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The 3 Beaches Challenge, Ironman SA and joBerg2c – SA’s fittest get to test their mettle!

With its magnificent and varied landscape, South Africa is able to host various sporting challenges, and in recent years we’ve been proving that we can do it with aplomb, many of our events now ranking right up at the top of the international sporting calendar. The City Lodge Hotel Group 3 Beaches Challenge In 2012 [...]

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 [...]

Travelling to some of the world’s busiest airports and how you can survive them

A long airport layover doesn’t have to be a total drag. Don’t think of it as a hindrance on your journey toward your holiday destination – rather think of it as an opportunity to do and see some things that you might not ordinarily get to experience, were you to breeze through the airport briefly [...]

15 Ways to Stay Healthy while Travelling

There’s nothing more annoying than returning home from a business trip abroad, or a holiday, and spending the next few days in bed feeling unbelievably ill. We’ve got some tips to help you avoid bringing unpleasant souvenirs home with you after travelling – good advice for staying healthy while travelling. First things first, boost your [...]

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 [...]