True to its promise to stay at the forefront of the African retail landscape, Sandton City in Johannesburg has taken another leap forward. Last year, the centre launched its “City of Icons” campaign, profiling iconic fashion staples such as the little black dress, denim, trench coat, hoodie and suit, with shoes, sunglasses, handbags, and lipstick, all must-haves for any fashion forward shopper.
“Hilda was not awarded 100 hours because almost 7 hours were deducted from her final total because she mistakenly took extra minutes for one of her rest breaks early on in the attempt. As with all ‘longest marathon’ records, the participant is permitted a five-minute rest break for every continuous hour of activity. These rest breaks can be accumulated if not taken. They were the only times Hilda could use the bathroom or sleep during the attempt.”
Marriott International’s African portfolio features nearly 140 properties and over 24,000 rooms across 20 countries and 19 brands. Protea Hotels by Marriott represent over 40% of Marriott International’s African portfolio, with over 60 properties and more than 6,500 rooms in operation across nine countries.