Must-know lifestyle news for Joburgers

August 8, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

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Iberia presents its A330-200 “Johannesburgo 

Iberia has presented its newest A330-200 called “Johannesburgo” to pay tribute to the South African city. Celia Muñoz, Iberia’s head of Sales in EMEA and Asia, said: “Johannesburg is a long-standing destination linked to Iberia’s history and now one of our aircrafts proudly carry its name with the aim to promote the city as a tourist and business destination”. The aircraft is the 12th A330-200 received by the Spanish airline and is currently flying to cities in Latin America (Havana, Medellin, Rio de Janeiro or Santo Domingo), the United States (Los Angeles and San Francisco), as well as to Johannesburg and Asia (Shanghai and Tokyo). For more flight information visit their website. 


Jekyll & Hide New Ladies Leather Travel Accessories 

Upgrade your travel experience with Jekyll & Hide’s New Leather Travel Accessory Collection.  From the leather, Woodstock passport cover with easy access and back & inner pockets to luxurious travel bags, every piece within the Jekyll & Hide travel collection is crafted for style and durability. 

Shop this new collection on their website.  


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Four Seasons The Westcliff Celebrates Women’s Month  

Four Seasons Hotel the Westcliff salutes the indomitable spirit of South Africa’s women with a series of promotions and experiences in time for Women’s Month in August. Sebastien Carre, Regional Vice President and General Manager at Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, explains that the iconic Johannesburg hotel has created a programme with something to suit all tastes. The hotel’s very special atmosphere makes an excellent foil for these experiences, which may be purchased individually, or combined to form a package. The programme includes special rates at the hotel’s spa from Mondays to Thursdays for the month of August. These spa sessions may be combined with an outdoor yoga workshop, perhaps followed by a healthy breakfast. For more Information visit their website.  




Put a little health in your hand with Aromadough 

With Spring right around the corner, so why not get into the spirit with energy in the palm of your hand. Aromadough is a 100-percent natural, silky-feeling aromatherapy ‘stress ball’ infused with a carefully selected blend of premium essential oils. They can help lift your mood just as much as they can soothe and calm, depending on which one you choose. Each is ball made from moisturising cocoa butter, coconut oil and beeswax. Kneading the dough helps hydrate your hands and alleviate tension while the essential oils work their magic, absorbing into your system via your skin as well as your lungs. So breathe deep! Even your brain is stimulated by the dough’s carefully chosen colours.  Check out their website to purchase online or to locate your nearest stockist.  


Emirates pioneers web virtual reality technology  

Emirates has introduced 3D seat models on, becoming the first airline to introduce web virtual reality (VR) technology on its digital platform. The 3D seat model is a visualisation engine that displays an immersive 3D 360-degree view of the interior of the Emirates A380 and the Emirates Boeing 777, giving customers a chance to explore their seats, the spacious cabin and the Emirates onboard product. This new feature available on allows users to navigate through the Economy, Business and First Class cabins, as well as the iconic Onboard Lounge and Shower Spa on the Emirates A380 using navigational hotspots. 



Planet fitness Opens very first Signature Gym at The MARC 

Planet Fitness has just opened their very first Signature gym in the bustling and metropolitan Sandton District. The Marc Precinct, which forms part of the recently renovated Village Walk Shopping Centre will be the new home of this beautiful and upmarket gym. The Signature gym will be replacing Planet Fitness Platinum, situated at the Radisson Blu Hotel on Rivonia Road, but will continue to offer an exclusive and world-class experience for existing and new members alike. Members can look forward to making use of some of the best technologically advanced equipment (Life Fitness) in the world during their training sessions. The foundation of Life Fitness is all based on technology and superior innovation. The HD consoles housing interactive courses on all cardio equipment, choosing to go for a run on the treadmill has never been so enjoyable as you choose what type of terrain to virtually run through. The Hammer Strength equipment, for example, is the No. 1 brand of plate-loaded equipment in the world and is designed to move with the body’s natural path of motion. Hammer Strength was the first to explore the ergonomic advantages of independent converging and diverging arcs of motion. With a comprehensive range of plate-loaded products, Hammer Strength offers the tools needed to build champions. 


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Hello Joburg was first published in April 1980 as a monthly restaurant and entertainment magazine. Over the years we have developed a network of patriotic Joburgers that love nothing more than sharing their experiences in this beautiful city!

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