Legendary hotelier Fred Gottgens dies

September 26th, 2014

Fred Gottgens, one of the legends of the South African hotel industry, has died in Cape Town, He was 83. Closely involved with...

IHG names five culinary ambassadors

September 26th, 2014

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has named five chefs who will develop a repertoire of signature dishes for guests dining in IHG’s hotels across...

Hungry Lion sets record for chicken

September 25th, 2014

Hungry Lion set a new Guinness World Record on South Africa’s Heritage Day this week serving over 1.6 tonnes (1 631.216kg) of free...

Ryder Cup boost for golf resort developers

September 25th, 2014

With the Ryder Cup underway this week at Gleneagles in Scotland, hotel investors are rediscovering the appeal of golf resorts as the sector...

It’s back to 1879 for Black Bottle

September 25th, 2014

The Black Bottle blend of single malt and grain whiskies is living up to its name, bringing back its distinctive black bottle after...

‘A sea of light’ in hot place to chill

September 23rd, 2014

The Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! in Cape Town has completed a substantial refurbishment that will underline its claim to be the city’s...

Zim travel agents reward VFSL

September 23rd, 2014

Africa Albida Tourism (AAT) won a number of awards at the Association of Zimbabwe Travel Agents annual awards event in Harare. AAT’s flagship...

Tsogo Sun backs the Boks

September 23rd, 2014

Tsogo Sun, a long-time accommodation sponsor of South African national sporting teams, has expanded its sponsorship agreement with the Springboks in a partnership...

The mysterious history of travel souvenirs

September 23rd, 2014

Souvenirs are a multi-million dollar business and have always formed a crucial part of the travel experience. Holiday Inn has mapped the evolution...

Concern over Gambling Board secrecy

September 22nd, 2014

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Rob Davies, has “temporarily removed the Board of the National Gambling Board (NGB) on the 09 September...