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Radisson Blu Hotel Port Elizabeth

February 25, 2010

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The 18 storey Radisson Blu Hotel Port Elizabeth Eastern Cape South Africa is a stunningly designed hotel with contemporary architecture, chic urban interiors and breath taking  views of the Indian Ocean.

The Radisson Blu Hotel’s philosophy of ‘Yes, I can!’ service spirit, supreme hospitality and world class amenities ensure conference delegates business and leisure requirements are a 100% guaranteed.

Positioned ten minutes away from the airport and the city centre the Radisson Blu Hotel Port Elizabeth is perfectly placed for international and domestic conference delegates.

The superb conference venues and facilities and close proximity to to the Blue Flag sandy beaches of Port Elizabeth make Radisson Blu Hotel Port Elizabeth a conference venue of first choice.

Accommodation
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The spectacular ceiling-to-floor windows in the 173 stylishly appointed guest rooms at Radisson Blu Port Elizabeth will afford the conference delegate stunning views of the Indian Ocean and blue sky above.

The rooms are contemporary luxurious and comfortable, themed around three central moods of:
Urban – These rooms are decorated with predominantly warm, natural colour with shades of brown and sand
Eclectic – Decorated in energising bright shades of burnt orange
Shoreline – Smart looking black and white appearance

Standard Superior Rooms
These rooms offer offer everything a conference delegate would expect from an international hotel. This includes king size or twin beds, open plan bathroom with a bath, separate shower, satellite television, mini bar, free wireless internet, tea coffee making safes, gowns and slippers, and panoramic sea facing views.
Maximum number of conference delegates for this room type is 2.

One Bedroom Suites
For the truly discerning conference delegate the Radisson Blu Hotel Port Elizabeth have 3 one bedroom sea facing suites. As well as their spectacular views and business class amenities, these suites have a main bedroom with an open plan en-suite, lounge and kitchenette.

These rooms are very useful for conference delegates traveling with their children.

The Maximum number of guests is 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 12 years or 1 child from 12 to 17 years on a sleeper couch.

Junior Suites
The Radisson Blu Hotel Port Elizabeth South Africa have spacious Junior Suites that enjoy spectacular views of the Indian Ocean. The suites all include a complimentary super breakfast buffet, daily local newspaper and Nespresso Machine.

These rooms are very useful for conference delegates traveling with their children.

The maximum number of guests is 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 12 years or 1 child from 12 to 17 years on a sleeper couch.

Room Amenities

For the convenience of conference delegates staying at the Radisson Blu Hotel Port Elizabeth Eastern Cape South Africa further facilities and amenities are provided as follows:

·         free high-speed broadband wireless Internet
·         direct dial phones with voice mail
·         mini-bar and coffee making facilities
·         satellite TV
·         individual air conditioners
·         safe and hair dryer.

The Business Class rooms include a Nespresso coffee-making machine, luxury bathrobe and slippers and a daily newspaper which is delivered to your room.

Special Services and Facilities

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The Radisson Blu’s award-winning, Italian-inspired Filini restaurant offers conference delegates and business executives  mouth-watering, contemporary food. All recipes are made with only the freshest, meticulously sourced seasonal ingredients. The wine list is extensive one of  Port Elizabeth’s finest.  The glow of the rustic pizza oven will add its own warmth to Filini’s convivial and friendly atmosphere. Excellent restaurant for conference delegates who want a table with a breathtaking view.

Tabú Bar & Lounge

This Chic and urban cocktail lounge leads off from the restaurant and spills out onto the Radisson Blu’s magnificent wooden pool deck. This is the perfect place for sipping pre-dinner drinks while enjoying the endless ocean view.

This is the place for conference delegates to gather, for the stress of the day to disappear.

Inside Tabu the style is urban and sophisticated; the drinks menu includes speciality whiskeys from around the world and expertly created cocktails.

A central island bar pulsates at the heart of Tabú, while leather club chairs and sleek couches invite comfortable conversation whilst live jazz often picks up the pace in the evenings. The menu offers its own scrumptious array of light meals and snacks.

Camelot Spa
The busy conference delegate can relax after a long day of meetings pampering body and soul at Camelot Spa.

