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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 [...]

City Lodge Group is a Best Employer

Based on independent research by the CRF Institute, the City Lodge Hotels Group has been certified as a Best Employer South Africa 2011/12. The research shows that we have outstanding HR policies and excellent working conditions! To become a certified Best Employer, the City Lodge Hotels Group participated in the HR Best Practices research survey, [...]

Best books for the business traveller

There’s a lot of waiting around involved in business travel – put all that time to good use and catch up on some reading, for business or for pleasure. Here’s our selection of 10 of the best books for the South African business traveller… TIP: The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) is a unique 13-digit [...]