Premier Hotels & Resorts
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Premier Hotels & Resorts offer a range of hotels and conference venues carefully selected in the mainstream of regional business and travel destinations in South Africa. All these versatile properties offer the level of luxury and opulence that you would expect from a top portfolio.
Central Reservations consultants of the Premier Hotels & Resorts Group are trained to take away the hassle and stress from business travel and conference organizing, to ensure that your “away from the office” event is both productive and memorable.
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Premier Hotels & Resorts Wings & Slicks is a one lap race by 16 single-seater Formula 1 racing cars from the 70’s and 80’s. Border Motorsport, organisers of the event, received nearly 100 entries for this year’s race. “We are thrilled with the support Wings & Slicks have received so far. This is the first time we are hosting it in South Africa but it is set to become an annual event.” Says Dave Kirkman from Border Motorsport.
Supporting the nostalgic theme of the event and to commemorate over 100 years of aviation, there will be ‘fly-bys’ of 4 historic aircrafts including a Tiger Cub.
A line-up of some of Wings and Slicks cars are: SanaF5000; PilbeamMp F5000; Brabham Bt40 F2; Lola T460 Formula Atlantic, Ralt Rt4; Modus Formula Atlantic; Maurer MM82; Pilbeam Mp522000; Pil Mp52 FF2000; Reynard 853 F3; Reynard 863 F3; Argo JM8 F3 and others.
“East London is playing host to more and more top international events and we are proud to be part of this growth through the support of events like Wings & Slicks,” says Eugene Oelofse, Marketing Manager of Premier Hotels & Resorts.
The event is taking place at the East London Grand Prix Circuit. Gates open at 06.30am and close at 18.00pm and races are on Saturday 15 December and Sunday 16 December. Tickets are available exclusively at the gates and will cost R50 for a day pass and R80 for a weekend pass. Kids under 12 are free. For further information contact Dave Kirkman on 083 795 2010.
14 December 2012
Wings & Slicks has operated in Australia and the US for 10 years.
In December 1962, Graham Hill secured the World Formula One Driver’s Championship in East London, simultaneously earning British Racing Motors the Formula One Constructors Championship in the same event.
The first motorised flight in South Africa took place in East London in 1909.
From mountains to beaches, vineyards to wildlife, history to modern design and nightlife, there is something for everyone in South Africa. With their wide range of properties perfectly placed in some of the most popular travel destinations across the country, Premier Hotels and Resorts promise travellers the utmost in comfort and luxury while they make their African dreams come true.
With the striking Table Mountain, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, stunning beaches and having been chosen as the World Design Capital 2014, Cape Town is the perfect start to a dream South African holiday. The Premier Hotel Cape Manor in Sea Point has 99 upmarket rooms, a swimming pool, outside deck areas and excellent restaurant and conferencing facilities and is the ideal base to explore the Mother City from.
Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, it is literally across the road from the popular Sea Point promenade for a leisurely early morning or sunset walk or jog, and around the corner from the bustling central city centre, the colourful and historic Bo-Kaap neighbourhood, and the trendy new shopping and lifestyle developments of Green Point.
It will not take any visitor long to see why Cape Town is one of the world’s top travel destinations, according to traveller reviews on Trip Advisor and the Premier Hotel Cape Manor will make any guest feel most welcome.
Premier Hotel Knysna – The Moorings is situated a few hours of driving along the scenic Garden Route and an hour from the George airport in the scenic coastal town of Knysna on the Southern coast. Built on the banks of the Knysna Lagoon and boasting indigenous gardens, this hotel has 58 rooms including luxury villas, a swimming pool, outside relaxation areas and a great restaurant and offers luxury accommodation with up-market furnishings and the lifestyle conveniences of a modern home. From the Premier Hotel Knysna, travellers can explore the many activities offered in the area, from hiking to ziplining between the trees and close encounters with elephants.
The Eastern Cape province, home to the town of East London and birthplace of iconic leader Nelson Mandela, is a land of rolling hills, warm oceans and is one of the most unspoilt provinces in country.
Premier Hotels and Resorts offer luxurious accommodation right on the beachfront. The award-winning Premier Hotel EL ICC boasts 260 stylishly decorated rooms, ranging from suites, executive suites and penthouse suites, with spectacular views of the Indian Ocean. All rooms have satellite television and Internet connectivity. To unwind, you can relax at the hotel’s stunning pool deck with its rim flow pool or be pampered in the Emerald Spa. You can also enjoy fine dining at the elegant Salmon restaurant, with sea views from both inside the restaurant or the cocktail deck areas.
