SA Tourism's new campaign to inspire travellers to do summer differently
SA Tourism's new campaign to inspire travellers to do summer differently

For most of this year, South Africans' movements have been restricted and now through its new campaign, South African Tourism aims to inspire them to go out and enjoy their country and summer, differently.

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CLHG: Staff appointments
CLHG: Staff appointments

City Lodge Hotel Group has announced several changes to its operations department, starting with the retirement of Patrick Tate, divisional director of operations after 32 years of loyal service, effective 30 November 2020. He has been with the group since 1 August 1988 when it only had three hotels, joining to manage City Lodge Cape Town (now City Lodge Hotel Pinelands) on the group's third birthday. Patrick managed several hotels for City Lodge Hotel Group before his promotion to divisional director of operations at central office in 2001. (Please see separate media release on Patrick for his full biography.)

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 1 day ago

Holiday rentals: Don't take on unnecessary risk for short-term gains
Holiday rentals: Don't take on unnecessary risk for short-term gains

Well, what a year it's been - and the tourism industry has been one of the hardest hit. Among the casualties, the once-booming industry providing accommodation for holidaymakers or businesspeople.

The recent news that South Africa is now open to some international tourists is good news, but it will take time for the numbers to pick up - the impact of lockdowns around the world is hard to predict. In the meantime, many property owners are dropping prices to attract local tourists, especially now that that business travel now seems likely to be permanently affected.

By Jason Mellow 2 days ago

5 reasons to stay at The Turbine Boutique Hotel & Spa in Knysna
5 reasons to stay at The Turbine Boutique Hotel & Spa in Knysna

From the unusual design to the picturesque location, there are many reasons to stay at the unique power-station-turned-boutique-hotel, The Turbine Hotel and Spa in Knysna. Here are five top reasons to put The Turbine on your itinerary when travelling along the popular Garden Route in the Western Cape.

By Ruth Cooper 3 days ago

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Radisson to debut 10th hotel in Nigeria

Radisson Hotel Group has announced the signing of the Radisson Hotel Abuja Gudu in Nigeria - the group's third brand in the city.

The new addition further strengthens the group's presence in one of its key African markets, bringing its Nigerian portfolio to 10 hotels in operation and under development and placing it firmly on track to reach a 50% portfolio increase by 2025.

3 days ago

SANParks offers Black Friday 40% discount on online reservations
SANParks offers Black Friday 40% discount on online reservations

The South African National Parks (SANParks) is offering a special discount as part of Black Friday on 27 November 2020. As part of the promotion, SANParks is offering a 40% discount for new reservations made via the online booking platform.

3 days ago

Worried about Covid risk on a flight? Here's what you can do to protect yourself - and how airlines can step up
Worried about Covid risk on a flight? Here's what you can do to protect yourself - and how airlines can step up

Airline travel health advice has so far mostly focused on how to stay hydrated and avoid deep vein thrombosis. What passengers really want, however, is a heightened focus on infection prevention and disease control, free masks, complimentary hand sanitiser, and more space between passengers on the plane.

By Ramon Zenel Shaban and Cristina Sotomayor-Castill 24 Nov 2020

New summer refreshments at City Lodge Hotel Group
New summer refreshments at City Lodge Hotel Group

At City Lodge Hotel Group, guests are encouraged to come for the comfortable rooms and service excellence, and stay for the delicious food and beverage offerings. As summer heats the pool ready for those first swims, the group has revamped the bar and snacks menus at its hotels, giving guests more reasons to relax in the spacious public areas outside and indoors, or in their rooms.

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 24 Nov 2020

The robust travel culture of Jacaranda FM listeners
The robust travel culture of Jacaranda FM listeners

The Jacaranda FM audience is vibrant, energetic and ready for adventure. Target Group Index South Africa 2019 (TGISA) shows that Jacaranda FM listeners have a keen sense of adventure and believe 'that you only live once', so it's important to have as much fun as possible.

Issued by Jacaranda FM 24 Nov 2020

Uber Pass launches in South Africa
Uber Pass launches in South Africa

To help the ever-changing buying behaviour of South Africans during the coronavirus pandemic, Uber has launched Uber Pass - a monthly plan which unlocks savings across Uber and Eats, making South Africa the first market in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

23 Nov 2020

Partnership to deliver funding solutions to restaurants
Partnership to deliver funding solutions to restaurants

Mr D Food, Retail Capital has launched an ease of access funding solution to help drive growth in the South African restaurant industry.

The pre-approved, turnover based funding is now available to Mr D Food restaurant partners - over 6,900 restaurants nationwide - and can be used for whatever the restaurant needs to run and possibly scale their business, including marketing, buying stock or renovations.

23 Nov 2020

Simonsig, Glen Carlou win top spots at 2020 Diners Club, Young Winemaker of the Year
Simonsig, Glen Carlou win top spots at 2020 Diners Club, Young Winemaker of the Year

The winners of the 2020 Diners Club Winemaker and Young Winemaker of the Year awards have been announced with Johan Malan of Simonsig Wines, and Philip Theron of Glen Carlou claiming top honours respectively.

23 Nov 2020

Fedhasa urges insurers to 'do the right thing' as the hospitality industry continues to bleed
Fedhasa urges insurers to 'do the right thing' as the hospitality industry continues to bleed

Fedhasa has condemned Santam's decision to appeal the decision by the Western Cape High Court requiring the insurer to pay full Business Interruption losses to the plaintiff, Ma-Afrika Hotels.

23 Nov 2020

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