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Are holidays still within reach for SA travellers?
Are holidays still within reach for SA travellers?Article

According to the Vacation Ownership Association of Southern Africa, quality vacations do not need to slip away because of the current tight economy...

31 Aug 2018

Natural Selection opens first safari camps in Namibia
Natural Selection opens first safari camps in NamibiaArticle

Situated in the rugged and remote northwestern region, both camps opened in June 2018 and offer safari goers an in-depth experience far from the normal tourist track.

4 Jul 2018

Is pet 'parenting' driving SA industry growth?
Is pet 'parenting' driving SA industry growth?Article

Insight Survey's latest SA Pet Care Industry Landscape Report 2018 discusses the global and local pet care markets based on the latest information and research...

Issued by Insight Survey 8 Jun 2018

Bleisure travel expected to grow in 2018 and beyond
Bleisure travel expected to grow in 2018 and beyondArticle

In South Africa's tight economy, bleisure, as a rising trend, has become the ideal way to find a balance between work and play...

21 May 2018

#WTMA18: Six trends driving growth and change in African tourism
#WTMA18: Six trends driving growth and change in African tourismArticle

Each region is different and coping with different tensions. Mature economies have been struggling to maintain positive growth, and emerging markets have had their own challenges to deal with...

Cari Coetzee 2 May 2018

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New luxurious hotel for Victoria FallsArticle

From early 2019, Mbano Manor will offer a unique and nature-based travel experience for the global, high-end tourist who seeks comfort and privacy to commune with nature...

John Kachembere 13 Apr 2018

Millennials set to reshape the luxury industry through innovation
Millennials set to reshape the luxury industry through innovationArticle

Research shows that luxury hotels have yet to unleash the full potential of innovation needed to attract and retain millennials. The simple fact that traditional luxury hotels and millennials appear at odds raises a straightforward question...

Dr. Carlos Martin-Rios 11 Apr 2018

Five of the best safaris in and around Cape Town
Five of the best safaris in and around Cape TownArticle

While most visitors will travel further afield for the iconic wildlife safari experience, what many don't know is that you don't need to go far from Cape Town to tick this incredible experience off your bucket list.

Brittany Hawkins 5 Apr 2018

New owner, new name, new future for Tintswalo At Waterfall
New owner, new name, new future for Tintswalo At WaterfallArticle

Tintswalo At Waterfall has been acquired by entrepreneur and restauranteur of the Codfather name, George Sinovich, and will now be known as Riboville...

29 Mar 2018

La Rive Villa Franschhoek. Photo: Hamish Niven
Two luxury properties in sought-after Cape locations added to La Rive portfolioArticle

The La Rive portfolio, managed by luxury villa expert Alexis Gillis, has launched two luxury private properties in Franschhoek and on the Atlantic Seaboard...

19 Feb 2018

Mont d’Or Swartberg Hotel (Image Supplied)
Extraordinary expands South African footprint with Mont d'Or propertiesArticle

Extraordinary expanded their portfolio and South African footprint with the addition of The Mont d'Or Group's five luxury boutique properties...

16 Feb 2018

What to do and where to stay in Zanzibar
What to do and where to stay in ZanzibarArticle

The heat slams your entire body in a suffocating, damp caress as soon as you step out of the plane's air-conditioned coolness; immediately curling hair into little frizzy ringlets and dew-ifying the face. It's overwhelming for a Capetonian used to fresh sea breezes and dry heats - Jambo Zanzibar, there is no mistaking we have arrived upon your welcoming shores!

Ruth Cooper 20 Nov 2017

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Thebe's new tourism projects pay homage to SA history, set to transform SA tourism offeringArticle

Thebe Tourism Group CEO has revealed new major tourism projects in iconic locations set to transform South African tourism and which visitors to the country can look forward to, during WTM London...

7 Nov 2017

Grootbos accommodation, forest lodge exterior
Award-winning Grootbos Private Nature Reserve certified by Fair Trade TourismArticle

An established leader in the responsible tourism area, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve has again been certified by Fair Trade Tourism...

25 Aug 2017

The Palace Sun Lounge
The Palace ups the "wow" factor with R5m refurbishmentArticle

First Group has undertaken a R5m refurbishment of The Palace located on Durban's golden mile. Extensive renovation of 13 studio units led to The Palace being awarded an esteemed four stars...

