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19 October 2018 9:18 AM Another Manhattan building strips Trump name from entrance

Another Manhattan building has stripped the big, brassy Trump name from its entrance. Workers removed the letters spelling "Trump Place" on Thursday from the 46-story condominium on the Upper West Side. Nearly 70% of the owners in the 377-unit tower at 200 Riverside Blvd voted earlier this month for the change, saying they were worried about resale value 17

17 September 2018 6:14 PM Tourist accommodation hit as cash-strapped consumers cut back on travel

Income from tourist accommodation decreased by 2.3% in July 2018 compared with July the previous year, figures released by Statistics South Africa on Monday showed. The data comes on the back of weak economic growth and living costs, which hampered consumers' spending patterns. Various types of accommodation establishments recorded a slump in income 29

05 September 2018 3:45 AM Airbnb, short-term rentals must be monitored

As the success of platforms like Airbnb continue to take the world, including Cape Town, by storm - Neil Markovitz, managing director of Newmark Hotels, Residences, Reserves & Lodges, warns of the pitfalls of unmonitored hospitality systems. Markovitz admits there is no arguing that Airbnb has developed a workable formula for property owners to generate 31

28 August 2018 8:44 AM Sri Lanka warns players of match-fixing approaches

Colombo - Sri Lanka cricket chiefs on Tuesday raised a new match-fixing alert after "suspicious individuals" were kicked out of a Twenty20 game. Players have been warned to tell authorities of any attempt to approach them to fix matches, a Sri Lanka Cricket official told AFP. The move follows the detection of suspicious individuals at a Sri Lankan league 25

24 August 2018 8:27 AM Thomas Cook takes its guests out of Egypt hotel after 2 died

A British international travel company says it's evacuating its customers from a hotel in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Hurghada after two of them died there. Thomas Cook said in a statement on Thursday that the circumstances surrounding the deaths remain unclear but that it had received reports of "a raised level of illness among guests." The company says its decision 26

20 June 2018 8:12 AM JUST IN: Inflation eases despite April VAT hike

Inflation eased to 4.4% for May compared to 4.5% in April, despite the implementation of a VAT hike implemented in April. This is according to Statistics South Africa (StatsSA), which on Wednesday released the consumer price index figures for May. The index increased 0.2% month-on-month. Contributors to inflation include food and non-alcoholic beverages 30

14 June 2018 11:27 AM Green & Gold day of emotion awaits in Bloemfontein

Johannesburg - As much as Saturday’s first Test between the Springboks and England ignited a fire within that has seldom been seen since 1995 in rugby stadiums across the country, the second Test promises to be just as emotional, if not more, given the significance of the day. But while the country will celebrate Youth Day, and focus on remembering the horrors 35

11 June 2018 7:10 PM Hotel development in Cape Town slowing compared to Durban and Johannesburg

Cape Town retains the biggest share of planned hotel development in South Africa, according to the annual hotel pipeline survey by W Hospitality Group. This is despite Cape Town showing a decrease in total planned rooms, according to the report. Cape Town has 25% of the South African development pipeline, with 1 063 rooms in six hotels planned. Durban 36

01 June 2018 7:00 AM Zama Mkosi abruptly out as NFVF CEO after forensic investigation

Cape Town – Zama Mkosi has abruptly resigned as CEO of the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) following a forensic investigation into allegations of mismanagement, waste of funds and other issues at the embattled organisation supposed to promote and support South Africa's film and television industry. Mkosi is out with immediate effect and is being 69

23 May 2018 7:20 PM Tunisia tourism makes return with revenues up nearly a third

Tunisia's tourism industry, hard hit by jihadist attacks in 2015, has undergone a "real recovery" with revenues up nearly a third so far this year, the sector's minister said on Wednesday. "There is a significant improvement," Tourism Minister Selma Elloumi Rekik told AFP, as visitor numbers bettered the first five months of 2014, largely due to rising 34