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
Zevenwacht in Kuilsriver is perched high on a hill with magnificent Table Mountain views.
By Brian Berkman 5 Mar 2014 10:30
South Africa has come second after Mauritius on the African Transformation Index released on Monday (3 March 2014)‚ indicating its economic transformation is better than most other African countries.
4 Mar 2014 09:36
Hotels‚ gaming and resorts group Sun International has reported a 20% decline in diluted headline earnings per share (HEPS) to 325c for the six months ended December. Last years its HEPS was 408c.
25 Feb 2014 09:29
City Lodge Hotels has reported a 14% rise to 330.5c in normalised diluted headline earnings per share for the six months to December.
14 Feb 2014 10:21
Like all other industries, travel and tourism has traditionally been operated on gut feel, guesswork and historical data. Decisions on packages, pricing and destinations were made by operators, not travellers, and personalised packages were limited. However, big data is set to change this.
By Nadine Shenker 12 Feb 2014 08:05
Listed hotels group City Lodge Hotels has reached agreement with Nairobi-based Fairview Hotel to acquire the other 50% of a joint venture between the two companies‚ giving it full ownership of the Fairview Hotel and the Country Lodge in Kenya's capital city.
4 Feb 2014 16:17
I returned to Bushmans Kloof in the Cederberg to find my healthier inner-self and connected with the ancestors in the process.
By Brian Berkman 3 Feb 2014 09:02
Strategise, revive and unwind at Granny Mouse Country House and Spa located near Balgowan, in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands. Every company that hosts a conference should return home relaxed and invigorated - which is why they offer accommodation and specialised spa rates for those wanting to include into their tailor-made packages so guests will have an enjoyable experience.
28 Jan 2014 15:35
SA's tourism sector performed better than expected in the last quarter of 2013‚ showing resilience despite global economic woes‚ according to the Tourism Business Council of SA's (TBCSA's) FNB tourism business index.
By Andiswa Maqutu 27 Jan 2014 10:43
"That's a Narina Trogon," Solilo Kalumba, SK to his friends, pointed out. Armed with my iPhone Bird Guide App, I disagreed. "Narina Trogons don't live here," I read from the guide, smug in my correctness...
By Brian Berkman 27 Jan 2014 09:57
The future success of the hospitality and tourism industry in SA depends on a strong talent pipeline of young people within the industry who will continue the legacy of responsible tourism that is being so carefully established in this country, says Caleb Mabaso, FEDHASA's head of Strategic Projects.
24 Jan 2014 14:13
South Africa and its key tourist attractions have witnessed record festive season growth figures due to an increase in international and local tourism.
23 Jan 2014 12:12
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
Staying in an airport hotel needn't be a grudge purchase. I wish our one night at the InterContinental OR Tambo could have been a week.
By Brian Berkman 21 Jan 2014 13:00
Total income for SA's tourist accommodation industry rose by 10.5% year-on-year (y/y) in nominal terms (current prices) Statistics SA's tourist accommodation survey released on Monday (20 January) showed.
21 Jan 2014 10:19
Legacy Hotels have opened their first Western Coastal hotel in Gabon as tourism in the country reaches an all-time high.
16 Jan 2014 16:08
WTM Africa (World Travel Market Africa) has announced the planned line-up of its event programme, which will take place during the inaugural show on Cape Town's International Convention Centre from 2-3 May 2014.
16 Jan 2014 16:01
Think about Zebula Golf and Safari Lodge as a Club Med experience and you couldn't be happier.
By Brian Berkman 14 Jan 2014 09:57
Growthpoint Properties and the Public Investment Corp (PIC), the co-owners of the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, are in discussions with a number of international hotel operators to run what will be the first new hotel to be built at the precinct since Sol Kerzner's One&Only opened its doors in April 2009.
By Joan Muller 13 Jan 2014 10:56
Mpumalanga's luxurious Mala Mala private game reserve will get new owners when President Jacob Zuma hands over the 13,184ha of land and title deeds to the community on Friday (10 January).
10 Jan 2014 07:53
There is, of course, the legend of the lost Kruger Millions but even that tenuous link to great stories suggests the gold bullion is somewhere near Machadadorp and not hidden beneath a lion's den in The Kruger National Park.
By Brian Berkman 9 Jan 2014 14:31
Clico Boutique Hotel is in a converted grand old farm-style house with a Cape Dutch gabled roof from the time when Rosebank, Johannesburg wasn't the social and economic hub it is today.
By Brian Berkman 6 Jan 2014 11:24
Centara Hotels & Resorts of Thailand soft-opened on 15 December 2013 its second property in Mauritius, Centara Grand Azuri Resort & Spa Mauritius, a five-star resort located directly on the beach at the new Azuri oceanfront village complex on the northeast coast of the island.
20 Dec 2013 11:02
Tourist arrivals in South Africa grew 5.1% during the first six months of this year compared with last year and the tourism sector injected R35.3bn into the economy during this time‚ Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk said this week.
By Linda Ensor 18 Dec 2013 09:13
Tourist arrivals to South Africa grew by 5.1% during the first six months of 2013 compared to the same period in 2012.
17 Dec 2013 11:49
The five-star Cape Royale Luxury Hotel & Spa has received its third Online Travel Agent award. The team received a Golden Circle Award and is the only hotel in Cape Town to receive one. It is based on the hotel's performance, rate parity, content and availability and it is conducted by agoda.
13 Dec 2013 11:15
The Emperors Palace complex by hotel group Peermont provides a number of hotels, casino, entertainment centre and a convention centre where I was attending an event.
By Brian Berkman 12 Dec 2013 10:33
When Rolf Steiner and Marisa Silva, two Swiss Re executives working out of Sao Paulo, Brazil purchased Rhulani Safari Lodge in the Madikwe Reserve, near the South African border of Botswana, passion, not profit, was their motivation.
By Brian Berkman 10 Dec 2013 11:46
All available hotel rooms in Gauteng have been reserved ahead of a memorial service for former president Nelson Mandela‚ who died on Thursday, 5 December, at the age of 95.
10 Dec 2013 06:33
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