LightSpeed at WordCamp Cape Town 2016

This year’s Cape Town WordCamp was another great learning and networking opportunity for the LightSpeed Team. Ashley, Iggie, Warwick, Anton and Joe headed down to the River Club in Observatory for informative talks, interesting workshops, great food and an obligatory display of complete lack of golf-skills… We’ll start off the blog post with a rundown of … Continue reading

Tour Operators: Mobile Optimization

In case you haven’t noticed, your market is adopting to browsing on mobile devices at increasing rate. Today’s travelers aren’t going to travel agents’ offices to discuss their trips, they’re taking their smartphones out their pockets and searching on Google and on TripAdvisor for their next trip, and if your website isn’t displaying and functioning … Continue reading

LSX: Incremental Updates

Since releasing the major 1.7.0 update to LSX, our minimalistic and lightweight WordPress theme, we haven’t slowed down in terms of incremental improvements. In the last two weeks or so we’ve released three minor updates to the plugin, and we’ll detail them below, version by version. 1.7.1 We made some improvements to the colour swatch … Continue reading

Tour Operators: Building Trust

Before taking the leap of choosing a tour operator to take them on the “Journey of a Lifetime!®” or some other lofty promise, prospective clients will want to know who they’re dealing with, and why they should trust them. This is especially the case with travel in and around Africa, as many view it as … Continue reading

LightSpeed Releases the Wetu Importer

We’re excited to announce the latest addition to our LightSpeed store, the Wetu Importer, a plugin that syncs with the Wetu database of accommodations and allows you quickly and easily pull in information from it and load into Accommodation posts that are provided from the LSX Tour Operator plugin. If you’re developing an accommodation website in South Africa (or are having … Continue reading

LSX 1.7.0 Released

The LSX theme updates are coming thick and fast! Our lean, clean theme has had several features added and optimizations made. There’s never been a better time try out our premium WordPress theme. Lazy loading Lazy Load has been enabled, helping sites using LSX site to load faster and reduce their server load. Pages that are heavy with images will only … Continue reading

How to Join and Benefit from Safari Bookings

SafariBookings is a highly popular and well established online resource for planning safari trips. Users can easily compare a wide selection of specialized safaris, offered by nearly 200 tour tour operators. Also provided on SafariBookings is quality information and independent reviews on each provider to help users decide where and when to go on their travels. A SafariBookings account … Continue reading