Discover South Africa With These Great Travel apps

South Africa’s natural landscapes, “dorps” and cities are full of interesting discoveries. If you’re on the road looking for travel attractions and adventures, these Android apps recommended by Alcatel will help you find your way: MiCiti Offers useful information on the Cape Town MyCiTi bus services that helps you get around Cape Town for a reasonable fair. The app includes your current card balance and bus times. Get it here: MiCiti...

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Student Travel Made Simple

The thought of travelling as a student is an exciting and very appealing prospect. But to most students who do not want to eat 2-minute noodles for the next 5 months-travelling is something that they only have the pleasure of dreaming about. The thing that I wish someone would have told me when I was a student was that the places I dreamt of travelling to were not as far out-of-reach as what I thought. Most times as a student the...

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This Is Why We Love Drakensberg
Dec20

This Is Why We Love Drakensberg

By: Beverley Dias Drakensberg (Afrikaans for Dragon’s Mountain) was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO on 29 November 2000. The park is 240 000 hectares large with a wealth of rivers, wetlands, indigenous forests, grasslands, valleys and cliffs with a variety of endangered plant and animal species inhabiting the area.  It is a vacation destination for all seasons with accommodation and activities to suit all tastes. Here are...

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The Beauty Of Durban In Pictures
Dec13

The Beauty Of Durban In Pictures

By: Sandy Nene Weather you’re looking for adventure, to explore culture or the urban side of our city, eThekwini has it all. Since it is the holiday season and everyone is about to close work for the year 2016, I thought of sharing with you these amazing shots that will give you an idea of a few places you could checkout when you visit us. So while you’re still looking for accommodation in Durban, here are some snaps for...

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A Lilizela Service win for Garden Court Blackrock Hotel
Oct20

A Lilizela Service win for Garden Court Blackrock Hotel

By: Sandy Nene The South African tourism industry celebrated its top business owners and service providers at the fourth annual Lilizela Tourism Awards held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg on the 16 October 2016. From this year’s record number of 1122 entries, Tsogo Sun’s Garden Court Blackrock in Newcastle was awarded the national winner of the Service Excellence Award in the three-star category. The hotel was...

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The Renovated Garden Court Polokwane Is Ready For Guests
Oct17

The Renovated Garden Court Polokwane Is Ready For Guests

By: Sandy Nene The Garden Court Polokwane, strategically situated in the heart of Limpopo Province’s capital city, recently completed a renovation project which enhanced the entire property – providing business and leisure guests with more comfort and versatility. In the midst of South Africa’s largest urban centre north of Gauteng, surrounded by lush green lawns and sub-tropical gardens, lies the tranquil Garden Court Polokwane...

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