With tourism and hospitality one of the fastest growing sectors in South Africa, contributing billions annually to the economy, young people are increasingly attracted to the idea of living the dream by choosing a career in the industry, believing that it will be a life filled with travel and glamour, with only an occasional interruption in the way of "real work".
17 Apr 2014 10:48
If not, here is why you should.
Issued by Fiera Milano 16 Apr 2014 15:55
Virgin Limited Edition, Sir Richard Branson's worldwide luxury collection of award-winning retreats has entered into a preliminary agreement to purchase a new property - Mont Rochelle Hotel and Mountain Vineyard in Franschhoek, South Africa, which would become the latest addition to the already eclectic portfolio.
15 Apr 2014 15:41
The inaugural World Travel Market (WTM) Africa will take place at the CTICC, Cape Town from 2-3 May as a leading B2B exhibition for Africa's travel industry.
11 Apr 2014 11:44
The South African Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has confirmed that it will be bringing a contigent of international buyers, mostly from Africa, to the 2014 Food Hospitality World Africa exhibition, 26-28 May at the CTICC.
Issued by Fiera Milano 10 Apr 2014 13:38
The World Luxury Hotel Awards has nominated the five-star graded, D'oreale Grande at Emperors Palace in Gauteng to contend for the South African World Luxury Hotel Award 2014 and the African World Luxury Hotel Award 2014.
9 Apr 2014 14:32
'Long Beach Resort is not so much a hotel or resort as a village - a village in which we set out to have something for everyone - to create a holiday destination to which guests will return, time and again' - Nicolas de Chalain, Long Beach's first GM.
By Rod Baker 8 Apr 2014 16:50
A seven month refurbishment of all public spaces and rooms of Protea Hotel Capital has just been completed, showcasing a unique, fresh sense of style.
7 Apr 2014 11:01
The Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) has bought "significant" equity interest in Kerzner International Holdings‚ the international developer and operator of luxury hotels and resorts‚ from the Kerzner family and other institutional investors.
7 Apr 2014 10:01
Most upscale hotels will send a few pointers on things to do while visiting along with the ubiquitous 'please book your restaurant and spa reservations in advance of your arrival' request with your hotel confirmation.
By Brian Berkman 2 Apr 2014 13:00
Tsogo Sun's InterContinental O.R. Tambo Airport remains the Best Airport Hotel in Africa, says travellers who participated in the Skytrax 2014 World Airport Hotel Awards. For the 4th consecutive year, the InterContinental Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport hotel is the proud recipient of the 2014 Skytrax award in the Best Airport Hotel for Africa category.
31 Mar 2014 16:46
The David Livingstone Spa & Wellness Centre located at the David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa Livingstone, Zambia has been named 2014 Continent Winner Africa for "Best Luxury Safari Spa" at the prestigious World Luxury Spa Awards.
31 Mar 2014 11:35
Hilton Durban will be marking Earth Hour 2014 on Saturday, 29 March 2014. The hotel will join hundreds of the more than 4,000 hotels and timeshare properties that are part of the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of brands by switching off lights, as well as organising other projects for guests in demonstration of their commitment to live sustainably and take action by caring for the planet in the year ahead.
27 Mar 2014 09:46
No, not Seattle... Mauritius, though cynics might suggest that wherever it's intoned, the longest sentence in the English language is "I do"*.
By Rod Baker 27 Mar 2014 05:58
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