18 Aug 2017

Dr Andrew Golding, Saleh Said at Zanzibar Amber Resort
Pam Golding appointed to market Zanzibar Amber Resort luxury apartments and villasArticle

Pam Golding Property has been appointed to market the luxury apartments and villas of mega-development Zanzibar Amber Resort, set to be the largest premium hospitality investment and resort in East Africa...

8 Aug 2017

The hospitality industry's pet-friendly evolution
The hospitality industry's pet-friendly evolutionArticle

As the market of devoted pet owners continues to expand, the hospitality industry can either evolve to cater to it or forego a growing number of potential guests as a result...

7 Aug 2017

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The Cellars-Hohenort undergoes luxury upgradeArticle

Many of the rooms and suites at the five-star Cellars-Hohenort hotel in Cape Town's Constantia Valley is set to undergo a series of upgrades in a refurbishment project to enhance its the guest experience...

25 Jul 2017

Escape to Tintswalo Atlantic Hotel this Winter
Escape to Tintswalo Atlantic Hotel this WinterArticle

It's hard to believe that it's been two years since Tintswalo Atlantic was almost destroyed in a Cape Town wildfire. If you visit the five-star boutique lodge today, you'll find a place that's risen from the ashes and resumed its position as one of the top spots for a luxury escape.

Eugene Yiga 20 Jul 2017

African Pride 15 on Orange tailored to the film and photographic production industry
African Pride 15 on Orange tailored to the film and photographic production industryArticle

Film and photographic production services, as a niche sector, have come to play a significant role in the economic growth of the Western Cape...

23 Jun 2017

White water rafting on the Nile River at Wildwaters Lodge, Uganda
Tourvest East Africa expands offering with new camps in UgandaArticle

Through the development of two new camps at Kalagala, Tourvest East Africa is increasing its presence and extending its offering along the river Nile in Uganda...

30 May 2017

Alex Kyriakidis (President and Managing Director Middle East and Africa Marriott International) and Saleh Said (Director Pennyroyal Gibraltar)
Marriott to strengthen Indian Ocean position with debut of Ritz-Carlton in ZanzibarArticle

The hotel will be part of the Amber Resort complex expected to be the largest mixed-use development in Africa occupying approximately 1,750 hectares of pristine Indian Ocean coastline in the northeast of the island...

23 May 2017

Carrie Wicks
Leeu Collection's first London hotel to open in 2019Article

After an extensive search to find the perfect opportunity in London, Leeu Collection is now the proud owner of 55 Newman Street, it's first property in the city

28 Apr 2017

#WTMA17: Tomjachu, a luxury bush retreat in the heart of Mpumalanga
#WTMA17: Tomjachu, a luxury bush retreat in the heart of MpumalangaArticle

Tomjachu Bush Retreat will be bringing a taste of what Mpumalanga has to offer to this year's WTM Africa. Co-owner of Tomjachu, Jack Fillery, tells us more...

5 Apr 2017

Desmond O'Connor
Returning to an elegant era of travel with Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape TownArticle

"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."

Cari Coetzee 30 Mar 2017

Zanzibar Amber Resort
Zanzibar Amber Resort to change the face of East African tourismArticle

Zanzibar is set to undergo a transformation with a mega luxury development and global marketing campaign set to put it on the map as a leading tropical tourism destination...

30 Mar 2017

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The best conferencing facilities in Africa 2017Article

The MICE industry is booming in Africa, with countries investing millions of dollars in constructing or renovating existing conference facilities...

Josephine Wawira 6 Mar 2017

Magalies Park refurbished lounge
Magalies Park up for a R40 million modern faceliftArticle

Magalies Park timeshare resort, near the Hartebeesport Dam, is undergoing a R40 million refurbishment which will leave its 185 chalets with a fresh new look...

22 Feb 2017

Leeu Estates
Leeu Estates grabs a spot on the Travel + Leisure It List 2017Article

Leeu Estates has been featured on the Travel + Leisure's It List 2017 and will appear in the March issue of Travel + Leisure alongside other award-winning properties.

16 Feb 2017

New self-catering apartment bolsters Garden Route luxury travel offering
New self-catering apartment bolsters Garden Route luxury travel offeringArticle

With the addition of a new 5-star apartment located in the Protea Hotel by Marriott Mossel Bay, the Garden Route region is well placed to cater to the luxury travel market...

