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Sandals Guesthouse

February 25, 2010

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Sandals Guest House near Port Elizabeth South Africa is ideally situated in the picturesque town of St Francis Bay. The ambiance of this attractive wood and thatch “Boutique Guesthouse” is a unique and international blend of superb hospitality, cuisine and service.

The lush treed and palm-fringed thatched house is decorated in a tropical-African theme and is situated a mere 50 metres from the main beach. Nestling amongst large indigenous rocks echoing to the sounds of birds, Sandals offers conference delegates unsurpassed luxury with its pool bar holiday setting and spacious wooden decks.

The secluded conference facilities provide a work friendly environment and a clean sea air atmosphere away from the cities.

Accommodation
Sandals Bedroom
The conference delegate will experience spacious individually decorated bedrooms .Sandals Guesthouse St Francis Bay South Africa has 10 en-suite luxury bedrooms that have sliding doors that open out onto private balconies or the tropical garden.

The rooms are equipped with extra length beds and have both baths and showers. Sandals pride themselves on their attention to detail and outstanding service and friendliness to ensure even the most discerning of conference delegates is completely happy.

Room Amenities

For the convenience of conference delegates staying at Sandals St Francis Bay Port Elizabeth South Africa the following are provided:

Telephones
Satellite Television
Tea/Coffee facilities
Hairdryers

Special Services and Facilities

Sandals Facilities

Conference delegates and conference visitors will enjoy the fresh cuisine at Sandals. The vibrant and earthy African – Caribbean decor creates an elegantly charming and cheerful ambiance for conference delegates dining enjoyment.
The Sandals cuisine embraces South Africa’s rich natural abundance of fish shellfish fresh fruit and vegetables.

Conference delegates can sample imaginative local and international dishes. The food is infused with African spices and Indian Ocean flavours, capturing the essence of South African cuisine.

The sparkling swimming pool is set in lush semi-tropical gardens.
Conferencing

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A comfortable and work friendly environment is provided for delegates at Sandals Conference Centre.

Conference delegates can combine work and relaxation creating a highly creative atmosphere without the distraction of holiday makers or the noise pollution and busyness of central cities.

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Premier Hotel East London

February 24, 2010

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The Premier Hotel East London Eastern Cape South Africa is excellently located on the Esplanade overlooking the Indian Ocean. A short 18 minute drive from the East London Airport, and within easy reach of the shopping and business districts means you cannot ask for a better located luxury hotel.

The Premier Hotel East London, is a beachfront hotel providing chic, comfortable and luxurious accommodation for conference delegates, business executives, touring groups and families alike.

The hotel is the largest hotel conference facility in the Eastern Cape of South Africa and has the capacity to accommodate up to 800 delegates in its nine convention rooms.

Accommodation

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Conference delegates and business executives staying at the Premier Hotel East London, can choose from a wide selection of accommodation with 175 luxury rooms.

These rooms range from deluxe suites with family suites, Jacuzzis, and double rooms with their own balconies for panoramic views, to stylish studios which are ideal for touring conferencing groups.

The excellent accommodation range at the hotel includes Deluxe Corporate Rooms to Luxury Executive Suites with select DSTV bouquet, telephone lines, room service and stylish furnishing.

The Deluxe Rooms enjoy stunning views of the bay and nearby harbour.   Each have one bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, with optional air-conditioning.

The suites have a balcony bathroom and lounge.  Conference delegates can select from one or twin bed suites.

For those who want a little extra, the Ambassador suites include a jucuzzi to soak in.

The Studios are ideal for convention attendees or conference delegates. Each of the studio’s  comes with a double or twin bed and have showers.

Special Services and Facilities

Regent Facilities
Premier Hotel East London Eastern Cape South Africa offers conference delegates many dining options.

The Y-knot pub and restaurant overlooking the Indian ocean, is well known for serving tasty lunches and beverages.

