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SETE 2015 set for City of Tshwane
SETE 2015 set for City of Tshwane

Thebe Reed Exhibitions has announced that the City of Tshwane will be the Host City partner for the Sports & Events Tourism Exchange (SETE) for the next three years...

26 Aug 2015 13:09

Hoteliers to stay in touch with guests directly
Hoteliers to stay in touch with guests directly

After years of outsourcing digital communication to guests, getting wires crossed and mixing messages, the task of automated e-mailing and text message services can be done in-house via hotel management property systems...

24 Aug 2015 16:38



Port Alfred hotel reopens after makeover
Port Alfred hotel reopens after makeover

Royal St. Andrews in Port Alfred is reopening in September 2015 after a R130 million makeover...

21 Aug 2015 11:27

Cape Grace takes top honours at the Inter-Hotel Challenge - Cape Grace
Cape Grace takes top honours at the Inter-Hotel Challenge

Cape Grace Chef Candidate, Charmainne Deacon, and Wine Steward, Mpho Masiu, swept the boards at the annual Cape Legends Inter-Hotel Challenge awards dinner held on Friday, 14 August, at the Southern Sun Cape Sun hotel...

Issued by Cape Grace 18 Aug 2015 11:53

Country charm at Cascade
Country charm at Cascade

Along a dirt road a couple of kilometres outside of Paarl, and against a backdrop of the lush Klein Drakenstein Mountains and a gushing waterfall, you will find the charming four-star boutique hotel, Cascade Country Manor.

By Ruth Cooper 18 Aug 2015 11:37

Hilton agrees to open first hotel in Botswana
Hilton agrees to open first hotel in Botswana

Hilton Worldwide has announced the signing of a management agreement to open the mid-market Hilton Garden Inn Gaborone with...

17 Aug 2015 13:45

All set for 2015 Lilizela Tourism Awards
All set for 2015 Lilizela Tourism Awards

As the countdown picks up momentum on the Lilizela Tourism Awards, entries have now been judged and the provincial finalists selected...

11 Aug 2015 13:16

Presidential even without our national flower
Presidential even without our national flower

Bantry Bay's Alexander Street has been a go-to address for luxury travellers since the Queen's Hotel opened in the 1800s. Years later, in the early 1970's, I think, it became The President Hotel.

By Brian Berkman 4 Aug 2015 10:17

Digital advancement revolutionising hospitality enterprises
Digital advancement revolutionising hospitality enterprises

According to Susina Jooste, director of the Stellenbosch-based Private Hotel School, which celebrates its 10th birthday this year, digital applications have...

4 Aug 2015 09:06

Being blue at Belmond Reid's Palace
Being blue at Belmond Reid's Palace

They say a change is as good as a holiday, but sometimes being in familiar surroundings is more relaxing...

By Brian Berkman 30 Jul 2015 08:38

Marriott Hotel opens its doors in Makkah
Marriott Hotel opens its doors in Makkah

Marriott International has announced the opening of the Makkah Marriott Hotel, the company's first flagship brand in the holy city...

27 Jul 2015 09:12

Airbnb plans to expand across Africa
Airbnb plans to expand across Africa

Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb, attended the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2015 to meet with entrepreneurs from around the world and explore the sharing economy's impact and expansion, particularly on the African continent - which represents a huge opportunity for the company...

27 Jul 2015 08:18

Queen Victoria Hotel recognised by Expedia.com
Queen Victoria Hotel recognised by Expedia.com

The Queen Victoria Hotel in the Portswood Ridge Precinct at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town has been named a 2015 Expedia Insiders' Select Hotel...

24 Jul 2015 12:29

IPRA selects Johannesburg's best hotels for World Congress 2015
IPRA selects Johannesburg's best hotels for World Congress 2015

Five quintessential hotels have been carefully selected by IPRA as possible accommodation choices for delegates attending the International Public Relations Association 2015 World Congress and Exhibition...

Issued by IPRA 24 Jul 2015 11:42

Cape Grace Sommelier takes first place at SA Wine-Tasting Championship 2015 Cape Town - Cape Grace
Cape Grace Sommelier takes first place at SA Wine-Tasting Championship 2015 Cape Town

Marlvin Gwese, Cape Grace's Assistant Sommelier, took first place in the Winterhalter challenge at the Cape Town leg of the South African Wine-Tasting Championship 2015...

