The Metropolitan Oliver Empowerment awards recognised Southern Sun as the 2011 Top Empowered Company in the Travel, Leisure and Entertainment category. Leading figures from Government, business and the media congregated at the Sandton Convention Centre on the 24th March, to celebrate the category and individual winners who drive economic empowerment in South Africa.
Everyone loves magic. If you don’t have a wand, and are in need of a little respite, perhaps hop to a Southern Sun hotel this Easter where your wish will come true. Easter is a time to celebrate life and infuse a sense of renewal. With Southern Sun’s broad range of hotels throughout South Africa, you don’t need to go far or wide for some time out this Easter.
The two new Executive Suites at Soli Deo Gloria Boutique Hotel are complete and ready for occupation. These rooms are 100% non-smoking and spacious each complete with a microwave, refrigerator, DSTV and wireless high-speed Internet access. Guests will wake each morning to a complimentary breakfast which can be enjoyed in the restaurant or in the comfort of their suite.
Southern Sun's new Garden Court Umhlanga hotel opened in May 2010, adding sophisticated charm to the KwaZulu Natal travel experience. Whether in the region for business or leisure, guests are assured of the definitive Garden Court experience where a great stay starts and ends with a great day.
The Drakensberg is unquestionably one of South Africa’s most magnificent natural creations: a mountainous wonderland and world heritage site embodying sheer beauty and a wealth of biological diversity. The magic of the expansive Drakensberg mountains is a treasure to behold – one that the Drakensberg Sun Lifestyle Resort is working hard to preserve.
Graham Wood, Managing Director of Southern Sun Hotels, received the coveted Federated Hospitality Association of Southern Africa (FEDHASA) Chairman’s Award in this years’ Imvelo Responsible Tourism Awards. The Award acknowledges his commitment to responsible tourism practice in the hospitality industry and is testimony to Southern Sun’s ongoing efforts to create a greener tourism footprint.
Southern Sun’s new Garden Court Umhlanga hotel, situated in the heart of Umhlanga, is the perfect location for the corporate guest seeking convenience and comfort, or for the leisure traveler in need of some repose. When entering the lobby of the new, contemporary hotel guests immediately experience a sense of relaxation and earthiness amidst the surrounding corporate development.
Situated between Johannesburg and Durban in the heart of the picturesque Battlefields, Garden Court Blackrock Newcastle hotel is the perfect stop-over to and from Durban. A new addition to the Garden Court stable, by Southern Sun Hotels, business travelers or intrepid explorers reliving the history inherent in KwaZulu Natal, can experience the value for money pledge offered at Garden Court.
If you seek a deliciously bubbly festive season, look no further than Southern Sun Hotels. With its extensive national footprint, this Christmas Southern Sun has something for everyone – no matter where you are and what you desire. Whether it’s a business celebratory lunch, a romantic Christmas Eve dinner or a family feast, you can make merry in sumptuous style at of one of Southern Sun’s hotels.
The iconic, modern, art deco inspired Garden Court Marine Parade hotel has adorned Durban’s golden beachfront for 25 years, providing unsurpassed panoramic views of the gorgeous Indian Ocean, matched with superb service guests have to come expect from Garden Court.