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ClickClickGo, drive and stay!
ClickClickGo, drive and stay!

South African travel brand, ClickClickGo is expanding their offering with the addition of accommodation and car rental to their booking portal...

Issued by Realm Digital 2 days ago

The magical, relaxed luxury of La Petite Ferme
The magical, relaxed luxury of La Petite Ferme

Any stay in historic Franschhoek is almost guaranteed to be a win - more so at La Petite Ferme, just three minutes from the main road but a world away on the curve on Oliphants' Pass leading to the Middagkrans mountain range, with a dazzling view of the verdant valley of vines and Mont Rochelle nature reserve below. The dazzling start was just the beginning...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Jan 2019

TGCSA, Waze partner to offer real-time guide alerts to travellers
TGCSA, Waze partner to offer real-time guide alerts to travellers

Waze helps the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa's graded establishments to appear on the user's map, potentially steering them in their direction, be it a hotel, bed and breakfast, hostel or conference venue...

9 Jan 2019

4 reasons to visit urban oasis Fairlawns
4 reasons to visit urban oasis Fairlawns

Award-winning Johannesburg luxury boutique hotel and spa Fairlawns has many reasons to persuade you to visit, here are my top four...

By Ruth Cooper 9 Jan 2019

Le Quartier Français completes refurbishment in Franschoek
Le Quartier Français completes refurbishment in Franschoek

Boutique hotel Le Quartier Français, part of the Leeu Collection located in Franschhoek, South Africa, has reopened after completing its refurbishment and expansion.

28 Dec 2018

Cape Town CBD continues to attract hotel property developers
Cape Town CBD continues to attract hotel property developers

Even through South Africa's technical recession and the Western Cape drought, foreign tourism rose by 2.4% in 2017, building on a 12.8% increase in 2016...

21 Dec 2018

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Insurance tips for Airbnb and guesthouse owners

As the holiday season gets underway, make sure you and your guests are covered...

By Christiaan Steyn 18 Dec 2018

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BON Hotels adds new DRC development to its Africa portfolio

BON Hotels have extended their African presence with the addition of its Karibu Kolwezi hotel. Situated in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the 55-roomed hotel, which is scheduled to open in April next year, will be the first of its kind for the Lualaba Province of the DRC.

14 Dec 2018

Spruce up your festive Stellenbosch stay with the Spier Light Art Festival
Spruce up your festive Stellenbosch stay with the Spier Light Art Festival

With the spongy green grass of Spier farm beneath our toes and a veritable picnic feast warming our bellies, we couldn't tell if they were shivers of cold from the light breeze rustling through the trees or fear from the otherworldly feathered beings of Stravinsky's Firebird ballet and ghostly lights in the bamboo forest and haunting operatic voices from the Spier Light Art Festival...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Dec 2018

Improving guest experience: Managing cost and driving revenue
Improving guest experience: Managing cost and driving revenue

When it comes to better hotel service; complimentary bottled water and a continental breakfast are a good start, but the hoteliers who will stand out in 2019 and beyond will be those who use a combination of modern technologies to increase guest satisfaction...

12 Dec 2018

Marriott International's European-inspired lifestyle brand opens in Cape Town
Marriott International's European-inspired lifestyle brand opens in Cape Town

Marriott International has opened the AC Hotel Cape Town Waterfront; marking the debut of the brand in the Middle East and Africa...

5 Dec 2018

Jock Safari Lodge in Kruger relaunches
Jock Safari Lodge in Kruger relaunches

As of 1 November 2018, Jock Safari has made some significant changes to the two sections of their lodge; the main camp area and the family-friendly Fitzpatrick Lodge..

By Ruth Cooper 4 Dec 2018

AccorHotels strengthens West Africa footprint with signing of new hotel
AccorHotels strengthens West Africa footprint with signing of new hotel

AccorHotels has signed Mövenpick Hotel Dakar in partnership with Excellenc6 Senegal Hotels & Resorts...

30 Nov 2018

Africa Trade Week 2019 set for Johannesburg in June
Africa Trade Week 2019 set for Johannesburg in June

Africa Trade Week will be held from 23 to 25 June 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg...

