Pinnacle Point Estate announced best golf course in South Africa

Pinnacle Point Estate has been announced as the top golf course in South Africa at the third annual World Golf Awards. The award recognises golfing destinations shaping the future of the industry, internationally. South Africa was proclaimed as Africa's best golfing destination, beating Egypt,...

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The Boardwalk Hotel ranked first in 2016/2017 Ask Afrika Orange Index

The 2016/2017 Ask Afrika Orange Index has ranked The Boardwalk Hotel in Port Elizabeth as the number one company in its industry. The Ask Afrika Orange Index benchmarks service levels across 33 industries in the country. The survey is considered the largest and most widely referenced service...

8 hours ago

ASKY announced Regional Carrier of the Year

Pan-African airline, ASKY, has been named Regional Carrier of the Year at the African Airlines Association's 48th Annual General Assembly held at the Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The award is in recognition of excellent service delivery, innovation and competitiveness in the airline travel industry...

1 Dec 2016

Jumia Travel wins Hotel Booking Portal of the Year

The Nigerian based hotel booking portal, Jumia Travel, has won the Hotel Booking Portal of the Year award at the annual Nigeria Technology Awards held at the City Mall, Onikan Lagos. The Nigeria Technology Awards, organised by media, events and entertainment company, Technology Avenue, celebrates...

29 Nov 2016

Table Mountain named best SA attraction at Cheapflights Travel Awards

The Cheapflights Travel Awards named South Africa's New7Wonder, Table Mountain the Best South African Attraction for 2016. The awards ceremony was held at East City Studios in Cape Town. The awards are held to acknowledge the foremost airlines, hotels, attractions and experiences in the travel...

28 Nov 2016

Czarnecki is the 2016 Chef of the Year

Chef Grégory Czarnecki of the Waterkloof Estate's restaurant was named the Eat Out S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna Chef of the Year at 2016 Eat Out Restaurant Awards. The restaurant was also placed third on Eat Out's SA Top Ten Restaurants list. Czarnecki was acknowledged for his confidence and...

28 Nov 2016

Special CEO award presented to Fhumulani Sidney Mikosi

The head guide at Marakele National Park , Fhumulani Sidney Mikosi, has been awarded the Special CEO Award at the annual South African National Parks (SANParks) Kudu Awards which was held at the Gallagher Estate, Midrand. Mikosi, labelled the 'jungle encyclopaedia', was also nominated for the...

28 Nov 2016

Department of Tourism receives top accolade

The Best Functioning National Department of the Year award was awarded to The Department of Tourism at the 2016 National Batho Pele Excellence Awards (NBPEA). The department was among thirty-eight government departments that were evaluated within the Best Functioning National Department category...

28 Nov 2016

Cape Point Partnership and Thebe Tourism win Kudu award

The Cape Point Partnership with Thebe Tourism received the SANParks Kudu Award for Business Partner of the Year. The awards, which are sponsored by Total SA and First National Bank, acknowledge the efforts of stakeholders in making sure that the South African National Parks are considered the...

24 Nov 2016

Tasting Room in Eat Out top 10 list for 14th time

The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Français in Franschhoek was included in the Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards' top 10 South African restaurants for a record 14th time. The restaurant placed fourth in the 2016 edition of the list. Since joining the kitchen at Le Quartier Français, 21 years...

21 Nov 2016

Second Lilizela Tourism Award win for The Boardwalk Hotel

The Lilizela Tourism Award for excellence in the five-star meetings, exhibitions and special events category has been awarded to the five-star Boardwalk Hotel, Convention Centre and Spa - in 2015, The Boardwalk Hotel also won the Lilizela Tourism Award for excellence in the five-star accommodation...

14 Nov 2016

kulula.com named Best Low-Cost Airline for 2017

The annual Airline Excellence Awards, hosted by AirlineRatings.com saw kulula.com named as the Best Low-Cost Airline in Africa and the Middle East for 2017. In its third consecutive year, the awards celebrate and promote excellence in the airline industry - recognising the efforts of airline...

14 Nov 2016

Closing date extended for Cape Town Tourism Board Development Fund

The Cape Town Tourism Board Development Fund has extended their closing date for applications to 11 November 2016. The fund programme assists Historically Disadvantaged Individuals (HDI's) to grow their existing SMME tourism business through skill transfer, partnership, enterprise and supplier...

8 Nov 2016

Best New Restaurant Award for The Elephant Café

The Zambia Hospitality Awards' Best New Restaurant Award was awarded to up-and-coming, The Elephant Café located in Livingstone, Zambia. Situated on a deck in the Zambezi River, 10 kilometres upstream from Victoria falls, the restaurant offers an African feel of dining in a five-star venue set in...

4 Nov 2016

Fairlawns receives top honour at World Luxury Hotel Awards

The World Luxury Hotel Awards has named Johannesburg's Fairlawns Boutique Hotel and Spa the Best Luxury Boutique Hotel in South Africa. The hotel received the accolade at an awards ceremony held in Doha, Qatar. Nineteen years ago, Fairlawns was one of the city's few boutique hotels and was once...

