FEDHASA Cape, the official voice and representative of the hospitality industry, recently held a youth event at the Peninsula Hotel in Cape Town, hosted by youth segment chairman, Jamie Pieters. The event served to highlight the relevance of youths within the hospitality industry, as well as promote the role that FEDHASA Cape plays in supporting young people in their careers.
4 Dec 2013 12:42
After 14 years apart, industry veterans and hoteliers Tony Romer-Lee and Euan McGlashan are back together in their newest venture, PMR Hospitality Partners, which is a boutique African hospitality management company based in Cape Town and Atlanta, US, through its sister firm, Valor Hospitality Partners.
4 Dec 2013 12:14
Indaba and We Are Africa have joined forces to introduce Two Shows One Africa, which they claim will change the face of travel trade shows on the continent, bringing unprecedented business benefits to exhibitors, buyers, and the greater African tourism sector.
3 Dec 2013 15:28
Sandton is set to see its first newly built hotel in four years, when 177 Empire Place, which is being developed by hotel group Executive Apartments and Hotels, opens next year.
By Alistair Anderson 3 Dec 2013 11:48
Trafalgar has devised a programme for its guests that is designed to give them even more and take them further beyond the expected in 2014.
3 Dec 2013 06:51
Demand for quality accommodation will result in Uganda's Protea Hotel Entebbe more than doubling in size less than two years after first opening doors. Construction starts on the new phase of the 73-room hotel in May 2014 and is expected to take approximately a year to complete.
2 Dec 2013 10:35
The board of Sun International (SUI) suffered an embarrassing setback after the majority of its shareholders rejected the company's new remuneration policy at its annual general meeting (AGM) last week.
By Max Gebhardt 29 Nov 2013 07:10
Hotels and gaming group Tsogo Sun Holdings has reported a 20% rise in diluted adjusted headline earnings per share to 81.3c for the six months to September, up from 68.0c a year ago.
22 Nov 2013 10:11
Total income for the tourist accommodation sector increased by 8.2% in September compared with the same period last year, Statistics SA said.
20 Nov 2013 10:55
The Drakensberg Sun Resort recently achieved the highest accolade in South Africa, a Diamond Classification status, which recognises the resort's unswerving focus on sustainable environmental excellence for a period of five consecutive years, officially making the Drakensberg Sun Resort South Africa's most sustainable tourism product.
19 Nov 2013 16:20
The Avios Travel Rewards Programme was recently launched in South Africa and is a loyalty programme allowing travellers to collect Avios points to use for flights on premium airline, British Airways. The partnership will allow Avios members to earn points on their hotel accommodation spend at Protea Hotels & African Pride Hotels.
19 Nov 2013 15:44
The Protea Hotel Kampala was recently named the best Luxury City Hotel in Africa in the World Luxury Hotel Awards. The ceremony, which was held in Phuket, Thailand, named those hotels around the world that guests had voted to have the best facilities and service.
18 Nov 2013 12:21
Sun International (SUI) has received approval to operate a casino in Panama‚ triggering the purchase of three floors of the 70-story mixed-use Trump Ocean Club International Hotel and Tower on a freehold basis for US$45.5m.
By Mark Allix 18 Nov 2013 08:04
Will you be tempted by a pint-sized devil or tread on the side of 3D augmented reality angels when you visit Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Melrose Arch and Cape Town this Summer? Whether you choose naughty or nice, the latest Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! experience takes temptation and technology to a whole new level for guests and visitors alike, who stand to win a range of prizes using a mobile device and Naughty or Nice coasters that are to be found the hotel's restaurant, bar and lounge areas.
14 Nov 2013 10:24
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