Tag Archives: corporate travel

Johannesburg on a Business Travel Budget

You’ve booked the meetings, scheduled the time, and you’re heading to the big city of gold. It’s exciting because you’re presenting that next big idea but the expense of visiting Johannesburg is making quite a dent in your expense account. Here’s the good news – that business trip to Gauteng no longer needs to be […]

City Lodge Hotel Group earns 14 TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence

Fourteen hotels within the JSE-listed City Lodge Hotel Group have received 2016 Certificate of Excellence awards from TripAdvisor, the global online travel website. Now in their sixth year, the awards celebrate hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodation venues, eateries and attractions […]

A New Hotel on the Newtown Block

The Official Opening of City Lodge Hotel Newtown Johannesburg – The City Lodge Hotel Group held an official hotel opening on the 26th of May 2016, in its new spot right in the hub of Newtown. 160 invited guests stepped through the doors to celebrate the creative thought put into this ‘home away from home’. […]

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 […]


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 […]