The Radisson Blu’s spa Journey will indulge the conference delegates every need, while massage therapy, steam rooms and a flotation pool offer the ultimate in conference stress relief.

Space Gym

Conference delegates can easily maintain their fitness programmes at the Radisson Blu Port Elizabeths state of the art Space fitness and beauty centre.

Conferencing

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Radisson Blu Hotel Port Elizabeth Eastern Cape South Africa Merges the best of two worlds; high-class meeting and conference facilities with excellent incentive opportunities.

The Radisson Blu Hotel, Port Elizabeth offers all the tools needed to make a conference convention, business meeting or social event a resounding success.

The entire floor, spanning some 633sqm, has been dedicated to host conferences meetings and events. Eight-multifunctional conference rooms, each named after a city beach, are expertly supported by specialist conference and events staff. The conference venues have state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment and free high-speed broadband wireless Internet is available.

The conference venues are spacious naturally lit and air-conditioned, designed for comfort and clear thinking
The Ballroom spans an impressive 231 m and can accommodate up to 220 persons for a sit down dinner. The Ballroom can be divided into 3 separate conference venues, making it ideal for both large and small conferences, corporate launches and events and banquets.

For hassle-free, memorable conferences and functions, Radisson Blu is your best choice!

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Shamwari Townhouse

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The Shamwari Town House Port Elizabeth Eastern Cape South Africa is a step in the world of unsurpassed sophistication and excellence.

Positioned in the upmarket beachfront surburb of Summerstrand the town house is flanked by many kilometers of unspoilt  beaches, the famous Shamwari Game Reserve and other malarie free nature reserves. The Shamwari Townhouse Port Elizabeth sets new standards for discreet and lavish boutique conference accommodation.

Shamwari Town House is  a mere ten minutes from the airport and a short stroll to the beach and is an ideal business conference or meeting retreat.

The Shamwari Town House prides itself on the service excellence that the Mantis Group is renowned for the world over for.

Accommodation

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Conference delegates will have the choice of seven exquisite suites, all masterpieces of comfort and opulence. The suites are equipped with business units to keep guests connected with the outside world whilst being able to relax in the lounge with a freshly brewed coffee.

The double bathrooms are beautifully appointed and conference delegates will benefit from having a five star in-room dining option.

The plush interiors are designed for business executives or conference delegates who expect nothing but the best.
The suites all have a private terrace overlooking the landscaped and beautifully manicured gardens.

Suite Configuration
3 x King bedded Faulkner Suites with open plan layout
3 x King bedded Faulkner Suites with separate lounges
1 x King bedded Zanele Mbeki Presidential Suite with separate lounge

Room Amenites
For the convenience of business executives staying at the five star Shamwari Town House Port Elizabeth Eastern Cape South Africa the following are provided:

air-conditioning
flat screen television
private mini bar
tea and coffee making facilities
hairdryer
electronic safe
international luxury bathroom amenities
Business Desk with wired network point or wireless connectivity option
Full Satellite bouquet
DVD Player
Espresso Coffee Maker

Special Services and Facilities

Shamwari Facilities
As one would expect of a five star Shamwari Town House Port Elizabeth South Africa there are many venues that the business executive can indulge in.

Champagne Lounge
Conference delegates can unwind in the Champagne Lounge or adjoining terrace for pre-dinner drinks. French Champagne and select local sparkling wines are served daily. Flowing onto an outside terrace the Champagne Lounge overlooks the lap pool.
Jazz Room
Experience creative South African cuisine influenced by international flavours. Fine cuisine are complemented by excellent, rare, local and imported wines.
If preferred the conference delegate can dine al fresco. The Jazz Room has a capacity for 28 guests.
Cellar
Suitable for private dining and special functions, this Provencal-style Cellar has a warm ambience, culinary excellence and an extensive selection of wines, making any occasion memorable. Seats 14 guests/conference delegates
Mountbatten Cinema
This private cinema was modelled on Prince Charles’ cinema in his Clarence House residence in London England. The Mountbatten will ensure absolute viewing pleasure for either business projects or a relaxing movie experience.
The cinema can seat  14 guests/conference delegates and has multiple Satellite feeds a DVD player, THX Dolby Surround Sound and Blue Ray Technology.
Salon Prive
A perfect venue at the end of your day. The Salon Prive has an impressive range of smooth single malt whiskies and Cuban cigars satisfying  the expectations of even the most discerning business executives.
Rock Retreat
Business executives and conference delegates will feel rejuvenated after a visit to the Rock Retreat. Professional yet personalized attention and a selection of specialized treatments and facilities are available including:
·         Steam room
·         Roof Deck with Loungers
·         Designer Mosaic Shower
·         Pevonia Botanica Professional Spa Care for Him and Her
Gymnasium
The well-equipped gym with distant views of the ocean, will energize business executives and ensure a sustained exercise routine can be maintained whilst away from home.

