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#WomensMonth: Georgie Davidson, the woman behind Fancourt Estate
#WomensMonth: Georgie Davidson, the woman behind Fancourt Estate

Meet Georgie Davidson, the CEO of and woman behind the world-renowned Fancourt Estate, a global landmark for business, leisure and golfing travel...

By Cari Van Wyk 14 hours ago

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Joyner injects new life into Hospitality

Hospitality Property Fund (HPF) has turned around under the management of CEO Vincent Joyner and is set to compete with other mid-cap property companies on the JSE, following an investment from Tsogo Sun...

By Alistair Anderson 3 days ago

Oliver’s Camp guest view - Eliza Deacon
Asilia, first Fair Trade Tourism recognised company in Tanzania

Asilia has become the first Tanzanian company to be recognised by Responsible Tourism Tanzania (RTTZ) and Fair Trade Tourism's mutual recognition initiative...

26 Aug 2016

Bliss Boutique Hotel lands five-star grading
Bliss Boutique Hotel lands five-star grading

Bliss Boutique Hotel has been awarded a 5-star grading by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa. The venue has won the hearts of many guests and travellers...

24 Aug 2016

Linda Reddy
#WomensMonth: overcoming our own barriers with Linda Reddy

Linda Reddy joined Tsogo Sun 18 years ago. Starting at Garden Court South Beach in Durban, she worked her way up from reception to general management - gaining exposure to every aspect of running a hotel...

By Cari Van Wyk 24 Aug 2016

Top long stay tips when moving
Top long stay tips when moving

Nicholas Barenblatt has some advice on how to lessen the stress of moving. The hotels often deal with guests in this position who use the long-stay accommodation facilities...

23 Aug 2016

Heritage meets luxury at the Portswood Hotel
Heritage meets luxury at the Portswood Hotel

Harnessing a history true to the Cape, a stay at the Portswood Hotel is truly something special. After arriving at the hotel in the V&A Waterfront vicinity, the first thing we noticed as we walked into the reception hall was the well situated in the centre...

By Angie White 22 Aug 2016

Park Inn Newlands
Youthful Park Inn Newlands goes ultra modern with new décor

The Park Inn by Radisson, in its forward-thinking approach, has incorporated the latest technology into its new, ultra modern décor...

17 Aug 2016

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BON Hotels makes a move into Ethiopia

BON Hotels has added another property to its portfolio - BON Hotel Addis Ababa, Ethiopia...

16 Aug 2016

Refurbishment sees Southern Sun Cape Sun shift focus to family accommodation
Refurbishment sees Southern Sun Cape Sun shift focus to family accommodation

One of the city's most iconic buildings, the 33-year old Southern Sun Cape Sun has undergone an extensive rejuvenation project that has broadened its offering...

16 Aug 2016

Protea Hotels opens new hotel in Ndola
Protea Hotels opens new hotel in Ndola

Protea Hotel by Marriott has expanded its presence in Zambia to eight hotels with the opening of Protea Hotel by Marriott Ndola...

15 Aug 2016

The Purpose Hotel hopes to change the world while you sleep
The Purpose Hotel hopes to change the world while you sleep

The Purpose Hotel is designed to change the lives of everyone involved in the design, by connecting all of the products, furniture and fittings to a cause...

By Katie de Klee 15 Aug 2016

City Lodge Hotel Group starts development of its 60th hotel - Town Lodge Windhoek
City Lodge Hotel Group starts development of its 60th hotel - Town Lodge Windhoek

The City Lodge Hotel Group grew its revenue by 14.6% to R1.5bn in the financial year to 30 June 2016 and is on track to open three new African hotels in mid-to-late 2017...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 12 Aug 2016

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Southern Sun deal to go ahead

Southern Sun Hotels, owned by JSE-listed gaming and leisure group Tsogo Sun, has been given the green light to acquire a controlling share in Hospitality Property Fund (HPF)...

By Alistair Anderson 12 Aug 2016

Newmark signs exotic Zanzibar property
Newmark signs exotic Zanzibar property

Newmark has added yet another African property to its portfolio - the Chuini Zanzibar Beach Lodge, which occupies 1.5 hectares on the west coast of the island of Zanzibar.

