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

Living is learning, but some travel mistakes are so ubiquitous that we can and should learn from each other and so avoid them ourselves, especially as the consequences can be rather disastrous at worse, or sour your trip at best. So let’s have a rundown of the world’s most common traveller faux pas, with the [...]

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 [...]