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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 [...]

City Lodge Hotel Group makes the Sunday Times’ Top 100 companies 2013 list

The Sunday Times Top 100 Companies, in association with Johnnie Walker, is an annual awards banquet, held this year at the Sandton Convention Centre. The event celebrates those companies who have delivered the best return on investment, acknowledging the best-performing businesses on the JSE, based on their shareholder returns over the past five years. At [...]

Top 10 restaurants for business meetings

What are the top ten restaurants for business meetings? Well, it’s quite simple – the country’s top ranked restaurants are the best for business, because if you’re wanting to impress a client, you want to take them somewhere great, right? Put them in a good mood with excellent service, super tasty food, and world-class wines? [...]

When Duty Calls – 10 Tips for Making Your Business Trip a Success

Just because you’re travelling for business and not pleasure shouldn’t be reason enough to suck all the joy out of your trip. After all, a change of scenery can be as good as a holiday and if you plan it right, you could squeeze in some valuable ‘me-time’ between meetings and deadlines. Whether you’re a first-timer [...]

Ditch the downtime

Travelling means being on the go…but it also has its fair share of just hanging around! Waiting for flights can be super-dull, particularly if they’re delayed. Instead of staring at the ceiling and twiddling your thumbs, make the most of it! Check in with the office If you’re managing staff, suppliers, or clients, now is [...]