The Houghton Hotel Conferencing, Wellness, and Leisure Expo took place on July 26, 2023, at the esteemed 5-star urban resort in Johannesburg. This inaugural event showcased the opulent and diverse offerings of The Houghton Hotel to esteemed members of the meetings, incentives, conferencing, and events (MICE) and tourism industries, as well as corporate guests. The overwhelming support from attendees has prompted the decision to make this expo an annual fixture on The Houghton Hotel’s calendar, establishing it as a valuable networking platform for the tourism and conferencing sectors.
CEO of The Houghton Hotel, Jaco Minnaar expressed his immense pride in presenting the wide range of experiences the hotel offers to visitors, remarking that it was an interactive event that allowed participants to fully immerse themselves in everything the urban resort has to offer.
The Houghton Hotel caters to discerning global travelers, offering a diverse array of activities and experiences. Its offerings include:
Spectacular Accommodations: The Houghton Hotel boasts a variety of accommodations, from spacious 48m² suites to an impressive 850m² multi-level penthouse. Each room is meticulously designed for utmost comfort and relaxation, providing guests with breathtaking views of the surrounding resort and the renowned Houghton Golf Course.
Culinary Excellence: Dining at The Houghton Hotel is an extraordinary culinary journey. Under Chef Freddie Dias’s guidance, Séjour offers innovative dishes with global influences. Nova Bistro provides delectable options for breakfast, lunch, and light dinner, while the Astra Lounge offers an ideal setting for signature cocktails and tapas.
Elevated Events: The Venue, an upscale conference and events space, accommodates up to 500 conference delegates and 350 banqueting guests. This makes it a prime destination for corporate functions and celebratory events of all scales.
Relaxation and Rejuvenation: The Houghton Hotel Spa promotes holistic well-being and offers an array of quality treatments in an avant-garde facility, complete with an outdoor relaxation area featuring a heated infinity pool, creating a serene environment for ultimate relaxation.
Golfing Pleasure: Adjacent to the hotel, the Jack Nicklaus designed Houghton Golf Course presents a challenging and picturesque experience for golf enthusiasts.
Fitness in Elegance: The FitBar gym is outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment and technology, offering a comprehensive range of services and amenities for fitness enthusiasts.
Exemplary Medical Facilities: The hotel features medical suites catering to diverse medical needs, ensuring guests receive exceptional care and a unique remedial experience. These world-class facilities encompass dentistry, optometry, aesthetics, laser treatments, physiotherapy, as well as skin, hair, and beauty services.
The feedback from expo attendees was overwhelmingly positive, with many compliments shared during guided tours highlighting the hotel’s amenities and services.
More than a multi-award-winning, luxurious 5-star establishment in one of Johannesburg’s most prestigious areas, The Houghton Hotel is a haven of hospitality, design, and wellness. With its impeccable service, stunning facilities, and prime Johannesburg location, this urban resort consistently surpasses expectations, solidifying its reputation as a premier destination for travelers seeking the perfect fusion of urban accessibility and unparalleled luxury.