I didn't think the $1 billion hotel considered 'the most luxurious in the world' could possibly live up to the hype. I was very wrong.

2019-01-12 14:30

Dubai's Burj Al Arab hotel has gained a reputation as "the world's most luxurious hotel." I stayed there to find out if it lives up to the hype.

This is SA’s most expensive hotel room at R151,200 per night – and includes a 10-seat dining room, and personal cinema

2018-12-14 06:44

The 211 square metre room - roughly double the size of the average South African home - is situated on top of a renovated grain silo.

If you've ever wanted to visit Dubai, there's likely never been a better time than right now. Here's why

2018-11-27 21:31

Dubai has many hotel rooms, most of them top end, and not that many visitors. The result is cheap (well, cheap-ish) four and five star stays.

There's an abandoned luxury hotel on a remote island in Japan and the eerie photos will give you goosebumps

2018-11-19 15:09

The Hachijo Royal Hotel was once a popular tourist destination, but now it lies in ruins. One photographer captured its eeriness in stunning photos.

Lanzerac hotel has re-opened after the fire and you won't believe how beautiful it is

2018-10-23 13:14

This historic Grand Dame of Stellenbosch has risen from the ashes and continues to shine bright.

Marriott reveals expansion plans for SA, Africa

2018-10-02 10:50

Marriot International has announced rapid expansion plans across Africa.

Tsogo Sun getting ready to unveil redeveloped Suncoast in Durban

2018-09-10 18:10

Tsogo Sun will soon be unveiling its latest investment in Durban, the completely redeveloped Suncoast, a cash injection worth R1.6bn.

Cape drought impacts on accommodation bookings - survey

2018-09-06 12:40

Perceptions of the water crisis in Cape Town has played a significant role in the drop in bookings for accommodation, says the hospitality industry.

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.


First AC Hotel by Marriott in Africa opens in Cape Town

2018-12-27 13:46

The Amdec Group recently announced the official opening of the AC Hotel Cape Town Waterfront at The Yacht Club, its newly completed development in the Mother City.

This small Cape hotel has just been named the most romantic retreat in the world

2018-11-20 06:18

Fourteen hotels were named the best boutique hotels in the world for 2018 – and one of them is in Franschhoek.

You can soon stay in an underground Shanghai hotel built inside a giant quarry, where some rooms are underwater

2018-11-10 15:04

After 10 years of construction, the InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland will be opening its doors to the public.

Hotel Verde Cape Town exceeds 95% waste management target

2018-09-18 21:22

Verde Hotels is a sustainable property development company, showing positive results around waste minimisation and management strategies and processes.

African tourism has only seen the tip of the iceberg - expert

2018-09-06 16:31

Tourism from China is the tip of the iceberg, a hospitality expert has said - and Africa has yet to maximise the potential of growing local markets.

Economy, VAT increase impact Sun International interim results

2018-09-03 12:41

Trading in South Africa during the first half of the year remained challenging for Sun International due to the VAT increase and the economic climate.

The 31 hotels everyone should stay at in their lifetime, according to the man who tests them out for a living

2018-06-24 10:12

Originally the founder of luxury hotel website Kiwi Collection, Swedish-born Philippe Kjellgre has written seven travel/hotel books and runs a travel advisory service for high-profile clients, as well as a newly-launched hotel app.

New Winter menu launched at Tintswalo Atlantic

2018-06-13 12:48

The five-star seaside hotel offers both guests and non-residents the opportunity to dine in the remarkably beautiful location.

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