Conferencing

Shamwari Business
The Shamwari Town House Port Elizabeth Eastern Cape South Africa is an excellent venue for mini conferences, presentations or meetings. A perfect place to meet up with  fellow business executives to plan strategies before possibly moving on to the Shamwari Game Reserve, only 45 minutes away, for a team-building activity!

Executive Boardroom
Shamwari Townhouse Port Elizabeth presents more than just definitive accommodation of sheer luxury but also a Boardroom fitted with state-of-the-art equipment, creating an environment for professional, modern day business dealings without the normal disruptions.

The conference venue has a seating capacity for 10 conference delegates and provides the following conferencing equipment:

Two LCD screens for video and tale conferencing
Wireless connectivity
Blue Ray technology
Printer, fax and telephone

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Kelway Hotel

February 24, 2010

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The Kelway Hotel Port Elizabeth Eastern Cape South Africa draws its name from an old Welsh name that was passed on from generation to generation.

The Kelway Hotel boasts outstanding views of  Nelson Mandela Bay superb hospitality and a warm and inviting ambiance.

The hotel is excellently positioned along the beach front of Port Elizabeth and within easy access to all major transport routes.   Just a few minutes from the airport and walking distance to tourist attractions makes the the Kelway Hotel Port Elizabeth the premier accommodation and conferencing venue of choice.

Accommodation
Kelway Bedroom
The Kelway Hotel Port Elizabeth is timber in construction and multi graded at 3 and 4 stars. Conference delegates and business executives a choice of 61 elegant en-suite rooms at this popular hotel. There are 36 four star luxury rooms and twenty three 3 star rooms at the Kelway.

4 Star Sea Facing & 4 Star Cliff Facing Rooms

These rooms are compact and comfortable being well appointed room with a king size or double bed. The dark wood finishes compliment the exquisite white silk percale linen.

The rooms enjoy individual private balconies will complete the conference delegates stylish comfort away from home experience. The rooms afford wonderful views over Mandela Bay and the bathrooms include a shower and bath.

3 Star Sea Facing & Cliff Facing Rooms

Twin beds are provided that are more suited to the business executive and conference delegate.

The compact Sea Facing bedroom has an en – suite shower and private balconies demonstrating superb views of Mandela Bay.

Crisp white linen contrasts the rustic wooden finishes of the rooms.

Family Rooms
Two interleading seafacing and two interleading non seafacing rooms are available on the 4 star luxury section only.

Room Amenities

For the convenience of conference delegates staying at the 3/4 star Kelway Hotel Port Elizabeth Eastern Cape South Africa further facilities include:

coffee and tea making facilities
DSTV
individually controlled air – conditioners
Wi-Fi Internet

* The Kelway Hotel Port Elizabeth Eastern Cape South Africa is not wheelchair accessible

Special Services and Facilities
Kelway Facilities
Conference delegates and conference visitors will enjoy the excellent standard of cuisine at the 120 seater Farriagers Restaurant. This restaurant is a casual, yet sophisticated restaurant & bar offering something for everyone. Conference delegates can take in sweeping views across Algoa Bay during their refreshment breaks and the viewing deck is simply the perfect setting for parties.

Other services and facilities that a conference delegate can expect include the following:

Satellite Television
Plunge Pool
Laundry service
In room internet facility
Internet facility available, 24 hours for guests & charged accordingly
Photocopy & Fax services available at Reception
Wi Fi available in public areas
Transfers can be arranged by prior arrangement & charged accordingly
Excursions
Gym Transfers

Conferencing

Kelway Buseinss
Perfectly positioned along Port Elizabeth’s popular beachfront, The Kelway Hotel in Port Elizabeth Eastern Cape South Africa is the premier accommodation & conferencing establishment of choice.

