12 new developments for Cape Town CBD
12 new developments for Cape Town CBD

According to the Cape Town Central City Improvement District (CCID), five new major property developments have gone into the planning phase and another seven proposals have been initiated in Cape Town's CBD since the beginning of the year.

1 day ago

Oudebosch Eco Cabins, Kogelberg
Projects show growing importance of sustainability and innovation in tourism and travel

Recognition given to three key environmentally-rooted projects, which are among the final qualifying entries in the AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation, underscores the growing importance of sustainability and innovation in the tourism and travel and conservation sectors - as well as those where environmentalism more broadly plays a part.

1 day ago

Housekeeping: the unsung heroes of the hospitality industry
Housekeeping: the unsung heroes of the hospitality industry

Various departments of a hotel contribute to an enjoyable stay - small things like a warm welcome at the door or a speedy check in can create a great impression with guests. However, one aspect of your stay is often underrated and overlooked, housekeeping.

2 days ago

Tsogo Sun adding more flair to SunSquare Montecasino
Tsogo Sun adding more flair to SunSquare Montecasino

Overlooking the award-winning Montecasino Complex in Fourways, trendy SunSquare Montecasino is the latest Tsogo Sun hotel to modernise its guest offering at a cost of approximately R16 million.

2 days ago

Tourism, Airbnb growth boost property demand in Cape CBD
Tourism, Airbnb growth boost property demand in Cape CBD

While many areas are beginning to report a notable slow-down, Cape Town's CBD and City Bowl areas remain buoyant. The Airbnb growth trend is one of the factors driving demand for flats in the area and, according to Warren Emett, Alan Screen and JP Ricketts, Seeff's CBD and City Bowl team, activity is at a notable high.

3 days ago

maja2missy via
A record breaking winter for Airbnb South Africa

Airbnb welcomed 67,000 guests to South Africa this winter, an increase of 250% compared to last year. The record breaking winter for Airbnb in South Africa demonstrates the growing appeal of home sharing - both for summer tourists from the Northern hemisphere as well as for domestic travellers.

3 days ago

Luxury hotels and chauffeurs for SA business travellers in Africa
Luxury hotels and chauffeurs for SA business travellers in Africa

You may think that South African business travellers who travel to other parts of Africa may not be as lucky as those travelling to Europe or the United States, but they stay in luxury hotels and are driven by chauffeurs. According to Corporate Traveller statistics, nine out of 10 business travellers to African countries stay in four- or five-star hotels, costing at least R3,000 per night.

3 days ago

Marriott International expands portfolio with 30 leading hotel brands
Marriott International expands portfolio with 30 leading hotel brands

Marriott International, Inc. has expanded to include 30 prestigious hotel brands with the addition of the Starwood Hotels & Resorts portfolio. With more than 5,700 hotels and 1.1 million rooms in over 110 countries across the globe, travellers can now choose from the most diverse selection of hotel brands - this at a time when traveller place greater emphasis on enriched and personal experiences.

26 Sep 2016

Protea Hotel Malaga, a classic rest-stop where road meets nature
Protea Hotel Malaga, a classic rest-stop where road meets nature

The Protea Hotel Malaga by Marriott is a classic rest-stop built in the Spanish-villa-style with vast lushly irrigated gardens, irrespective of the season. Its location, on the N4, is just about an hour from Nelspruit and Kruger National Park and a few more from Maputo in Mozambique.

By Brian Berkman 26 Sep 2016

Fox Browne Creative
Complementary companies team up for hospitality projects across Africa

Fox Browne Creative (FBC) and PMR Hospitality Partners (PMR) have announced that they will collaborate and partner with each other on selected hospitality projects throughout Africa to deliver enlightened hospitality and meaningful guest experiences in the luxury hospitality market.

26 Sep 2016

Victoria Falls Safari Lodge
Africa Albida Tourism bags multiple awards

Hospitality group, Africa Albida Tourism (AAT) has won multiple awards including their flagship property, Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, being voted the Best Resort Hotel by the Association of Zimbabwe Travel Agents (AZTA) for the twentieth year in a row.

23 Sep 2016

Sani Pass picnic
Revamped Premier Hotel Sani Pass set to open in February

After a nine-month, R75 million refurbishment that began in April, Premier Hotel Sani Pass situated in the foothills of the Drakensberg, will reopen on 1 February 2017.

23 Sep 2016