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Demian Hodari, Associate Professor of Strategic Management at the Ecole Hôtelière Lausanne (EHL)
With no airlines flying into or out of South Africa and no tourists to participate in experiences, tourism SMMEs are finding themselves in a difficult situation. Is it even possible for tourism SMMEs to remain productive during lockdown? “The main thing to remember during this difficult time is that you are not alone. Now is the time to pull together as an industry,” says Dr Nomvuselelo Songelwa, Jurni CEO.
South African hotel chain offers sanitised, safe and hassle-free stays to those in need of self-isolation.
Pernod Ricard South Africa has announced the launch of its #KeepTheSpirit initiative, committing R2m to support nearly 1000 bartenders and waitrons over the current Covid-19 lockdown period in the country.
Hospitality Net has created a curated list of the most read How to articles to help you navigate the coronavirus disruption.
By Jim Butler, Partner, Chairman, Global Hospitality Group® and Guy Maisnik , Partner, Vice Chair, Global Hospitality Group®
A great hotel offers more than merely a place to rest your head and stow your stuff between sightseeing excursions. A truly standout property can offer new insight into a beloved place; bring fresh energy to a been-there, done-that neighborhood; even become a destination in its own right.
Singita Kwitonda Lodge in Rwanda has been selected in the Travel + Leisure’s 2020 ‘It List’ of Best New Hotels in the World.
City Lodge Hotel Group has launched Explore More, a month-long promotion valid from 3 April to 3 May 2020 (inclusive), in which guests can save up to 40% on their stay. Make the most of the upcoming run of long weekends and family getaway opportunities by staying at any Courtyard Hotel from R999, City Lodge Hotel from R799 and Town Lodge from R749. This includes hotels in South Africa as well as the group’s properties in Windhoek, Namibia; Botswana, Namibia; Maputo, Mozambique; Nairobi, Kenya; and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Meliá Hotels International has 57 projects and 14,533 rooms on the books worldwide but has a strong focus on one region in particular.
International specialist hospitality sleep solutions provider, Hypnos Contract Beds, has continued to grow its global footprint, with the appointment of Contour Beds as its official licensed manufacturing partner in South Africa.
Press Release: Cape Town, March 2020
Micro-apartments in the newly launched Newlands Peak development in Cape Town’s Southern suburbs will be sold from R1.35 million when sales open at the end of April.
The JSE-listed City Lodge Hotels group has invested about R20 million in solar energy at 25 of its hotels and is planning to expand the initiative to a further 12.
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