With two state of the art, fully air conditioned, wi fi conference venues to choose from, the Tanner Conference room can seat 100 conference delegates cinema style & Tanner boardroom 16 conference delegates.

Ideal for conferences, product launch or brainstorming sessions the Kelway Hotel truly is the perfect choice in Nelson Mandela Bay.

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Hacklewood Hill Country House

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Hacklewood Hill Country House Port Elizabeth Eastern Cape South Africa  is a 5 star hotel found in Walmer Port Elizabeth.

This classic country house is a reminder of the times past. Colonial charm and Victorian bathrooms will enchant staying conference delegates.   Hacklewood Hill Country House has an exclusive Garden Route conference venue suitable for presentations , mini-conferences and meetings.

Accommodation
Hacklewood Bedroom
The conference delegate can indulge in this exclusive getaway, experiencing individually themed bedrooms, private verandahs that overlooking the magnificent gardens, large Victorian bathrooms and cosy fireplaces

Fynbos Room – Room 1

This spacious ensuite room has a patio leading out onto garden and groundfloor. A queen size bed, percale linen, sheep wool duvets, separate shower are provides.

Court Room – Room 2

This spacious groundfloor ensuite room has a patio leading out onto garden. The room has an electric fireplace, twin/double convertible king size bed, sheep wool duvets, percale linen separate shower.

Flamingo Room – Room 3

Spacious ensuite room is ideal for honeymooners. The room has a view of front garden and swimming pool. Positioned on the 1st floor the room has a king size bed, separate shower percale linen, sheep wool duvets,

Madiba Room – Room 4

Named after Nelson Mandela this spacious room is ensuite and enjoys a rap-around balcony with a view of front garden and swimming pool. Found on the 1st floor this room has a queen size bed, percale linen, sheep wool duvets and separate shower.

Sunbird Room – Room 5

This 1st floor room has a private balcony and view of side garden. Spacious and ensuite with shower, the Sunbird offers twin/double convertible king size bed, percale linen, sheep wool duvets.

Lady Elizabeth Room – Room 6

The Lady Elizabeth has a unique four-post pillar bath contained within the ensuite facility that also includes a shower. This well sized room has a private balcony with a view of side garden. King size bed, percale linen, sheep wool duvets make for a comfortable stay.

Loerie Room – Room 7

This African themed spacious ensuite room enjoys a private balcony and view of side garden. The sleeping arrangements are flexible with a choice of twin/double convertible king size bed, percale linen, sheep wool duvets.

Hugenot Room – Room 8

The Hugenot is ensuite with 2 single beds that has an electric fireplace, percale linen with sheep wool duvets. The room has a separate shower and feature bathtub.

Room Amenities
For the convenience of the conference delegate staying at the Hacklewood Hill Country House Port Elizabeth Eastern Cape South Africa further facilities are provided.

air-conditioning and heating
tea and coffee making facilities
safe
hairdryer
colour TV with selected satellite channels
heated towel rails
bathrobes
mini-bar available on request.

Special Services and Facilities

Hacklewood Facilities
Conference delegates and conference visitors will enjoy the excellent standard of cuisine at the Restaurant of Hacklewood Hill Country House Port Elizabeth. A variety of exquisite meals are prepared to please all tastes by the in house cordon bleu Chef. Further hotel facilities include:

• 24 hour Reception
• Porter service and luggage storage facilities
• Same-day laundry and dry cleaning services
• Valet Service
• Turn-down service
• Secretarial service
• Fax and photocopying facilities
• E-mail / internet facilities
• Wireless Connectivity
• Conferencing and banqueting facilities for 1-12
• Airport transfers
• Swimming pool
• Tours and excursions arranged
• Tennis Court- Racquets and balls available

Conferencing

Hacklewood Business

The exclusive Garden Room at the Hacklewood Hill Country House Port Elizabeth is a suitable conference venue for presentations,  mini-conferences and meetings. The room has a capacity for 12 conference delegates and has a built in presentation facility and supplies standard conferencing equipment.