Alternatively the conference delegate can enjoy the panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and the cuisine at the Three Ships Restaurant where delectable buffet or cuisine from the a-la-carte menu is available.

The comprehensive wine list offered by the Three Ships makes it possible to select the perfect wine to compliment your choice of food. The well-trained staff and chefs will attend to all culinary needs, ensuring the conference delegate will always leave satisfied.

For the convenience of conference delegates staying at the hotel further services include:

16 hour room service
24 hour reception service for easy booking
laundry ironing, and valet services
Select DSTV bouquet
Shuttle services to and from the airport can be arranged by reception
The friendly staff at reception will be able to assist you with airline reservations and car rental arrangements.

Conferencing

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The Premier Hotel East London Eastern Cape South Africa is the largest conference service provider in the province. The hotel offers excellent business and conference facilities for up to 800 conference delegates.

All the conference venues are fitted with state of the art video and audiovisual equipment to ensure professional presentations at all times.  A fully equipped business centre is available to conference delegates to ensure that high level business arrangements, meetings and negotiations can take place with ease.

Conference Facilities

As well as the business centre for all  “away from the office” requirements,  conference facilities include overhead projectors and all the required audio-visual equipment.

Standard Equipment
·         overhead projector and sound etc
·         Flipchart
·         Stationary for the first day of conference

Premier Hotel East London outsources equipment that is extremely comprehensive in choice and should satisfy the most discerning of conference delegates.
The equipment available includes the following:
AUDIO
·         280 Watt (2 speakers)
·         JBL G2 Eon 900 Watt (2 speakers)
·         JBL G2 Eon 450 Watt (1 speaker)
·         JBL G2 Eon 1.8 kWatt (4 speakers)
·         CD player
·         Shure radio handheld microphone (batteries included)
·         Shure radio lapel microphone (batteries included)
·         Shure line microphone with stand
·         6 channel behringer mixer (with effects)
·         16 channel Yamaha mixer (with effects)
·         Microphone stand
·         DJ with own equipment
VISUAL
·         2500 Ansi lumen data video projector (half day) (up to 3 hours)
·         2500 Ansi lumen data video projector (full day)
·         3500 Ansi lumen data video projector (half day) (up to 3 hours)
·         3500 Ansi lumen data video projector (full day)
·         2m Tripod screen
·         3m Tripod screen
·         3m Front rear projection screen
·         Cameraman for live feed
·         Cameraman for recording and editing onto dvd
EXTRA’S
·         Television set
·         Dvd/vcr recorder combo
·         Television set combined with dvd/vcr combo
·         Laptop with office and dvd rom
·         Tape cassette recorder for speech recording
·         Parcan 64 spotlights
·         Technician (per hour)
·         Technician (per day)
·         Smoke machine with liquid
·         Wireless presenter with lazer pointer
·         Digital Camera
·         Kramer switch
·         Overhead projector
·         Flip chart with paper
·         Podium

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Premier Hotel King David

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Premier Hotel King David East London South Africa is excellently positioned being in close proximity to banks, shopping centres, fitness centres, historical attractions and entertainment.

The Orient beach is a short walk away  and conference delegates visiting East London for the first time will enjoy the beautiful Victorian buildings that decorate the city.

The King David is a 3 star hotel is renowned for its splendour, excellence of service, and plush accommodation. A short ten minute drive from the airport the hotel is a perfect location for conference delegates and tourists alike.

There are six fully equipped conference venues which can also be used for differing functions.

Accommodation
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Conference delegates and business executives can choose from a range of accommodation that may suit their requirements. 80 Stylishly decorated studio rooms or luxurious Presidential suites are all provided with select DSTV bouquet, telephones, ceiling fans or air-conditioning, tea & coffee making facilities, beautiful en-suite bathrooms and more.

Premier Hotel King David East London South Africa offers four presidential suites, each furnished with a double bed and offering a separate lounge. A further 36 immaculate and comfortable single, double and family suites cater for the discerning conference delegate individual traveler, business executives and families.

