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AA Travenews African Sun Exits Kingdom Hotel

AFRICA Sun Limited (ASL) is exiting Kingdom Hotel in the resort town of Victoria Falls, on notice, after failing to agree fresh lease terms with the owners of the property, First Capital Bank (FCB).

While ASL won the tender earlier this year to lease the 294-roomed property owned by Makasa Sun in line with the tender requirem… read more

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Hotels Hyatt Hyatt announces plans to bring its luxury Park Hyatt brand to Johannesburg

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced that a Hyatt affiliate entered into a management agreement with an affiliate of the Millat Group for the Winston Hotel in Rosebank, Johannesburg, to join the Hyatt portfolio as an affiliated hotel. The hotel will be available on Hyatt’s booking channels in the upcoming weeks. Following an extensiv… read more

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Unwto UNWTO supports Republic of Congo in Hotel Classification System

Stakeholders and Selected Auditors in the Republic of Congo have undergone a training program in the classification of hotel systems in the country’s capital Brazzaville.

The program which was the second session held was to help auditors gain insights and also acquaint themselves with the operations of hotel classification… read more

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  • Conservation & Wildlife

Hotels AndBeyond AndBeyond lodge opens in a secluded corner of the Serengeti

Conservation-led travel company AndBeyond has opened the AndBeyond Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp in a remote corner of the Serengeti in Tanzania.

The lodge is situated on the banks of a tributary of the Grumeti River in the secluded western part of the Serengeti National Park, an area particularly well known for Great Migration rive… read more

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AA Travenews Accra City Hotel looks to scaling up sustainability credentials

Accra City Hotel, Ghana’s premium four-star facility is poised to deepen its credentials as an environmentally conscious and sustainable hospitality provider. The hotel is an International Standards Organisation (ISO) certified property for its sustainability programme, with established protocols for energy conservation, waste segregation… read more

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  • Beyond Africa

AA Travenews Non-refundable hotel rates and advance bookings are returning

But is this because travellers are becoming more confident they can fulfill their journeys? Or are hoteliers just getting better at marketing non-refundable rooms for advanced booking?

Rikin Wu, Founder and CEO of DidaTravel, a global bedbank with over 23,000 B2B clients such as travel agents and tour operators buying hotel accommod… read more

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Hotels Radisson Hotel Radisson Hotel Group opens its 14th South African hotel in Durban

Radisson Hotel Group announce its entry into its fourth South African city, Durban, with the opening of Radisson Blu Hotel, Durban Umhlanga. This opening brings the Group’s portfolio in one of its key African markets, South Africa, to fourteen hotels in operation and two under development.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Durban Umhlanga is loca… read more

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AA Travenews Africa hotel development: It’s Egypt, Morocco, Accor & Marriott

Just four words are needed to sum up the main findings of this year’s African hotel chain development pipeline survey conducted by W Hospitality Group, in association with the Africa Hospitality Investment Forum (AHIF); those words are Egypt, Morocco, Accor and Marriott.

This year’s annual survey, which is widely acknowledged as the… read more

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