28 Nov 2018

Vision Style Awards names eco-resort Bisate Lodge Most Innovative New Venue
Vision Style Awards names eco-resort Bisate Lodge Most Innovative New Venue

Rwandan safari camp, Bisate Lodge has been named the winner of 'Most Innovative New Venue' design in the 2018 Vision Style Awards...

27 Nov 2018

Protea Hotels by Marriot, MLT upgrade vehicle offering for guests
Protea Hotels by Marriot, MLT upgrade vehicle offering for guests

In partnership with MLT Vehicle Hire Company, Protea Hotels by Marriot has upgraded its fleet of vehicles for guests...

23 Nov 2018

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Apply to be a part of the 2019 Boutique Hotel Guest Experience Awards

Entries for the 2019 Boutique Hotel Guest Experience Awards will open on 1 December 2018 and will close on 31 January 2019...

23 Nov 2018

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Agritourism, a growing trend among SA farmers

According to Statistics SA, despite water shortages and the increase in fuel prices, the South African economy grew by 1.3% in 2017, with the agriculture industry experiencing a growth of 17.7%...

20 Nov 2018

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Newly revamped President Hotel pays tribute to Cape Town

Last month the President Hotel invited members of the press to view their newly refurbished floors, proudly paying tribute to the beauty of Cape Town...

By Juanita Pienaar 20 Nov 2018

City Lodge Hotel Dar es Salaam opens first batch of rooms
City Lodge Hotel Dar es Salaam opens first batch of rooms

City Lodge Hotel Dar es Salaam in Tanzania is opening its first batch of 41 rooms on the first and second floors. The hotel will have 148 rooms in total when complete...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 16 Nov 2018

Africa's first Radisson RED celebrates its first anniversary
Africa's first Radisson RED celebrates its first anniversary

Eugene Yiga talks to the curator of Radisson RED in Cape Town, Dale Simpson, about the new hotel...

By Eugene Yiga 14 Nov 2018

Vector Architects transforms old Chinese disused sugar mill into hotel
Vector Architects transforms old Chinese disused sugar mill into hotel

Beijing-based architecture practice Vector Architects has transformed an old disused sugar mill into a hotel, keeping the industrial structure of the complex in Yangshuo's mountains...

13 Nov 2018

2018 Business Traveller Africa Award winners
2018 Business Traveller Africa Award winners

Honouring those brands that have provided superior South African business travel service, the 7th annual Business Traveller Africa Awards has announced its 2018 winners...

By Shan Radcliffe 9 Nov 2018

Travel megatrends transforming Africa
Travel megatrends transforming Africa

Travel is an ever-shifting industry; how visitors adapt in their preferences is a challenge for any tourism and hospitality professional to identify and meet their requirements in order to stay relevant...

8 Nov 2018

Concierges provide the emotional connection to guests' experience
Concierges provide the emotional connection to guests' experience

As champions of the guest experience, concierges and guest relations staff are instrumental in creating the memories that will see guests return or recommend the property or establishment to others...

30 Oct 2018

Why The Westin Cape Town's R150m refurbishment investment is worth every penny
Why The Westin Cape Town's R150m refurbishment investment is worth every penny

Business or leisure, if you're a regular at The Westin Cape Town, you're in for a marvellous surprise...

By Sindy Peters 29 Oct 2018

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Invest in stone
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Invest in stone

The Maltese have a saying - invest in stone - which means put your money into property...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 26 Oct 2018

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IFA Hotels & Resorts, Jaltech launch R2bn property fund

Kuwait's IFA Hotels & Resorts and financial consulting firm Jaltech have entered into a joint venture to create the R2bn Zimbali Capital property fund...

26 Oct 2018

Corporate content should be part of your DNA
Corporate content should be part of your DNA

On the cusp of exciting and fruitful pan-African networking and trade, the time to make use of an unbiased B2B media showcase for all Africa's dynamic, entrepreneurial business communities is now...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 Oct 2018

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