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Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront closing pool to help save water
Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront closing pool to help save water

The Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront announced that it is closing the hotel's swimming pool until further notice, due to the proposed level 4 water restrictions...

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Airbnb responds to FEDHASA concerns regarding "non-compliance"

FEDHASA CEO, Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa, recently expressed concern regarding Airbnb's "non-compliance", stressing the importance for all accommodation providers to abide by the same set of rules. Airbnb responds...

21 hours ago

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Harnessing the power of technology to benefit African tourism businesses

Using technology to connect African nations through tourism will grow the continent's economy and improve its competitiveness with other global tourist destinations...

By Josephine Wawira 1 day ago

FEDHASA calls for intervention in non-compliance of Airbnb
FEDHASA calls for intervention in non-compliance of Airbnb

FEDHASA CEO, Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa, expressed concern regarding Airbnb's "non-compliance" and called on the government to intervene in order to ensure the online platform becomes industry compliant...

1 day ago

Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport offers a convenient and comfortable stay
Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport offers a convenient and comfortable stay

Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport is the perfect choice for travellers visiting Johannesburg for a quick stop...

By Eugene Yiga 19 May 2017

Zanzibar about to undergo mega transformation of the sustainable kind
Zanzibar about to undergo mega transformation of the sustainable kind

Pennyroyal Gibraltar Ltd has announced the development of the Zanzibar Amber Resort, which will see the cluster of tropical islets forming Zanzibar undergo a mega transformation in terms of social upliftment and tourism...

19 May 2017

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#Indaba2017: A taste of what's in store

Thousands of exhibitors, travel buyers, visitors and media from all over the world is converging on the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban to experience the dynamic African travel industry...

16 May 2017

Wild and romantic Samara
Wild and romantic Samara

Breathtakingly dramatic, wild and untamed and impossibly romantic Samara Luxury Private Game Lodge is an ideal spot for uncluttered and secluded wild life spotting and leisurely unwinding.

By Ruth Cooper 16 May 2017

Cape Town's African Pride Crystal Towers converts into Marriott-branded hotel
Cape Town's African Pride Crystal Towers converts into Marriott-branded hotel

“We are confident that Cape Town is more than ready for a Marriott branded hotel... South Africans love to travel, and they warm to iconic international brands like Marriott."

16 May 2017

Happy Wi-Fi makes happy guests
Happy Wi-Fi makes happy guests

For the hospitality industry, high quality, free Wi-Fi is now a must. if you're meeting the needs of tomorrow's guest or today's, you need to get your Wi-Fi into shape, now...

By Riaan Graham 15 May 2017

Ecotourism doyens champion water conservation at Mount Anderson Water Reserve
Ecotourism doyens champion water conservation at Mount Anderson Water Reserve

Michael and Norma Rattray, doyens of the South African ecotourism industry, are now focusing their energy into developing and managing Mount Anderson Water Reserve...

15 May 2017

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Protea Hotels the coolest hotel brand in SA according to Sunday Times survey

Protea Hotels by Marriott has been named the Coolest Hotel Brand in the Sunday Times Generation Next Survey 2017 for the seventh year in a row...

15 May 2017

Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino
Minor Hotels to modernise Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino in $7m refurbishment

Minor Hotels have announced an investment of over $7m in an extensive refurbishment project of Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino in Botswana, encompassing all public spaces and guest bedrooms...

12 May 2017

Smoother connections with Qantas' new international transit lounge at Perth Airport
Smoother connections with Qantas' new international transit lounge at Perth Airport

“Combining all of our operations under one roof means customers can transfer from domestic to international services without changing terminals. The new design allows for an outdoor space and natural sunlight..."

11 May 2017

Guerilla Marketing showcases performance-based marketing solutions at WTM Africa
Guerilla Marketing showcases performance-based marketing solutions at WTM Africa

The just-ended World Travel Market Africa 2017, held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, provided a shot in the arm for travel and tourism businesses in Africa...