Special Services and Facilities
King David Facilities
Premier Hotel King David East London South Africa offers hungry conference delegates the pleasure of dining at the 90 seater Mtombo Restaurant & Bar.  A delightful choice of cuisine and delicious meals from the a-la-carte menu and buffet are available.

For the convenience of conference delegates staying at the hotel further services include:

·         Ltd secure undercover parking is available for guests and conference delegates at a nominal fee.

·         Shuttle services to and from the airport can be arranged by reception and charged to your room.
·         The friendly staff at reception will be able to assist you with airline reservations and car rental arrangements.

Conferencing

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Premier Hotel King David East London South Africa has six conference venues that are well equipped and flexible with a maximum seating capacity of 500 conference delegates.

All sizes of conferences, functions, events seminars and conventions can be held at the King David.

The well appointed conference venues and facilities are supported by the hotels well trained and friendly staff to ensure your conference is professionally managed and memorable for all the right reasons.

Dynasty Rooms 1 and 2
The large and stylish banquet hall can be partitioned tif necessary to cater for smaller conference groups.

Regency Perfectly designed for a smaller event such as a mini-conference, cocktail party, small wedding or corporate function.

Galilee This intimate hall is ideal for teambuilding a dinner party,  or a product launch.

Standard Conferencing Equipment

·    Overhead projector for presentations
·    Flipchart
·    Stationary for the first day

Conferencing Equipment

Premier Hotel King David East London South Africa outsources the function of providing specific conferencing equipment. A comprehensive list of conferencing equipment can be hired that include the following:

·         Data video projectors
·         42 inch plasma screens
·         Laptop with powerpoint and dvd-rom
·         Slide projectors
·         2m screen
·         3m screen
·         3m rear projector screen
·         4m projector screen
·         PA system 250 watts (powered speaker on stand)
·         PA system 500 watts (2x powered speakers on stands)
·         1 kwatt sound reinforcement system (4x speakers)
·         4 kwatt sound reinforcement system
·         5 kwatt sound reinforcement system including tech
·         12 channel mixer
·         16 channel mixing console
·         Kramer switcher
·         Tv/video comco 54 cm
dual cd player/ cd player/ dvd player/ stereo vcr
·         Boundary mic, recording equipment with tapes
·         Desktop microphones
·         Sennheiser wireless handheld uhf microphone
·         Sennheiser wireless lapell/headset uhf microphone
·         Sennheiser line microphones
·         Aluminium stage (silver & black) up to 4mx3mx0.5m
·         flipcharts including paper
·         Podium
·         Cameraman and camera for live feeds of events
·         Parcan 64 lights all with colour gels
·         Parcan 56 lights
·         Lm 400 lighting dimmer desk
·         OBY 5 moving heads
·         Aluminium trussing per 2m up to 10m
·         Intelligent gobo light
·         Dmx controller
·         Floodlights/strobe
·         Smoke machine with fog liquid

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Hemingways Hotel

February 16, 2010

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The architecture and decor of the Hemingways Hotel East London South Africa is inspired by “Key West” the home of Nobel prize winner and author Ernest Hemingway.
Hemingways Hotel with its sub-tropical ambience of a relaxed, yet sophisticated island lifestyle offers comfortable and private accommodation in close proximity to the Hemingways Casino in East London.

Sited on 11 hectares conference delegates and business executives can enjoy comfort and privacy in close proximity to restaurants and cinemas. The hotel and casino complex of the Hemingway is close to the main arterial road of the N2 offering conference delegates easy access to and from main roads, highways and the Airport.

Accommodation
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Conference delegate accommodation comprises of seventy comfortable rooms that are equipped with up to date modern facilities and are all en-suite.

