sustainability initiatives

Providence Hospitality Hotels Recognised for Sustainability Initiatives

Hot on the heels of the launch of’s sustainability programme, Providence Hospitality is proud to announce that all of its portfolio of South African hotels have gained recognition for their sustainability efforts. All properties are now proud recipients of Sustainability Badges.

Hospitality industry pushes forward with ADR increases

As the hospitality industry moves out of a COVID-19 operating environment and fuel, food and inflation rates rise steeply, the industry is under increasing pressure to raise ADR to bring hotels back to profitability. MD of Providence Hospitality, Neil Hughes, weighs in on this topic with other industry leaders, in a story that was recently published by Travel News.

The Catch-22 of Raising ADRs

ADR levels are a hot topic in the South African hospitality and tourism industries right now. MD of Providence Hospitality, Neil Hughes, weighs in on this subject in this story penned by Tourism Update’s Adele Mackenzie.

Providence Hospitality adds Maison Chablis in Franschhoek to its growing portfolio of quality boutique hotels.

This beautiful Georgian-style boutique establishment is a mere hours drive out of Cape Town and Cape Town International Airport and is highly sought after because of its tranquil...

Mobile Experience Matters Most

OTA, hotel and travel website data reveals that there has been a marked shift away from consumers researching and booking their travel arrangements from their computers and laptops towards booking their holidays on their phones and tablets.

Five ways to increase your travel and hospitality social media engagements

As more and more people use social media to research products and services, the role of social media management has grown in importance. Managing Director of Providence Hospitality, Neil Hughes, shares some tips on how to grow social media presence in the hospitality...

Providence Hospitality’s new spa at San Lameer Resort Hotel & Spa attracts attention

The new Lagoon Day Spa & Wellness Centre at the San Lameer Resort Hotel and Spa opened its doors during December. This flagship facility, which is the largest spa on the KZN South Coast, has attracted a lot of media attention.

A New Reality Sparks A Rise In The Hospitality Management Services Industry

With an altogether change in the reality of operating a hotel or guesthouse in the era of Covid-19, South Africa has seen a significant rise in hotel and guest house owners turning to professional hospitality management companies to streamline...

New Flagship Spa To Open At San Lameer Resort Hotel & Spa

A new state-of-the-art spa and wellness centre will open at the San Lameer Resort Hotel & Spa in Southbroom this December. Situated on the lush banks of the Umhlangamkulu lagoon within the prestigious San Lameer eco-estate, the brand-new Lagoon Day Spa & Wellness Centre will be the largest spa in operation...

5 Lessons that the pandemic has taught us

COVID-19 has had an unprecedented effect on the hospitality industry, forcing many businesses in the sector to implement widespread survival-driven changes. Here are a few of the changes that Providence Hospitality and its clients have implemented during this period...

Providence Hospitality Experiences Launched

Full-service hospitality management company, Providence Hospitality, has launched the first of a new range of “experiences” aimed at providing guests with travel experiences highlighting the best of South African tourism.

Wine and Waves

From the serenity of the Cape Winelands, where dramatic views of vineyards and mountains pair beautifully with flavoursome local vintages, to the wild beauty of Pringle Bay, perched on the edge the mighty ocean. Our 2-night Wine and Waves Experience combines two of South Africa’s most beautiful regions in one package of indulgence.
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Providence Hospitality welcomes South Africa’s removal from UK red list

Last night’s announcement by the British government that South Africa will be removed from its red list of destinations has been welcomed by full-service hotel management company, Providence Hospitality.
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New appointments at Providence Hospitality South Africa

Innovative full-service hotel management company, Providence Hospitality, has appointed Sarah Robertson as Head of Sales and Marketing in South Africa. Sarah brings 20 years of travel and hospitality industry experience to this new role, which will see the group expand its offering...
On the rise - Last-minute bookings by Providence Hospitality

Make last-minute bookings work for your business

Constantly changing lockdown restrictions have created uncertainty relating to advance travel planning. This is driving a trend of shorter reservation lead times and a flurry of last minute bookings across all travel and hospitality sectors.

Hotel Krige joins Providence Hospitality Portfolio

Hotel Krige, a brand-new apartment style hotel in Stellenbosch, has partnered with Providence Hospitality, which takes over the management of the property effective from September. Located in the centre of upmarket and trendy Stellenbosch, ..

Providence Hospitality increases its Cape Winelands footprint with the signing of Stellendal Guesthouse in Somerset West.

Stellendal Guesthouse is a Cape Dutch style building that has been converted into a high-quality guesthouse with unique authentic features and beautiful gardens and is located in Somerset West which makes it the ideal base to...
Villa Marine Guesthouse

Providence Hospitality brings the Villa Marine Luxury Guesthouse in Pringle Bay into its growing quality portfolio within the Western Cape.

Villa Marine Luxury Guest House is situated in Pringle Bay, a quiet coastal village in the heart of a UNESCO World Nature Reserve...

Providence Hospitality celebrates the signing of the Auberge Burgundy Boutique Hotel in Hermanus, Western Cape

Providence Hospitality signs Marketing Agreement with Pilgrim’s House Student Living

Providence Hospitality is extremely proud to announce its entry onto the European mainland! Digital and online solutions are available...

Providence Hospitality shareholders appoint Neil Hughes as Managing Director

Innovative hospitality management company, Providence Hospitality, has appointed Neil Hughes into the role of Managing Director.

Providence Hospitality sits down with Radio Helderberg

Neil Hughes, Head of Business Development from Providence Hospitality, sits down with Lucia Dramat and Danie van der Merwe from Radio Helderberg,

Providence Hospitality signs Management Agreement with Trail’s End Bike Hotel in Grabouw

Nestled within the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve (KBR) less than an hour’s drive from Cape Town and is one of the Western Cape’s best kept secrets – Trial’s End Bike Hotel.

Providence Hospitality signs management agreement with Caledon Villa Guest House in Stellenbosch

As one of the first guest houses of its kind in Stellenbosch, Caledon Villa Guest House has been an iconic Stellenbosch hospitality institution for almost three decades and has been owner...

Banhoek Lodge: A facelift for the new season

After the 2019 mid-year mark, our interior team took the floor for a complete refurbishment of the Banhoek Lodge bathrooms. Since the official handover to the Fairtree Team in 2018,

Redefining Hospitality

Expanding its portfolio at a rapid pace, Providence Hospitality leans on its seasoned staff to provide world-class hotel management in boutique and niche properties in South Africa and the UK

Providence expands in the South West

The Fairtree Hospitality Real Estate Private Equity Fund has purchased four hotels in the South West after securing £16m worth of financing from NatWest.