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Chakela Hotels & Resorts selects Sabre

Chakela Hotels and Resorts has selected Sabre Hospitality Solutions as its strategic distribution provider for its members. Under the agreement, Chakela – which consists of...

Travelport helps agency customers with card compliance

Travelport has announced the launch of an online PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) compliance referral service to help its customers’ businesses...

The Ritz in Cape Town to re-open soon

The Ritz hotel in Cape Town will re-open on the 15th of December. That’s after a R120-million ($8.7m) renovation. The hotel has been operating since the early 1970s,...

Marriott Strengthens Kenyan Presence  

Marriot International has announced the opening of its second hotel in Kenya’s capital. The Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport is strategically situated within the...

Changing Perception

Large-scale conferences, events and exhibitions remain the staple diet for Birchwood, which has become a preferred Johannesburg venue for clients in this space, particularly...

Q&A: Dynamic growth

Q: What’s your view on the state of the South African business travel industry? A: It is always dynamic. With current economic pressures, we are...

Q&A: Continued investment

Q: What’s your view on the current state of the African hotel industry? A: It continues to be one of the fastest-growing and most vibrant...

Flight check: British Airway Business Class

BACKGROUND: The only airline to fly straight to London from Cape Town all year around, British Airways offers 65 direct flights per week from...

Hotel check: Relais des Plateaux

BACKGROUND: Relais des Plateaux opened in 2005, with décor being an alliance between ancient Malagasy traditions and modernity. Luxury and family rooms were added...

24 Hours in the Western Cape

Table Mountain The Western Cape is known for its vibrant port city of Cape Town, aka the Mother City, set beneath Table Mountain. Table Mountain...

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