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.

These ultra-luxury villas near the Kruger will cost R90,000 a night – but you get your own butler, spa therapist, and field tracker

2018-08-09 08:25

Construction of the Cheetah Plains villas should be completed by the end of the year.

The drought seemed to hit Cape Town tourism hard — but a new report says hotels did okay

2018-07-09 06:31

Growth may have been slow, but the hotel market in Cape Town did, in fact, grow in 2017 according to PwC, as cheaper hotels fared better than the 5-star variety.

StayEasy Maputo opens in Mozambique

2018-04-16 15:09

Tsogo Sun announced the official opening of its newest offshore hotel property, StayEasy Maputo, in Maputo, Mozambique.

EHL still top hospitality management school outside of US

2018-03-08 17:56

Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne has been ranked second globally in the 2018 QS World University ranking for Hospitality & Leisure Management Universities.


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.

Now is right time for hospitality industry in Africa to manage its growth - expert

2018-09-07 19:28

The hospitality industry in Africa is at the right moment to ask how it wants to manage its growth, says an associate dean at one of the top-rated hotel management schools in the world.

FIFA World Cup likely boosted hotel room revenue growth in Rio and Johannesburg more than in Moscow – expert

2018-07-25 17:48

Moscow’s hotels are projected to have seen growth of between 20% and 30% in revenue per available room during the FIFA World Cup tournament months.

Western Cape hotels are now 11% cheaper than they were a year ago, while Gauteng rooms are pricier

2018-06-20 12:12

As tourist demand flagged, prices dropped, new data shows. Government blames the Day Zero campaign as Cape Town nearly ran out of water.

Tourists urged not to cancel trips over SA water hurdles

2018-04-13 08:29

South African Tourism is encouraging tourists not to cancel their trips to the Eastern, Northern or Western Cape - or anywhere in SA - due to water challenges.

Hospitality not just about attending hotel school

2018-01-26 17:22

Local school counsellors share what they learnt about the hospitality industry during a visit to the acclaimed EHL hospitality management school in Switzerland.

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