Bush willow tented camp, Glenburn Lodge, Guvon Hotels

TAKING THE ROUGH OUT OF ROUGHING IT AT BUSH WILLOW TENTED CAMP

In every lady’s heart there is a yearning to prove to your other half that you can do it. That your carefully assembled work attire or manicured nails dont prevent you from communing with nature. That you in fact do know how to light a camp fire and can pin-point the Southern Cross. Bush Willow… Continue reading TAKING THE ROUGH OUT OF ROUGHING IT AT BUSH WILLOW TENTED CAMP

fairway hotel, fairway spa, Guvon Hotels

GOLF VILLAS AT FAIRWAY HOTEL IDEAL FOR A GROUP STOP OVER IN JOHANNESBURG

Johannesburg, home to the Joburg Open, presents an ideal golfing destination for both South Africans and internationals alike. Some of the countries top golf courses are located in this beautifully green city. The value for money aspect of the courses, superb weather year round and some cultural fun combined with a safe and secure hotel… Continue reading GOLF VILLAS AT FAIRWAY HOTEL IDEAL FOR A GROUP STOP OVER IN JOHANNESBURG

Guvon Hotels, Kloofzicht Lodge & Spa

BUTLER SERVICE INTRODUCED FOR HIGH FLYING GUESTS AT KLOOFZICHT LODGE & SPA

What do wealthy private-equity executives, hedge fund dealers, entrepreneurs and celebrities have in common aside from a very healthy bank balance? Butlers off course. I met with an old friend the other day. Single, successful and extremely hard working. She said puts in the hours she does, because one day she wants to have her… Continue reading BUTLER SERVICE INTRODUCED FOR HIGH FLYING GUESTS AT KLOOFZICHT LODGE & SPA

glenburn Spa, Guvon Hotels, guvon spas, hotels, Spa conference, Spa Conferencing

HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE?

Then you must be Spa conferencing at Glenburn Spa Not all companies are as fortunate as the worldwide Google offices where employees have access to chill zones and a multitude of fun-filled activities and areas: “The Mountain View campus has a slide that employees can use instead of taking the stairs. The East Coast headquarters… Continue reading HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE?

Askari game Lodge and spa, fairway hotel, Glenburn Lodge, Guvon Hotels, Housekeeping Olympics

LET THE OLYMPICS….UHM THE HOUSEKEEPING OLYMPICS BEGIN!

Competitors from across Guvon Hotels went for glory and bragging rights at the Olympics — that is the Housekeeping Olympics earlier this month at the Fairway Hotel & Spa. We might not have witnessed the astonishing achievements of Usain Bolt or Michael Phelps, but Olympians success of a very different kind was celebrated. The event… Continue reading LET THE OLYMPICS….UHM THE HOUSEKEEPING OLYMPICS BEGIN!

Arbour Month, Guvon Hotels, hotels, Sustainability

LET’S CELEBRATE SPRING BY PLANTING A TREE

September sees many activities taking place! Flowers are blooming, trees are sprouting, the birds are singing and everyone is getting outdoors more as the weather warms up and sun shines brightly. It is the season of renewal and hope for a great spring and summer ahead. It is also Arbour month - that means time… Continue reading LET’S CELEBRATE SPRING BY PLANTING A TREE

glenburn Spa, Guvon Hotels, hotels, kloofzicht spa, Secretaries Day

SECRETRIES DAY – A DAY TO CELEBRATE THE UNSING HEROES OF THE OFFICE

There is a special day that is celebrated around the world honouring the unsung heroes of any office environment. We celebrate Secretary’s Day on Wednesday 5 September and that is the cue for bosses to show appreciation to all these special ladies and gents of the office. Many people still have the notion in their… Continue reading SECRETRIES DAY – A DAY TO CELEBRATE THE UNSING HEROES OF THE OFFICE

Academy, Askari game Lodge and spa, Balata restaurant, Black Eagle Boutique Hotel, fairway hotel, Glenburn Lodge, Guvon Academy, Guvon Hotels, hotels, Kloofzicht Lodge & Spa, umbhaba lodge

LET’S CELEBRATE CHEFS TODAY AND EVERY DAY

Have you ever wondered who and what is behind the inspiration of the food we eat? A week or so ago I had the pleasure of seeing Chris Tustian, Executive Chef at Kloofzicht Lodge in action. I observed him smiling, laughing and talking about food to a potential bride and groom at their pre-wedding Dinner.… Continue reading LET’S CELEBRATE CHEFS TODAY AND EVERY DAY

Glenburn Lodge, Guvon Hotels

JOKE TELLING IS NO LAUGHING MATTER…

Humour is the spice of life: a little here or there goes a long way. It is a gift that keeps on giving: when an audience laughs, they settle in to enjoy themselves and you loosen up and gain confidence to deliver your best. On that note, joke telling has never been my thing. Telling… Continue reading JOKE TELLING IS NO LAUGHING MATTER…

#roadtrip, Guvon Hotels, umbhaba lodge

JOY RIDE TO UMBHABA LODGE ON A MOTORBIKE

Going on a breakfast run on the open road is an great outing, but, if you’re looking for true adventure – that kind of adventure that involves risks, hazards, and life-changing undertakings – then take a motorcycling trip to Mpumalanga. Rob-Roy & I are avid road-trippers and we have driven the stretch from Pretoria to… Continue reading JOY RIDE TO UMBHABA LODGE ON A MOTORBIKE