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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

Wings Travel Management launches GoData
Wings Travel Management launches GoData

Wings Travel Management has launched GoData an intuitive, mobile-enabled business intelligence tool that gives clients direct access to every aspect of their travel data...

11 Mar 2015 12:21

Africa's 'Greenest' hotel from top to bottom
Africa's 'Greenest' hotel from top to bottom

Hotel Verde, situated just a mere 400m from Cape Town International Airport, has been labelled as Africa's greenest hotel...

5 Mar 2015 16:03

All aboard...
All aboard...

More South Africans are taking to the high seas than ever before. Last year, 15,000 of us sailed via Cruises International and I'm one of them who have taken to cruising like, well, a duck to water...

By Brian Berkman 2 Mar 2015 06:57

Refurbishment on track at Riverside Hotel & Spa
Refurbishment on track at Riverside Hotel & Spa

The Three Cites Riverside Hotel & Spa has been undergoing a phased refurbishment over the last 18 months...

20 Feb 2015 12:50

First Hyatt international global sales office to open in Africa
First Hyatt international global sales office to open in Africa

Hyatt Regency Johannesburg announced today that Sandra Kneubuhler was named Global Sales Director - Africa...

19 Feb 2015 12:39

World tourism leaders attend IIPT Interactive World Symposium
World tourism leaders attend IIPT Interactive World Symposium

Taleb Rifai, the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organisation of the United Nations, and David Scowsill, President and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council, are attending the IIPT Interactive World Symposium, on bringing peace through tourism in Johannesburg.

17 Feb 2015 12:11

Tech trends that will influence travel in 2015
Tech trends that will influence travel in 2015

Like most sectors, travel is being disrupted by technologybringing with it a new demand for its countless products and services by rethinking old business models and behaviours...

By Evan-Lee Courie 10 Feb 2015 15:16

Lovely living at Laborie
Lovely living at Laborie

Look most South African wine farms are pretty easy on the eye: rolling hills, flourishing vineyards, historical buildings, you know the deal. However Laborie Wine Farm in the heart of Paarl has surely got to be, at least, making it through to the final rounds of the wine farm beauty pageants.

By Ruth Cooper 10 Feb 2015 10:20

IHG to open third Holiday Inn in SA
IHG to open third Holiday Inn in SA

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a franchise agreement with Choice Decisions 65 (Pty) Ltd for the 151-room Holiday Inn Johannesburg Airport...

2 Feb 2015 07:39

Premier Hotels & Resorts Group appoints Greater Than
Premier Hotels & Resorts Group appoints Greater Than

Premier Hotels & Resorts Group has awarded its full-service PR & Communications to Greater Than.

30 Jan 2015 11:48

PGP reports guest house opportunities in Knysna, Plett
PGP reports guest house opportunities in Knysna, Plett

Increasingly popular as a holiday destination among both domestic and international tourists, the scenic Garden Route town of Knysna has evolved into a burgeoning resort that offers entrepreneurs rewarding hospitality opportunities...

27 Jan 2015 07:01

Cape Town Tourism identifies 10 top trends in destination marketing
Cape Town Tourism identifies 10 top trends in destination marketing

"Visual storytelling, engagement and inspiration are among the factors that are set to dominate cutting-edge destination marketing in 2015"...

26 Jan 2015 16:20

'Trust Capital' is the key, IHG Trends Report finds
'Trust Capital' is the key, IHG Trends Report finds

The 2015 Trends Report, Building Trust Capital: The new business imperative in the Kinship Economy, from the InterContinental Hotels Group, identifies trends and issues of importance in the building of both brand and organisational trust...

23 Jan 2015 09:05

Hey, this is the hotel for you in Washington DC
Hey, this is the hotel for you in Washington DC

The Hay-Adams, a historic boutique hotel and Leading Hotel of the World, in Washington, DC has The White House, Lafayette Square and St John's Church as immediate neighbours...

By Brian Berkman 23 Jan 2015 06:53

City Lodge Hotel Waterfall City now open
City Lodge Hotel Waterfall City now open

The City Lodge Hotel Group has opened its 149-room City Lodge Hotel Waterfall City...

22 Jan 2015 16:15

Visit London, and reach your Milestone
Visit London, and reach your Milestone

Having a bespoke milliner on call is just one of the services that makes a stay at The Milestone Hotel, just across from London's Kensington Palace, a highlight...

By Brian Berkman 21 Jan 2015 07:28

When in Washington... go the Club
When in Washington... go the Club

You're visiting Washington DC, right... so what better than to visit The Ritz-Carlton Club - and yes, it's a good as it sounds...

By Brian Berkman 14 Jan 2015 10:07

Influential European makes 2014's Most Important Africans in Tech list
Influential European makes 2014's Most Important Africans in Tech list

MD of Jovago.com, Marek Zmyslowski was recently nominated as one of 2014's Most Important Africans in Tech...

24 Dec 2014 09:10

The impact of technology on hotel booking in Africa
The impact of technology on hotel booking in Africa

The impact of technology on African businesses cut across various sectors such as e-commerce, banking, and telecommunications to name a few. One sector that has been overlooked in the whole of Africa is tourism...

18 Dec 2014 10:34

New chalets opened in the Agulhas National Park
New chalets opened in the Agulhas National Park

South African National Parks recently launched seven new chalets in the Agulhas National Park, bringing the total to 15, which equates to 51 beds available for tourist accommodation...

10 Dec 2014 11:36

The Pearl in the Mantis Collection
The Pearl in the Mantis Collection

Mantis has built its collection of more than 70 unique destinations by always finding that one exceptional setting...

10 Dec 2014 06:45

Eagles Crag Lodge named World's Leading Eco-Lodge
Eagles Crag Lodge named World's Leading Eco-Lodge

The World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2014, recently took place at the host hotel CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa in Anguilla, Caribbean, where the title of the World's Leading Eco-Lodge was awarded to Eagles Crag Lodge at Shamwari Game Reserve, part of Shamwari Group...

8 Dec 2014 13:45

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