One of the significant developments in the corporate property finance market this year involved the rise in the number of commercial property players increasing their exposure to the residential rental market...
27 Nov 2014 14:15
The Vineyard Hotel has been awarded Civic Honours by the City of Cape Town in recognition of extraordinary acts of service and outstanding contributions to the Cape metropole and its residents...
21 Nov 2014 13:35
If you've left planning your holiday to the last minute, you may want to consider searching online classified ads for the perfect holiday spot...
20 Nov 2014 15:16
If you are a frequent traveller the chances are that you spend plenty of time in hotels, which means you must have had a lot of different experiences...
18 Nov 2014 13:54
Who among us would not like to go on holiday 52 times a year? It is on this premise that Jurgens Ci's new advertising campaign for Campworld is based...
17 Nov 2014 12:04
Rocktail Bay takes it name from a ship that was wrecked there. That wreck might have happened during a storm - the sort of storm that Noah might have encountered - the sort of storm that reminds us that nature is not necessarily benign...
By Brian Berkman 13 Nov 2014 08:29
Hosting the Commonwealth or Olympic Games would not only allow South Africa to access a greater share of the global sports tourism market, which is estimated to be valued at between R2- and R6 trillion, but also better position the country for tourism and inward investment, according to Grant Thornton.
10 Nov 2014 10:25
The very concepts of holiday and business travel have long been associated with excess: too much eating, drinking and too little sleep. This century-old problem has left too many travellers less healthy when they check out.
7 Nov 2014 10:44
Four star-graded hotels gained sudden favour with government employees when staying at five-star establishments was considered too wasteful while the three star-offering and below seemed relegated to the budget traveller looking for the no-frills stay.
By Brian Berkman 4 Nov 2014 09:16
The Peninsula All-Suite Hotel, Cape Town, has been nominated for its numerous and far-reaching community involvement endeavours in the Imvelo Awards.
30 Oct 2014 13:15
If, like me, you've never heard of Pietrasanta, a small village 4km inland from the resorts of the Tyrrhenian Sea on Italy's west coast...
By Marcus Brewster 16 Oct 2014 10:19
As most people probably should know, our beloved Mother City was rated number one on the prestigious New York Times' 52 Places to go in 2014 list. She just somehow never disappoints. This of course has resulted in many, many new and returning travellers wanting to explore and soak up everything Cape Town has to offer.
By Ilse van den Berg 16 Oct 2014 09:44
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has launched its first NexGen property in Africa, Park Inn by Radisson in Newlands, with experienced hotelier Clinton Thom as GM.
13 Oct 2014 10:37
IFA Hotels & Resorts (IFA) recently announced that construction of the 131 sectional title Zimbali Suites has begun.
3 Oct 2014 10:44
Tsogo Sun received the coveted 'Best Hotel Group' title at the annual Business Traveller Awards, for the second year running.
1 Oct 2014 11:00
Mining was one of the key industries in the South African economy with a total income of R408bn in 2012, says Statistician General Pali Lehohla.
30 Sep 2014 10:36
South African National Parks (SANParks) has announced that the Public Participation process for the Skukuza Safari Lodge which is expected to open on 1 October 2014.
29 Sep 2014 12:41
We took advantage of the flood damage to properties in Franschhoek to inveigle a return invitation to one of my favourite hotels, Le Quartier Francais.
By Brian Berkman 29 Sep 2014 11:19
According to the City Lodge Hotel Group, it has achieved remarkable results during the past four years in its attempt to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
19 Sep 2014 06:45
South African Tourism will officially open a marketing office in Sao Paulo, Brazil on 23 September 2014.
18 Sep 2014 13:30
Situated between Mahé's international airport and the capital, Victoria, the 87-room Eden Bleu Hotel has opened for bookings and will welcome its first guests on 1 November 2014.
18 Sep 2014 09:06
Hotel Verde near the Cape Town International Airport has embarked on several interesting outdoor initiatives to consciously acknowledge and manage the impact of their operations on the environment and local community, and to further reduce their carbon footprint.
18 Sep 2014 08:55
It's a still-and-sunny Saturday afternoon, golden light bathes the bush, the smell of Renosterveld fynbos and dust is in the air as we silently approach a wild cheetah family gorged on a recently felled eland. The family (mother and kids) are lethargic stuffed full of the kill and sensibly enjoying an afternoon rest up after their large family lunch.
By Ruth Cooper 17 Sep 2014 10:54