US hotel giant Marriott announced it had finalised a deal to buy the Protea group, Africa's largest hotel chain, for US$186m.
23 Jan 2014 10:24
Auditing firm PwC on Thursday (13 June) projected total room revenue in SA would grow at a compound annual rate of 9.2% between now and 2017 after overall spending on rooms in all categories rose by 13.4% in 2012 to R15.2bn‚ reflecting an increase in stay-unit nights and a 5.3% rise in the average room rate.
By Helmo Preuss 14 Jun 2013 07:54
Hilton Worldwide has expanded its product offering in SA over the past six months and the US-based group intends to increase its presence in Africa‚ according to vice-president of operations for Africa and the Indian Ocean‚ Jan van der Putten.
16 May 2013 08:38
In line with its growth strategy‚ Tsogo Sun has announced an investment of US$100m to be used to expand the group's hotel network in Africa.
25 Apr 2013 08:02
Hopoptions has launched a domestic airlines flight aggregator service, which provides quick, accurate and user-friendly comparisons for travellers booking flights within Nigeria. The website also allows visitors search through over 55 000 hotels worldwide and pay directly online with any Naira Mastercard or Verve card.
26 Mar 2013 12:49
Pretoria - The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has warned consumers about possible ticketing scams ahead of South Africa hosting the Africa Cup of Nations next January.
22 Dec 2012 13:24
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has just entered its 68th and 69th territories with new properties respectively in the Republic of Guinea and Gabon following on from the opening of a property in Ethiopia in January this year.
16 Apr 2012 11:44
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