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National Spa Management Winner Joins Arabella Hotel & Spa

Francisco Caceres Garcia, winner of the Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Management Excellence Award 2011, has taken over the management of the luxurious spa at Arabella Hotel & Spa, managed by African Pride Hotels. Through the success of the previous awards, the Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Awards increases in stature each year, providing South African and […]
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Madame Zingara Celebrates 10 Years

July, 2011: The countdown has begun. Next month the venerable Spiegel Tent Victoria makes her way home to Cape Town and sets up shop for a brand new show in Madame Zingara’s Theatre of Dreams on 1 September 2011. Durban, the tent’s current location, is seeing the close of the Love Magic Tour and Capetonians […]
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Travel Professionals Need a Break

Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Melrose Arch knows just how hard travel professionals work for their daily bread and would like to reward one of them with a trip to Thailand. The hotel is running a competition for agents until August 5, 2011, with the prize a trip to the country with glorious white beaches, […]
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Top School for Top GMs

Top School for Top GMs: The Protea Hospitality Group’s General Managers of the Year, Anton Gillis (left) of the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Melrose Arch and Gary Koetser of the African Pride Crystal Towers Hotel & Spa in Cape Town, have just returned from the prestigious School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University in […]
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Protea Hotels is Club Travel’s Wild Wild Best

Not only did the Sunday Times Generation Next Survey vote the Protea Hospitality Group too cool for school, but the Protea Hospitality Group is also the Wild, Wild Best according to Club Travel! At the Club Travel Conference 2011 held at Spier in the Western Cape in June, Protea Hotels was named Group Supplier of […]