“Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to catch your heart”
Do you want to catch the attention of that special someone this Valentine’s weekend? Treat them to an exclusive and romantic evening: Dinner & a Movie at the Pepperclub Hotel & Spa on Sunday, 14 February 2016
Package includes a glass of bubbly upon arrival in Paparazzi Bar & Lounge to set the mood. Guests are then invited to sit down at Sinatra’s Restaurant for a 5-course set dinner menu, inclusive of a bottle of red or white wine suited to your meal selection. The meal will be followed by the screening of About Time in our luxurious and intimate 29-seater Odeon Cinema, complete with popcorn.
Dinner: 18h30 for 19h00 | Movie starts at 21h00
R 1300 per couple
Searching for the ultimate ‘wow’ factor?
Extend your Valentine’s Day celebrations with our Love Bird’s special rate and surprise your partner with a stayover in one of our luxury Deluxe Studio Suites.
R 1900.00 per suite per night, inclusive of breakfast at Sinatra’s restaurant
Valid for Saturday 13 February and Sunday 14 February 2016 only
*Terms & Conditions apply
To make your booking or for further information, please contact us: email@example.com or 021 812 888
The revision of the amended South African visa regulations in October 2015 – which required visitors to apply for visas in person and children under 18 to produce unabridged birth certificates – has resulted in the tourism industry adopting a positive outlook for 2016.
This is according to Bruce Deneys, Director of Sales & Marketing at Pepperclub Hotel & Spa – a five star hotel based in Cape Town – who says that while Cape Town enjoyed a good festive season, the sector is hopeful that the revised regulations will aid in driving tourism numbers and revenues further over the next 12 months.
Reflecting on the 2015 / 2016 festive season, Deneys says: “Many hotels reported high occupancy levels over December and January, and knock-on effects were felt by other establishments operating in the industry, such as retailers and restaurants.”
He adds that popular tourism attractions, such as Table Mountains’ Aerial Cableway and the V&A Waterfront, reported a record season, with Robben Island experiencing a 43% increase in visitors during December 2015 compared to the same period in 2014. “The favourable exchange rate for many overseas travellers was definitely a pull factor and increased tourists’ spending power over the period.”
Deneys says that the Cape Town film industry experienced buoyant growth in 2015, which aided the tourism industry throughout the year. “We are seeing a definite increase in the number of production companies choosing Cape Town as a shooting location. Not only do they contribute to the tourism sector, but also towards revenue for the city and job creation.
In terms of the various markets visiting the hotel over festive season, Deneys says that they noticed a shift in visitors in comparison to previous years. “In the past we have predominately hosted the Chinese, Indian, Brazilian, United Kingdom (UK) and United States (US) markets, but over the last few months we have noticed a decrease in the Chinese and Indian markets, and an increase in visitors from Europe and the UK. We also saw an increase in local travellers, which is a direct result of the current weak rand and limited spending power for South Africans traveling abroad. They are instead opting to travel locally.”
Looking ahead at 2016, Deneys says that the revised visa regulations will encourage markets who were previously impacted by the amendments to reconsider South Africa. Despite the favourable exchange rate for tourists in 2015, the challenges that accompanied obtaining a visa resulted in certain markets opting to visit alternative holiday destinations. Markets such as the UK and US – for example – place high importance on family travel, therefore with the revision to the visa requirements, we expect these markets to relook at the country in 2016.”
Apart from the film industry, Deneys expects the eventing industry to boost tourism further in 2016. “The number of events taking place locally – both business and leisure – are increasing, and is extremely positive for the sector. Not only will this generate extra revenue for tourism as delegates travel across borders to attend expos and conferences, but it will also have a knock-on effect for associated businesses, such as hotels and restaurants, as well as aid in further job creation.”
He concludes: “Based on the 2015 / 2016 festive season and continued favourable exchange rates for tourists, we expect the tourism industry to pick up again in 2016, and the increased demand for accommodation in the country to continue into the year.”
Pepperclub Hotel and Spa rolls out the red carpet for the State of the Nation Address in February 2016
Pepperclub Hotel & Spa will be rolling out the red carpet for guests visiting Cape Town for the State of the Nation Address and Opening of Parliament on 11 February 2016.
One of the most anticipated events on the annual political calendar, the 2016 State of the Nation Address is about much more than just politics, and will see the who’s who of the political landscape sporting high fashion trends, all descending on Cape Town’s inner city to open parliament.
Pepperclub Hotel & Spa is offering a special rate for those travelling to Cape Town over this period. Offering 5-star accommodation, the hotel is perfectly situated in the heart of Cape Town and offers countless luxurious features and facilities, which includes complimentary unlimited WIFI, a full concierge service, as well as opulent suites, complete with extra-length king-size beds and a balcony with views of Cape Town’ finest features, namely Table Mountain, Signal Hill and Table Bay.
Looking for a starting point to meet fellow fashionistas before the Opening of Parliament? Pepperclub’s Paparazzi Bar & Lounge combines international elegance with a unique South African feel and lends itself perfectly to an intimate gathering. To unwind the next day, the hotel also boasts a rooftop swimming pool and its own private 29-seater Odeon Cinema. Cayenne Spa located on the 8th floor, is a popular wellness sanctuary among both tourists and locals.
Pepperclub is offering a rate of R 3 970.00 per night for a Deluxe Studio, inclusive of breakfast for two people. To make a booking, please contact our reservations desk on 021 812 8888 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please quote SONA when booking to take advantage of this rate.
*Please note the above is applicable to an entry suite and is subject to availability. T&C’s apply.
The City of Cape Town is once again gearing up to host delegates from all corners of the globe, who will in February descend upon the Mother City to attend the annual Mining Indaba, which takes place from 8-11 February 2016 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC).
Similarly, Pepperclub Hotel & Spa and staff are preparing up for the influx of business travellers expected next month. Situated in the heart of the business district, the hotel is a short drive from the CTICC, and offers 5-star facilities for 2016 Mining Indaba delegates.
Offering unlimited complimentary WIFI to guests, the hotel’s intimate Paparazzi Bar & Lounge areas are the ideal space for delegates to gather for business meetings during the conference. Delegates who prefer to relax between sessions can set up a work station on their suite’s private balcony which offers unsurpassed views of either Table Mountain, Signal Hill or Table Bay. Each suite is furnished with luxurious extra-length king-size beds (or twin beds on request) and plush linen, enabling guests to rest easily. The suites also offer the finest features and accessories for ultimate comfort, and a ‘home away from home’ experience.
A full concierge service is available to all guests at the hotel, and a daily shuttle to and from the CTICC can be arranged for delegates on request.
Pepperclub Hotel & Spa is offering a reduced 2016 Mining Indaba rate of R 3 970.00 per night for a Deluxe Studio, inclusive of breakfast.
To take advantage of this offer please contact our reservations desk on 021 812 8888 or email email@example.com
*Please note the above mentioned rate is applicable to an entry suite and is subject to availability. T&C’s apply.
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