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DoubleTree by Hilton Cape Town awarded 5-Star Green Rating
DoubleTree by Hilton Cape Town awarded 5-Star Green Rating

The Green Building Council of South Africa has awarded DoubleTree by Hilton Cape Town a '5-Star Green Rating for Existing Buildings'...

13 hours ago

BON Hotels discontinues Shelley Point lease
BON Hotels discontinues Shelley Point lease

The BON Hotels group has announced that they will no longer be continuing with the lease and management of BON Hotel Shelley Point

14 hours ago

Sao Paulo hotel opens namesake in Rio
Sao Paulo hotel opens namesake in Rio

The luxury Emiliano boutique hotel, part of The Leading Hotels of the World portfolio, has this month opened a second hotel in Brazil's storied Copacabana beach...

By Brian Berkman 15 hours ago

Family travel: Cape Grace rolls out the red carpet for VIKs (very important kids)
Family travel: Cape Grace rolls out the red carpet for VIKs (very important kids)

The Cape Grace on the V&A Waterfront makes families and little guests feel at home thanks to its kind and willing staff, child-friendly facilities, engaging kids' activities and spacious rooms and apartments...

Issued by Cape Grace 1 day ago

Lesedi plays host to famous adventurer Kingsley Holgate
Lesedi plays host to famous adventurer Kingsley Holgate

aha Hotel and Lodges' Lesedi, set amongst the rocky hills within the Cradle of Humankind, a World Heritage site, was the venue the famed explorer

1 day ago

BON Hotel Bloemfontein central suite
BON Hotels makes a move to the city of roses

BON Hotels has added BON Hotel Bloemfontein Central to portfolio. Situated in the CBD of Bloemfontein, the hotel is in the process of undergoing rebranding...

1 day ago

How Troyeville Hotel trimmed its bills
How Troyeville Hotel trimmed its bills

As is the case in any hard-working kitchen, hot water is essential to the Troyeville's everyday operations. It's used for the accommodation and...

2 days ago

Downtown Abbey beyond the boerewors curtain
Downtown Abbey beyond the boerewors curtain

When the Duke of Bedford lived in the Cape during WW2 he built some of Woburn Abbey's features into his new house in South Africa...

By Brian Berkman 3 days ago

Online booking methods: SA travelers still want a human touch
Online booking methods: SA travelers still want a human touch

Given the reams of data now available to would-be travelers, along with growing internet access, one of the major global trends to emerge has been real-time booking...

By Tom Williams 3 days ago

A forest getaway at Platbos
A forest getaway at Platbos

A two-hour drive from Cape Town, and just past Stanford, is a magical green oasis in the form of an ancient milkwood forest. Somewhat of an anomaly this lush 40 hectare forest has survived and flourished against all odds...

By Ruth Cooper 27 Jun 2016

Sapphire room
Chic with a little cheek at the Franschhoek Boutique Hotel

When an establishment calls its rooms boudoirs, you know it hides something a little sassy beneath its sophisticated veneer that deserves exploring...

By Nicci Botha 27 Jun 2016

Jumia to become Africa's one stop online destination
Jumia to become Africa's one stop online destination

With a new vision, the Africa Internet Group is connecting its companies into Jumia's ecosystem which will give access to products and services from its e-commerce platforms...

24 Jun 2016

Top 10 apps for travellers
Top 10 apps for travellers

Huge advances in mobile technology and the proliferation of smartphone apps have made travel easier, but choosing the right app for your next trip...

24 Jun 2016

City Lodge Hotel Group earns 14 TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence
City Lodge Hotel Group earns 14 TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence

Fourteen hotels within the JSE-listed City Lodge Hotel Group have received 2016 Certificate of Excellence awards from TripAdvisor, the global online travel website...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 23 Jun 2016

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Why hospitality SMBs should take a fresh look at guest data

Think of data as another guest staying at your cosy establishment. Just as you have locks on the doors and other security measures keeping your guests safe...

By Amit Parbhucharan 23 Jun 2016

Carlson Rezidor leading hotel boom in Africa
Carlson Rezidor leading hotel boom in Africa

Accelerating its growth strategy in Africa, Carlson Rezidor has opened five Radisson Blu hotels in the first six months of 2016 and signed four new hotels including...

22 Jun 2016

A new hotel on the Newtown block
A new hotel on the Newtown block

The City Lodge Hotel Group held an official hotel opening on 26 May, in its new spot right in the hub of Newtown. 160 invited guests stepped through the doors to celebrate the creative thought put into this 'home away from home'...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 21 Jun 2016

Competition or collapse? The influence of international brands on Africa's hotel industry
Competition or collapse? The influence of international brands on Africa's hotel industry

The multimillion dollar question here is: does the introduction of international hotel chains bring collapse or competition for the local hotel businesses?

21 Jun 2016

Hotel group's new ad campaign sees guests in tears
Hotel group's new ad campaign sees guests in tears

aha Hotels and Lodges' latest marketing campaign titled "We Know It's Hard to Say Goodbye" sees guests in tears...

17 Jun 2016

Snug as a bug at the Capital Mirage
Snug as a bug at the Capital Mirage

Arriving at the Capital Mirage, the location is the first detail that gets you excited with a variety of trendy spots and coffee shops literally down the road...

By Angie White 15 Jun 2016

Marriott International confirms rebranding of Protea Hotels
Marriott International confirms rebranding of Protea Hotels

To capitalise on the travel aspirations of Africa's growing middle class and an increased presence of international hotel brands in Africa, Marriott International have announced the rebranding of Protea Hotels...

14 Jun 2016

Keep your foot in the door
Keep your foot in the door

One of the first things you learn in a sales environment, usually from a salesman who has come before you, is to keep your foot in the door. Wise words...

By Guy Stehlik 13 Jun 2016

Protea Hotels resonates with the youth
Protea Hotels resonates with the youth

According to two independent studies, the Sunday Times Generation Next 2016 and the 2016/17 Ask Africa Youth Brands surveys, Protea Hotels is the coolest...

13 Jun 2016

The Vue restaurant and rooftop bar
Capital Hotel Group on top of extended stay trend with new property

The Capital Hotel Group has launched a new addition to its portfolio of apart hotels, The Capital Mirage in De Waterkant. The group is the fastest growing provider of...

10 Jun 2016

Spend a night at the Great Barrier Reef
Spend a night at the Great Barrier Reef

Airbnb, the community-driven hospitality company, has announced the listing of a bedroom surrounded by one of the largest natural wonders on the planet: the Great Barrier Reef.

10 Jun 2016

Alex Kyriakidis
Protea Hotels expands with first hotel in Botswana

Protea Hotels have announced the signing of agreements for the development of...

9 Jun 2016

New resource to support neighbours of Airbnb hosts
New resource to support neighbours of Airbnb hosts

Since Airbnb started, there have been over 80 million guest arrivals in Airbnb listings and those guests have been welcomed by hosts and their neighbours...

9 Jun 2016

Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris to enhance its rustic bush style
Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris to enhance its rustic bush style

The Protea Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, located on the tropical North Coast of KwaZulu-Natal, is currently undergoing soft refurbishments to enhance its rustic bush style...

8 Jun 2016

Mpongo Private Game Reserve gets a makeover
Mpongo Private Game Reserve gets a makeover

Premier Hotels & Resorts' Mpongo Private Game Reserve is undergoing refurbishment to the tune of R18 million. The need to expand its facilities comes from...

6 Jun 2016

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