3 Nov 2016

Kwantu Africa named best luxury wildlife resort

South Africa's five-star game reserve, Kwantu Private Game Reserve, situated between Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown, was announced as the winner in the Best Luxury Wildlife Resort category at the World Luxury Hotel Awards, which recognises luxury hotels for their world class facilities and service...

3 Nov 2016

Nkosi named Tsogo Sun Entrepreneur of the Year

Nqobile Nkosi, owner of NQ Jewellery Design Services based in Soweto, has been announced as the winner of the 2016 Tsogo Sun Entrepreneur of the Year Award at a gala banquet at the group's Riverside Sun Resort on the banks of the Vaal River in Vanderbijlpark. Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom, was...

21 Oct 2016

Randpark named best golf course in Best of Joburg

The Randpark Golf Club was named best golf course in the Best of Joburg Readers' Choice Awards. The club offers extensive facilities and services with a resort feel in the heart of Johannesburg.

21 Oct 2016

Peermont wins Gambling Indaba

Peermont Hotels, Resorts and Casinos has been announced as winners of the Gambling Indaba's CSI Award for the Peermont Hotel School. The award acknowledges and rewards work done behind the scenes of the gambling industry.

20 Oct 2016

Cape Town Tourism elects board members

The three board members chosen by Cape Town Tourism were announced on 13 October at the AGM held at the Century City Conference Centre. They include Brett Hendricks, the general manager for Thebe Tourism Group, Chantelle Cole, the executive manager of strategic projects and brands for V&A...

17 Oct 2016

Orion Group awarded Top Employer

The Orion Group has been awarded the Top Employers South Africa 2017 certificate after being announced as a Top Employer for its fifth consecutive year. The announcement is amid their 25th anniversary; as the company, headed by Franz Gmeiner, opened its doors for business in 1991 with only...

17 Oct 2016

Boardwalk Hotel receives TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award

Port Elizabeth's five-star Boardwalk Hotel has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award for 2016. Seamlessly linked with lively The Boardwalk complex and within easy walking distance of the Blue Flag-awarded Hobie Beach, The Boardwalk Hotel offers guests an encompassing leisure and...

12 Oct 2016

Suncoast voted best KZN casino

Suncoast was awarded first place in the Best Entertainment Destination/Casino category for the 13th year in a row in KwaZulu-Natal in the Daily News Your Choice Awards. The Daily News Your Choice Awards consumer experience-driven awards run by the Daily News where KZN consumers are asked to...

29 Sep 2016

Marakele head guide wins at Provincial Lilizela awards

Sidney Fhumulani Mikosi, Marakele National Park's head guide, has been awarded the best nature guide in Limpopo at the prestigious Limpopo Provincial Lilizela awards held in Burgersfort. Sidney has been with Marakele National Park since 2009 and boasts several accolades to his name including the...

23 Sep 2016

aha Hotels & Lodges wins top South African hotel group

aha Hotels & Lodges won the Business Traveller Africa award for the Top South African hotel group for 2016. The criteria - the best South African group with the most consistent offering, including the quality of their properties, consistency in service, accommodation, facilities (both meeting and...

20 Sep 2016

Cape Town wins global Condé Nast travel award

Once again a recipient of a global travel award, Cape Town won the Best Overseas City for Restaurants and Bars in the Condé Nast Readers' Travel Awards 2016. The city was also a runniner-up in the category of Favourite Overseas City. In addition, Cape Town guesthouse Ellerman House featured in...

15 Sep 2016

Lakeside Lodge & Spa a Sanlam top destination

Boutique hotel, Lakeside Lodge & Spa, walked away a winner in the 5-star hotel category at the Sanlam Top Destination Awards. The Awards has been designed to uplift those in the hospitality industry and to show recognition to accommodation establishments in South Africa. Out of 120 finalists, 28...

8 Sep 2016

The Westin Cape Town voted best large hotel conference venue

The Westin Cape Town was awarded the 'Best Traveller Africa - Best Large Hotel Conference Venue Award' at the Business Traveller Africa awards ceremony in Johannesburg. The Business Traveller Africa awards ceremony is an event intended for the South African business travel trade and celebrates...

8 Sep 2016

Lakeside a finalist for Sanlam Top Designation Awards

Lakeside Lodge & Spa, a five-star boutique hotel on the Garden Route close to Sedgefield has been awarded finalist status in the second annual Sanlam Top Destination Awards. The awards programme aims to uplift those in the hospitality industry and to showcase top establishments, giving them extra...

30 Aug 2016

Hilton Durban's head concierge a member of the Society of the Golden Keys

Les Clefs d'Or has awarded Hilton Durban's longstanding head concierge, Wellington Nzuza, his Golden Keys, becoming a member of the "Society of the Golden Keys". This prestigious membership is by invitation only and is one of the highest honors a concierge can be awarded. Wellington is now only the...

5 Aug 2016

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