City Lodge Hotel Maputo gets underway
City Lodge Hotel Maputo gets underway

  • 148-room City Lodge Hotel Maputo will add to City Lodge Hotel Group's African expansion progress in Kenya, Tanzania and Namibia
  • Group will have seven hotels outside of South Africa by mid-2018

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 8 hours ago

By Diana Grytsku
Personalising hotel guest experience by leveraging tech

Providing a personalised experience to guests is key to having a competitive advantage in the hotel industry. For instance, if a guest requests his/her room to have a jacuzzi, they have a reason for that; perhaps immersing themselves in that tub is the best way for them to relax. If Wi-Fi is requested, it is important to see to it that it is available for the guest, because maybe they need to keep their business running even when vacationing.

By Josephine Wawira 3 days ago

Leeu Estates
Leeu Estates grabs a spot on the Travel + Leisure It List 2017

Leeu Estates has been featured on the Travel + Leisure It List 2017 and will appear in the March issue of Travel + Leisure alongside other award-winning properties.

16 Feb 2017

AccorHotels to manage three new hotels in Addis Ababa
AccorHotels to manage three new hotels in Addis Ababa

AccorHotels has entered into three partnership for the construction and management of hotels in Addis Ababa, including Mercure, ibis Styles, and ibis.

16 Feb 2017

Refreshed Protea Hotel George Outeniqua welcomes visitors to Garden Route
Refreshed Protea Hotel George Outeniqua welcomes visitors to Garden Route

A large number of visitors visiting the Garden Route, characterised by beautiful coastal and forested mountain areas, created a need for more and improved accommodation options. George is both a large urban centre and the location of the region's airport. It has developed into a town offering many features for travellers, visiting for both leisure and business purposes.

15 Feb 2017

Riverdene Family Lodge
Fair Trade Tourism adds Shamwari to its portfolio

Fair Trade Tourism has added Shamwari Game Reserve - one of South Africa's most high-profile and innovative wildlife conservation areas - to its portfolio of South African tourism businesses. Shamwari has marked its 25th anniversary this year by achieving Fair Trade Tourism certification for all eight of its tourism products.

15 Feb 2017

R-L: Deputy Governor of Anambra State, Nkem Okeke (Right); Chairman, Bon Hotel Grand Pela, Nwakeze Pete and his wife Nwakeze Emmanuela, during the official commissioning of Grand Pela Hotel in Durumi, Abuja, and Former Ambassador of Nigeria to Angola, Folorunso Otukoya (left).
BON Hotels adds Grand Pela to their Nigerian portfolio

BON Hotels has added BON Hotel GRAND Pela, located in Abuja, to their portfolio - their tenth property in Nigeria.

14 Feb 2017

Flux in luxury travel and what to know
Flux in luxury travel and what to know

Luxury, as a way of travel, can be seen from varying perspectives - from seeking rare and valuable experiences as well as the need to invest in emotional wellness. While conventional travel is associated with low-cost adventure, travellers are increasingly shifting gear and are willing to part with the extra dollar for extra special attention and services.

By Josephine Wawira 13 Feb 2017

New self-catering apartment bolsters Garden Route luxury travel offering
New self-catering apartment bolsters Garden Route luxury travel offering

With the addition of a new 5-star apartment located in the Protea Hotel by Marriott Mossel Bay, the Garden Route region is well placed to cater to the luxury travel market.

13 Feb 2017