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Two Tsogo Sun Cape Town Hotels Turn 20

Two of Tsogo Sun’s iconic Cape Town hotels – Southern Sun The Cullinan and Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town are celebrating two decades of excellence this year in September, with events, special offers, commemorative food and beverage experiences and visits ...

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Garden Court Kitwe Opens In Zambia

JOHANNESBURG, 07 August 2018 – Tsogo Sun has announced the official opening of its newest offshore hotel property, Garden Court Kitwe, located just outside the central city of Kitwe in Zambia.  This addition to the Tsogo Sun Hotels portfolio will bring ...

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Intercontinental Johannesburg O.R. Tambo airport hotel joins the esteemed hotels.com loved by guests hall of fame

Tsogo Sun’s InterContinental Johannesburg O.R Tambo Airport Hotel has just received the exciting news that it has been announced a 2017 Hotels.com Loved By Guests gold winner. Says Samantha Clingham, General Manager of the InterContinental Johannesburg O.R Tambo Airport Hotel: ...

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Palazzo wins four big awards

Tsogo Sun’s opulent and stylish Palazzo hotel (https://www.tsogosun.com/the-palazzo-hotel) at Montecasino, already the recipient of a range of industry and consumer awards (https://www.tsogosun.com/the-palazzo-hotel/news-and-awards), has been presented with four major awards, both global and local, in recent months – by the Lilizela, ...

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Maia scoops grand prix of “best hotel in Africa

Paris, October 17th 2017, MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa scooped the Grand Prix of the Best Hotel in Africa at the 15th Prix Villégiature awards ceremony, held at the Château de Ferrière, just outside Paris. This hotel industry award is presided over by a jury comprising ...

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Celebrate life on #ChampagneDay

“My only regret in life is that I did not drink more Champagne.” John Maynard Keynes Find something to celebrate and go bubbly – it’s Champagne Day on Friday 20 October at Tsogo Sun and everyone’s invited to #CelebrateWonderful! The ...

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Hotel Reward Card Delivers World of Benefits

The ability to escape to great experiences is being provided at a fraction of the cost to members of Tsogo Sun’s user-friendly and accessible Rewards Cardholders programme. With benefits and discounts across a variety of entertainment, food & beverage, and ...

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Tsogo Sun wins Best South African Hotel Group award

Tsogo Sun has proudly added yet another award to its growing collection (https://www.tsogosun.com/media/awards) – the Business Traveller Africa Award for the Best South African Hotel Group, which was presented at a ceremony in Sandton. Earlier this year, 11 Tsogo Sun ...

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Montecasino’s book collection challenge

“The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.” Rene Descartes, philosopher and mathematician, 1600s September is World Literacy Month, and Montecasino together with tenant, Skoobs Theatre of Books, is extending a ...

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Billy G Offers Buffet Promo at Montecasino

Billy G, the upmarket, family-friendly buffet restaurant at Montecasino, is offering its renowned and extensive buffet at a huge discount. The buffet promotion runs from Monday to Thursday, right up to 31 October for Rewards cardholders. With a wide selection ...

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Irini Takes the Green Sash – Miss Earth South Africa 2017 announced

Irini Moutzouris is a dynamic and determined individual, completing her final year as an education student she says waste and the education around waste and recycling is key and is everyone’s responsibility and says that she “believes we all need ...

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Tsogo Sun and Miss Earth Green the Future in Diepsloot

“Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” Warren Buffett For the joy of children for generations to come and in honour of Arbor Week and Tourism Month, Tsogo Sun and environment ...

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Beverly Hills Young Chef Scoops Cape Legends Interhotel Challenge 2017

Described as the ‘Oscars of the hotel world’, the Distell Inter Hotel Challenge has become a red-letter annual event on the hotel industry calendar. The role of the competition is to provide a vehicle and public platform for creating an ...

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Changes To Restaurants At Montecasino

Exciting changes are underway at Montecasino. With Spring around the corner, it’s out with the old and in with the new – in the form of a variety of new restaurants across the length of Gauteng’s premier entertainment destination. “At ...

