Navigating travel in 2024 – tips for HWT Franchisee

In the turbulent years following the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, the travel industry has clawed its way back to a brand-new normal. It’s safe to say that nobody was prepared for the unprecedented and dramatic drop in air travel, completely decimated supply chains, borders closing, global wide travel bans and travel and tourism job losses extending into the millions around the world.

Duty of Care for Business Travel

What is duty of care for business travellers?
So, what does Duty of Care mean, and why is it so important in travel? Duty of Care is a reference to “a company’s moral and legal obligation to strive for the well-being, health, and safety of its employees whilst they perform their duties.

Easter holidays – an EGGciting travel adventure

Easter transcends borders and unfolds in unique ways around the world. Fill your next holiday with cultural richness, captivating celebrations and some quirky fun as you delve into customs and traditions that mark this holiday across the globe. Hop on board for some fascinating easter rituals to tease your travel taste buds:

Getting the most from your hired wheels

From chariot rental in ancient Rome – to the humble beginnings of car rental in Germany over 100 years ago, man’s need for hired wheels is thousands of years old. For the modern traveller, car hire options are endless, and there is a vehicle to suit every need, whether it be for business or pleasure.

Our new website is live – it’s up and away!

Our website has had an exciting makeover, and it’s about to make your travel journey a whole lot smoother. Think sleek lines, vibrant imagery and an intuitive interface that delivers a user experience that flows like a perfect itinerary!

Bidvest Group Leader Takes the World by Storm!

Bidvest Group Leader Takes the World by Storm!

Mpumi Madisa Makes Forbes’ 100 Most Powerful Women

“Who run the world? Girls!” Beyonce declared – and in 2023, Forbes agrees. Their prestigious list of the 100 Most Powerful Women features our very own group CEO, Mpumi Madisa, a visionary leader shaping the group and beyond. This recognition isn’t just a personal win; it’s a beacon of hope and inspiration for women everywhere.

Top Ten cost savings travel tips

Top Ten cost savings travel tips

The allure of travel is its ability to whisk us away to new worlds, broaden our horizons, and create unforgettable memories. However, the financial aspects of travel planning can often diminish our enthusiasm!

Culinary travel journeys to tickle your tastebuds

Culinary travel journeys to tickle your tastebuds

Food connects people through flavours and traditions and is a universal language that transcends borders! If you love travel and food, then going on a cooking holiday is a delectable way to experience a new destination.

Top Romantic Getaways In South Africa

Top Romantic Getaways In South Africa

Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion, rekindling your love, or just want to escape the everyday with your significant other, South Africa offers stunning destinations that promise to rekindle a bit of romance.

Family-Friendly Spring Staycations in SA

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Like Spring, South Africa is simply bursting with an array of experiences to rejuvenate your soul! The upcoming vacation breaks are perfect for planning a Spring staycation.

Family-Friendly Spring Staycations in SA

Family-Friendly Spring Staycations in SA

Like Spring, South Africa is simply bursting with an array of experiences to rejuvenate your soul!
The upcoming vacation breaks are perfect for planning a Spring staycation.

Elevate your travel business – Partner with HWT

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You know the travel business. You expend endless energy into providing exceptional customer service while balancing the need for financial stability alongside the best travel rates and deals you can find.

Women travelling solo – Top 3 travel tips

Women travelling solo – Top 3 travel tips

No woman has walked on the moon! But that’s about to change. In 2025 The US Space Agency will send Christina Koch to the moon as part of the Artemis Space Programme. She will have prepared for five long years since this was first announced. Let’s be honest – her destination is a very cool travel bucket-list item!

Women travelling solo – Top 3 travel tips

Young African American male tourist pointing away while searching for direction with diverse fiends standing in railway station terminal with paper map in hands

No woman has walked on the moon! But that’s about to change. In 2025 The US Space Agency will send Christina Koch to the moon as part of the Artemis Space Programme. She will have prepared for five long years since this was first announced. Let’s be honest – her destination is a very cool travel bucket-list item!

Wild luxury – Glamping in South Africa

Wild luxury - Glamping in South Africa

Luxury, refined, boutique or just Glamping – call it what you like, but it’s tenting in absolute style! South Africa is a diverse country bursting with natural wonders and breathtaking landscapes, making it the ideal destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Pristine coastlines, rugged mountains, bushveld, forests and undulating plains – the choice of settings is all yours. Regardless of your preferences and the size of your pocket, there is something for everyone when it comes to tented glamour.

Mauritius – the ultimate all-inclusive escape

Mauritius – the ultimate all-inclusive escape

Planning a holiday can be time-consuming and stressful. One of the biggest advantages of choosing an all-inclusive holiday is the convenience. Everything is taken care of, from accommodation and meals to activities and entertainment – leaving you free to relax and enjoy every moment of your holiday.

Go while you can – travel for the young and adventurous

Go while you can – travel for the young and adventurous

Travelling is a great way to broaden your horizons, embrace new experiences, and create unforgettable memories. What better time to do it than NOW? While flying solo has advantages, we unpack some of the benefits of travelling with other young, free-spirited adventurers.

Supporting start-up businesses in Tourism

Supporting start-up businesses in Tourism

The South African travel and tourism industry holds immense economic growth and development potential.
After this critical sector was almost decimated in 2020, supporting entrepreneurs in tourism now will breathe life into the tourism sector and ensure its long-term sustainability.