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Impact of Covid-19 on City Lodge Hotel Group's operationsThe City Lodge Hotel Group published the following statement on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange News Service (SENS)... 26 Mar 2020 Read more >>

It's time to Explore More!City Lodge Hotel Group has launched Explore More, a month-long promotion valid from 18 March to 3 May 2020 (inclusive), in which guests can save up to 40% on their stay. Make the most of the upcoming run of long weekends and family getaway opportunities by staying at any Courtyard Hotel from R999, City Lodge Hotel from R799 and Town Lodge from R749. This includes hotels in South Africa as well as the group's properties in Windhoek, Namibia; Botswana, Namibia; Maputo, Mozambique; Nairobi, Kenya; and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. 12 Mar 2020 Read more >>

City Lodge Hotel Group launches coronavirus protocolAs a 'people-caring-for-people' organisation, City Lodge Hotel Group has launched a coronavirus disease 19 (Covid-19) protocol across its 62 hotels, educating staff and guests and introducing measures to ensure all stay safe in the face of this global health emergency. 9 Mar 2020 Read more >>

City Lodge Hotels to list on A2XCity Lodge Hotels Limited (share code: CLH) has been approved for a secondary listing on A2X Markets on Wednesday, 11 March 2020. 4 Mar 2020 Read more >>

CLHG announces interim results for six months to 31 December 2019
  • Average group occupancies 54%
  • Targeted southern and East African expansion substantially complete
  • Portfolio of hotels in excellent shape to benefit from economic growth
 20 Feb 2020 Read more >>

City Lodge Hotel Maputo now open!The City Lodge Hotel Group (CLHG) has opened its 62nd hotel, the City Lodge Hotel Maputo in Mozambique, under the leadership of general manager Gustavo Cardoso. The hotel is ideally located on Rua Para o Palmar, near Avenida Julius Nyerere, and within easy reach of the Costa do Sol beach, city centre, a private hospital, university and various other business, entertainment, shopping and cultural attractions. It is the closest hotel to the Maputo International Airport, at some 6.5km or 12-minute drive away. 10 Feb 2020 Read more >>

City Lodge Hotel Group staff movementsCity Lodge Hotel Group is pleased to announce new appointments and promotions: 31 Jan 2020 Read more >>

City Lodge Hotel Group commits to cage-free eggs by 2025A City Lodge Hotel Group (CLHG) breakfast is the highlight of the day for many guests, with an estimated 1.4 million eggs consumed per year. It will soon have a feel-good as well as a taste-good component as the group announces its commitment to transitioning to 100% cage-free eggs throughout its operations by 2025. 31 Jan 2020 Read more >>

New CLHG app makes stays a snapThe City Lodge Hotel Group (CLHG) has launched a direct booking application or app for mobile phones, available to download for free from iOS for Apple and Google Play for Android. 3 Dec 2019 Read more >>

Courtyard Hotel Sandton sports new look loungeStep into the refreshed and tranquil space that is the revamped Club Lounge, bar and patio at the Courtyard Hotel Sandton in Johannesburg. This commercial area is now bookable and features a new look and feel reflected in stylish chairs and rugs, contemporary lighting and artwork, and the latest fittings and fixtures. Various seating arrangements make this the ideal spot for guests and day visitors to hold meetings, host exclusive events, celebrate special occasions, or simply enjoy a meal from the new a la carte menu. The recently launched a la carte offering for lunch and dinner is now available at all five Courtyard Hotels in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Port Elizabeth. 26 Nov 2019 Read more >>

Courtyard Hotel launches a la carte menuThe five Courtyard Hotels in Rosebank, Sandton and Eastgate in Johannesburg, Arcadia in Pretoria and Port Elizabeth, have added an a la carte menu to their offering. The Club Lounge, which used to serve a range of upmarket canapes and drinks in the evening from 5pm to 9pm, now offers a curated menu of dishes that cater for a range of tastes and dietary requirements. 25 Nov 2019 Read more >>

Beloved founder of City Lodge Hotel Group diesIt is with enormous sadness that the City Lodge Hotel Group announces that Hans Rudolf Enderle, founder and past chairperson, has died on 9 November 2019 at the age of 77. He passed away peacefully after complications of surgery. 12 Nov 2019 Read more >>

