Hotels and Leisure

Small businesses in uphill battle over Airbnb regulation

The saga between small operators and large hotel groups over Airbnb regulation in South Africa, takes a new twist after a business lobby group says it is considering legal steps to challenge a new bill.

Knives out for Airbnb as SA Hotel Industry loses millions

A call on South African government to crack down on Airbnb, widely echoed by some hospitality groups, has been fulfilled by the Tourism Amendment Bill which was published last week.

Amdec-Marriott JV brings AC Hotels brand in the Mother City

The joint venture between Melrose Arch owners, the Amdec Group and NASDAQ-listed Marriott International, brings the first AC Hotels brand to Africa.

PE Hospitality Industry feels AirBnB sting

The idea behind Airbnb started off simply enough. Those with a spare room could rent it out for a night or two and earn some extra cash. But now the online platform is threatening the viability of conventional lodging providers such as hotels and guest houses.

Cape Town hotel market ‘still extremely favourable’

While a gloomy outlook has been painted for the economy by many, the hotel market in Cape Town seem to indicate all is still relatively well.

Tsogo Sun ditches R23 billion Casino and Hotel deal

Tsogo Sun [JSE:TSH], the hotel and gaming group has suspended the sale of its casino and hotel businesses to Hospitality Property Fund [JSE:HPB] after failing to secure enough support from shareholders.

Major SA hotel group to pull out of Nigerian market

JSE-listed Sun International, on Monday said it plans to exit its investment in Nigeria amid shareholder dispute.

R1 billion revamp of Sun City to boost SA Tourism

Sun City, a luxury resort and casino situated in the North West Province of South Africa, is expecting a million visitors after going through R1 billion worth of upgrades.

Graeme Stephens quits as Sun International CEO

Zimbabwe-born, Graeme Stephens, 53, will be leaving the gaming, hospitality and entertainment group, Sun International, at the end of April 2017.

Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld to venture into the hotel business

Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld announced on Monday that he plans to launch his own branded hotel chain, with the first to open in the Chinese gambling hub of Macau in 2018.

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