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December 2016 exceeded expectations for tourism in Cape Town

Expectations were exceeded with visitor traffic at the city's major attractions and Cape Town International Airport in December 2016...

1 day ago

SA cities first in Africa to be included in GDS-Index

The Global Destination Sustainability Index is an innovative new way to measure the level of sustainability cities offer to the MICE events (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, and Exhibitions) industry...

2 days ago

The rise of the old school general manager

There's been something fundamental missing in this last decade of hotel management...

By Guy Stehlik 2 days ago

Shishangeni's Camp Shawu reopens after mini-renovation

After a mini-renovation, Shishangeni, operated by BON Hotels, has reopened Camp Shawu. Guests can now make their way to the refurbished...

13 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Driving growth in African tourism

Africa was once perceived as relatively dangerous and expensive, with either luxury accommodation or poor quality hotels. Now people understand you can have an amazing experience...

13 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: The future of marketing in 360-degrees

The technology to watch in 2017 is Virtual Reality - along with the accompanying practice of 360-degree videography, the mechanism used by consumers and professionals to create immersive virtual reality experiences...

By Andre Van Kets 12 Jan 2017

Biggest hotel acquisition in Sub-Saharan Africa

Quantum Global's Hotel Fund Acquires Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra…

12 Jan 2017

2017 hotel trends to look out for

The hotel industry is continuously evolving and as curtains quickly fall on 2016, more evolution is expected in the coming year. Here are top hotel trends that are likely to dominate the sector in 2017...

By Josephine Wawira 11 Jan 2017

Vacation rents soar on Cape Riviera

Owners of properties along the Atlantic Seaboard who had rented out their assets during the festive season enjoyed a strong period as tourists were prepared to pay premium rentals...

By Alistair Anderson 11 Jan 2017

Cottages, guest houses destroyed within hours in Paarl inferno

A blaze which started in the Du Toitskloof mountains in Paarl in the early hours of Tuesday morning has already ripped through about 250 hectares of land, destroying nine cottages and two guest houses along the way...

10 Jan 2017

Marriott International opens seventh hotel in Algeria

Marriott International announced the opening of Sheraton Annaba, its seventh hotel in Algeria...

10 Jan 2017

Fires sweep through parts of Western Cape

Wildfires raging across Somerset West in the Western Cape have damaged one of the country's oldest wine farms...

By Tanya Steenkamp 6 Jan 2017

Hilton to open its first hotel in Casablanca

After reestablishing its presence in Morocco with the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Tanger City Center in 2016, Hilton has signed a management agreement with Group Sadiki to open its first hotel in Casablanca...

6 Jan 2017

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