Half the price, all the fun!The City Lodge Hotel Group (CLHG) has listened to its customers and once again launched its half-price Summer Campaign. This annual promotion sees Courtyard Hotels, City Lodge Hotels and Town Lodges offer a number of rooms at each property at a whopping 50% discount. That's half-price accommodation during peak season! Valid from 13 December 2019 to 19 January 2020, this special offer is available for online bookings via www.clhg.com, quoting the promotional code: HALFPRICE. 5 Nov 2019 Read more >>

City Lodge Hotel at Two Rivers Mall, Nairobi official openingThe City Lodge Hotel at Two Rivers Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, hosted a "welcome to the neighbourhood" and official opening event on 24 October 2019. The hotel has opened in phases and while it has been trading for the past two years, City Lodge Hotel Group (CLHG) was delighted to host this official event showcasing all of its facilities, presided over by Dr Chris Kirubi, Kenyan businessman, entrepreneur and leading industrialist, and owner of the Two Rivers mixed-use complex. 4 Nov 2019 Read more >>

Great day on the greensThe Friends of City Lodge Hotel Group Golf Day was once again a resounding success. 8 Oct 2019 Read more >>

CLHG reaches out to Zandspruit communityManagement teams from several City Lodge Hotel Group (CLHG) properties in Johannesburg came together this winter to collect items for the Emthonjeni Community Centre in poverty-stricken Zandspruit, west of Johannesburg. On 27 August 2019, the group donated a trailer-load of used linen and bedding and new and used scarves, gloves, beanies and clothes. Guests donated these winter woollies in the "Warm heads, hands and hearts" collection in participating hotels, dropping them off in specially marked boxes in reception. 1 Oct 2019 Read more >>

City Lodge Hotel at Two Rivers Mall, Nairobi, awarded four-star classificationThe City Lodge Hotel at Two Rivers Mall, Nairobi, has been awarded four-star rating from the Tourism Regulatory Authority in Kenya. The hotel "successfully scored 100% on essential items as required by the East African Community grading procedure", confirms the report. 27 Aug 2019 Read more >>

City Lodge Hotels Group - Financial results for financial year ending 30 June 2019
  • Average South African occupancies - 58%
  • Targeted East and Southern African expansion almost completed
  • Town Lodge Umhlanga opens
 21 Aug 2019 Read more >>

Hoteliers roll up sleeves for children on Mandela Day"It always seems impossible until it's done," said Nelson Mandela. And in his honour, around 80 staff from 15 City Lodge Hotel Group properties in Johannesburg set about refurbishing the boys' dormitory and cleaning the girls' dormitory and main kitchen of the New Jerusalem Children's Home in President Park, Midrand in a single day. The home provides residential care facilities for some 95 boys and girls, ranging in age from infants to 18-year olds, and is run by 32 staff members. The centre is a place of safety for abandoned and abused, orphaned and vulnerable children and has sheltered more than 1,000 children since it was established in September 2000. 6 Aug 2019 Read more >>

CLHG harnesses the sunThe City Lodge Hotel Group (CLHG) is undertaking a large-scale solar project for the group at 25 of its 60 hotels. This follows a successful pilot study at the 118-room Road Lodge Centurion in Pretoria, which has a 50kWp (Kilowatt peak) generation system installed on the roof. The roll-out will result in nearly 4,250 solar panels being installed at 24 hotels in South Africa and one hotel in Namibia, with a combined energy output of approximately 1.45 megawatts of power. The full installation will cost approximately R20m. The panels have an expected lifespan of 30 years. 2 Aug 2019 Read more >>

Town Lodge Umhlanga opening soonConstruction of Town Lodge Umhlanga is nearing completion and is scheduled to open in July 2019 and headed up by general manager Lizelle Henze. 21 May 2019 Read more >>

CLHG appointments - April 2019City Lodge Hotel Group (CLHG) announces the appointments of Erich Oberhauser as general manager of Courtyard Hotel Port Elizabeth, Lizelle Henze as general manager of Town Lodge Umhlanga, due to open in July 2019, and Ayanda Masemola as general manager of Road Lodge Umhlanga Ridge. 2 May 2019 Read more >>

