Staycations increase as economy bites

2017-05-26 19:21

While SA’s exchange rate has been advantageous for foreign tourists, it has put pressure on locals’ pockets, explains a hotel industry expert.

Marriott International ups the game in Africa

2017-03-06 14:54

The latest plans of Marriott International in Africa reflects its confidence in the region and an announcement is expected soon about a new venue in SA.

Premier Hotel Cape Town to undergo upgrades

2017-03-05 17:46

Premier Hotel Cape Town will be embarking on an extensive renovation programme, with conclusion anticipated at the end of August 2017.

Hotels and restaurant have reaped benefit of UK consumer boom

2017-02-19 13:01

UK hotels and restaurants have been feeling the benefits of record employment and consumers’ willingness to spend rather than save.

Tourism trends to watch in 2017

2016-12-30 10:22

An expert unpacks trends shaping the tourism industry, because it is an industry which is constantly evolving, driven by shifts in consumer behaviour.

WATCH: Entrepreneur reveals Ritz Hotel plans

2016-11-09 16:37

Entrepreneur Nicky van der Walt takes Fin24 and News24 Video on a tour of the refurbishment project of the iconic Ritz Hotel in Sea Point, Cape Town.

Another win for Cape Town's Hotel Verde

2016-10-31 17:39

Hotel Verde in Cape Town has been voted the global winner in the Urban Accommodation category at the Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards.

Marriott to build five hotels in South Africa

2016-10-06 12:13

Marriott International says it plans to spend R3bn on five new hotels in South Africa as the company looks to tap into Africa's growing middle class.

Marriott International rapidly expands across Africa

2016-10-05 13:59

Marriott International continues its expansion across Africa with signings of new properties in Cape Town, Nairobi, Cairo and Mauritius.

New luxury hospitality group reinvents CT icon

2016-09-19 12:45

The iconic Ritz hotel in Sea Point is undergoing refurbishment of R110m and the newly-launched Shimmy Luxury Collection has taken the management contract.


New Radisson Blu opens in Cape Town

2017-04-11 16:46

Carlson Rezidor has announced the opening of its 10th hotel in operation in South Africa, namely a new Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence in Cape Town.

Africa Hotel Investment Forum returns to Rwanda

2017-03-06 14:12

The Africa Hotel Investment Forum - taking place alongside AviaDev Africa in Kigali, Rwanda - is set to attract more than 500 executives from 45 countries.

Tsogo Sun's Cape Town hotel development nears completion

2017-03-03 17:16

Tsogo Sun’s new hotel development in Cape Town is entering the final stages of development, with construction expected to be completed by September 2017.

Trump Hotels chain sees significant US expansion

2017-01-29 16:01

Amid calls for US President Donald Trump to divest from his real estate empire, his namesake luxury hotel chain plans to expand while he is president.

Hour of Power lunch at The Westcliff - a business meeting with no interruptions

2016-11-13 06:00

A four-course lunch served on a single plate!

Survey reveals surprising domestic tourism trends

2016-11-01 19:48

A survey of domestic tourism has revealed some surprising insights into the reasons why people travel and the drivers behind their travel and accommodation choices.

Billions for new mixed use precinct in Cape Town

2016-10-07 18:16

As part of new Marriott hotel developments in Cape Town, Amdec Group will unlock a new precinct in the Cape Town CBD, similar to Melrose Arch in Johannesburg.

Carlson Rezidor aiming for 23 000 rooms in Africa

2016-10-05 19:11

An accelerated African growth strategy for Carlson Rezidor is on track to achieve its target of more than 23 000 rooms in Africa by the end of 2020.

Marriott expands portfolio

2016-09-30 18:17

Marriott International has expanded its hotel brands with the addition of the Starwood Hotels & Resorts portfolio.

Call for closer cooperation between hotels, airlines in Africa

2016-09-07 14:15

The Africa Hotel Investment Forum and the inaugural AviaDev Africa, a conference to determine future air connectivity on the continent, will take place in Rwanda.

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