Hemingways Hotel East London South Africa provides a selection of conference delegate accommodation:

1 Queen Bed Non Smoking -20
1 Queen Bed Smoking – 15
Executive Room – 1
1 Queen with Sleeper Couch Smoking – 8
1 Double with Sofa Bed Non Smoking – 6
King Suite Smoking – 1
King Suite Non Smoking – 1
2 Double Beds Non Smoking – 7
Wheelchair Accessible Room with Shower – 1
Presidential Suite – 1

Total 70 Rooms

Room Amenities

For the convenience of business executives and conference delegates staying at the Hemingways Hotel East London South Africa the hotel offers a suite of rooms, services and amenities that include the following:

En-suite bathroom with separate shower

Bay windows overlooking the gardens

Direct dial telephone with voicemail & wake-up call facilities
Comfortable work area with cellphone charger & computer modem point
M-Net & satellite TV
Tea / coffee making facilities
Room meal service available 24 hours

Special Services and Facilities
Hemingways Facilities
The hotel has other services and facilities that will be of benefit to the traveling conference delegate business executive.

The hotel swimming pool and fitness centre are ideal for guests and conference delegates who wish to simply relax, or maintain their fitness programme.

Other facilities include:
·         Supervised crèche
·         3 Nu Metro cinemas

Conferencing

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Hemingways Hotel East London South Africa is an excellent venue for mini conferences or meetings. Offering 2 conference venues the Hemingways conference venues are called Meeting rooms 1 & Meeting Room 2. They have a capacity of 25 conference delegates in Cinema style or 20 in, Schoolroom, U-shape and Boardroom style.

Conference Facilities

The standard conferencing equipment provided by the Hemingway Hotel is as follows:

·         Flip Charts and Pens
·         Screen
·         TV/VCR
·         Conference notepads and pencils
·         Overhead Projector

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Garden Court East London

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Positioned only 20 kms from East London Airport and a mere 4 kms from the ABSA rugby stadium the Garden Court Hotel East London South Africa meets the needs of both business and leisure travelers.

Conference delegates will awake to the gentle sound of the waves rolling in from the Eastern Beach Promenade and will delight in the regions natural beauty that includes un-spoilt beaches and game parks.

Accommodation
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The 173 rooms of the hotel will offer delegates ample choice of layout. All of the rooms provide private baths and separate showers. The rooms are made up of the following:

2 Double Beds  Smoking – 25
2 Double Beds Non-smoking – 70
1 King Bed Smoking – 10
Wheelchair Accessible Room with Shower – 1
King Bed Suite – 2
1 King Bed Non-Smoking – 57
King Leisure Superior – 2
Executive King Non-smoking – 1

Room Amenities

For the convenience of their guests, conference delegates and business executives The Garden Court Hotel East London South Africa provides the following:

·         Air-conditioning
·         Direct dial telephone
·         Remote controlled colour TV
·         Hairdryer
·         Coffee / tea making facilities
·         Modem connection available on request
·         Private bath
·         Separate wardrobe
Room meal service available 18h30 – 22h00

Special Services and Facilities
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The hotel provides other services and facilities that will be of benefit to traveling business people and conference delegates that include:
Business Services
·         Facsimile service available
·         High speed internet access
Telkom T-Zone wireless internet access hot spots in public areas
Photocopy service available
PC/printer service available
Internet café

Hotel Facilities
·         Air conditioning in public areas
·         Gym
·         Outdoor Pool
·         Safety deposit box
·         Babysitting on request
·         Laundry / valet
·         Wake-up calls
·         Outsourced shuttle service available to nearest major airport
·         Guest services – offers a range of services
·         Car rental services

Conferencing

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The Garden Court Hotel East London South Africa is an excellent venue for conferences or meetings.  Conference organizers can choose from 4 conference venues.

Conference Facilities

The standard conferencing equipment provided by the hotel is as follows:
·         Flip Charts and Pens
·         Screen
·         Whiteboard and Pens
·         TV/VCR – DVD
Conference notepads and pencils

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