Road Lodges now bookable on GDSRoad Lodges, part of the City Lodge Hotel Group (CLHG), are now bookable via global distribution systems (GDS). The 22 Road Lodges, totalling 2,059 rooms, have been listed on Galileo and Amadeus, with the Sabre listings to be completed soon. Inventory comes out of CLHG's proprietary Lodgix system into the GDS and rooms are visible on both systems. There is no change to the payment process: Road Lodges still have to be prepaid or settled by guests on arrival. 25 Mar 2019 Read more >>

City Lodge Hotels Limited - Interim results for six months to 31 December 2018
  • Average group occupancies 58%
  • Return on equity 17%
  • Normalised diluted headline EPS -6%
  • New Courtyard Hotel for Waterfall City - African expansion advanced in Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique
 18 Feb 2019 Read more >>

City Lodge announces 'new concept' Courtyard Hotel for Waterfall CityThe City Lodge Hotel Group has announced that an exciting "new concept" hotel within its Courtyard Hotel brand will be developed in Waterfall City north of Johannesburg. 15 Feb 2019 Read more >>

City Lodge Hotel Dar es Salaam opens first batch of roomsCity Lodge Hotel Dar es Salaam in Tanzania is opening its first batch of 41 rooms today (16 November 2018) on the first and second floors. The hotel will have 148 rooms in total when complete. Anneke Pienaar is general manager. 16 Nov 2018 Read more >>

Top awards for CLHG directorsRecently retired CEO Clifford Ross and new COO Lindiwe Sangweni-Siddo of the City Lodge Hotel Group (CLHG) each received the South African Chefs Association President's Award 2018 at a gala dinner at Holiday Inn Sandton on 28 September. They were among only eight recipients of this industry award this year, bestowed at the discretion of the president of SA Chefs. The event also marked the last official duty of outgoing president Stephen Billingham and a warm industry welcome to newly elected president, James Khoza, the first black, homegrown chef to lead the association in its 44-year history. 10 Oct 2018 Read more >>

City Lodge Hotels Limited - Annual results for year ended 30 June 2018
  • Average group occupancies 59% (61% in South Africa)
  • Revenue -1% to R1.5 billion
  • African expansion on track - new hotels in Nairobi, Dar es Salaam and Maputo to open by end of October
  • Construction underway on Town Lodge Umhlanga Ridge
  • Group will have 7,991 rooms at 63 rooms in six countries once current development programme is completed
 20 Aug 2018 Read more >>

City Lodge enters art sponsorship arenaIn its first foray into art sponsorship, the City Lodge Hotel Group sponsored prizes for winners of the Irma Stern-focused RMB Turbine Art Fair which took place in Newtown, Johannesburg, from 12-15 July. 25 Jul 2018 Read more >>

Two new board members for City Lodge Hotel groupThe JSE-listed City Lodge Hotel group has appointed two new executive directors to its board with effect from 1 July 2018... 5 Jun 2018 Read more >>

Andrew Widegger takes over from Clifford Ross at the helm of the City Lodge Hotel GroupAfter more than 30 years at the City Lodge Hotel Group, the last 15 years as Chief Executive Officer, Clifford Ross is stepping down from his role at the end of June due to ill health. 23 May 2018 Read more >>

Continual refurbishment an essential ingredient in City Lodge Hotel Group's ongoing success storyContinual refurbishing and upgrading of its hotels is a critical part of the City Lodge Hotel Group's operational strategy that has seen it become one of Africa's top selected services hotel chains. 9 May 2018 Read more >>

City Lodge Hotels Limited - Interim results for six months to 31 December 2017
  • Average occupancies 63%
  • Return on equity 20%
  • Normalised diluted headline EPS -12%
  • African expansion makes progress in Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique
 15 Feb 2018 Read more >>

City Lodge Hotel opens at Two Rivers Mall in NairobiCity Lodge Hotel Group's third hotel in Nairobi and 59th hotel in Southern and East Africa 17 Jan 2018 Read more >>

City Lodge Hotel Group donates R441,000 to worthy causes on behalf of guestsDonations benefit fight against cancer, palliative care, environment and food production 21 Nov 2017 Read more >>

