ARTICLES RELATING TO HOTELS

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.

This abandoned hotel in Croatia was once so luxurious that its swimming pool was reportedly filled with champagne. Here's what it looks like today.

2019-12-15 20:01

In 1972, the Haludovo Palace Hotel attracted tourists to come and gamble, sip champagne, and eat caviar. Now, it is completely abandoned.

The biggest red flag to look out for when checking into a hotel, according to a professional traveller who has stayed in over 3,000

2019-10-20 16:36

First impressions count, and Philippe Kjellgren explained to Insider why a hotel's check-in experience says a lot about the establishment.

Zimbabwe hoteliers count the cost of chaos

2019-10-08 21:50

Zimbabwean hoteliers are counting the losses from business disruptions caused by demonstrations earlier this year, with African Sun - which operates hotels in Victoria Falls and Harare - saying foreign occupancy levels are down 19%.

Marriott to add 40 new properties across Africa

2019-10-07 21:52

Marriott International reinforced its commitment to Africa by announcing it expects to add 40 properties and over 8 000 rooms across the continent by the end of 2023.

Take a look inside the most expensive hotel room in the world, a 2-story sky villa designed by Damien Hirst that runs R1.4 million per night and was just named one of the 'world's greatest places'

2019-09-15 16:13

The most expensive hotel room in the world is a 2-story suite designed by Damien Hirst that costs R1.4 million per night. Here's a look inside.

How 16 of the oldest companies on Earth have been making money for centuries, from guns to beer to shipping

2019-07-24 20:39

The longest-lasting businesses produce food items, alcohol, or even firearms — things people have been interested in for centuries.

Online travel agency Travelcheck.co.za launches in SA

2019-06-06 15:58

Online travel agency Travelcheck offers flight and hotel bundles, online booking for all major airlines and more than 300 000 hotels around the world.

Radisson Hotel exec positive about SA, Africa potential

2019-05-29 18:37

Now that SA's visa process has been improved, it is helping tourist arrivals, Radisson Hotel Group's head of Middle East & Africa, Tim Cordon, tells Fin24.

 

If you check into this hotel, you can borrow their Chanel and Louis Vuitton handbags for a night out with your girls

2019-12-25 10:52

We appreciate hotels that let us borrow their hair dryers and phone chargers, but when has a hotel ever offered to lend you a luxury handbag?

Tokyo will be short an estimated 14,000 hotel rooms each day of the 2020 Olympics, and the city is scrambling to find alternatives for the flood of visitors

2019-12-04 10:06

To offset the expected shortage, the city is rushing to build new luxury hotels and even turning cruise ships into temporary floating hotels.

Luxury hotels could be launched into Earth's orbit as early as 2021. This is what future space lodging might look like.

2019-11-11 11:04

Tourists may soon be wining, dining, and even playing Quidditch in space. NASA's search for space-habitat designs is starting a new tourism industry.

Want to be more eco-friendly when you travel on business? Book a cheaper hotel.

2019-10-16 12:19

Luxury hotel rooms use a lot more electricity – and much more water – than cheaper alternatives, new numbers from City Lodge show.

New hotel brand launched

2019-10-08 21:11

A new hotel brand Home* Suite Hotels has recently been launched by Gidon Novick.

Hotel Verde Cape Town achieves 6-Star Green Star performance rating

2019-10-04 20:39

The Green Building Council of South Africa has awarded a 6-Star Green Star SA Existing Building Performance rating for Hotel Verde Cape Town.

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.

Lanzerac crowned SA's Leading Wine Country Hotel

2019-06-06 14:26

The Lanzerac Hotel & Spa in Stellenbosch has been named as SA's Leading Wine Country Hotel for 2019.

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.

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