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What to do when you’re delayed

There’s nothing worse than missing your flight … except perhaps sitting around the airport when you’re on time, but the airline isn’t! Here’s a quick guide to coping with those annoying travel delays … Minimising the risk of flight delays For a smooth schedule, planning is key – so don’t cut it fine! When organising [...]

10 of the best bags: Luggage for the frequent flyer

There’s nothing worse than lugging around a large suitcase when you’re only going away for a short business trip, or finding yourself out of space when trying to squeeze all that you require for a long voyage into a tiny wheelie bag. Different trips definitely call for different types of baggage! But do you know [...]

How to organise a business breakfast in another city

Going on a business trip and wanting to host a networking or business event for clients, colleagues, or other industry players in their city? Follow our ultimate guide to organising an out-of-town business breakfast! Work functions have traditionally taken the form of a business breakfast or dinner. Increasingly though, the business breakfast is gaining in [...]

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, [...]

Where to find Wi-Fi when you’re on the move

Being away from the office on a business trip used to mean you were out of communication until you were back at your desk and near your fixed-line internet connection. No longer! With Wi-Fi, you can continue to browse the internet, check and send emails, and continue work as usual when you’re out in the [...]

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 [...]

Traveling Apps for the Business Traveller

If you’re a frequent business traveller, you know all about the drama of lost itineraries, misplaced tickets, and missed flights, as well as the headache of finding your way around a strange town, let alone trying to find somewhere decent to eat! If only business trips were more enjoyable… Relax – there’s an app for [...]