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Tourism is vital to sustain South Africa’s game reserves


Tourism minister, Derek Hanekom, says growing safari tourism is vital to sustain and develop South Africa’s game reserves, the conservation work they do and the benefits they bring to surrounding communities.

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A win for conservation at Kuzuko Lodge


Ashia Cheetah Conservation, a registered non-profit company, has accomplished the first phase of the release of a four-year old captive-born cheetah named Jasmin, into the protected wild. The non-profit company was set up to finance and manage the Release Programme of Ashia, a new world-class sanctuary and working farm outside Paarl in South Africa’s Western […]

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Drakensberg Sun Resort’s legacy of excellence


Tsogo Sun’s Drakensberg Sun Resort’s legacy of excellence has continued unabated for decades and it remains high on the preferred destination list for many family or twosome getaways, whether for action, relaxation, or romance, and for corporate retreats and conferences. Last year the resort celebrated its 30th anniversary and this year it achieved a TripAdvisor […]

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Westin welcomes new director of operations


It’s been just two weeks into his new role as director of operations at the Westin Hotel and Shaun Bertram Tregoning already feels like he’s part of the family.

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Park Inn Newlands appoints group’s first female GM


Carly de Jong is the general manager of Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Newlands, a position she was appointed to in August 2018. Having cut her teeth on global hotel brands, Carly remains one of the only female Radisson Hotel general managers in South Africa.

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New urban hotel is a business travel destination


The Regency Group, one South Africa’s newest hotel chains, recently announced the grand opening of the 220 suite – The Regency Apartment Hotel in Menlyn, Pretoria. With its enviable setting and premium facilities, the urban hotel is a lifestyle destination offering both luxury and convenience to leisure and business travellers in the busy Menlyn node.

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