Right next door to the Premier Hotel East London International Convention Centre, the Premier Hotel Regent, with its 175 rooms offers travellers equally warm hospitality and breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean and accommodation in stylishly appointed rooms.
Whether you prefer to dine in the comfort of your room, enjoy a gourmet meal in the Three Ships Restaurant, or watch dolphins from the patio of the Y-Knot Pub and Restaurant, you are assured to be treated to exceptional service and fabulous food.
The Premier Hotel King David has 80 rooms and is perfect for families. It is situated just a short stroll away from Orient Beach. Guests can enjoy a day at the beach, shop for gifts at Vincent Park shopping complex, visit the nearby aquarium or enjoy a round of golf at the oldest golf club in South Africa.
Only 35km from the coastal city and the group’s East London Hotels, the Mpongo Private Game Reserve, offers visitors a unique blend of luxury accommodation, game viewing and true South African hospitality in a malaria free environment and has 23 rooms for accommodation.
Situated on more than 3500 ha of conservation land, this reserve is home to the elephant, lion, buffalo, hippo, giraffe and many antelope and bird species.
The Huberta restaurant was named after South Africa’s traveling hippo called the “Wandering Star of South Africa” and honoured by the Xhosa as a spirit of an ancient chief. Stylish décor with a touch of Xhosa culture compliments the dining experience and offers guests a close, but safe encounter with wild animals. Here guests are treated to a blend of African and European cuisine, while gazing at hippos through large open windows overlooking the waterhole.
The climate in KwaZulu-Natal is all year around tourist friendly. Sea temperatures are also relatively stable, averaging 21 degrees all year, providing possibilities for a diversity of aquatic activities in any season, including diving, fishing, swimming, boating and surfing.
The coastal town of Port Edward on the Hibiscus Coast of KwaZulu-Natal is a popular holiday destination, offering magnificent stretches of beach, hiking and mountain bike trails and no less than nine golf courses within a 50km radius.
This Tuscan styled resort complex of the Premier Hotel Edwardian in Port Edward offers panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and of lush coastal hillsides from its private balconies.
The Premier Hotel Edwardian's 29 air-conditioned bedrooms, which include 24 deluxe studio units, 3 one bedroom and 2 three bedroom units, make it perfectly suited for both families and for the business traveller. Rooms have air-conditioning, private balconies, en-suite bathrooms, tea and coffee making facilities and satellite television. The hotel facilities include room service, a laundry service, 24 hour reception, hospitality lounge and a swimming pool.
The Gauteng province is not only the economic hub of the country and home to the cities of Johannesburg and Pretoria, it is also very conveniently located in the north east of the country which makes it a prime starting point for travellers to access South African tourism gems like the Kruger National Park and the beautiful, lush and romantic province of Mpumalanga.
Johannesburg – The Place of Gold
Johannesburg, the major international gateway to South Africa is a vibrant and dynamic city with a throbbing pulse. A mere 1.2km from Johannesburg's O.R. Tambo International Airport, the Premier Hotel O.R. Tambo 275 rooms is situated in Gladiator Street, an ideal location for both the leisure and business traveller. It is also only 800 metres from the Rhodesfield Gautrain station, from where travellers can be transported with the world-class, safe and reliable public train system.
Pretoria, called the Jacaranda city by locals because of the purple flowering trees gracing its streets, is the administrative capital of South Africa, but far less busy than the ever moving Johannesburg.
The award-winning Premier Hotel Pretoria’s the benchmark in luxury lodging in the city and within walking distance of the Union Buildings, embassies, historical buildings, shops and museums.
Apart from impeccable accommodation in its 118 rooms, the hotel offers all the conveniences befitting a luxury four star hotel including a fully equipped business centre, a sparkling outdoor pool, cocktail bar, onsite parking and excellent cuisine.
The rich diversity of South Africa is sure to stimulate your every sense and the hospitality and service of Premier Hotels and Resorts around the country is sure to lure visitors back for more.
Premier Hotels and Resorts will be exhibiting at WTM from the 5th - 8th November 2012 at ExCel London, Hall AF500, booth number 18, South Africa Pavilion.
This will be the 7th Annual SATMA Awards 2012 which will be hosted in the Eastern Cape Province (East London), in partnership with the Eastern Cape Provincial Government, SABC, National Heritage Council of South Africa (NHC), Ilanga newspaper, the Buffalo City Metro and Premier Hotels & Resorts. The ELICC will welcome the SATMA Awards Ambassador for 2012, Ntando Bangani who is South Africa’s top artist, songwriting genius and one of the country’s most important musical finds of the last decade.
This promises to be another successful event to be hosted at the East London International Convention Centre.