South Africa

African Insignia Hotels Adds to Portfolio

Champagne Sports Resort

African Insignia Hotels has added three hotels to its portfolio, being the Champagne Sports Resort and “sister” hotel Pumula Beach Hotel, and the Hampshire Hotel, Ballito. The Champagne Sports Resort and “sister” hotel Pumula Beach Hotel are family owned and have their own successful in-house sales component. The owners, who are true entrepreneurs and realise […]

Southern Sun Hotels Eyes Ethiopia

Southern Sun Hotels

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Continuing on its interest to enter the Ethiopian market, South African Hotel operator, Southern Sun Hotels, recently submitted a proposal to Ethiopian Airlines to help construct and manage an international standard hotel. The Company founded in1961 by South African Breweries operates several well known brands including the company’s name sake Southern […]

Second Five-Star Hotel for Eastern Cape

Boardwalk Hotel and Spa (

South Africa’s Eastern Cape province will get its second five-star hotel when Sun International opens The Boardwalk Hotel and Spa in Port Elizabeth in December. “Port Elizabeth is ideally located on the famous Garden Route and represents a great starting point to explore and discover the wonders of the area,” Lorenzo Giani, Sun International’s representative […]

13 Protea Hospitality Group Hotels in SA Achieve Tripadvisor Excellence Awards

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Establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews. That’s the criterion for TripAdvisor’s annual Excellence Awards and 13 Protea Hospitality Group properties within South Africa have been named as recipients. To qualify for the Certificate of Excellence, hotels must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travellers […]