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We Headed Over to Mother Touch Academy for World Food Day…

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Green is our favourite colour!

City Lodge is big into helping to protect the environment. ‘Sustainability’ is the buzzword around here and accordingly we’ve been busily greening our practices, like installing power-saving LED light bulbs in our hotels as well as providing dual-flushing toilet systems. As of today we’re also launching our City Lodge Earth Day campaign, which is about [...]

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You would all have seen and heard that the national electricity supply grid is currently operating under extreme pressure due to planned maintenance work, as well as the odd unplanned failure. Eskom is therefore calling on all consumers to please use electricity wisely. We at City Lodge Hotel Group are committed to doing our part [...]

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PE City Lodge Hotels primed to host 2014 Herald Cycle Tour cyclists

The Herald VW Cycle Tour – South Africa’s second oldest national classic – will be taking place in beautiful Port Elizabeth, this year from 1 to 2 February. City Lodge Hotel Group is a keen supporter of the event, and as such will once again be offering hassle-free accommodation and special deals to participants and [...]

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Luggage allowances on domestic and international flights

We’ve all seen that person at the airport; laden down with bags, boxes, suitcases, briefcases, packets, sporting equipment – everything but the kitchen sink as the saying goes! Standing behind that person at the baggage check-in queue can be painful as they take an absolute age to check in all their items and then start [...]

Ditch the downtime

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 [...]