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Courtyard Hotel Port Elizabeth

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The Courtyard Hotel Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape of South Africa is situated on Marine Drive in the Boardwalk Casino and Resort complex. This is directly opposite the fameous Humewood International Beach of the Eastern Cape. Lying only 5 minutes from P.E airport and 5 minutes from the the C.B.D

Port Elizabeth is often known as the “friendly city” and is the second largest city in terms of area in South Africa. Conference delegates can relax away from the business environment on Port Elizabeth’s sunshine and secure sandy beaches. Port Elizabeth is vibrant with a hearty mix of culture, business and entertainment.

Accommodation

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Conference delegates will have the choice of 91 suites and studios some benefiting from sea facing views. The studios and one and two bedroom luxury rooms have well appointed bathrooms and private access.

Room Amenities
For the convenience of the conference delegate and business executive the
Courtyard Hotel Port Elizabeth Eastern Cape South Africa provides the following services and facilities.

Unobtrusive fully equipped kitchenette
One in fifty rooms is designed to meet the special needs of the physically disabled
Electronic safe large enough to accommodate a laptop
International dial direct telephone
M-Net and selected DStv channels
Air-conditioned

Special Services and Facilities
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The Courtyard Hotel Port Elizabeth has other services and facilities that will be of benefit to traveling business people and conference delegates

• Intimate lounge area
Woolworths personal shopping service
Sparkling pool in landscaped garden setting
•  Courtesy bar (17h00 – 19h00)
• 24 hour enhanced security
• Secure parking
• An elegant boardroom for guest use
• Full English and Continental breakfasts daily
• In room dinning by arrangement with local restaurants
• Same-day laundry and dry cleaning service, weekdays only
• Launderette 24 hours
• Ice machine

Conferencing

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The Courtyard Hotel Port Elizabeth South Africa is an excellent venue for mini conferences, presentations or meetings. Guest offices and boardrooms are ideal for up to 10 conference delegates.

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Protea King George Hotel

December 16, 2009

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Enjoying an excellent central position the Protea Hotel King George Garden Route South Africa is an ideal location for conferences and business meetings. Positioned at the doorstep of South Africa’s famous Garden Route the hotel enjoys a wonderful back drop of the Outeniqua Mountains.

This four star country style hotel is only 10 minutes away from George Airport and walking distance to all the wonderful beaches. When spare time permits conference delegates will be spoilt for things to do and see.

Accommodation
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The Protea Hotel King George Garden Route South Africa offers conference delegates a choice of 109 guestrooms that are located over two floors. The rooms are stylishly decorated in a contemporary style with beech oak and wood furnishings.

The Deluxe and Standard Rooms are spacious furnished with 2 double beds. The 4 Executive Suites boasts separate Lounge areas with all amenities to make the conference delegates stay most comfortable.

All of the rooms at the Protea Hotel King George have a view;  of the well-manicured gardens and sparkling swimming pools, or the lush and green George Golf course or the impressive Outeniqua Mountains.

Room Amenities

In line with the hotels four star offering conference delegates can expect to find the following amenities:
·        air conditioning
·        Internet connections
·        satellite television
·        hair dryers
·        tea and coffee facilities
·        safes

Special Services and Facilities
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Conference delegates and conference visitors will enjoy the excellent standard of cuisine that is provided by the hotels Fairway Terrace Restaurant. Other facilities that will keep the conference delegate occupied include the following:
The Rex Tavern
2 Swimming Pools
M-Net Cable Television
Satellite Telelvision
Free parking
Night Security
Conferencing

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Protea Hotel King George Garden Route South Africa has 3 state of the art conference venues. The venues possess the audio-visual equipment available.

The Regency Hall can seat a maximum of 300 conference delegates.

The Charlotte Room is a perfect venue for a conference decorated with a beautiful fire place and chandeliers. The venue also has a patio area leading out onto the manicured gardens and landscape views of George Golf Course and the Outeniqua Mountains.

The George Room is the smallest conference venue of the three, with a maximum capacity of 50 conference delegates.

Conference Facilities

The standard conferencing facilities provided by the hotel are as follows

·   Air Conditioning
·   Whiteboard
·   Overhead Projector
·   Fixed Screen
·   Flipchart
·   White Screen
·   Facsimile
·   Photostat Machine
·   Television
·   Video Recorder
·   DVD Player

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