TSOGO SUN GAMING
Tsogo Sun is the largest hotels, gaming and entertainment company
in South Africa, providing a vast variety of hospitality and exciting
entertainment and leisure experiences. Combining an established
heritage with a professional and energised approach, the group
proudly encompasses 14 casinos and over 90 hotels in South Africa,
Africa and the Seychelles.
The company’s urban and resort casino portfolio includes the most
popular entertainment destinations, strategically located in six
provinces throughout South Africa, as follows: Gauteng (three
properties) – Montecasino, Gold Reef City Casino and Silverstar
Casino; Kwazulu/Natal (three properties) – Suncoast Casino and
Entertainment World, Golden Horse Casino and Blackrock Casino;
Mpumalanga (two properties) – Emnotweni Casino and The Ridge
Casino; Free State (one property) – Goldfields Casino; Eastern
Cape (two properties) – Hemingways Casino and Queens Casino;
Western Cape (three properties) – The Caledon Casino, Hotel and
Spa, Mykonos Casino and Garden Route Casino.
Tsogo Sun’s hospitality interests offer the widest distribution of
hotels in Africa, providing world-class accommodation across all
markets, including elegant, individually branded Deluxe Hotels and
well known trusted market leaders in the premier through budget
segments, including Southern Sun, Garden Court, SunSquare,
StayEasy and Formula 1 hotels.
The Group’s portfolio also includes theatres, including the award-
winning Teatro at Montecasino; cinemas; restaurants and bars;
tourist and leisure attractions such as the Montecasino Bird
Gardens, the Apartheid Museum; as well as over 250 conference
and banqueting facilities, including the internationally and locally
renowned Sandton Convention Centre.
Tsogo Sun is committed to being at the forefront of world class
standards in South African casinos. Furthermore Tsogo Sun is
passionate about empowerment and social responsibility, with a core
ethos of being a catalyst for change. Based on independent research
by the CRF Institute, Tsogo Sun has been certified as a Best Employer
for several consecutive years for its outstanding HR policies and
working conditions, excellent reputation, impressive training and
development opportunities and highly engaged workforce.
Tsogo Sun is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. The key
shareholders of Tsogo Sun are Hosken Consolidated Investments
Limited (“HCI”), a JSE listed investment holding company (41.3%),
and SABMiller PLC (“SABM”), the London listed brewing company
(39.7%). The remaining shareholding is held by various financial
institutions and the general public (19%).
Peermont Hotels, Casinos and Resorts is one of southern Africa’s
most empowered hospitality and gaming groups. With a total of 14
properties, nine in South Africa, and five in Botswana, collectively
offering over 3 200 slot machines, 140 gaming tables and 1 600
hotel rooms. The conveniently located destinations cater for every
taste and style with entertainment, dining, family fun, conferences
and events, a host of outdoor adventure activities and gaming. The
Group prides itself on strong entrepreneurial management and
corporate values with exceptional service, unparalleled products
and incredible attention to detail.
Emperors Palace Hotel Casino Convention Resort, Johannesburg;
Graceland Hotel, Casino and Country Club, Secunda; Mondazur Hotel
and Spa at San Lameer, KwaZulu-Natal; Frontier Inn and Casino,
Bethlehem; Umfolozi Hotel Casino Convention Resort, Empangeni;
Rio Hotel Casino and Convention Resort, Klerksdorp; Khoroni Hotel
Casino Convention Resort, Thohoyandou; Taung Hotel Convention
Resort, Taung and Mmabatho Palms Hotel Casino Convention
Resort in Mafikeng. In Botswana, Peermont owns and manages The
Grand Palm Hotel Casino Convention Resort and the Mondior hotel
in Gaborone; the Metcourt hotel as well as the Sedibeng Casino in
Francistown and Syringa Casino in Selebi Phikwe.
Sun International was established in 1983 and listed on the
Johannesburg Stock Exchange in 1985. The group operates 22
casinos in southern Africa, including 13 of the 37 casino licences
issued in South Africa.
Sun International owns and operates internationally acclaimed
tourism resorts, luxury hotels and urban entertainment operations
in 15 regulated jurisdictions in eight countries, including South
Africa, Zambia, Nigeria, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland
and Chile. More than half of this portfolio has been developed in
the last ten years, with new projects having been launched in West
Africa and South America.
Every day, over 50 000 customers from over 50 countries visit a Sun
International property, accounting for 725 000 room nights sold in
2011, 163 000 of them to international tourists.
Over a period of three decades, the group has invested more than
R14 billion in new tourism infrastructure. It employs just under
11 000 people on a permanent basis, has indirectly created 50 000
new employment opportunities in the broader tourism industry,
and it has been estimated that its business has a direct impact
on the livelihood of more than 500 000 people in southern Africa.
Sun International is the leading casino operator in the southern
hemisphere and enjoys a 42.2% share of the South African casino
market. In Chile, Monticello’s share of the non-municipal casino
market stands at 28.9%.
LONDON CLUBS INTERNATIONAL
London Clubs International has been part of Caesars Entertainment
Corporation since 2006, and is one of Europe’s leading casino
companies, offering a diverse portfolio of 14 entertainment and
gaming locations throughout the United Kingdom, South Africa
Caesars Entertainment saw its beginning in Reno, Nevada more
than 70 years ago. Since then the company has grown through the
development of new resorts, expansions and acquisitions, and now
owns or manages casino resorts on four continents with more than
70 000 employees.
Emerald Resort and Casino, managed by London Clubs, opened in
1998 and resides on the lush banks of the Vaal River, less than an
hour from O.R. Tambo International Airport. To date Emerald Resort
and Casino has over 1000 employees, more than 600 slot machines
and over 30 tables. Emerald Resort and Casino prides itself on
service, the highest standards of customer care and commitment
to the environment and the local community.