Issued by Adclick Africa Media Group 11 May 2017

Head Lakeside when travelling the Garden Route
Head Lakeside when travelling the Garden Route

If you find yourself travelling the ever-popular Garden Route, make sure to add Lakeside Lodge and Spa in Sedgefield to your list of places to visit. This peaceful 5-star lodge is a perfect resting spot between Cape Town and Plett or Jeffrey's Bay.

By Ruth Cooper 10 May 2017

Second day of Food & Hospitality Africa 2017 off the charts
Second day of Food & Hospitality Africa 2017 off the charts

Food & Hospitality Africa 2017 served up another jam-packed day, with visitors exceeding projections and feedback from both exhibitors and visitors positive: exceptional networking opportunities and lead generation are off the charts...

9 May 2017

#WTMA17: Euromonitor shares key tourism trends in Africa
#WTMA17: Euromonitor shares key tourism trends in Africa

Speaking at WTM Africa 2017, Christy Tawii, research analyst at Euromonitor International explored some of the key trends influencing and driving growth in the African tourism industry...

By Cari Coetzee 9 May 2017

Dale Simpson, Radisson RED Cape Town's fearless curator
Dale Simpson, Radisson RED Cape Town's fearless curator

After a global search, Radisson RED Hotel V&A Waterfront, Cape Town has appointed Dale Simpson, who will take charge of launching this revolutionary and trendy brand in the Mother city, as its curator...

By Cari Coetzee 8 May 2017

Ricky Wilson takes on the Abu Dhabi desert dunes as part of his 48 Hour Challenge
Etihad Airways throws down travel gauntlet with 48-hour stopover challenge

Etihad Airways has challenged the millions of travellers who transit through Abu Dahbi, as well as UAE residents, to experience as many once-in-a-lifetime activities as they can throughout the emirate in just 48 hours...

8 May 2017

New WorkTripper platform helps business travellers work smart
New WorkTripper platform helps business travellers work smart

“Business doesn't stop when you're out of office. The digital pace has picked up and competition is more aggressive. There's little time for chilling out..."

8 May 2017

Hotel management companies: Finding the perfect match
Hotel management companies: Finding the perfect match

Whether buying or building a hotel, the decision to involve a hotel management company is a big one...

By Guy Stehlik 5 May 2017

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#AfricaMonth: What's on the menu for Food & Hospitality Africa 2017?

We chat to Nick Sarnadas from Food & Hospitality Africa, the largest pan-African food, drink, and hospitality trade show, to find out what's on the menu this year...

By Cari Coetzee 4 May 2017

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Protea Hotel Pretoria Centurion gets a multi-million rand refresh

An increasing demand from both business and leisure travellers for centrally-located hotel accommodation in the area has led to the refurbishment of Protea Hotel by Marriott Pretoria Centurion...

4 May 2017

#WTMA17: Travelling by the coast with Oyster Bay Lodge
#WTMA17: Travelling by the coast with Oyster Bay Lodge

As a destination to unwind from one's busy schedule and daily routine, the Oyster Bay Lodge has become known for its revitalising atmosphere and outdoor activities...

By Robin Fredericks 4 May 2017

Guy Stehlik
SA must address shortage of experienced African GMs in hotel industry

“There are a staggeringly low amount of GMs on the continent and this is something that definitely needs to be addressed.”

3 May 2017

Hilton, KFCD partners to open Bahrain's first Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Hilton, KFCD partners to open Bahrain's first Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta and Mohammed Alshaya, Chairman of KFCD and Mabanee Company S.A.K confirmed an agreement to open Bahrain's first Hilton Hotels & Resorts property...

3 May 2017

Chalets offer exquisite mountain views
Midlands Saddle and Trout undergoes R16.7m makeover

In a R16.7m head-to-toe makeover by the First Group, Midlands Saddle and Trout will see an extensive re-decorating of all 59 chalets to complement the natural surroundings...

2 May 2017

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New façade for Protea Hotel Oudtshoorn Riempie

Protea Hotel by Marriott Oudtshoorn Riempie, situated in the Klein Karoo town Oudtshoorn which is known for the Cango Caves and ostrich riding, is currently undergoing an extensive refurbishment...

2 May 2017

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