Marriott buys Starwood Hotels for $12.2bn

2015-11-16 18:00

US-based Marriott International says it has bought the Starwood hotel group for $12.2bn, creating the world's largest hotel chain.

SA’s top green building achievements honoured

2015-11-06 13:20

Hotel Verde in Cape Town has come out tops in the Green Star SA Leadership Awards 2015 at the annual Green Building Convention in Cape Town.

New maturity for Africa hotel growth

2015-10-12 17:07

Growth in the African hotel sector has reached a new level of maturity with less reliance on foreign visitors and more demand from local businesses, reports show.

Legacy Group signs deal to manage Zim hotels

2015-09-21 09:04

Hotel and resort company the Legacy Group has signed an agreement to manage five hotels in Zimbabwe with effect from October 1.

Tsogo Sun honoured

2015-09-09 17:45

Tsogo Sun has been voted the "Best South African Hotel Group" and its Sandton Convention Centre as best "Large Conference Venue".

New owners for Le Quartier Français

2015-07-20 15:22

Le Quartier Français in Franschhoek will enter a new era when ownership changes on September 1.

Hotel development boom in Africa

2015-06-25 19:07

The findings of the latest Hotel Chain Development Pipeline Survey show that Hilton is leading the race to develop new hotels in Africa.

R1bn hotel and apartment development for Cape Town CBD

2015-05-31 21:00

Remodelling of the former Safmarine building in Cape Town's central business district will see it transformed into the Radisson Blu Hotel and Residence, Cape Town.

Hotel group to raise bar for sustainability in Africa

2015-04-15 21:15

Verde Hotels wants to enhance sustainability in Africa's hotel industry by becoming the continent's first truly green hotel managing company.

Palazzo Hotel gets R60m refurbishment

2015-03-25 13:25

The Palazzo Hotel at Montecasino has undergone a refurbishment that includes the transformation of all rooms, a new restaurant and a function venue.


Capital Hotel Group expanding to Cape Town

2015-11-11 15:26

The Capital Hotel Group is making a first foray outside Gauteng with the 65-room Capital Mirage hotel set to open in Cape Town's De Waterkant.

CT hotel certified as safe

2015-10-29 18:41

Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Newlands has been awarded the internationally recognised Safehotels certification.

Marriott set to expand in SA, Africa

2015-09-22 20:00

Marriott International is bringing its core brand to SA and has signed two new properties for this purpose, in partnership with developers in the Amdec Group.

Cape Sun gets own car park

2015-09-14 19:04

The Cape Sun hotel in Cape Town is getting its own car park and work on the underground project is expected to be completed by the end of January 2016.

Marriott opens its first hotel in Ghana

2015-08-21 13:56

Marriott International has announced the opening of the Protea Hotel Select Takoradi, its first establishment in Ghana.

Rwanda to host Africa Hotel Investment Forum

2015-07-08 17:55

The Government of Rwanda through the Rwanda Development Board, will host the Africa Hotel Investment Forum in 2016 in Kigali.

World's largest Holiday Inn to open in Saudi Arabia

2015-06-03 14:51

The Holiday Inn Makkah Abraaj Al Tayseer, due to open in Makkah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, will be the largest Holiday Inn in the world.

Income from tourist accommodation up 3.7%

2015-04-20 15:44

Measured at current prices, total income for the tourist accommodation industry rose by 3.7% in February 2015 compared with last February, official figures show.

Tsogo Sun building new hotel in CT city centre

2015-04-14 17:52

Tsogo Sun has announced that it is investing a total of R680m in building a new 500-bedroom hotel complex in the heart of Cape Town's central business district.

For casinos in Manila more is better

2015-03-02 10:03

The owner of the ultra-luxe nightclub Pangaea in Singapore is now betting that Manila's casinos will be able to draw rich punters and partygoers.

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