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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

Rhino Ridge lodge powered by Schneider Electric solar system
Rhino Ridge lodge powered by Schneider Electric solar system

AdSolar EPC chose photovoltaic (PV) innovation by the specialist in energy management, Schneider Electric, to power the creation of a new 22-room Rhino Ridge luxury game lodge bordering the Hluhluwe Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal...

11 Jun 2015 13:50

Having The Last Word, again
Having The Last Word, again

Increasingly, experienced travellers are opting for inclusive holiday packages in response to not, as the Americans put it, "being Nickelled and Dimed"...

By Brian Berkman 8 Jun 2015 13:17

'Y' we need to focus on brand loyalty from Gen Next
'Y' we need to focus on brand loyalty from Gen Next

Cutting through Gen Y/Gen Next/Millennials' short attention spans can be a problem. Nicholas Barenblatt, Group Marketing Manager at Protea Hotels & African Pride Hotels, tells us how they get it right...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Jun 2015 06:00

Park Hyatt Zanzibar now open
Park Hyatt Zanzibar now open

The idyllic East African island of Zanzibar extends a warm welcome to the Hyatt family with the opening of Park Hyatt Zanzibar in March 2015...

3 Jun 2015 11:55

Sir David Boutique Guesthouse is all refreshed
Sir David Boutique Guesthouse is all refreshed

The Sir David Boutique Guesthouse have had some time to repaint, refresh and revive its boutique guesthouse in Bloubergstrand, Cape Town...

2 Jun 2015 14:52

New travel regulations now in place
New travel regulations now in place

The new Passport and Travel Documents Act officially took effect from 1 June 2015...

1 Jun 2015 12:55

Protea Hotel Edward adds more rooms
Protea Hotel Edward adds more rooms

Protea Hotel Edward in Durban is adding 30 new rooms to its existing 101 rooms in a renovation/construction process that will take approximately six months

28 May 2015 17:05

Exciting new developments at Pinnacle Point Beach and Golf Estate
Exciting new developments at Pinnacle Point Beach and Golf Estate

The award-winning Pinnacle Point Beach and Golf Estate, just west of Mossel Bay, is undergoing a number of superlative renovations and upgrades that will add great value to homeowners and visitors alike...

Issued by Pinnacle Point Beach and Golf Estate 28 May 2015 11:00

A forest lodge with beach access near Cape Town
A forest lodge with beach access near Cape Town

Curmudgeonly. That's what I've become...

By Brian Berkman 25 May 2015 09:58

Sabre's TripCase App now available on Apple Watch
Sabre's TripCase App now available on Apple Watch

Sabre Corporation has officially launched its travel management app, TripCase, on the Apple Watch, granting convenience and a streamlined experience for on-the-go travellers...

18 May 2015 12:35

A night at Premier Hotel Cape Manor
A night at Premier Hotel Cape Manor

Just stone throw away from the Sea Point Promenade, you will find Premier Hotel Cape Manor, situated on the corner of Beach and Marias Road, Sea Point...

By Evan-Lee Courie 29 Apr 2015 15:51

10% Airbnb growth in Cape Town
10% Airbnb growth in Cape Town

Airbnb, the global online marketplace that lets people rent rooms or their entire homes to individuals, is growing in popularity among Capetonians...

29 Apr 2015 07:26

The Wyndham Hotel Group opens new hotel in Tanzania

The Wyndham Hotel Group has announced the opening of the 139-room Ramada Resort Dar es Salaam in Tanzania...

23 Apr 2015 10:52

[WTM Africa] Day 3 - the show comes to an end, but business continues
[WTM Africa] Day 3 - the show comes to an end, but business continues

The third and final day [Friday, 17 April 2015] of WTM Africa 2015 got off to a phenomenal start when Executive Mayor for the City of Cape Town, Patricia de Lille, began her morning with a visit around WTM Africa's show floor to engage with local, regional and international exhibitors...

20 Apr 2015 09:40

[WTM Africa] Highlights from Day 2
[WTM Africa] Highlights from Day 2

Day two of Africa's largest inbound and outbound B2B show has yet again been a huge success, proving that Africa is a trendy and emerging market in terms of both travel and tourism sectors of the industry...

17 Apr 2015 11:23

Winners of African Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 announced
Winners of African Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 announced

At a special ceremony at World Travel Market Africa, taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, winners of the inaugural African Responsible Tourism Awards were announced with Gansbaai took the coveted position of Overall Winner from of a selection of 22 finalists...

16 Apr 2015 17:20

[WTM Africa] Highlights from Day 1
[WTM Africa] Highlights from Day 1

A different, quality way of doing business is how buyers, visitors and exhibitors described their experience of the first day of World Travel Market (WTM) Africa 2015 taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre...

16 Apr 2015 13:13

Tsogo to build 500-room hotel complex in Cape Town
Tsogo to build 500-room hotel complex in Cape Town

Tsogo Sun (TSH) would begin construction of a 500-room hotel complex in Cape Town's city centreā€š the gaming and hotel group said on Tuesday...

By Zeenat Moorad 15 Apr 2015 13:50

Property management system customised for backpacker accommodation
Property management system customised for backpacker accommodation

protel have pooled their development resources into customising a property management system to suit the backpacker accommodation supplier, a market that is poised for exponential growth...

30 Mar 2015 13:55

Duke of Edinburgh Cup proceeds to keep Diepsloot warm this winter
Duke of Edinburgh Cup proceeds to keep Diepsloot warm this winter

Over 2,200 children from Diepsloot will be the main beneficiaries of this year's prestigious Tsogo Sun Duke of Edinburgh Cup amateur golf tournament, to be played on Monday, 20 April at the Country Club Johannesburg, on both the Woodmead and Rockland courses...

25 Mar 2015 13:45

Sun International to acquire 100% of the Peermont Group
Sun International to acquire 100% of the Peermont Group

Sun International has announced that agreements had been concluded between Sun International and the holders of ordinary shares, preference shares and mezzanine debt in the Peermont Group...

25 Mar 2015 07:34

Vineyard Hotel undergoes upgrades in winter 2015
Vineyard Hotel undergoes upgrades in winter 2015

The Vineyard Hotel in Newlands, Cape Town is expected to commence upgrades from 6 April 2015...

25 Mar 2015 06:22

Sun International bids 9.4bn for Peermont
Sun International bids 9.4bn for Peermont

Almost 20 years after the introduction of a new gaming dispensation in South Africa, the casino industry will effectively be reduced to two big rollers - Tsogo Sun and Sun International...

By Marc Hasenfuss 23 Mar 2015 12:20

Tourism, hospitality and small business app launched
Tourism, hospitality and small business app launched

Awesome South Africa is a mobile application that presents a platform to promote products, services and establishments in a wide range of industries for the benefit of vendors and merchants...

20 Mar 2015 11:41

TGCSA's Chief Quality Assurance Officer resigns
TGCSA's Chief Quality Assurance Officer resigns

Thembi Kunene, Chief Quality Assurance Officer at the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA), has tendered her resignation effective from 31 March 2015...

17 Mar 2015 08:46

Arabella... love at first sight...
Arabella... love at first sight...

"What's not to love?" Arabella Country Estate homeowners chair, Steve Argyle, asks while my fabulous Caesar Salad is served at the hotel's Jamani restaurant.

By Brian Berkman 16 Mar 2015 09:35

City Lodge accommodates SA National Culinary Team
City Lodge accommodates SA National Culinary Team

The City Lodge Hotel Group is to take care of the accommodation needs of the South African National Culinary Team, as it prepares for next year's IKA Culinary Olympics...

12 Mar 2015 12:31

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