BRIEF-City Lodge says H1 normalised diluted heps up 30%

JOHANNESBURG Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:22am EST

JOHANNESBURG Feb 13 (Reuters) - City Lodge Hotels Ltd : * Says H1 normalised diluted heps +30% * Says investigations are continuing into expansion opportunities in,

west Africa and certain sadc countries * Says acquiring site for the development of 90-room road lodge in S.Africa for

R40 million * Says improving occupancy has continued into 2013, and has benefitted from

African cup of nations soccer tournament * Declares interim dividend of 176 cents per ordinary share (gross)