Hotel review: AC Hotel New York Downtown

BACKGROUND: One of two AC Hotels in New York (the other is in Times Square), this one opened in October 2018. AC Hotels are...

Flight check: Singapore Airlines Airbus A350-900 Business Class

Johannesburg - Singapore BACKGROUND: Singapore Airlines has 102 aircraft, with an average age of seven years and six months, making it one of the youngest...

Hotel check: BON Hotels Bloemfontein Central

BACKGROUND: BON Hotels, which owns, operates and manages hotels throughout Africa, added BON Hotel Bloemfontein Central to its South African portfolio. The hotel was...

Hotel review: The Capital Menlyn Maine

BACKGROUND: The Capital Hotels & Apartments is a South African group offering a selection of ‘hybrid’ hotels with standard rooms and fully-serviced luxury apartments....

Hotel Check: Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel

BACKGROUND: Radisson Blu is the flagship brand of Radisson Hotels, an international hotel group with properties across the world. The group operates two

Hotel check: Lincoln Plaza London Curio Collection by Hilton

BACKGROUND: Lincoln Plaza London is part of Curio Collection, Hilton’s smaller, upscale brand with around 60 properties around the world. This 129-room hotel shares...

Hotel check: Radisson Blu Le Vendome Hotel

BACKGROUND: The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group operates five hotels in Cape Town, with three Radisson Blu (including the recently-opened Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence)...

Flight Check: Air Seychelles Airbus A330-200

Johannesburg-Mahé BACKGROUND: In mid-March Air Seychelles expanded its service to five weekly flights between Johannesburg and Mahé, operating on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday....

Flight review: Cathay Pacific Business Class

BACKGROUND: A member of the global Oneworld alliance, Cathay Pacific is one of the world’s largest airlines with a network of global and Asian...

Hotel check: Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara

BACKGROUND: Previously a Sun International-owned and operated property, the Royal Livingstone fell under the Thailand-based Minor Hotel Group’s management in 2015 when MHG bought...

Hotel check: 54 on Bath

BACKGROUND: Formerly The Grace Hotel, this five-star property entered the Tsogo Sun stable around seven years ago. The South African casino and hotel operator...

Hotel check: Radisson Blu, Nairobi Upper Hill

BACKGROUND: The five-star Radisson Blu Nairobi Upper Hill Hotel opened in 2015 with 271 rooms and has been described as a modern salute to...