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
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
Interest is running high in Portugal's recently announced Golden Visa Programme, presenting the opportunity for South Africans to qualify for EU citizenship by acquiring property in Portugal.
10 Apr 2014 13:21
'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
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
Estate agents working in Langebaan, the attractive West Coast village just 100km from Cape Town, have only one message to give to those interested in the property prospects in the area.
31 Mar 2014 15:10
Long Street Boutique Hotel's metropolitan setting makes it ideal to experience the best of what the Mother City has to offer, while staying in style.
31 Mar 2014 13:42
The Southern Sun Ikoyi Hotel has recently won Best Hotel Nigeria 2013/2014 African Region award, for the second time.
28 Mar 2014 10:45
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
The Hilton Durban has commenced the biggest refurbishment programme in its 17-year history.
26 Mar 2014 09:30
The South African hotel sector looks to be emerging from its post-Soccer World Cup slump based on occupancy and room-rate figures from last year.
By Alistair Anderson 25 Mar 2014 07:35
Feel like a getaway without the kids? Feel like getting married and need a romantic venue? Try Ambre... now Adults Only
By Rod Baker 23 Mar 2014 16:12
When I first heard that Orient-Express had rebranded as Belmond my immediate reaction was what a crazy and misguided waste of brand equity. When I think Orient-Express, I think Agatha Christie, Lalique art decor crystal panels, and the elegance and romance of a bygone area.
By Brian Berkman 17 Mar 2014 12:36
The InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is leading the move to provide more sustainable hotel stays to an increasing number of environmentally-savvy travellers, thanks to IHG Green Engage, which is the company's online sustainability management system designed to help all IHG's hotels manage and minimise their impact on the environment.
7 Mar 2014 10:02
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