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Cuisine in the time of Covid-19 at City Lodge Hotels

Running a food and beverage service at a quarantine or essential services hotel during the lockdown is a balancing act...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 25 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Adapting to the 'new normal' will remain a priority for the foreseeable future

We chat to Tim Cordon, Radisson Hotel Group's senior area vice president for Africa and Middle East to find out more about how Covid-19 has impacted the Group during these unusual times...

By Robin Fredericks 18 May 2020

CLHG unpacks its enhanced hygiene and housekeeping protocols

Operating a hotel during the time of Covid-19 brings about its own challenges, chief among those is the safety of staff and guests. Cleanliness, hygiene and sanitisation have taken on a new role...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 12 May 2020

Property sectors likely to experience most severe pressure from economic recession

While there are risks to major property sectors over and above direct economic growth pressures, we examine which major property sectors are most at risk...

By John Loos 8 May 2020

Two South African properties recognised by Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Two of South Africa's best seaside hotels, The Plettenberg and The Marine, are among the most recent additions to the prestigious Small Luxury Hotels of the World platform...

30 Apr 2020

CLHG adapts and delivers service excellence during lockdown

During the lockdown, five City Lodge hotels have remained open to accommodate inbound and outbound travellers in quarantine, as well as essential workers. The group remains well positioned to reopen any of its hotels on very short notice...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 30 Apr 2020

#tourisminmyblood promotes information sharing in the travel industry

The membership of new travel trade community initiative launched on a Facebook platform had grown to more than 10,400 travel industry professionals in 99 countries, within its first 10 days...

28 Apr 2020

Strategies Africa's tourism requires to manage blow from coronavirus

Tourism has become an important economic sector for most African countries in the last two decades. There has been increased investments in product development and enhancement, aggressive marketing, coupled with appropriate business-friendly socio-political reforms...

By Issahaku Adam & Albert N Kimbu 24 Apr 2020

What it's like to run a hotel during lockdown

On 27 March 2020, businesses had to close their doors, including hotels and accommodation establishments in support of South Africa's nationwide lockdown and fight against the Covid-19 threat. But there were some that had to remain open...

22 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: Dream today, visit Treedom Villas tomorrow

#TheLockdownSeries: Debbie Nortje, founder and managing director of Treedom Villas and Vardos, shares how Covid-19 has impacted this dream destination...

By Evan-Lee Courie 21 Apr 2020

Building a recovery plan for the tourism sector

SA Tourism is currently compiling a post-Covid-19 recovery plan for the sector. The plan will take into consideration various scenarios. These include developments in key traditional source markets such as the Europe and the US.

14 Apr 2020

The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down

In true South African spirit, even in times of adversity, daily stories of generosity and ingenuity abound. Never have we been more proud of how business communities are using our publishing platforms than since the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 6 Apr 2020

Radisson RED wins sustainability award for the second year

"By receiving this award for the second year, Radisson RED has indicated that they are not just committed to operating sustainably, but also to continuous improvement."

1 Apr 2020

Impact of Covid-19 on City Lodge Hotel Group's operations

Following President Ramaphosa's announcement of a 21 day nationwide lockdown, which the company fully supports, and the ongoing, significant impact of Covid-19, coupled with the imposition of the ban on international arrivals from most countries and restrictions on domestic travel on the already challenging operating environment, the group is experiencing a significant downturn in occupancies...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 26 Mar 2020

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