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The 7 most common travel mistakes and how not to make them

The ins and outs of hotel life – Checking in, and checking out

Whether you’re staying for a night or a month, there are some things you need to know about staying in a hotel, to ensure that your stay is as pleasant and as hassle-free as possible! Before you arrive at the hotel When making your booking, be specific about what you want. Whether you want twin [...]

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 [...]

City Lodge Hotel Group increases complimentary Wi-Fi for guests

The City Lodge Hotel Group is forever striving to improve the service it offers its guests, wanting to give them a ‘home away from home’ experience. It is with this in mind that the group has greatly increased the complimentary wireless internet (Wi-Fi) availability at its hotels! As of 1 January 2014 guests staying at [...]

Keep calm and take a break

Wish 2013 would just end already? Join the club! We’re all feeling exhausted, drained and completely lacking in focus and energy. The only thing that will help? A holiday. Yes, a long one. With sandy beaches, cocktails, sunshine and absolutely nothing to do except eat, nap and enjoy yourself. Unfortunately that isn’t always possible. Some [...]