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Radisson RED Announces First Hotel in Johannesburg

Artists impression of Radisson RED Johannesburg Rosebank

Radisson Hotel Group has announced the signing of its second Radisson RED in South Africa, continuing the brand’s fast-growing African and global expansion. Scheduled to open in February 2021, the Radisson RED Hotel Johannesburg, Rosebank will arrive and shake up ...

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Hitting the roof with Home* Suite Hotels

Rooftop decks are all the rage right now and what better way to view the City you are visiting than from a high vantage point where you can take in the sights, sounds and skyline whilst sipping on a sundowner? ...

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ATA To Host World Tourism Conference in Joburg

ATA World Tourism Conference Johannesburg

New York, 18 June 2019 – The Africa Tourism Association (ATA) will be hosting the World Tourism Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa from 22 – 26 July 2019, and will highlight the opportunities tourism can bring to African economies. In less ...

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Awesome Street Art in Johannesburg

Awesome Graffiti Street Art in Johannesburg

Art tourism is a growing niche and Johannesburg might not be the first place you think of as a destination for visiting awesome street art sites but as you will see from my list below, local street artists are quickly ...

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Kempton Park Gets A Boost To Its Destiny

Destiny Hotel by Bon Hotels under construction

Kempton Park, 8 May 2019 – Construction is well underway for a further 246-roomed hotel at Destiny Hotel and Convention Centre operated by BON in Kempton Park. The project, which has been the brainchild of local developer, Zamani Letjane, is ...

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Emirates Announces Exciting Offer to Explore Dubai

Emirates aircraft over Dubai

Emirates is offering South African travellers the opportunity to visit Dubai with a special Economy Class and Business Class roundtrip. Passengers who take advantage of the special will be able to earn Skywards Bonus Miles with the addition of a free third piece of ...

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The Capital Launches Business Resort

The Capital On The Park answers Sandton’s call for a refreshing new venue built for meeting, eating, drinking, playing and staying, all under one roof. The Capital On The Park, the new half-billion rand business resort in the heart of ...

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Meetings Africa 2018 Registrations Open

The South Africa National Convention Bureau (SANCB) has announced that registrations for Meetings Africa 2018 are now open, and exhibitors, buyers and media are reminded to register or submit their applications as soon as possible. Meetings Africa 2018 will again see ...

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New Coworking Space Launched in Johannesburg

The first Perch Co-Working Space in South Africa opened its doors in Rosebank, Johannesburg to a thriving business, freelance, creative and professional community. The brainchild of the Grapnel Property Group, Perch Rosebank is part of a global network of co-working ...

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Eco-Friendly Tours: Coffeebeans Routes

Travel is about sharing experiences and few tour operators enable guests to immerse themselves in South Africa’s extraordinary mix of culture and creativity better than Coffeebeans Routes. Established in 2005, Coffeebeans has created a formidable reputation as a cultural and ...

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Cradle of Food & Wine Festival

To celebrate Women’s Month in August, the Cradle Boutique Hotel – in conjunction with leading Johannesburg wine outlet Wine Menu – is hosting the Cradle of Food & Wine Festival, featuring a tasting event that will be represented by some ...

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Learn from Leaders at the Vision Conference 2017

Certified courses, training, and presentation for hospitality directors, managers, owners, and operators at the Vision Conference 2017. Earn while you learn – pick up all important Continuing Professional Development (CPD) skills points and your personalized certificate of attendance.  The most impressive lineup ...

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Gold Travel Launches in Jozi

Konrad Laker, CEO of Cape Town-based Gold Travel, will see his expansion plans pay off as the group launches their first Johannesburg office in March. Travel Master, a Midrand based travel company that has been on Laker’s radar since 2013, ...

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Chefs who Share to Cook for Charity

On Monday, 19 September 2016, the fourth annual Chefs who Share charity fundraiser for youth development begins at the Maslow Hotel in Johannesburg. This marks the start of a week-long affair headlined by 14 celebrated chefs, who will collaborate with ...

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AU funding model, a threat to tourism in Africa

South Africa hosted the African Union Summit in Sandton in Johannesburg from 07 June 2015 to the 15 June 2015. The AU want all member countries to impose a US$2 hospitality levy per hotel stay and a US$10 airfare levy ...

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Walk with Sir Ian ‘Beefy’ Botham

Sir Ian ‘Beefy’ Botham – an iconic English Cricketer, takes on his mammoth charity walk around SA. It is such a wonderful charity initiative and 100% of the proceeds go to the charities he supports in SA – not a ...

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Etihad Airways relocates to new premises

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has relocated to new premises in Sandton, Johannesburg. The move is a result of the expansion of its operation within the region, and will provide increased access for trade ...

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Midrand – Gaining Ground

Up until 1981, Midrand was known as Halfway House and was the midway point between the region’s two major hubs, namely Pretoria and Johannesburg. Very little is left of the sprawling farms and smallholdings that once characterised this area. Where ...

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Joburg to Host Entrepreneurship Congress

The Global Entrepreneurship Network announced today that South Africa has earned the right to host the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) in 2017. The bid was awarded to Johannesburg as part of the opening ceremony at GEC 2015 in Milan, Italy. ...

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