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EASTERN CAPE: KAROO LODGE COMPLETES UPGRADES Samara Private Game Reserve’s Karoo Lodge, situated near Graaff-Reinet, has completed its refurbishments. The Sibella Suites, named for the reserve’s cheetah, has been the focus of the renovations, [...]
PREMIER HOTELS & RESORTS ENHANCES TOURISM OFFERING Premier Hotels & Resorts has invested R90m in a new-build 3-star hotel in Bloemfontein, and R380m in a 4-star Premier Hotel and 3-star Splendid Inn in Umhlanga. [...]
WESTERN CAPE: AC HOTEL BY MARRIOTT DEBUTS IN CAPE TOWN AC Hotels by Marriott has opened in Cape Town, its first property in Africa and the Middle East. The 188-room AC Hotel Cape Town [...]
NEW RULES FOR FAMILY TRAVEL TO SOUTH AFRICA The CEO of (BARSA) The Board of Airline Representative of South Africa, June Crawford, has confirmed that minors who have visas, or who are exempted from [...]
PREMIER HOTELS EXPANDS Premier Hotels & Resorts recently acquired the Faircity Hotel Group. The deal will add 3 and 4-star properties to Premier Hotels’ existing 18-hotel collection. Premier currently owns and operates properties across [...]
ROVOS ELABORATES ON EAST-WEST JOURNEY Rovos Rail is set to commence its latest route, the Trail of Two Oceans, from 16 July, travelling from Dar es Salaam to Lobito in Angola. The 15-day train [...]