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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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7 ways to get bumped up to business class

Getting to fly on a plane is a privilege many will never have, and we acknowledge that, but still … flying cattle class, especially on long-haul trips, is just never fun. Your butt gets numb, your legs ache for stretching room, your personal bubble chafes at the enforced compression, and at 4am, when you still [...]