89 top restaurants have been honoured for 2015 in the American Express Platinum Fine Dining Awards, including five new entrants who have emerged as the latest platinum fine dining restaurants in South Africa.
South African Tourism will officially open a marketing office in Sao Paulo, Brazil on 23 September 2014. In celebration of this momentous event, and in celebration, too of buoyant arrivals from Latin America, South African Tourism has declared 23-26 September 2014 as 'Meet South Africa Week' in Brazil.
Capetonian Samantha Lloyd has won first place in the Creative Canapé's category of the Unilever Food Solutions (UFS) Chef of the Year competition. Lloyd is a Sous Chef at the Taj Cape Town's Mint, the Local Grill restaurant.
The National Tourism Careers Expo was recently launched in Port Elizabeth. The expo was initiated by the National Department of Tourism in partnership with the Eastern Cape Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism and Culture, Art, Tourism, Hospitality, Sport Sector Education and Training Authority.
Hosted by Future Group, the 3rd annual Business Traveller Africa Awards in association with headline sponsor Gautrain took place at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton on 2 September 2014. The awards honour the business travel trade and acknowledge those brands/entities that have performed with excellence over the past 12 months.
South Africa's varied landscapes, climate and variety of locations, which are able to pass for major cities or rural areas, has made the country an ideal destination for commercial film and TV productions...
Eighteen-year-old Rossouw Koen, a matric student at Swartland High School, Malmesbury, has been awarded the International Hotel School (IHS) "Ticket to Life" Bursary in Professional Cookery, valued at R210,000, after he won the Western Cape Finals of the annual competition at The Peninsula All-Suite Hotel recently.
Café Caprice, renowned for their parties, artisan cocktails and fresh, simple, delectable food served up in a spectacular setting, recently welcomed new Executive Chef, Dylan Jacobs, to their beach bar family.