Archive | Travel RSS feed for this section

Tips for any type of traveller – from the travelling businessman to the travelling family

City Lodge Hotel Group extends footprint into East Africa

It has been confirmed that the City Lodge Hotel Group has reached an agreement with Nairobi-based Fairview Hotel Limited to obtain full ownership of both Fairview Hotel and Country Lodge. This deal was completed after Fairview Hotel agreed to sell its 50% of the joint venture between the two companies. First expansion outside South Africa [...]

Getting down to business: How to look after your out-of-town clients

Taking excellent care of your out-of-town clients when they’re on your turf is vitally important to the business relationship. While we could sum up the entire philosophy of how to host them with the age-old adage of ‘treat others as you would like to be treated’, it can be helpful to have a few concrete [...]

7 ways to get bumped up to business class

Getting to fly on a plane is a privilege many will never have, and we acknowledge that, but still … flying cattle class, especially on long-haul trips, is just never fun. Your butt gets numb, your legs ache for stretching room, your personal bubble chafes at the enforced compression, and at 4am, when you still [...]

Cape Town Holiday Attraction

Cape Town’s historic holiday attraction – The Castle of Good Hope

Cape Town is the Mother City, and like any woman, she has her wiles, drawing people in from afar … Her many attractions include an impressively big Table Mountain, beautiful bays and beaches, internationally acclaimed vineyards around the corner, world-class entertainment acts, historic architecture, colourful cultures and foods, and much more to boot. Whether you’re [...]

10 things you didn’t know about Nelspruit

Nelspruit is considered to be the gateway to Mpumalanga as well as the gateway to the Kruger National Park – so think Big 5, safari adventures, bushveld and the big outdoors. Officially renamed Mbombela two years ago, it’s still fondly (stubbornly) referred to as Nelspruit. Mbombela means “many people in a small space” and, fittingly, [...]