8 things that matter most to the business traveler

2020-03-06T14:42:55+02:00Feb 21st, 2020|

Busy corporate travelers have different priorities to the leisure guest. From WiFi to laundry, dinner or printing, we’ve examined the amenities and services that can take their stay from “okay” to “excellent!”.1. Location When time is of the essence as is so often the case on a business trip, it’s important to be situated close to the areas where you are working or meeting, which means finding accommodation in a convenient location. Pine Lodge is conveniently located just a few kilometers from Port Elizabeth Airport, many central business and industrial areas, as well as tourist hot-spots such as the Port Elizabeth beachfront -Whilst still being secluded and peaceful. 2. Free wireless internet access Business travelers need to stay connected on the go while they travel, so accessible internet connection is essential. We offer our corporate guests 500 MB of free in-room WiFi to get online and get things done! 3. In-room work desk These travelers have work to get done and it’s impor..

What’s happening in PE in 2020

2020-03-06T14:42:59+02:00Feb 21st, 2020|

Whether you call it Port Elizabeth, Nelson Mandela Bay or Gqeberha, our beautiful city is fast becoming a hub for all sorts of events, and they’re only adding to the already long list of reasons to visit! From triathlons to food festivals and international sport, here’s a taste of what’s happening in PE in 2020:Herald Cycle Tour Sunday, 23 February Pollok Beach South Africa Vs Australia T20 Sunday, 23 February St George’s Park Stadium 18:00 Madness Comedy Festival Friday, 28 February 20:00 – 23:15 The Boardwalk Spar Women’s Challenge PE Saturday, 21 March 07:00 Medieval Festival Saturday, 28 March 66 Butterfield Road Sards Egg Hunt 2020 Saturday, 11 April Sards Bark Park 418 Sardinia Bay Rd, Lovemore Park Men’s Nelson Mandela Bay Surf Pro Junior 2020 Saturday 11 – Monday 13 Apr Pollok Beach IRONMAN African Championship Sunday, 29 March Beach Road, Summerstrand Southern Kings vs Benetton Rugby Saturday, 09 May 16:00 Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium Spar Kirkwood Wildsfees ..

5 reasons zip-lining should be on your to-do list in 2020

2020-03-06T14:43:03+02:00Feb 20th, 2020|

Looking for a fun adventure activity that’s nearby, safe and exhilarating? Look no further!1.Minimal fitness needed! You might like the idea of getting outdoors but aren’t too charmed by the thought of the sore muscles and sweat involved in hiking and most other outdoor activities. Zip-lining is the perfect solution for those who want to get off the couch for a bit of excitement but don’t want to put themselves under too much physical strain. Accessible to all levels of fitness, anyone can enjoy the sun on their face and wind in their hair on a fun afternoon at the zip-lines. 2. New year, new you? If you’re a bit of a shy or cautious person but want to be more adventurous this year, zip-lining is a great way to step out of your comfort zone with an exhilarating activity that is completely safe. Professionally maintained harnesses will keep you secure, and friendly, trained facilitators will be with you every step of the way. 3. Bonding There’s nothing quite like a shared adrenalin..

Pine Lodge turns 30!

2020-03-06T14:43:06+02:00Feb 20th, 2020|

30 years of memories – Come celebrate with us in 2020!Pine Lodge had a fantastic 2019, with another year full of happy guests and delegates making memories to last a lifetime. Here’s a look back at some of the highlights of 2019, and a look forward to another amazing year ahead: Some highlights from 2019: We upgraded our “H” units to accommodate business travelers more comfortably, including convenient value-adds such as in-room WiFi , laundry and business services, work station with plug points, and more. We continued in our efforts to improve our carbon footprint and our impact on our natural surrounds with features like solar panels, recycling bins and reclaimed water, and began purchasing large portions of our energy from green energy providers. We up-skilled our team, with 3 Basecamp Adventure facilitators qualifying and our senior facilitator, Lindo, completing his official nature guide course. In addition, one of our star Conference team members Nomfundo graduated her Hygiene..

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