The tourism sector has been hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, with hotel share prices dropping to new lows. City Lodge Hotel had to resort to a rights issue to raise R1.2bn to help it survive in 2020. It has also relied heavily on business travel, which many experts say will not return to pre-pandemic levels globally due to a new reliance on technology. 

Business Day spoke to Lindiwe Sangweni-Siddo, COO of City Lodge, about the group’s plans to return to profitability. ..

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