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Women Own Their Thrones

Tsogo Sun and Proudly South African partnered to host a lavish ‘Women in Business’ lunch on 8 August at Southern Sun Hyde Park, under the theme of, ‘Own your throne’, with celebrity and businesswoman Basetsana Kumalo, Executive Chairman and CEO ...

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Beverly Hills Claims Top Wine Award

The Diners Club Winelist Awards have honoured the best wine lists in the country for over two decades. This year 225 restaurants from the Western Cape, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng submitted wine lists for judging by a select panel ...

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Global Chess Day Celebrated in Diepsloot

The International Day of Chess was celebrated with fun chess games and lessons by Montecasino’s Tsogo Sun Moves for Life programme at five Diepsloot Primary Schools, from 25-28 July. The International Day of Chess, under the auspices of the World ...

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Radio Boys Night Out At Gold Reef City

A spirited and slightly rowdy group of radio deejays were treated to a Boys Night Out at Gold Reef City, where their competitive spirit was unleashed in true Bro Code fashion. First up the men were separated from the boys ...

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Diepsloot Kids Walk the Talk with Montecasino

Nine primary school youngsters from a Montecasino-supported athletics club for children in Diepsloot joined 183 staff members on the renowned 702 Walk the Talk on 23 July. The Tsogo Sun Athletics Club has been sponsored by Montecasino since it started in ...

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Sandton Convention Centre makes 67 Minutes Count with Stop Hunger Now

14 July 2017 – In the spirit of Nelson Mandela Day, volunteers from all over the country and globe gathered at Sandton Convention Centre, tasked with the simple act of packing meals for underprivileged children as part of the Stop ...

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MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa Scoop Prestigious Awards

MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa has been named as a top hotel within the Seychelles in the 24th Annual World Travel Awards, celebrated in early July. This year’s prestigious World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony was held in the ...

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Tsogo Sun Volunteers Clean-up on World Oceans Day

Clean-ups along more than 3km of Durban’s beachfront were the focal point for Tsogo Sun and environment partner Miss Earth SA on World Oceans Day on 8 June, in response to the harsh reality that an estimated 6.4 million tons of ...

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Maia Luxury Resort & SPA – Best Island Hotel

MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa, located on Mahé, Seychelles, has been recognised by the Prime Traveller Awards as the Best Island Hotel in 2017. Prime Traveller’s editorial members selected MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa as tops in its category for ...

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Entrepreneurs on show with Tsogo Sun

A Supplier Showcase hosted on 6 June has provided market and development access for small, medium and micro enterprises. The exhibitors displayed their products and services to potential buyers from within the Tsogo Sun group, its majority shareholder HCI, and ...

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One Hundred Clean-ups for World Environment Day

One hundred street and park clean-ups marked World Environment Day for Tsogo Sun and environmental partner Miss Earth South Africa; 99 on 3 June; and the hundredth clean-up in Soweto on Monday, 5 June. Tsogo Sun employee volunteers from properties ...

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Drakensberg Sun Renovates Lakeview Restaurant

As part of an overall R3,7 million renovation project to the Drakensberg Sun Resort in KwaZulu-Natal, the Lakeview Restaurant is undergoing an extensive renovation, promising to ultimately provide a fresh contemporary feel, complemented by new and exciting offerings and extra ...

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Chocolate Factory Fantasy World

Inspired by Easter and all things chocolate, four of Tsogo Sun’s Cape Town chefs share their recipes for a decadent five-course chocolate brunch. The menu starts with chocolate Mayan yoghurt, cinnabun melba toast, chocolate & hazelnut crumble, and fresh raspberries, ...

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Tsogo Sun’s special spots for sundowners

“Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words,” said Roman playwright Plautus more than 2 000 years ago. Jo’burgers love to do just that – celebrate any and every occasion with something bubbly, a glass of wine or a ...

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Tsogo Sun’s Cape Town Hotel Development Nears Completion

Tsogo Sun’s new dual-brand 19-storey hotel development on the corner of Bree, Buitengracht and Strand streets in Cape Town is entering the final stages of development, with construction expected to be completed by September 2017.          Constructed ...

