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Growth in tourist accommodation despite difficult trading conditions

Statistics South Africa's recently released figures for Tourist Accommodation in September 2016, reveal that the total income for the local tourist accommodation industry increased by

1 day ago

Sanbona Explorer Camp: A holistic safari adventure in the Klein Karoo

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is a 54,000 ha premier wildlife destination that lies at the foot of the Warmwaterberg Mountains in the heart of the Klein Karoo...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 Dec 2016

Ushering in a new era for Sun City

With some 25 years in the food and hospitality industry, Raul de Lima is taking the reins as general manager at iconic Sun City resort and is set to usher in a new era for...

24 minutes ago

Mobile phones usage for travel

In the latest report on how people use phones for travel, Google in collaboration with Ipsos has provided insights on the influences mobile devices have on travellers' decisions...

By Josephine Wawira 1 hour ago

Five simple data security questions to ask your travel agent this festive season

When making getaway plans and booking lodges, tours, B&Bs and travel accommodations, it's common practice for many busy

By Amit Parbhucharan 2 hours ago

Welcome holiday rush challenge

High season is relied on by many businesses to counteract quieter months and to build cash reserves for the year ahead. This surge in business can bring with it challenges, too, such as...

By Wynand Smit 1 Dec 2016

Mpongo Private Game Reserve opens two new lodges

Premier Hotels & Resorts' Mpongo Private Game Reserve has recently opened two additional lodges to accommodate an increase in both leisure and business travellers...

1 Dec 2016

First Group invests millions in refurbishing flagship properties

At a time when the luxury hospitality industry is enjoying a positive upturn, the First Group is boosting it's growth with a total investment of R179 million including...

1 Dec 2016

Iconic Houw Hoek Hotel sold

South Africa's oldest hotel, the iconic Western Cape Houw Hoek Hotel has been sold to hoteliers Rober Haarburger and Drew Danford for R42 million...

30 Nov 2016

Mossel Bay, Bredasdorp star Cape performers

The secret to recovering from the 2009 recession lies hidden in the Western Cape towns of Mossel Bay and Bredasdorp...

By Dave Chambers and Aron Hyman 30 Nov 2016

Shimmy Luxury Collection now the sole operator of The Ritz

Shimmy Luxury Collection has obtained full control of the previously held JV Management company and is the sole operator of the new Ritz which will now be opening its doors in February 2017...

29 Nov 2016

Breedezicht Estate - developing in unspoiled Witsand

Breedezicht Estate is a development situated in the small town of Witsand - but it's not your regular development. The location, attractions, and architecture makes a unique destination for...

By Cari Van Wyk 29 Nov 2016

Surge in graded establishments in 2016

The TGCSA management information (MI) mid-year reports indicate a significant increase of about 10% in graded establishments and/or rooms...

28 Nov 2016

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