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City Lodge Hotel Group receives WTTC Safe Travels stamp of approval

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has issued the City Lodge Hotel Group (CLHG) its “Safe Travels” stamp of approval, in recognition of the international standards of health and hygiene upheld at its hotels. The Group has started to reopen selected properties across South Africa to business travellers, as is now allowed under alert...

Mauritius back open for business

After a significant period with no new cases of the novel coronavirus, Mauritius has been declared a safe destination by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). Following the implementation of rigorous measures to contain the virus, including quarantining those testing positive and intensive contact tracing and tests, the idyllic Indian...

R1.6bn investment into Durban’s Golden Mile

Durban’s Golden Mile – the popular stretch of beachfront that runs from uShaka Beach to Suncoast Casino Hotels & Entertainment in the north – has received a R1.6 billion investment, courtesy of Tsogo Sun’s refurbishment of Suncoast. Tsogo Sun’s footprint on the Golden Mile includes five hotels spanning 3.3km and represents a total...

Kenya’s connected

The Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) and other leaders of the hotel investment community today welcomed the new pro-tourism administration in Kenya, hot on the heels of the announcement by the President of several ministerial candidates. The new government stood for election with tourism highlighted in its manifesto and since Uhuru...