone is a bad idea

Why booking travel on your phone is a bad idea

Since the first iPhone launched 15 years ago, consumer shopping habits have slowly but relentlessly shifted toward mobile devices. According to a survey of 3,250 US consumers from Pymnts.com, a website dedicated to analyzing the role of payments in new tech, the majority of travel service purchases (51.4%) were made on a mobile device in … Read more