Author: Leisure Magazine

Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott opens in Durban

… Edgy and innovative hotel brand comes to uMhlanga Ridge Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Durban uMhlanga Ridge officially opened this month, making it the first Fire & Ice! by Marriott hotel in KwaZulu-Natal and the fourth in South Africa. A highly anticipated addition to the brand’s fast-growing portfolio, it joins Fire & Ice! by Marriott hotels in Melrose Arch (Johannesburg), Cape Town and Menlyn (Pretoria). Protea Hotels by Marriott® is the leading hospitality brand in Africa and it is one of the most widely recognized brands on the continent with over 80 hotels throughout South Africa...

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Public alerted on safeguarding environment

Environmental Assessment Practitioners Association of Lesotho (EAPAL) has scheduled variety of activities meant to continuously inform, educate and raise awareness on the importance of safeguarding environment. The activities are coinciding with World Environment Day (WED) and signals EAPAL commitment towards joining the international community in celebrating WED, EAPAL President, Dr. Akinagum Fidelis Esenjor has said. According to the Dr Esenjor, road work, debate competitions and tree planting will be some of the upcoming activities earmarked for WED. “To us experts in environmental issues, celebrating WED has to be a continuous journey leaving the society with no choice but to...

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LTDC salutes near million tourists

METRO REPORTERS Lesotho has recorded 800 000 tourist arrivals in 2019, an increase of 378 000 in less than 10 years and this is a mammoth success according to the Lesotho Tourism Development Corporation (LTDC). “A positive growth was observed in international arrivals and exceeded the target of increasing international tourist arrivals from 422 000 to 800,000 by 2019,” said Mpaiphele Maqutu, chief executive officer of the parastatal mandated to market and promote Lesotho as a preferred destination  for tourists. Speaking at a press conference in Maseru on Tuesday, Maqutu said Lesotho was able to register above average arrivals globally...

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