Marriott could reach a million rooms in 2015

2015-01-29 19:24

Marriott International expects its portfolio of hotels either open or under development to surpass 1 million rooms by the end of 2015. in bid to end probes

2014-12-16 13:05

Online travel agent has offered to scrap a practice which prevents hotels from giving discounts to its rivals.

InterContinental crowned leading hotel brand

2014-12-09 17:07

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has claimed five awards at the 21st World Travel Awards grand finals, including the title of World’s Leading Hotel Brand.

Update on Sun International's Monticello deal

2014-12-01 10:35

Sun International's agreement to acquire Novomatic AG's effective interest in Monticello Grand Casino and Entertainment World is now unconditional.

Couple fined R1.7K for posting bad Tripadvisor review

2014-11-19 21:10

The internet never forgets – which is why this hotel seems to have put a damage-control price on its online reputation.

Tsogo Sun opens revamped hotel in CT

2014-11-03 15:28

The SunSquare Cape Town hotel has officially opened and fits within Tsogo Sun’s portfolio of over 90 hotels and 14 entertainment destinations in South Africa.

Tsogo Sun tops lists at two wine auctions

2014-10-23 17:57

Tsogo Sun has spent just under R3.2m at two wine auctions this year – the Nederburg and Cape Winemakers Guild auctions.

Marriott gathers more momentum in Africa

2014-09-30 17:19

Marriott International has a packed schedule of 30 property openings across the continent by 2020, 9 of which will open by the end of 2015.

Jailed tycoon granted 15 days to sell hotels

2014-09-08 14:30

The jailed chief of India's Sahara conglomerate has won 15 days from the Supreme Court to negotiate the sale of his group's trophy overseas hotels.

Sun International reduces African asset stake

2014-08-18 12:29

Sun International has entered into agreements with an international company to dispose of a significant portion of its interests in African assets.

Afraid of heights? This hotel is NOT for you

2014-08-11 16:42

Igloos, tree houses, nests and jail cells - we've heard about all sorts of weird hotel stays, but we're not so sure about this weekend option.

Jailed Indian tycoon tries to sell NY Plaza

2014-08-10 14:15

It's hardly the $30 000 a night royal suite, but after five months in India's biggest jail, the owner of the New York Plaza is thrilled.

Sun International may relocate gambling licence

2014-08-01 15:00

The Gauteng Gambling Board has granted the relocation of Sun International's Morula Casino and Hotel gambling licence to Menlyn Maine, near Pretoria.

NUM 'disgusted' by R200m loan for Tsogo execs

2014-07-18 08:48

The National Union of Mineworkers says it was not was necessary for Tsogo Sun to empower five rich individuals by awarding them a R200m loan.

The vacation gap: Will that be a 6-bedroom suite or a couch?

2014-06-05 10:41

As the gap between the wealthiest travelers and everyone else has widened, so has the way people are experiencing vacation.

Arabella golf course undergoes R10m upgrade

2014-04-23 16:03

Upgrades of R10m have been completed at the Arabella Hotel & Spa's championship golf course.

Africa hotel development shows divergence

2014-04-16 12:44

International and regional hotel chains are signing more deals in sub-Saharan Africa than in North Africa, research shows.

Cheapest cities for room service

2014-03-27 11:45

You may be surprised to find which South Africa made number two on the list!

New Southern Sun venue to showcase Durban’s Golden Mile

2014-02-20 09:21

A new multipurpose venue is set to open on the 31st floor of the Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Hotel.

Travel bliss

2013-11-25 07:41

It's the little touches that make the difference, says Mandi Smallhorne.

Protea wins customer service award

2013-10-14 10:10

Protea Hotels has been named the winner int the Hotels Category of the Ask Afrika Orange Index®, which uses a sampling of 33 000 interviews to rate South Africa’s top customer service brands.


Marriott opens hotel in CT southern suburbs

2015-01-15 18:30

The Protea Hotel Mowbray will open soon – the first Protea Hotel to be situated in Cape Town’s southern suburbs.

