Some exciting discoveries have been made during recent excavation work at the Mertenhof rock shelter site at Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat in the Cederberg. Here Dr Alex Mackay from the Centre for Archaeological Science at the University of Wollongong (New South Wales, Australia) and a team of five international archaeologists, including South African Kyla Bluff, encountered two human interments (burial sites) with the remains of at least three young children, aged 10 months, 12 months and between 3 and 4 years.
Bushmans Kloof Earns #1 Spot in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards as seven Red Carnation Hotels are voted “Best Hotels in the World”.
September 2013 - Two Cape leopards (Panthera pardus), a large male and a pregnant female, have been caught and collared with highly sophisticated Iridium satellite collars for research purposes in the Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve in the Cederberg, by Dr Quinton Martins and his team from the Cape Leopard Trust (CLT).
Last night, the Red Carnation Hotel Collection was named Small Hotel Group of the Year at the prestigious AA Hospitality Awards in a glittering ceremony at London’s Hilton Park Lane Hotel. The awards have long been considered the gold standard within the hospitality industry, and this year’s event was attended by hotel and industry leaders from across the country.
Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat in the Cederberg Mountains has been selected as one of the ‘World’s Best Ecolodges’ 2013 in National Geographic Traveler magazine.
Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat has won two top accolades in the 2013 ‘PMR.africa West Coast Leaders and Achievers Awards’, which took place at the Protea Hotel Saldanha on 25 April 2013.
Located at the foothills of the Cederberg, Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat forms part of the Cape Floral Region, a World Heritage Site that is one of the richest plant areas in the world.
The Red Carnation Hotel Collection jumped an impressive 47 places from number 71 last year to number 26 in this year’s Sunday Times Top 100 Companies. The results of this prestigious and highly sought after accolade were announced at an award ceremony in Battersea, London last night. After making its debut on the list just last year the Red Carnation Hotel Collection is very proud to not only be the highest ranking hotel group in the top 100 but also the only privately-owned, family run hotel group.
Red Carnation Hotels South Africa is proud to announce that the boutique hotel group’s five-star properties The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa in Cape Town, Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Retreat in the Cederberg mountains, and The Oyster Box in Durban, have joined global social responsibility project, Pack for a Purpose.
Luxury Boutique Hotel Collection to display traveller ratings and reviews, now with management responses displayed alongside.