Newly refurbished Gold Reef City launches - pure Jozi, pure gold - Gauteng Tourism Authority
Newly refurbished Gold Reef City launches - pure Jozi, pure gold

A leisure attraction characterised by a unique combination of nostalgia and thrilling entertainment, Gold Reef City has been relaunched following a multi-million rand refurbishment by Tsogo Sun. The glittering launch event that took place on 19 November was attended by Jozi's most glamorous celebrities, key media, and leaders of the gaming and hospitality industry.

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 27 Nov 2015 15:19

Is this Knysna hotel in a converted power station one of a kind?
Is this Knysna hotel in a converted power station one of a kind?

When we think Knysna we also think oysters although we should probably think timber as this is the industry that really put Knysna on the map. Thesens Island, formerly called Paarden Island, takes its name from a Norwegian family that arrived in 1870. Earlier that century George Rex, rumoured to be the illegitimate son of King George III, arrived and began exporting hardwood.

By Brian Berkman 27 Nov 2015 10:02

First rooms opened at Road Lodge Pietermaritzburg
First rooms opened at Road Lodge Pietermaritzburg

Road Lodge Pietermaritzburg, expected to be fully operational by 1 December, has opened the first 49 rooms out of 90. The hotel, which is in the one-star category, is aimed a budget conscious business and leisure travellers.

26 Nov 2015 09:44

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Strong demand for leisure travel despite weak economy

Despite the bleak economic outlook and signs of a sustained bear market, the leisure travel sector remains surprisingly bullish.

26 Nov 2015 09:38

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South Africans opt for affordable and family-friendly destinations

South Africans have a penchant for hopping into their cars and exploring different towns and cities, and they are particularly enamoured with the country's unique coastal towns and seaside destinations.

24 Nov 2015 10:53

RMS St Helena was the first passenger vessel to call at South African ports this season with her arrival in Cape Town in October. The RMS St Helena is a unique cargo-passenger ship that sails to the stunning island of St Helena. She is one of the last working Royal Mail ships in the world. Her final voyages are in 2016.
SA's ports are gearing up for the 2015/16 cruise season

With at least eight luxury cruise lines and over ten passenger vessels set to ferry both domestic and international tourists across the country's port cities, South Africa's ports are ramping up for the cruise season, which officially kicked off in October with a number of smaller vessels already having called at South Africa's ports. They are en route to and from travel hotspots in Africa, Europe, the Far East, the Mediterranean, South America and more.

23 Nov 2015 15:09

City Accommodation - about us
City Accommodation - about us

Are you looking for affordable overnight accommodation, in self-catering apartments that are based in cities that never sleep? Read on for great value and even better convenience.

Issued by City Accommodation 23 Nov 2015 14:27