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The 7 most common travel mistakes and how not to make them

Living is learning, but some travel mistakes are so ubiquitous that we can and should learn from each other and so avoid them ourselves, especially as the consequences can be rather disastrous at worse, or sour your trip at best. So let’s have a rundown of the world’s most common traveller faux pas, with 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 […]

Fairview Hotel

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 […]

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City Lodge Hotel Group increases complimentary Wi-Fi for guests

The City Lodge Hotel Group is forever striving to improve the service it offers its guests, wanting to give them a ‘home away from home’ experience. It is with this in mind that the group has greatly increased the complimentary wireless internet (Wi-Fi) availability at its hotels! As of 1 January 2014 guests staying at […]

Holiday Stress

Keep calm and take a break

Wish 2013 would just end already? Join the club! We’re all feeling exhausted, drained and completely lacking in focus and energy. The only thing that will help? A holiday. Yes, a long one. With sandy beaches, cocktails, sunshine and absolutely nothing to do except eat, nap and enjoy yourself. Unfortunately that isn’t always possible. Some […]