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Luxury hotels suffer in the accommodation squeeze

The Luxurious Monarch Hotel, which was supposed to hit the auction floor on September 28, has been withdrawn from auction by the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC). The hotel will remain standing empty until the IDC decides what to do with it, according to Warren Aronson of Auction Alliance. For more on the Monarch Hotel see [...]

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Responses to curator Ricky Burnett’s latest show, ‘Horse’, have been mixed

Praised for being accessible and criticized for being too superficial,  Ricky Burnett’s show has certainly generated feet through the door of the Everard Read gallery. I like what he says about the over-intellectualization of the visual image:  “If you need to read four books to get to an exhibition, someone has their value system back [...]

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Rosebank in the forefront again during September’s Fashion Week

SA Fashion Week, SA’s premier designer platform, prepares to launch the Winter 2012 Designer Collections in Johannesburg from 22 – 25 September.  The SA Fashion Week Winter 2012 Designer Collections will be staged at the Rosebank Hotel. Tickets are R180 and may be booked directly from www.safashionweek.co.za from 1 September.  The following week the Summer [...]

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Rosebank: Johannesburg’s 3rd largest high rise business centre

Rosebank is fast becoming Johannesburg’s third largest high-rise business centre, after Sandton and the inner city, according to the research conducted by Broll, one of Africa’s leading commercial property services group. ‘Rosebank is reviving, with great retail and new office developments which are well-supported by the surrounding residential nodes and the Gautrain station,’ says Jane [...]

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Two great travel industry awards for Liz at Lancaster

Liz at Lancaster received two great accolades at the AA Travel Guides American Express Awards on 8th May. The establishment was a finalist in the category Small Guesthouse with self-catering. Within this category received Highly Commended (ie came in the top 3).  Then Liz and her staff also received the prestigious award for ‘People who go [...]

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