Issued by Cape Grace 23 Jul 2015 13:34

Menlyn Boutique Hotel nominated for prestigious awards
Menlyn Boutique Hotel nominated for prestigious awards

The Menlyn Boutique Hotel has recently been nominated for three prestigious awards...

23 Jul 2015 06:22

Hotel Verde achieves double Platinum certification for LEED
Hotel Verde achieves double Platinum certification for LEED

Hotel Verde has been awarded a second LEED Platinum Green Building Certification by the United States Green Building Council...

22 Jul 2015 12:47

Leeu Collection acquires Le Quartier Français
Leeu Collection acquires Le Quartier Français

Analjit Singh of Leeu Collection will take over as the new owners of Le Quartier Français in Franschhoek on 1 September 2015...

20 Jul 2015 15:01

The Capital Hotel Group rolls out in Cape Town and Pretoria
The Capital Hotel Group rolls out in Cape Town and Pretoria

The Capital Hotel Group, with six properties across Sandton, are set to open two new properties, The Capital Mirage (opening October 2015), and Menlyn Main (opening in September 2016)...

By Brian Berkman 20 Jul 2015 13:59

Cape Grace Hotel Candidates prepare for the final round of the Cape Legends Inter-Hotel Challenge! - Cape Grace
Cape Grace Hotel Candidates prepare for the final round of the Cape Legends Inter-Hotel Challenge!

On 22 July, Chef Charmainne Deacon and Wine Steward Mpho Masiu will be competing in the final round of the Cape Legends Inter-Hotel Challenge, which features 25 hotels from the Cape, Port Elizabeth, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng...

Issued by Cape Grace 16 Jul 2015 11:43

Newmark Hotels gets global recognition
Newmark Hotels gets global recognition

South African hotel management company, Newmark Hotels, Reserves & Lodges has scooped two prestigious international travel and tourism awards...

16 Jul 2015 09:57

Changes at San Martinho Beach Club
Changes at San Martinho Beach Club

It is often said that a change is as good as a holiday...

15 Jul 2015 13:19

Travelling requires a savings plan
Travelling requires a savings plan

There are high-income earners and high net asset worth people who are in a position to cover their short-, medium- and long-term financial mishaps from their income flows...

15 Jul 2015 11:28

The Portobello Hotel: a magnet to musos, fashionistas
The Portobello Hotel: a magnet to musos, fashionistas

Even before Julia Roberts entered Hugh Grant's blue door in the movie Notting Hill, W11, or Notting Hill Gate, London in the Royal Borough of Chelsea, was a place to visit...

By Brian Berkman 15 Jul 2015 05:58

Stay a while in Stuttgart
Stay a while in Stuttgart

Stuttgart, Germany may be best known as the home of Mercedes Benz, Porsche and of Bosch but it is also within proximity of a charming and characteristic University town, Tübingen...

By Brian Berkman 13 Jul 2015 13:31

Travel agents must value their services
Travel agents must value their services

It's no secret that the internet has changed life as we know it. Sometimes for the good, sometimes for the not so good...

By Rian Bornman 13 Jul 2015 11:28

Added value at hotels more important than ever
Added value at hotels more important than ever

Getting value for the money spent on a hotel stay is more important than ever before...

By Brian Berkman 7 Jul 2015 11:58

V&A preferred bidder for Cape Town cruise terminal
V&A preferred bidder for Cape Town cruise terminal

V&A Waterfront (Pty) Ltd was awarded the status of Preferred Bidder for the development of a cruise terminal at the Port of Cape Town by the Transnet National Ports Authority...

1 Jul 2015 02:14

A digital key to open your hotel door
A digital key to open your hotel door

South Africa's leading hotels are expected to digitally change the way in which guests can check in to hotels in the near future...

24 Jun 2015 14:51

Hotel Verde awarded 6 Star rating by GBCSA
Hotel Verde awarded 6 Star rating by GBCSA

The Green Building Council of South Africa has awarded a 6 Star rating in the Green Star SA Existing Building Performance tool to Hotel Verde in Cape Town...

22 Jun 2015 11:24

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