Sun International adapts partnership deal

2014-12-23 07:00

Sun International has issued an update regarding its deal to dispose of a significant portion of its interests in the African Assets.

France's Accor hotels in strategic alliance

2014-12-15 10:56

French hotel group Accor and China's Huazhu have signed a deal to join forces in China, the world's largest travel market, as well as in Mongolia and Taiwan.

Overcoming construction challenges in Africa

2014-12-01 14:15

There are ways to overcome the difficulties and challenges of infrastructure development in Africa, says an expert.

Sol Kerzner's first hotel turns 50

2014-11-24 16:33

Sol Kerzner built the Beverly Hills five decades ago, launching his own prolific journey as a hospitality industry icon.

Redefine BDL Hotel Group adds to portfolio

2014-11-19 10:05

The Redefine BDL Hotel Group has been appointed to manage a portfolio of 22 hotels on behalf of LRG Acquisition.

Protea Hotels named African chain of the year

2014-10-27 16:26

Protea Hotels has been named African Hotel Chain of the Year 2014 at the 10th Akwaaba African Travel Market in Lagos, Nigeria.

Hotel deal of India's Sahara chief uncertain

2014-10-02 15:45

Subrata Roy, head of India's Sahara conglomerate, is back in a cell after living in a prison office while working on the sale of hotels in New York and London.

Pepperclub wins leading city hotel award

2014-09-15 17:19

The Pepperclub Hotel & Spa in Cape Town has been named as Africa’s Leading City Hotel for the second consecutive year by the 21st World Travel Awards.

No plans to buy New York hotels - Brunei

2014-08-19 13:53

The sultan of Brunei has denied media reports that he was mulling the purchase of three landmark hotels including New York's Plaza.

Sultan of Brunei bids for NY, London hotels

2014-08-18 11:30

The Sultan of Brunei has made a bid for New York's Plaza Hotel, Dream Hotel and London's Grosvenor House hotel, reports the Wall St Journal's website edition.

The 'Seductive Nutrition' movement

2014-08-11 15:39

It's all about healthier options, without compromising on flavour and taste.

Southern Sun Maputo makeover completed

2014-08-08 19:00

Tsogo Sun’s Southern Sun Maputo has re-opened after a four-month hiatus during which the hotel has gone through a $30m expansion and makeover.

Paris hotels allow guests to pay what they want

2014-07-21 19:24

Five Paris hotels have launched a scheme allowing guests to "pay what you want" in an experiment that may be extended if successful.

New hotel constructed in Pretoria

2014-07-02 19:30

The six-storey Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Menlyn is going up in Summit Place, a new commercial precinct being developed opposite the popular Menlyn Park Mall.

The vacation gap: Will that be a 6-bedroom suite or a couch?

2014-06-09 14:00

As the gap between the wealthiest travelers and everyone else has widened, so has the way people are experiencing vacation.

Positive trend in Africa's hotel industry

2014-05-15 17:16

The annual Pipeline survey of the major international and African hotel chains reveals they are growing their resource base.

Hotel property industry could pick up

2014-04-17 17:00

Three hectares of land in Irene, Pretoria, have been made available for the development of a hotel, offices and a conference centre.

Hotels, restaurants in Vietnam fined for Chinese sign boards

2014-04-07 11:18

Owners of hotels and restaurants across Vietnam have been told not to write signboards in Chinese with no Vietnamese translation amid concerns of illegal workers in the country.

Design your own ICEHOTEL suite

2014-03-17 11:21

the ICEHOTEL in Sweden has offered guests the opportunity to do just that… but it carries a whopper of a price tag.

Hotel giant plans Asia-Pacific expansion

2013-12-11 21:00

Hotel giant Accor says its target is 200 more hotels in the Asia-Pacific in the coming years, highlighting continued confidence in the region.

Travel bliss

2013-11-25 07:32

It's the little touches that make the difference, says Mandi Smallhorne.

Canadian hotel guests' slithery secret

2013-08-19 12:04

Little more than a week after a giant python crushed two young Canadian boys to death, police recovered 40 of the snakes from a hotel room.

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