Eugene Yiga
SOUTH AFRICA
Africa's first Radisson RED celebrates its first anniversary

Africa's first Radisson RED celebrates its first anniversary[Eugene Yiga] Eugene Yiga talks to the curator of Radisson RED in Cape Town, Dale Simpson, about the new hotel...

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Cari Coetzee
SOUTH AFRICA
Doing hotels The Capital way

Marc Wachsberger, MD at The Capital Hotels and Apartments
Marc Wachsberger, MD at The Capital Hotels and Apartments
[Cari Coetzee] We chat with Marc Wachsberger, MD at The Capital Hotels and Apartments, about hotels, the industry and what the future holds...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Juanita Pienaar
SOUTH AFRICA
Airbnb in Africa for the long haul

Chris Lehane, head of global policy and public affairs for Airbnb © .
Chris Lehane, head of global policy and public affairs for Airbnb © [[https://south-africa.airbnbcitizen.com/launching-africas-first-home-sharing-club/ Airbnb website]].
[Juanita Pienaar] Airbnb's Chris Lehane elaborates on how Airbnb plans to expand into Africa, comments on some of the travel and tourism trends coming up and explains how a global brand such as Airbnb remains relevant, resilient and innovative...

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Cari Coetzee
SOUTH AFRICA
#WomensMonth: Two decades in food driven by passion

Caroline Ncoko
Caroline Ncoko
[Cari Coetzee] The President Hotel has welcomed travellers from around the world for decades and the hotel's longest-standing employee, junior sous chef Caroline Ncoko, has been around for two of those...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Jogbojogbo Abdulrahman
SOUTH AFRICA
The hotel room of the future

The hotel room of the future
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[Jogbojogbo Abdulrahman] Guest-centric features that revolve around technology will define the future of the hotel room and all the advancements will be geared towards making the guest king...

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Guy Stehlik
SOUTH AFRICA
Hotel management: The balance between luxury and profit

Hotel management: The balance between luxury and profit
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[Guy Stehlik] While every business needs to be profitable, there is such a thing as a happy balance between profits and classy standards. In fact, you cannot achieve profits without having the right standards in place, even delightful ones...

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Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
Future for SA hotels looks rosy

Future for SA hotels looks rosy
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[Danette Breitenbach] 2016 was a positive year for South Africa's hotel sector, with further growth forecast over the next five years. This is the finding of PwC's 7th edition of the Hotels Outlook: 2017 - 2021...

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Cari Coetzee
SOUTH AFRICA
Dale Simpson, Radisson RED Cape Town's fearless curator

Dale Simpson, Radisson RED Cape Town's fearless curator[Cari Coetzee] After a global search, Radisson RED Hotel V&A Waterfront, Cape Town has appointed Dale Simpson, who will take charge of launching this revolutionary and trendy brand in the Mother city, as its curator...

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Cari Coetzee
SOUTH AFRICA
Returning to an elegant era of travel with Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town

Desmond O'Connor
Desmond O'Connor
[Cari Coetzee] "A truly great hotel expresses a view of the history and heritage of its location, and the Radisson Blu's architecture does just this, conveying a strong historical story filtering through to each room."

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Guy Stehlik
SOUTH AFRICA
The worst hotel in the world

The worst hotel in the world
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[Guy Stehlik] My recent blog on the best hotel I've ever stayed at got me thinking of the contrary. What is the worst hotel I have ever stayed at?

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Josephine Wawira
SOUTH AFRICA
Examining the state of hotel development in Africa

Image by Kaspars Grinvalds
Image by Kaspars Grinvalds
[Josephine Wawira] According to a report by the W-Hospitality Group, a total of 365 hotel chain development pipelines were reported in Africa in 2016, with 64,231 rooms...

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Cari Coetzee
SOUTH AFRICA
Breedezicht Estate - developing in unspoiled Witsand

Breedezicht Estate - developing in unspoiled Witsand[Cari Coetzee] Breedezicht Estate is a development situated in the small town of Witsand - but it's not your regular development. The location, attractions, and architecture makes a unique destination for...

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Guy Stehlik
SOUTH AFRICA
Hotel management and hotel owner - when you wear both hats

Hans via
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[Guy Stehlik] There's a terrible misconception by hotel management companies that hotel owners are interfering, ill-informed nuisances

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Brian Berkman
SOUTH AFRICA
At the very top of the top

At the very top of the top[Brian Berkman] If you are after the very best views of the rolling mountains that lead to Worcester and the privacy of being billeted in a private 30-acre estate with vineyards and plum tree groves, La Residence is your only option...

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Brian Berkman
SOUTH AFRICA
Bring your own slippers and explore deep into the heart of a luxury villa

Bring your own slippers and explore deep into the heart of a luxury villa[Brian Berkman] The Explorers Club is aimed at the discerning traveller with an adventurous heart. If you bring your own robes and slippers, there won't be a single luxury amenity you will miss...

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Brian Berkman
SOUTH AFRICA
The key to luxury villa accommodation in the Winelands

The key to luxury villa accommodation in the Winelands[Brian Berkman] Meeting the recent trend for families and groups of friends travelling together, La Cle Des Montagnes not only provides the key to the mountain but also to the entire village which is just a few minutes walk away...

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Brian Berkman
SOUTH AFRICA
Royal Malewane bush luxury at the very top of the food chain

Royal Malewane bush luxury at the very top of the food chain[Brian Berkman] At Royal Malewane you will not only enjoy the insight of the most qualified and experienced field guides in the land but also a renewed focus on exquisite cuisine paired with the best South African wines...

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Brian Berkman
SOUTH AFRICA
The new Four Seasons is a Joburg hotel for all seasons

Brian Berkman[Brian Berkman] The Westcliff under Orient-Express Hotels, later rebranded as Belmond, has long been a favourite place to stay in Johannesburg, so I was especially keen to experience it in its third iteration...

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Cari Coetzee
SOUTH AFRICA
Kgalagadi Lodge: Where rugged terrain and luxury meet

Kgalagadi Lodge: Where rugged terrain and luxury meet[Cari Coetzee] One of the many gems in the Northern Cape is Kgalagadi Lodge, situated 5km from the vast Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. We had a chat with its co-founders...

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Brian Berkman
SOUTH AFRICA
Protea Hotel Malaga, a classic rest-stop where road meets nature

Protea Hotel Malaga, a classic rest-stop where road meets nature[Brian Berkman] The great appeal of staying here isn't the comfortable lodging or the well-tended gardens and inviting pool, but because of the way the staff will make you feel...

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