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Bertus Basson @ The Ritz to turn heads in Sea Point from 15 November!

the-ritz-buildingSea Point is to get a shake-up when the newly renovated The Ritz hotel opens its doors to its first guests on 1 November, and the revolving restaurant and champagne bar at the top of the Ritz open their doors on 15 November. The Ritz hotel and restaurant have become part of the Shimmy Luxury Collection. Continue reading →

WhaleTales Tourism, Food, and Wine news headlines: 2/3 December

WhaleTalesTourism, Food, and Wine news headlines

*  The Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA) is planning to extend the runway at Cape Town International, to allow larger aircraft and more planes to land.

*   About one fifth of accommodation bookings in the USA will be last minute, same day ones next year, made via smartphone or tablet.

*   While European traveller numbers are showing a small 2% growth, the fact that they are taking more shorter and shorter distance holidays rather than long haul ones is worrying for tourism to South Africa.

*   hotel.info has beaten TripAdvisor, British Airways, Expedia and booking.com in being named most popular travel and leisure website of the year.

*   Cybercellar has sold a 24% share of its business to Continue reading →