11 Aug 2016

IFA Hotels and Resorts unveils Zimbali Suites
IFA Hotels and Resorts unveils Zimbali Suites

IFA Hotels and Resorts has opened the doors of its R400 million luxury development in Zimbali, Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal, called Zimbali Suites...

11 Aug 2016

A vibrant view of Cape Town at the Commodore Hotel
A vibrant view of Cape Town at the Commodore Hotel

Located within the V&A Waterfront vicinity, the Commodore Hotel welcomed us with warm hospitality and spectacular panoramic views of the city on a beautiful sunshiny day in Cape Town...

By Angie White 11 Aug 2016

Cape Grace in Cape Town launches app
Cape Grace in Cape Town launches app

Cape Grace's new app demonstrates Cape Grace's positioning as an accessible and forward-thinking South African lifestyle brand as it celebrates its 21st birthday at the end of next year...

Issued by Cape Grace 8 Aug 2016

Kigali Marriott Hotel all day dining restaurant
Marriott Hotels opens first hotel in southern Africa

Marriott International has opened Kigali Marriott Hotel, representing its entry into Rwanda and Marriott Hotels' first property in southern Africa....

8 Aug 2016

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Finders Keepers puts Mpumalanga back on the map

Tourism in Mpumalanga has seen a decline in the past few years. On the bright side, domestic tourism appears to be picking up...

4 Aug 2016

Fairlawns Boutique Hotel sports new, contemporary look
Fairlawns Boutique Hotel sports new, contemporary look

The Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa has been given a makeover with the renovation described as contemporary, colourful, chic, and quirky...

4 Aug 2016

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PwC Outlook: SA hotel and tourism industry set for growth

Driven by an increase in the number of foreign visitors to the African continent...

4 Aug 2016

Sibonele Wonga Nongqotho takes top honours at the Inter-Hotel Challenge
Sibonele Wonga Nongqotho takes top honours at the Inter-Hotel Challenge

The fourth annual Cape Legends Inter-Hotel Challenge culminated in a phenomenal celebration on Friday, 29 July...

Issued by Cape Grace 2 Aug 2016

Old charm at Webersburg
Old charm at Webersburg

Webersburg, one of the oldest wine estates in South Africa is still looking pretty good for 219-years-old. Nestled on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain just outside of Stellenbosch, this boutique estate boasts traditional Cape Dutch style buildings and cellars...

By Ruth Cooper 2 Aug 2016

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The regal French feel of Leeu House

With a hefty front door guarded by regal bronze lions and a statue of world-renowned peace-keepers Ghandi on the left and Mandela on the right, it's little wonder a stay at Franschhoek's exclusive Leeu House leaves guests feeling peaceful and relaxed...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Aug 2016

How DoubleTree by Hilton Cape Town got its 5-star green rating
How DoubleTree by Hilton Cape Town got its 5-star green rating

We spoke to Caroline Coates, marketing manager for DoubleTree by Hilton Cape Town about how they achieved their 5-star green rating...

By Cari Van Wyk 1 Aug 2016

Radisson Blu Le Vendome Hotel visits elderly for Mandela Day
Radisson Blu Le Vendome Hotel visits elderly for Mandela Day

Radisson Blu Le Vendome Hotel visited the 300 residents of Three Anchor Bay old age home for Mandela Day and shared hot, delicious soup, entertainment and a good chat...

27 Jul 2016

Stay in the newest oldest hotel in the heart of historic Stellenbosch
Stay in the newest oldest hotel in the heart of historic Stellenbosch

With its whitewashed Cape Dutch buildings and tree-lined avenues, Stellenbosch is even more beautiful following a major street art investment and the myriad art galleries...

By Brian Berkman 27 Jul 2016

Forever Resorts relaunches Mpumalanga's "Grand Old Lady"
Forever Resorts relaunches Mpumalanga's "Grand Old Lady"

Forever Resorts announced the relaunch of Mpumalanga's "Grand Old Lady", Mount Sheba, with a fresh new look...

27 Jul 2016

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