Hilton aims at giving SA youth opportunities in hospitality industry

2019-12-31 17:44

Due to its lower entry requirements the hospitality industry lends itself to being able to create jobs for young people, according to Helen Lebone, Hilton Worldwide Regional HR director for Africa and the Indian Ocean.

ONOMO Hotels acquires controlling stake in BON Hotels

2019-12-11 16:04

According to a statement, this strategic partnership reflects their ongoing confidence in economic opportunities in Africa, particularly in tourism.

Moon-walking tours, 3D-printed room service, mobile suites: Welcome to the hotel of 2119

2019-06-24 05:00

From moon-walking mini-breaks to 3-D printed room service and personalised menus based on your biometrics, here's what the hotel of the future will look like, according to Hilton Hotels.

Hilton Hotels to open first upscale African Canopy in Cape Town

2019-05-27 22:02

Hilton Hotels has signed a deal with Growthpoint Properties to open a hotel under its lifestyle Canopy by Hilton brand in Cape Town - a first for Africa.

Lucid launches new Home* Suite Hotels in SA

2019-05-21 20:23

Lucid Ventures, the R350m Cape Town based hotel fund, has announced the launch of a new boutique hotel brand Home* Suite Hotels into the South African market.

Investment into South African hospitality sector set for further disruption

2019-04-24 18:24

It is expected that R1.9bn will be invested into new hotels in South Africa in 2019 and around R6.9bn in total over the next three years.

Tsogo Sun to restructure hotel interests

2019-03-15 15:04

Tsogo Sun has decided to restructure the group's hotel interests under one holding company - THL - and to proceed with the separation of Tsogo Sun and THL.

French gastronomy celebrated in SA

2019-03-11 20:15

Goût de/Good France will take place in South Africa between 18 and 24 March 2019, with over 5 000 chefs across five continents participating.

Onomo announces 2nd Cape Town hotel

2019-02-19 19:01

African hotel group Onomo Hotels has announced the addition of its second Cape Town property, Signature Lux Waterfront by Onomo, into its portfolio.

Uniqueness and giving back the basis of Abigail's business approach

2018-09-26 18:21

Abigail Mbalo-Mokoena, the founder of 4Roomed eKasi Culture, shares her journey as entrepreneur and offers some advice to those who also have such dreams.


In the tourism industry? An expert offers 6 tips to supercharge service

2019-12-16 16:32

Those in the hospitality and tourism industry need to take turnaround strategies into their own hands, and it starts with getting the basics right, says a customer service expert.

New section 12J fund launched in hospitality industry

2019-10-08 20:52

Anuva Investments has launched a new fund, allowing for diversification from traditional 12J private equity into the property sector via a hospitality fund.

EXPLAINER: If you have 'tippers regret', can you really ask for a refund?

2019-06-18 05:00

A local waitress made headlines when she received a R20 000 tip – and promptly lost it, when the patron's wife requested that it be returned. But what if the restaurant had said no? Fin24 found out.

Tsogo Sun plans hotel listing on June 12

2019-05-23 10:20

Tsogo Sun has announced more details on the unbundling of its hotel division.

Western Cape govt slams bill that could regulate Airbnb

2019-05-03 15:51

Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities Beverley Schäfer is strongly opposed to the regulation of short-term home rental platforms like Airbnb.

Risk of litigation, business closures due to load shedding, industry warns

2019-03-22 09:13

The leaders of industry bodies have told Fin24 that load shedding is not just a minor pain for companies, but poses a risk of closures, lost clients and even litigation.

BON Hotel Bloemfontein Central proud of its empowerment success story

2019-03-14 17:58

BON Hotel Bloemfontein Central began its certified transformation process in 2001, concluding it in 2017 with a 51% ownership by its employees.

EHL ranked top hospitality and leisure management university

2019-03-11 19:54

Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne has been ranked at the top position in the 2019 QS World University ranking for Hospitality & Leisure Management Universities.

PICS: Gorgeous George to open in Cape Town

2019-01-26 14:30

Gorgeous George, a new hotel on St George's Mall in the Cape Town central business district, will officially open in March.

Want to stay ahead of the pack? Lifelong learning is the answer

2018-09-08 13:12

Lifelong learning is the key to a successful business and the best way to beat the competition, says hospitality expert Valérie de Corte.

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