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The Iconic Ritz Hotel Returns to Sea Point

The Iconic Ritz Hotel Returns to Sea Point The Ritz Hotel reopened on 15 December 2017 as a glamorous resort hotel, just in time for the busy festive season, after undergoing a multi-million Rand renovation. Since it opened its doors in1971, the Ritz has long been famous for its revolving restaurant, Top of The Ritz, [...]

By | 2018-01-16T14:23:18+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Product Update|0 Comments

Exclusive-Use Lodge Opens at Lalibela

Exclusive-Use Lodge Opens at Lalibela Mills Manor, an Edwardian mansion converted into a private villa, opened on Lalibela, Eastern Cape, in early December 2017. The property has five double or twin bedrooms and can accommodate up to 10 guests. All rooms are air-conditioned and have wide stack doors opening on to verandas or indigenous gardens. [...]

By | 2018-01-16T14:21:16+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Product Update|0 Comments

Renovations in Progress at the Windsor Hotel

Renovations in Progress at the Windsor Hotel The Windsor Hotel, in Hermanus, has announced the completion of their renovated rooms on the ground floor and the 2nd floor. The 2018 programme for balance of room renovations will be: 5 rooms in the main building from 16 January until mid-February 2018, and then the first floor [...]

By | 2018-01-16T14:20:18+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Product Update|0 Comments

Garden Court Nelson Mandela Boulevard

Garden Court Nelson Mandela Boulevard Following news that went out to the industry last week that Garden Court Nelson Mandela Boulevard was ordered by the Supreme Court to vacate the premises, Tsogo Sun has confirmed that it is appealing the judgement on the matter between Mohamed’s Leisure Holdings (Pty) Ltd vs Southern Sun Hotel Interests [...]

By | 2018-01-16T14:19:01+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Product Update|0 Comments

FedAir Updates Their Weather Policy

FedAir Updates Their Weather Policy Federal Airlines has advised that they have a new weather policies per region. A fresh approach has been adapted by Federal Airlines to deal with bad weather days and the smooth and seamless transportation of guests. In the event of bad weather (low cloud or water-logged runways), Federal Airlines reserves [...]

By | 2018-01-16T14:17:41+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Product Update|0 Comments

Wilderness Safaris Botswana Airstrip Transfer Service Fee 2018

Wilderness Safaris Botswana Airstrip Transfer Service Fee 2018 A transfer service fee has been introduced by Wilderness Safaris for transfers between airstrips and the Wilderness Safaris Botswana camps. This fee is levied on the air charter operators resulting in an increase in flying rates as per the below: Seat in plane -USD$ 15.00 per person [...]

By | 2018-01-11T06:45:03+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Regional Update|0 Comments

Fire at Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge

Fire at Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge A fire broke out in the change rooms adjacent to the swimming pool and spa at Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge this past weekend. The deck, swimming pool and spa areas have not been affected and are fully operational. The only inconvenience is that the change rooms and toilets at [...]

By | 2018-01-09T11:51:04+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Product Updtae|0 Comments

Grootbos Increases Conservation Levy

Grootbos Increases Conservation Levy From the 01 May 2018 Grootbos will increase the Conservation Levy for tourism from R50.00 per adult per night to R75.00 per adult per night. Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is embarking on a new conservation vision to conserve critically endangered Fynbos – a floral kingdom which is under threat due to [...]

By | 2018-01-09T13:30:31+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Product Updtae|0 Comments