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Tsogo Sun appoints General Manager of new Cape Town hotel complex

“Dynamite comes in small packages” is definitely characteristic of Chandreshwar Singh, the newly appointed General Manager of Tsogo Sun’s hotel complex in the Cape Town city centre. Raised in Umtata in the Eastern Cape, Singh is well suited and in ...

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Celebrate Moments with Champagne at Tsogo Sun

There is no other wine that captures the romance and joy of a single moment as when the foil of a bottle of Champagne is peeled. The cork pops, the bubbles fizz and the enticing wine bursts out of the ...

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Prime Angus Beef Specials at Tsogo Sun

South African bred Angus beef is acclaimed internationally for its beautifully soft, tender and delicious flavour and texture, with no added hormones or antibiotics. Tsogo Sun is celebrating with a special promotion of prime Angus beef steaks and burgers at ...

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Tsogo Sun Wins Four Global Website Awards

Since launching less than a year ago, the Tsogo Sun website – tsogosun.com – has won four global website awards for excellence in a highly competitive sector – establishing it as one of the best hotel websites in the world. ...

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Tsogo Sun’s SunSquare Montecasino adds more Flair to the Square

SunSquare Montecasino, the trendy, sought after hotel overlooking the award-winning Montecasino complex in Fourways, is the latest Tsogo Sun hotel to modernise its guest offering. At an approximate cost of R16 million, guests will enjoy even more comfort and convenience. ...

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Awards for top Arts Academy achievers in Johannesburg South

Seventy-eight learners, nine teachers and their families and support systems gathered in Mayfair this week for the awards and recognition event of the Tsogo Sun Arts Academy for the participating schools – Malvern Primary School, Dowling Primary School and Johannesburg ...

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Awards for top Arts Academy achievers in Diepsloot

Sixty-five learners, 13 teachers and their families and support systems gathered in Diepsloot this week for the awards and recognition event of the Tsogo Sun Arts Academy for the participating Diepsloot schools – Muzomuhle Primary School and Diepsloot Combined Secondary ...

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Tsogo Sun Boosts Entrepreneurs in Durban

Tsogo Sun is broadening its far-reaching policies for entrepreneur development with Supplier Showcases in major centres that are aimed at providing market and development access to small, medium and micro enterprises. Tsogo Sun, together with subsidiaries that included the group’s ...

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Women Unite in Moving South Africa Forward

“Behind every successful woman is a tribe of other successful women who have her back.” – Anon In celebration of Women’s Month and in acknowledgement of the powerful role women play in moving South Africa forward, Tsogo Sun’s Citizenship team ...

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Beverly Hills Takes Top Honours

The fourth annual Cape Legends Inter Hotel Challenge, culminated in a scintillating celebration at the Belmond Mount Nelson, Friday 29th July 2016. Each table was stunningly beautiful in ‘Platinum & Pearls’ creatively designed by individual hotels. A national initiative with ...

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Tsogo Sun Amashova Cycle Race Celebrates 30 Years

The thrilling Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic celebrates its 30 anniversary on 16 October 2016, having first taken place as the Natal Mercury/Pick n Pay National Classic in 1986 with 150 riders. Today the race is the oldest and one ...

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Creatively preparing young people for the working world

Giving young people the tools they need to succeed after they leave school takes more than the skills to do a job, but also the ability to cope in the work environment. A significant challenge facing many young people entering ...

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Yoshan Naidu, InterContinental Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport hotel

Yoshan Naidu, recently appointed in the coveted Executive Chef position at Tsogo Sun’s award-winning InterContinental Johannesburg O.R Tambo Airport, is looking forward to the opportunities, challenges and highlights that this new position has to offer. Yoshan is no stranger to ...

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Tsogo Sun Hotels Ranked Among the Top 10 on TripAdvisor

Three iconic Tsogo Sun Durban properties have been ranked among the top ten hotels in the city according to world’s largest travel website, TripAdvisor. The hotel group is delighted to announce that Garden Court Marine Parade is currently recognised as ...

