Hotel chains looking to enter the region can choose from the management, franchise or acquisition routes. Given the limited hotel developments available for acquisition...
Manika Dhama 30 May 2016
Hotels offering accommodation in regions with high security threats face pervasive risks which require professional handling to avoid escalation...
Josephine Wawira 25 May 2016
Airbnb has officially joined the World Tourism Organization as an affiliate member and in doing so, joins influential community leaders within...
16 May 2016
The World Travel Awards acknowledges, rewards, celebrates excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Hilton Hotels and Resorts won 16 major awards...
15 Apr 2016
With high-end hotels planned for thriving cities including Cape Town, Johannesburg and...
8 Apr 2016
Best Western Hotels & Resorts will be growing its portfolio from one to 14 total properties in the region over the next 12 months as part of its...
16 Mar 2016
Sun International says it will sell a portion of its interests in its African assets to a foreign subsidiary of Thailand-listed Minor International Public Co (Mint) for R664m.
19 Aug 2014
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
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.
Helmo Preuss 14 Jun 2013
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
People spent more on hotel and bed-and-breakfast accommodation in February and as a result, the total income for SA's tourist accommodation sector rose by 8.8% year-on-year according to Statistics SA's (Stats SA) tourist accommodation survey released on Monday (22 April).
23 Apr 2013