Author Archives: Tamara Wilson

Third Radisson Blu opens in Cape Town

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Carlson Rezidor, one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has opened its third Radisson Blu Hotel in Cape Town — its 10th in SA. The Western Cape is experiencing growing demand for hotel rooms and about 1,000 are scheduled to be added to the Cape Town market in 2017. The new hotel is the first […]


Marriott International reveals future of new brand portfolio across Middle East and Africa

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Marriott International’s newly combined portfolio has 247 hotels, 54,000 rooms, in 30 countries with 17 operating brands across the Middle East & Africa Debut of new lifestyle and luxury brands and entry into new geographies set to bolster growth Between Marriott Rewards, Ritz-Carlton Rewards and SPG, members now have more access to more variety in […]


AAXO appoints General Manager – Pat Lofstedt

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In keeping with their continued endeavours to professionalise and grow the exhibition industry in Africa and South Africa, the Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) have welcomed Pat Lofstedt to the position of General Manager of AAXO as from the 3rd of April 2017. “From the outset, Pat displayed in-depth knowledge of the exhibition industry […]


Cape Town gets RED with new hotel

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The V&A Waterfront’s newly revamped Silo District, which is shaping up to be a vibrant hive of cultural activity for travellers and Cape Town locals alike, will soon be home to Africa’s very first Radisson RED – a unique hotel culture inspired by all things art, music and fashion. The V&A Waterfront’s newly revamped Silo District, which […]