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Celebrate Mother’s Day in style with Tsogo Sun

It is that time of year in South Africa when the leaves changes colour and the relentless heat of summer slowly dissipates. A time when we can take a well-deserved breath, and enjoy the fresh mornings with a renewed sense ...

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An 80’s Revival at Sky Venue

It is a fair bet that when executive chef, Shaun Munro conjured up his retro menu; he did not foresee the popularity in “food nostalgia” that followed. But clearly Munro was on to something with his poetic depiction of the ...

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A royal time in store for Tsogo Sun’s Duke of Edinburgh Cup winners

Four winners of the Tsogo Sun Duke of Edinburgh Cup were crowned today (Monday 11 April) following an intense and exciting day of play on the Rockland and Woodmead courses of the Johannesburg Country Club, winning an exclusive chance to ...

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A fusion of art and experience at Drakensberg Sun Resort

Cooking is not just about cooking anymore. As consumers our needs are constantly changing and evolving… and these days we require more than just exceptional dining fare, we want to know that the chef is using fresh ingredients, that are ...

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Arts Academy expands its impact

The positive impact that the Tsogo Sun Arts Academy has had on many youngsters’ lives in its two full years of operation inspired two other Tsogo Sun properties to embark on their own local programmes, which are now reaping rewards ...

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Tea Time at Suncoast Towers Jeera Restaurant

THE famed tradition of the afternoon tea indulgence has just been transformed at Tsogo Sun’s Jeera restaurant into a robust, delectable and unique experience. The ultimate sensory tea service launched at Suncoast Towers hotel this week features a wide selection ...

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Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani’s Lingela restaurant refurbished

The Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani’s Lingela Restaurant – known for its delectable buffet – has reopened its doors serving a renewed look following a R3.7 million refurbishment. Guests can look forward to a modern and polished new look, designed ...

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Sandton Sun Reopens After R210 Million Makeover

Tsogo Sun’s iconic Sandton Sun hotel has returned to its rightful place as a sophisticated and modern landmark in the area, following an investment of R210 million into its recently undertaken refurbishment. The 31-year-old hotel is situated in a prime ...

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Teachers take a break with chess

More than 200 Tsogo Sun Moves for Life chess teachers from disadvantaged schools around Gauteng took a well-earned break from teaching last week on 20, 22 and 23 October to participate in the 2015 Teacher Tournaments and Award Ceremonies at ...

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Tsogo Sun Entrepreneur of the Year announced

The Tsogo Sun Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 is Nomsa Mazibuko from Visit Vakasha Guest Lodge in Mpumalanga. This was announced at the Awards ceremony at Southern Sun Pretoria on Saturday (9 October) by Tsogo Sun Group CEO Marcel von ...

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Tsogo Sun Biggest Buyer at SA Wine Auction

For the second consecutive year Tsogo Sun has taken top honours for total wines purchased by a single bidder at the prestigious Nederburg and Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG) Auctions. Tsogo Sun contributed 10.4% to total wine sales at the Nederburg ...

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Watershed new album launch at the Southern Sun Waterfront

SA’s number one acoustic rock band, Watershed, and Tsogo Sun’s Southern Sun Waterfront hotel hosted a private gig to mark the launch of the dynamic ensemble’s latest, and quite possibly, greatest album, Watch the Rain. As Watershed’s fifth studio album, ...

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Aligning CSI initiatives with national priorities

Collaborating with government positively influences the way the corporate sector as well as sports federations and institutions make a sustainable contribution to sports development in schools, particularly in underprivileged areas, according to Vusi Dlamini, Group HR Director for Tsogo Sun. ...

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The Parlotones Orchestrated launches at The Lyric

The SA music industry’s pride and joy – The Parlotones – has announced a collaboration with Tsogo Sun that will see them undertaking a nationwide tour of an exciting new musical concept – The Parlotones Orchestrated. The 2016 tour launches ...

