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City Lodge Hotel Group updates African expansion progress on Africa Day

Construction has begun on the 147-room City Lodge Hotel Dar es Salaam in Tanzania's capital city with the hotel expected to open in the fourth quarter of 2017...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 9 hours ago

Can the hotel industry survive terrorism challenges in Africa?

Hotels offering accommodation in regions with high security threats face pervasive risks which require professional handling to avoid escalation...

By Josephine Wawira 1 day ago

BON Hotels grows portfolio with Shishangeni Private Game Lodge

BON Hotels has taken over Shishangeni Private Game Lodge situated on a 15,000-hectare private concession of Kruger National Park...

1 day ago

Why SA hotels need to catch the growing tech wave with travellers

According to Grant Thornton, South African hotels which continue to lag behind their global peers in adopting technologies risk being cut adrift in a digital economy...

2 days ago

Self-catering for an affordable Phuket island holiday

One of the many great things about a holiday in Thailand is starting your day with a Massamum Curry and knowing that the greatest risk to your person is...

By Brian Berkman 3 days ago

Empowerment levels in tourism under scrutiny

The Department of Tourism will conduct a study on the state of transformation in the tourism sector to assess the effect of B-BBEE codes...

By Khulekani Magubane 3 days ago

Pros and cons of foreign investment in the African tourism market

Africa is increasingly promoting the tourism industry as a means of improving the continent's economic development. Africa continues to attract foreign investors...

By Josephine Wawira 19 May 2016

Travel Trend: Sleep Pods & Capsule Hotels

Remember that scene in Fifth Element, when they travel to the Paradise Planet and sleep in pod-like beds? Well I got to experience...

By Rachel Briant 17 May 2016

Government savings to impact on travel agencies' bottom line

Travel agencies may be forced to forego volume based override commissions and rebates as government plans to save up to R25bn a year through the tightening of...

17 May 2016

Newmark plans expansion into Africa

Newmark hotels aim to grow its footprint on the African content and a key strategic intervention for group's expansion is the establishment of...

17 May 2016

Hospitality takeover wins approval with terms

The takeover of hotel-focused property fund Hospitality by Southern Sun Hotels has been approved by SA's competition authorities, with conditions...

By Alistair Anderson 16 May 2016

Ibis Styles is number one brand for planned hotels in Africa

Ibis Styles has emerged as the front-runner for the number of planned hotels in Africa, knocking back Hilton and Radisson Blu which for years have been locked in a contest for first and second place...

Issued by Bench Events 16 May 2016

From dragon's breath to beautiful phoenix

The Hout Bay Sentinel floats above the Atlantic like one of Daenerys Targaryen's great fire-breathing dragons with its eye focussed firmly on Tintswalo Atlantic...

By Brian Berkman 16 May 2016

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