Premier Hotels & Resorts is nearing the end of its construction programme of two brand new hotels in Umhlanga, with the re-commencement of building operations during Level 3 in South Africa.
Premier Hotels & Resorts – one of South Africa’s fastest growing, independently owned hospitality brands – is leading the charge towards summer 2020 in the SA hospitality industry.
As part of the acquisition of the Faircity Hotel Group by Premier Hotels, The Roodevalley Faircity Hotel has undergone a facelift and is prepped and ready to welcome guests to the newly revamped property.
The hotel lies on the banks of the Pienaar’s River in Pretoria, surrounded by a nature reserve and a bird sanctuary, offering an incredible relaxed bush setting within easy reach of Johannesburg and OR Tambo International Airport, complete with thatched roofs for a world-class Africa experience.
The city of Bloemfontein is the latest major city in South Africa to be added to the Premier Hotel portfolio as they increase their footprint across the country.
The Group is renowned for offering quality accommodation, convenient locations, state- of- the- art facilities, and warm and friendly service to South Africans and international visitors.
Are you looking for things to do in Bloemfontein including accommodation and entertainment? We’ve got a handy list to get you started for your stay in the Free State. We hope you enjoy our top picks and enjoy your stay in this wonderful town.
Premier Hotels & Resorts has announced the completion and transfer of the Faircity Hotel Group and its respective assets and management contracts.
Samuel Nassimov, Founder and Managing Director of the Premier Group says: “We are delighted to announce the completion of this deal which sees Premier acquire the Faircity hotels, brands, management contracts and personnel who will be amalgamated into the Premier Group, with Faircity brands and trademarks staying intact for ease of customer recognition and business continuity. The Faircity team have a reputation of teamwork and great hotels in excellent locations, that deliver good customer service and this fits in well with our business philosophy.”
The Faircity Group consists of three and four-star conference hotels and serviced apartments in Johannesburg and Pretoria – including the Falstaff and Quatermain in Morningside; Mapungubwe in the Johannesburg inner city; Roodevalley and Kievitskroon near Pretoria; and Grosvenor Gardens Apartments in Hatfield, Pretoria. With these properties, Premier will add a further 512 rooms to its existing portfolio of over 2000 rooms – and its impressive range of conferencing, food and beverage as well as leisure facilities. Lukas van der Westhuizen, CEO of the Faircity Group says,” I am excited to be joining forces with the Premier Group and believe it will provide tremendous prospects for the properties, staff and customers in South Africa, with the expanded footprint.”
Premier will now own and operate a portfolio of 24 properties across SA in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Eastern and Western Cape.
The Premier Hotel Group has also invested over R90m in a Premier Splendid Inn in Bloemfontein, scheduled for opening in September 2019, and is scheduled to open two new hotels in Umhlanga in early 2020 – at an investment of over R350 million.
Standard Bank Ironman Race: Voted the best run course in the world and 2nd best race venue in the world, the Standard Bank Ironman has cemented itself as the sporting event of the year. Take a trip down to Port Elizabeth, South Africa’s second oldest city, and enjoy this quiet beachside town whether you’re an athlete or a spectator.
This month Cape Town will experience an influx of visitors in the form of runners and walkers and they’re all here for the same event – The Cape Town gun run 2018. This year runners have a choice of participating in the 21km half marathon, the 10km race or the 5km fun run. Supporters will enjoy all the festivities and entertainment at the end of the race, making this annual athletic event enjoyable for all.
Throughout 2020, while many hotel groups paused development, there were hotel chains that chose to boost the hospitality and tourism sectors to create more possibilities for guests.
Following on from the recent announcement by Premier that phased re-open