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Almost 25 years on and guests still love The Palace @SunCityResortSA

After almost 25 years, The Palace of the Lost City at Sun City continues to be recognised for its exceptional standard of service and facilities. Stacking up multiple awards over the years, The Palace has once again been rated highly by guests in the 2017 The Hotels.com™ Loved by Guests Awards. The Hotels.com™ Loved by […]

Rub shoulders with Gru and his Minion at Sun City #NewSunCity @SunCityResortSA 

Fans of the outrageous blockbuster franchise Despicable Me are in for an exciting treat at Sun City during the upcoming school holidays. Gru and one of his Minions, Mel, will be venturing to the North West resort on 21, 22 and 23 July 2017 to meet their fans and promote their new movie Despicable Me. They will make grand appearances […]

Travel back in time on a steam train with Reefsteamers!

Steam trains have always captured the imagination of those young and old; there is nothing quite like the huffing and puffing of a locomotive as it pulls a heavy train up a hill. When the South African Railways cancelled steam on their main lines, a small group of enthusiasts decided to preserve this piece of […]

Ice Hotels…Not Impossible with Anthony Melchiorri @AnthonyHotels

Anthony Melchiorri, star of Travel Channels hit show Hotel Impossible, takes viewers on an Icey escape in his newest series, Ice Hotels…Not Impossible. Ice Hotels…Not Impossible premiers, with a single episode, on Wednesday, 7 June at 20:00 on DStv Channel 179.   Wrap up warm and join hospitality guru Anthony Melchiorri on a chilly journey […]

Why Sun City ranks amongst the world’s best golfing destinations #NewSunCity @SunCityResortSA

Sun International’s iconic Sun City Resort in the North West Province continues to rank amongst the world’s top golfing destinations. The resort, which boasts two championship golf courses, has received the prestigious 2017 Golf Digest Editor’s Choice Award for Best Golf Resort in the Best of South Africa category. Sun City was one of only […]

Introducing Cape Town from above @CapeTown

Introducing Cape Town from above a book that is a first-of-its-kind showcasing 50 beautiful elevated views of Cape Town and surrounding attractions. Each page features a normal view as well as a bird’s-eye view of each of Cape Town’s most iconic sites and attractions, with an extended caption for each attraction. Shaen Adey spent many hours on […]

Wine and Food conference to show how to grow loyalty and revenue for Cape Tourism @winefoodconf ovecapetown

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has calculated that last year, the direct contribution of the travel and tourism sector to the South African economy was worth R127,9bn, accounting for 3% of the country’s GDP. Commenting on the WTTC findings presented in its recent 2017 Economic Impact Report, Margi Biggs, convenor of the upcoming […]

48 Hours in Sun City’s Soho @SunCityResortSA #NewSunCity #TravelJoziStyle

48 Hours in Sun City’s Soho Joburg-based Edward Chamberlain-Bell, aka @JoziStyle, enjoys a dazzling weekend of fabulous fun and entertainment at Sun City’s new Soho Hotel. Be inspired to plan your own itinerary. As a food and travel blogger I get invited to review some enviable destinations, but nothing could have prepared me for Sun […]

A spa indulgence at Valley Lodge & Spa with Elemis #SpaJoziStyle

I once joked that I am not getting out of bed for less than R10,000 after a skincare company presented me with a hamper of their products worth R10,000. It was a throwaway reference to Linda Evangelista’s witticism about supermodels not getting out of bed for less. I never thought more of it until I […]

Egg-citing times ahead at Sun City over the Easter holidays! @SunCityResortSA

Egg-citing times lie ahead for families at Sun City over the Easter holidays. Family styled activities, awesome live entertainment, gastronomical food, chocolate-infused fun, a movie on the beach and so much more is on the cards. From the onset of the school holidays, the resort has been a stage for roaming Easter characters, stilt walkers, […]

Coming this March: Faircity Junction #TravelJoziStyle @faircityhotels

Faircity Hotels and Apartments welcomes a new member to its growing family of hotels and serviced apartments: Faircity Junction! The Faircity Junction joins the group under the Serviced Apartments brand, accommodating short and long-term stays. The new addition, opening 1 March 2017, is situated in the leafy and upmarket suburb of Menlo Park, Pretoria. The […]

A country escape at Faircity Roodevallei #TravelJoziStyle #Day4 @faircityhotels

If you’re looking for a country getaway, without having to drive half way across the country, Faircity Roodevallei is literally forty minutes outside of Johannesburg. Faircity Roodevallei is a lush, panoramic oasis of green where you can detach from the city. It was only while I was enjoying a glass of wine along the banks […]

Express convenience at the picturesque Faircity Grosvenor Gardens #TravelJoziStyle #Day3 @faircityhotels

If you have reason to visit Pretoria, also known as the “Jacaranda City”, and you are looking for an express destination that offers self-catering, or short-term and long-term accommodation, then you need to consider Faircity Grosvenor Gardens. Faircity Grosvenor Gardens is accessible to everything. It’s an express hotel that is literally walking or driving distance […]

Mixing business & pleasure at Faircity Quatermain #TravelJoziStyle #Day2 @faircityhotels

If you’re looking for a luxurious getaway in Johannesburg, Faircity Quatermain exudes an old English charm behind its high walls and lush, green, sprawling lawns. From the minute you check-in, Faircity Quatermain welcomes you to rest your travel-weary legs in one of their lounges, library, and even a conservatory, where you can enjoy a polite […]

Urban chic at Faircity Hotel Mapungubwe #TravelJoziStyle #Day1 @faircityhotels

I love to travel, but I am also a firm believer that as South Africans we should support South African tourism; and, that people living in Johannesburg, Gauteng, should support local tourism in our city and province. I love the idea of being a tourist in my own city as I explore the cultural diversity […]

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