13 Feb 2017

#BizTrends2017: Driving growth in African tourism
#BizTrends2017: Driving growth in African tourismArticle

Africa was once perceived as relatively dangerous and expensive, with either luxury accommodation or poor quality hotels. Now people understand you can have an amazing experience...

13 Jan 2017

La Montagne refurbished lounge
First Group invests millions in refurbishing flagship propertiesArticle

At a time when the luxury hospitality industry is enjoying a positive upturn, the First Group is boosting it's growth with a total investment of R179 million including...

30 Nov 2016

Shimmy Luxury Collection now the sole operator of The Ritz
Shimmy Luxury Collection now the sole operator of The RitzArticle

Shimmy Luxury Collection has obtained full control of the previously held JV Management company and is the sole operator of the new Ritz which will now be opening its doors in February 2017...

29 Nov 2016

Pearl Oliver
Taj Cape Town head sommelier serving wine with ardorArticle

We chat to Pearl Oliver, the head sommelier at five-star Taj Cape Town to find out more about her passion for wine and excellent service...

Cari Van Wyk 28 Nov 2016

Secret Getaway: new platform puts extra thrill in discovering new places
Secret Getaway: new platform puts extra thrill in discovering new placesArticle

With the launch of a unique accommodation booking platform, Secret Getaway, that only reveals the name of the hotel once the purchase has been made, spontaneous breaks have just become more exciting...

16 Nov 2016

At the very top of the top
At the very top of the topArticle

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...

Brian Berkman 1 Nov 2016

Martijn.Munneke via 
 - Lake Kivu, Rwanda
Kivu Belt a hotbed for opportunities in luxury and leisure tourismArticle

Rwanda's western province is a popular tourist destination given its vicinity to the Volcanoes National Park, home of the mountain gorillas and its current offering of lakeside resorts and water sports...

5 Oct 2016

#CapeCountryRoutes: make a road trip of it
#CapeCountryRoutes: make a road trip of itArticle

South Africa has a variety of landscapes and adventure to satisfy any traveller's desire to explore and discover new and beautiful places - and what better way to explore than taking road trip...

30 Aug 2016

Lakeside Lodge & Spa plays host to triathlon
Lakeside Lodge & Spa plays host to triathlonArticle

Lakeside Lodge & Spa in partnership with TriSport is hosting its first cross triathlon on 17 September 2016. Set in the beautiful Garden Route, the estate will play host to...

22 Aug 2016

Rocking the Daisies tickets on sale 25 April
Rocking the Daisies tickets on sale 25 AprilArticle

Rocking the Daisies Music and Lifestyle Festival has launched a pioneering phased system with ticketing partner Nutickets, aimed at giving its dedicated fans the best chance to get their hands on a ticket before they sell out - and at the best possible price.

18 Apr 2016

Adapting to new trends to improve customer service
Adapting to new trends to improve customer serviceArticle

An exceptional product, popping logo and awesome employees are only half the battle won when building your brand...

Yvonne Matambo 14 Apr 2016

Demand for accommodation drives Cape Town's CBD development
Demand for accommodation drives Cape Town's CBD developmentArticle

According to The State of Cape Town Central City Report: 2015 - A year in review, average hotel room rates in Cape Town's Central City were 23% higher...

12 Apr 2016

New game lodge open in Welgevonden Game Reserve
New game lodge open in Welgevonden Game ReserveArticle

A new safari lodge, Mhondoro, has opened in the malaria-free, Big 5 Welgevonden Game Reserve in the Waterberg, Limpopo province. This exclusive lodge is...

30 Mar 2016

MolenVliet Lodge sold and rebranded
MolenVliet Lodge sold and rebrandedArticle

WH Leisure Group, a privately owned independent hotel company recently acquired full ownership of MolenVliet Lodge...

18 Mar 2016

A five-star offering: the devil is in the details
A five-star offering: the devil is in the detailsArticle

Ranging from the service to the amenities, there are many factors that contribute to a hotel's five-star offering. While the foundation of a five-star hotel is based on luxury accommodation, it's often the finer details...

15 Sep 2015

2015 Klink Awards nominees announced
2015 Klink Awards nominees announcedArticle

The mid-year hump is over and it's all downhill to the sunny season in South Africa. The media were allowed a taste of summer as we were bussed off to the Franschhoek wine valley...

14 Sep 2015

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