aha Media

Bushwise Field Guides and aha Hotels & Lodges invest in upskilling students from local communities

We are pleased to announce an exciting new initiative between Bushwise Field Guides, aha Hotels & Lodges and Mankwe Gametrackers to offer fully-sponsored safari career training and employment to students from local communities in South Africa..

20 December 2022

aha Kopanong Hotel completes R1.6M conference refurbishment

aha Hotels & Lodges is pleased to announce the completion of aha Kopanong Hotel & Conference Centre‘s extensive R1.6m conference venues refurbishment. This unique “Place of Meeting” boasts with 19 exclusively designed conference venues.

10 July 2018

aha Launches Lecture Room

The official launch of the aha Hotels & Lodges Lecture Room at the University of Johannesburg- School of Tourism & Hospitality (STH) took place on Monday 09 April 2018 at the Auckland Park, Bunting Road campus.

18 April 2018

aha Makalali Main Lodge Review

There is no other word that best describes the experience you get at aha Makalali Main Lodge. From arrival to departure our time there was magical and I know that this is one of the best safari experiences in South Africa.

25 March 2018

aha Signs Kafue River Cliff Hotel

aha Hotels & Lodges continues to expand in Zambia through the signing of the full management and marketing contract of the Kafue River Cliff Hotel and Conference Centre, effective from 15 September 2017. The hotel is scheduled to open its doors in August 2018.

12 October 2017

aha wins at 2017 World Tourism Forum Africa Summit

aha Hotels & Lodges’ has won the “Best African Hotel Group” award at the 2017 Africa Tourism Awards on 10 October 2017, hosted by the World Tourism Forum in Accra, Ghana.

10 October 2017

aha Lesedi Revitalised With New R3.2M Dance Amphitheatre

aha Lesedi has invested R3.2m in rebuilding a new dance theatre after it had been destroyed in a runaway veld fire in 2016.

05 October 2017

aha adds Epacha Game Lodges in Namibia

aha Hotels & Lodges’ footprint in Namibia is expanding after signing the full management and marketing services contract for the luxurious Epacha Game Lodge & Spa and the Eagle Tented Lodge, effective from 01 July 2017.

June 2017

aha welcomes Swakopmund Collection

aha Hotels & Lodges is pleased to announce The Swakopmund Collection as the latest hotel group to join the aha family. This hotel collection is a privately owned hotel group, operating 3 unique hotels at prime locations in Swakopmund, Namibia.

aha adds Sefapane Lodges & Safaris

aha Hotels & Lodges is pleased to announce the latest addition to the aha family by securing the full management and marketing contract for the Sefapane Lodges & Safaris in Phalaborwa, Limpopo province effective as of 1st March 2017.

aha Hotels & Lodges Cook Off Competition WINNER

On 1 April 2017, Mayenziwe Nombela, a single mother from Durban KZN, cooked her way to a mouth-watering holiday valued at R30k, in the final cook-off of the “aha Tastes: Designed to Delight” competition

6 April 2017

aha Shakaland Undergoes Soft Refurbishment

aha Hotels & Lodges is excited to announce that aha Shakaland, one of their renowned tourist attractions in Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal is undergoing a revitalising soft refurbishment.

10 April 2017

aha The Rex Hotel Adds An Additional 56 Rooms

aha The Rex Hotel, Western Cape; one of Knysna’s most sophisticated accommodation establishments is currently undergoing an extension to its property.

11 April 2017

aha Hotels & Lodges’ Award Winning!

aha Hotels & Lodges’ celebrated winning the highly coveted Business Traveller Africa award as the Top South African hotel group for 2016!

September 2016

aha Hotels & Lodges Expands Into Ethiopia

aha Hotels & Lodges is pleased to announce the near completion of Gondar Hills Resort.

28 March 2017

aha Simon's Town Hotel to undergo R8.6m refurb

aha Simon’s Town Quayside Hotel, Western Cape; is due to undergo a comprehensive R8.6m state of the art refurbishment.

5 April 2017