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Two General Managers from City Lodge Hotel Group named as finalists in Rising Star Awards!

Apps to make your life easier and better: Gautrain Buddy, Uber, Google Goggles, Vine, and more!

There are so many great apps available that can add value to your work, social life, and organisational skills. Some are fun, some save time, some save money, and some have reached the point of becoming almost indispensable! You may well not have heard of many of them, so we’re here to give you the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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? [...]