After more than two decades, the all-African Cresta Hotel Group is back to set a footprint in Cape Town with the newly launched Cresta Grande.

The group holds a mix of properties under a range of themes in Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia. It is a mix of nature resorts, urban resorts which are usually located on the outskirts of large metropoles and urban African luxury hotels in the heart of financial centers.

This kind of mix, over their 17 properties, caters for the many current travel needs of the continents’ professionals and their families to be served with the same ethos across all their tourism and leisure needs, year round.

The Cresta service pillars, all driving out of the groups’ African roots, are of unassuming, humility, African gestures and abundance in all, from space to amenities, from food to extra perks for loyal clients. It is about bringing the African hearth and tradition, the culture of togetherness into the world of travel and leisure.

You can expect service to be joyful, always ready to attend and assist.

Cresta Grande Cape Town holds a few firsts for the group. It is the first property to combine both business and holiday needs. It is the first to serve both day and overnight visitors. It is also the first to be located in South Africa.

The hotel has 242 stylish bedrooms, a series of conference and banqueting rooms, a 24-hour café, bar and lounge, gymnasium, sauna and steam room, covered and access-controlled parking area and outdoor swimming pool with sundeck.

The “African Roots” experience equates to great value and service, at a hotel in a key location. Cresta hotels offer modern facilities to keep you connected with the world for work, but the tranquil surroundings ensure you remain relaxed.

It is situated at the corner of Loop and Strand streets, close to the commercial center of Cape Town, as well as a range of visitor attractions, including the world-famous V&A Waterfront. Strand Street was originally the first street of the city along the shoreline, but reclamation over the past century or so created the waterfront area further off.

In addition to being close to so many commercial and tourist sites, Cresta Grande has superb views of Signal Hill, Table Mountain and across the city, and is not only conveniently sited but also uniquely placed to give both scenic enjoyment and convenience to guests.

The tourism industry, led by Cape Town Tourism is welcoming the Cresta Group and is very pleased with the reassurance and vote of confidence in the future of tourism in both Cape Town and South Africa. It is evident that strong and established hotel brands see a bright upcoming in this area.

Being spread across Southern Africa for a few decades, the Cresta Group formed a long standing alliance with Cardinal Air for the comfort and benefit of both their crew and their clients.

Cardinal Air Services operate out of Lanseria International Airport north of Johannesburg, flying to any private or public airport.

They have their own fleet of airplanes and helicopters, as well as collaborations with other airlines. This gives them the ability to provide for anything between 1 to 400 passengers, with a range of needs.

From discreet and private, to corporate and homey, Cardinal Air Services reputable name is the outcome of satisfaction from each and every client.