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Probably The Sandton Times favourite South African hotel stay, in part for their outstanding loyalty programme, has officially re-branded. Marriott International announced the re-branding of Protea Hotels including an updated and modernized logo and the “by Marriott” endorsement. The brand is now officially Protea Hotels by Marriott ®. Marriott’s endorsement
Anyone that has ever used the ride-sharing service UBER, has a UBER rider rating. Just as passengers rate drivers, so too do drivers rate their passengers. One star is a dismal performance whereas a five star rating is given for a notable experience. Either way, the moment this rating drops
The first ever AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open took place in May 2015, and thanks to Jaguar, The Sandton Times had a chance to visit this Indian Ocean Island and experience Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Spa Resort. A day filled with international golf, leisure activities and an exquisite dinner is
Emirates Skywards, the airline’s award-winning frequent flyer programme has unveiled new designs for its membership cards in 2016. Each of the four cards features winning designs from aspiring artists around the world, and depict the top four ‘Dream Destinations’ voted by Skywards members. Into its 5th year, the Art of
It is the most extraordinary hotel experience, from the decor to the food and service, personifying luxury on every level. The Sandton Times is excited to be one of the first, globally, to take readers inside the exquisite Palazzo Versace Dubai, to get a taste of the Versace life. 6
Emirates launched a new set of amenity kits for its First and Business Class customers. The bags have been designed in close collaboration with luxury Italian brand Bvlgari and are available onboard all flights. The Emirates Private Collection by Bvlgari for First Class customers will have eight designs for men and
Etihad Airways has launched a colourful new range of collectable limited edition Business Class amenity kits, the result of a collaboration between the airline and luxury travel brand LUXE City Guides. Etihad Airways, which began operations in 2003, has brought a touch of colour and design to the Business Class
The vast size of the Karoo, which spans the provinces of the Eastern, Northern and Western Cape, is incredible and the never-ending roads from one town to another feel infinite. A road-trip from Sandton to Cape Town is probably one of the most magical experiences for any South African to
It’s only a 4-hour flight from Sandton and those who have stepped onto the beautiful beaches of Mauritius will fully understand why the Dutch, French and British fought to claim this volcanic island nation in the Indian Ocean, with its beaches, lagoons and reefs, all those years ago. Thanks to
When traveling to East Africa, reality can be wilder than fiction. Invited to a Business Award in Nairobi, Kenya. Haven’t been there in years. Looking forward to visiting East Africa again. Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi booked via Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Accommodation booked at the Sankara Nairobi Hotel. Looks like