Town Lodge Windhoek opens its doors to guestsBecomes 58th hotel in the City Lodge Hotel Group 9 Oct 2017 Read more >>

City Lodge African expansion makes strong progressFour new African hotels opening from 3Q 2017 to 2Q 2018

Additional capacity planned in South Africa
 18 Aug 2017 Read more >>

City Lodge Hotel Group makes further enhancements to food and beverage optionsEnhancements introduced across Courtyard Hotel, City Lodge Hotel, Town Lodge and Road Lodge brands 1 Jun 2017 Read more >>

City Lodge Hotel Maputo gets underway
  • 148-room City Lodge Hotel Maputo will add to City Lodge Hotel Group's African expansion progress in Kenya, Tanzania and Namibia
  • Group will have seven hotels outside of South Africa by mid-2018
 20 Feb 2017 Read more >>

City Lodge Hotel Group launches CLHG Rewards programmeCLHG Rewards enables online bookers to earn points towards B&B or room only 19 Jan 2017 Read more >>

City Lodge ranked 46th in Sunday Times Top 100 Companies ranking for 2016Shareholders have enjoyed compound annual growth of 23.93% over a five-year period 25 Nov 2016 Read more >>

City Lodge wins Lilizela Tourism Awards and acknowledges its Hotelier of the YearThe City Lodge Hotel Group won the national one star and two star categories for service excellence in hotel accommodation at the 2016 Lilizela Tourism Awards held in Sandton on 16 October. 21 Oct 2016 Read more >>

City Lodge Hotel Group donates R430,000 on behalf of its guests to three worthy causesCANSA gets R199,600, HPCA gets R140,000 and Food & Trees gets R91,000 19 Sep 2016 Read more >>

City Lodge Hotel Dar es Salaam making good progress147-room hotel on track to open towards the end of 2017 7 Sep 2016 Read more >>

City Lodge Hotel Group starts development of its 60th hotel - Town Lodge WindhoekThe City Lodge Hotel Group grew its revenue by 14.6% to R1.5bn in the financial year to 30 June, 2016 and is on track to open three new African hotels in mid-to-late 2017. 12 Aug 2016 Read more >>

City Lodge Hotel Group earns 14 TripAdvisor Certificates of ExcellenceFourteen hotels within the JSE-listed City Lodge Hotel Group have received 2016 Certificate of Excellence awards from TripAdvisor, the global online travel website. 23 Jun 2016 Read more >>

A new hotel on the Newtown blockThe official opening of City Lodge Hotel Newtown 21 Jun 2016 Read more >>

City Lodge Hotel Group updates African expansion progress on Africa DayWork has begun on the 147-room City Lodge Hotel Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. Construction is also progressing well at the 169-room City Lodge Hotel Two Rivers in Nairobi. The development of Town Lodge Windhoek is to begin in June. 26 May 2016 Read more >>

City Lodge Hotel Group strengthens ties with Joberg2C mountain bike eventThe City Lodge Hotel Group is this year more closely involved than ever with the gruelling Joberg2C mountain bike event which will see a group of incredibly brave riders make their way from Gauteng all the way down to the KZN South Coast between 22 and 30 April. 12 Apr 2016 Read more >>

Work underway on 169-room City Lodge Hotel Two Rivers, NairobiCity Lodge Hotel Two Rivers will be the 58th hotel in the City Lodge Hotel Group and is expected to open in second quarter of 2017; other African expansion plans also progressing in Tanzania, Uganda, Mozambique and Namibia 23 Feb 2016 Read more >>

City Lodge Hotels issues strong results for the six months to 31 December 2015JSE-listed City Lodge Hotels Limited has issued a strong set of results for the six months to 31 December 2015, with revenue up by 17.3% to R753.4 million and headline earnings rising 17.5% to R194.1 million. South African hotel occupancies rose to 69% from 68% with improvements across the group's Courtyard Hotel, City Lodge Hotel, Town Lodge and Road Lodge brands. Work has begun on the 169-room City Lodge Hotel Two Rivers in Nairobi, scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2017. 19 Feb 2016 Read more >>

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