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The Menlyn Boutique Hotel adapts to trends, undergoes a facelift

The Menlyn Boutique Hotel, situated in the Menlyn Node in Pretoria has undergone a 'facelift' to its facilities, which includes the expansion of The Black Bamboo Kitchen that now boasts a state-of-the-art pastry section, as well as the expansion of the dining area to include a lounge section for guests to enjoy their favourite cocktail in a more casual environment.

6 hours ago

Water wise hospitality in Table Mountain National Park
Water wise hospitality in Table Mountain National Park

With the introduction of level six water restrictions in Cape Town as of 1 January 2018, the tourism industry continues to find innovative ways to reduce water consumption in hotels to help alleviate the drought situation in the Western Cape.

7 hours ago

The handy travel companion amplifying hotel service and guest experience
The handy travel companion amplifying hotel service and guest experience

Wednesday, 5 December 2017, saw the launch of the 'handy' device into the South African market as a means to revolutionise the travel and hotel industry.

By Robin Fredericks 10 hours ago

Feel at home at Paarl's Light House Boutique Suites
Feel at home at Paarl's Light House Boutique Suites

Tucked away in the suburbs of Paarl, you will find The Light House Boutique Suites. A beautiful boutique hotel which is both charming and homely, yet incredibly luxurious and glamorous and all topped with personalised and attentive service.

By Ruth Cooper 1 day ago

Always-on a must for South African digital travellers
Always-on a must for South African digital travellers

We are currently amid an industrial revolution which is transforming every sector of business. While the travel industry is arguably ahead of the curve right now, for how long will it remain in front? In South Africa, almost 3.5 million travellers passed through the country in August this year alone. The economic impact of not staying up to date with the latest technologies can, therefore, be considerable.

By Claude Schuck 3 days ago

How to keep hospitality industry employees motivated during the festive season
How to keep hospitality industry employees motivated during the festive season

As the festive season is the busiest time of the year, staff in the hospitality industry are under increased pressure.

8 Dec 2017

Hole in the Wall Resort
First Group commits to creating green vacation destinations

It's only a matter of time before green practices become a baseline requirement in the hospitality industry - 'going green' is no longer just a buzz phrase. First Group has committed to creating green vacation destinations through environmentally friendly practices at its resorts, acknowledging the need to conserve natural resources and the social consciousness of today's travellers.

8 Dec 2017

AccorHotels to open two-tower Raffles hotel and residences on Dubai's famous Palm Jumeirah
AccorHotels to open two-tower Raffles hotel and residences on Dubai's famous Palm Jumeirah

AccorHotels has signed a management agreement with Dubai-based developer Nakheel for the expansion of Raffles Hotels & Resorts. The agreement will lead to the opening of a two-tower development on Palm Jumeirah comprising Raffles The Palm Dubai Hotel and Raffles Residences Palm360.

7 Dec 2017