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Supplier development on the cards for Tsogo Sun Entrepreneurs

Tsogo Sun’s far-reaching enterprise and supplier development programme has taken a significant step forward with the formation of a partnership with the City of Joburg – Department of Economic Development and the incorporation of a new supplier development cluster situated ...

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Six finalists chosen for Tsogo Sun Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Six finalists have been selected from a pool of 131 entrepreneurs in Tsogo Sun’s entrepreneurial development programme to compete for the winner’s title in the Tsogo Sun Entrepreneur of the Year Award. The Tsogo Sun Entrepreneurs programme represents the next ...

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Fun and games for chess kids at Kasparov festival

More than 100 youngsters from the Tsogo Sun Moves for Life Chess programme had their chance to rub shoulders with chess greats at the prestigious Kasparov Chess Foundation (KCF) Africa’s Chess Millionaires Festival at Montecasino recently, when the precinct hosted ...

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Lights, camera, and fabulous action on stage!

Lights… Camera… Action… It was a joyful celebration of a year filled with fun, laughter, learning, song and dance, as the top performers in the Tsogo Sun Arts Academy took to the stage for their year-end concert. The irrepressible joy ...

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New look for Garden Court Marine Parade

Tsogo Sun’s iconic Durban hotel – Garden Court Marine Parade – celebrated its 30th year anniversary in grand style last night (1 October) following a R110-million refurbishment project. Leading tourism stakeholders and government officials including eThekwini Mayor, Councillor James Nxumalo, ...

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School Coach Wins Women’s Sports Award

Already a proven winner as a soccer coach for under-12 and under-14 boys, Tsogo Sun Soccer Academy Coach Londiwe Hlatswayo has taken her winning streak up a notch and won the gsport Volunteer of the Year Award. “No words can ...

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Cheers to Summer at Elangeni Panorama Bar

As it starts to warm up, the Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani hotel’s Panorama Bar will be serving up a taste of summer that promises to beat the heat. Panorama Bar is set to shake up the conventional sundowner scene ...

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Suncoast Towers Food & Spa Pairing Experience

Suncoast Towers Hotel Spa is bolstering its therapeutic menu to compliment the authentic Durban Indian flavours served at its signature Jeera restaurant. Guests could now experience the perfect pair of treatments complimented by the fare incorporated and served by its ...

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Tsogo Sun Gearsup for Amashova 2015 cycle race

Tsogo Sun KZN Management have put their best foot forward in preparation of the Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic 2015 cycle race. The race kicks off on Sunday, 18 October 18, with the much anticipated 106km main race which will ...

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Sandton Convention Centre Pays Tribute on Mandela Day

This year marks the first Nelson Mandela International Day since the passing of one of the greatest leaders in modern history, Madiba. On Friday, 18th July, Tsogo Sun’s Sandton Convention Centre (SCC) paid tribute to his legacy by partnering with ...

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New GM at Southern Sun Hemingways

Hospitality and gaming industry stalwart, Madeleine Roux, has taken the helm as the new General Manager at Southern Sun Hemingways in East London. Roux has over 16 years experience in the fast-paced and exciting hospitality and gaming sector, having worked ...

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Authentic Indian Dining Enters New Era In Durban

The launch of Jeera at Tsogo Sun’s Suncoast Towers hotel, will allow guests to explore a flavourful array of delectable authentic Indian dishes from all corners of India. Jeera’s name reflects the restaurant’s dishes distinctive flavour and aroma; and a ...

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Celebrate Spring with Oysters and Bubbly

“Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.” Mark Twain, American humourist and novelist (1835 – 1910). Oysters and bubbly… a timeless taste combination that can’t be beaten, leaving you feeling indulgent and filled with ...

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Tsogo Sun joins 49M

In keeping with its commitment to support the responsible use of energy Tsogo Sun today (21 August 2013) became the latest company in the hospitality industry to pledge its support for the 49M energy efficiency campaign. As a leader in ...

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Tsogo Sun Brings New Hotspot to Durban

              A mecca of gastronomic diversity awaits food-lovers at the newly refurbished Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, a complex that has all the ingredients to become THE culinary hotspot of Durban. No less than 11 ...

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