To mark the forthcoming centenary of the birth of the late South African president and philanthropist, Nelson Mandela, The Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa and Shambala Private Game Reserve are introducing an exclusive programme.
The Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa has launched its brand new fine-dining restaurant, Grei, under award-winning new head chef, Candice Philip. The Scandinavian-inspired outlet – named after a Portuguese term loosely translated as “a society of people” – will open in place of the former Luke Dale Roberts X Saxon restaurant, following the former chef’s departure in March.
Leader of one of the most prestigious properties in Africa, George Cohen, managing director, Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa, here talks to Breaking Travel News about the hotel and how it stays ahead of the competition on the continent.
George Cohen, managing director of the Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa has revealed the appointment of Tom Rutherford as his new general manager.
The Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa in Johannesburg has revealed the appointment of Willie Williams as director of sales and marketing. Williams brings a wealth of experience gained from almost 20 years in the South African luxury hospitality industry focusing on sales, revenue management and marketing.
The Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa has announced the appointment of Willie Williams as director of sales and marketing, to start in April. Williams joins the Saxon after his six years as director of sales and marketing for Taj Cape Town.
Candice Philip, head chef, Luke Dale Roberts at Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa, speaks to Breaking Travel News about the fine dining options at the hotel and the importance of winning at the World Travel Awards.
The Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa in Johannesburg has disclosed details of its new spa. Launching in November, the new 700sqm two-floor Saxon Spa will be an oasis of wellness, taking the guest on a holistic journey incorporating sound, touch and sight. Tipped to be the most luxurious spa in the city, the space will comprise eight new treatment rooms including an all-glass couple’s treatment room, manicure and pedicure areas, hair spa, sleep zone, spa dining area, juice bar, steam room, heated hydro pool, wet treatment zone, hammam centre, heated outdoor plunge pool, sauna and outdoor treatment zone.
The multi award-winning Saxon Collection in South Africa has appointed Mason Rose as its UK PR agency, tasked with managing the press office and media relations in the UK and Ireland. The Saxon Collection is a unique group of privately-owned properties offering the ultimate journey of discovery and exploration in Africa. The Saxon Collection comprises The Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa, Johannesburg, Zulu Camp, and The Nelson Mandela Centre for Reconciliation at Shambala Private Game Reserve.
Luke Dale-Roberts, award-winning chef and owner of The Test Kitchen in Woodstock, Cape Town, will be bringing his signature style to Africa’s finest hotel, The Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa in Johannesburg. A brand-new pop-up concept, embodying The Test Kitchen’s unique qualities, will open in January.