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Changing face of retail presents opportunity for the wine trade

Embrace the chaos brought by the mobile phone-fueled digital age and look to Portugal for a road map to success in the USA...

3 days ago

How to keep hospitality industry employees motivated during the festive season

The staff who employers rely on to deliver 'service with a smile' are far more likely to excel in their duties and remain productive if they are healthy and enjoy physical, psychosocial and holistic well-being that enables them to perform at their best....

3 days ago

Making unpopular cuts popular: Educating diners on sustainable eating

We need to make people think more about what they choose to eat and how our food products are sourced. We've already lost our fish stocks from over-fishing, and eating this wonderful product is fast becoming a luxury...

27 Nov 2017

The importance of culinary tourism to travel destinations

Modern-day travellers are more experiential in all aspects of their journey; from cultural immersion to local food sampling, a trend that has become a major influence in the growth of travel destinations...

By Josephine Wawira 22 Nov 2017

Winners of One&Only Reaching for Young Stars competition announced

The Cape's top culinary academies have once again put forward their finest young stars to compete for top honours in the One&Only Reaching for Young Stars competition...

17 Nov 2017

FEDHASA members put measures in place to make sure egg supply meets guest demand

According to FEDHASA, member establishments have put measures in place to ensure they are not affected by the egg shortage caused by the avian flu outbreak...

16 Nov 2017

Restaurant Week 5 Year Anniversary awards best performing restaurants per region

Restaurant Week celebrated its fifth-anniversary edition, which saw over 15,000 guests make their way to the 100 participating top restaurants...

13 Nov 2017

Plant-based diet a mega 2018 trend. Restaurants need to adapt and diversify

The plant-based lifestyle is set to be a mega trend for 2018 with a host of celebrities, nutritionists, and millennials advocating the benefits of a plant-based diet...

13 Nov 2017

One at Cavalli with Chef Michael Deg

Executive chef at Cavalli Estate, Michael Deg chats about his 'One at Cavalli' concept, his culinary inspiration, his favourite Spring flavours, food trends and his vision for the restaurant...

9 Nov 2017

How are SA restaurants weathering the storm?

Restaurants play a significant role in how tourists experience South Africa, but hospitality is faced with challenges that make operating in a tight-margin industry particularly difficult...

2 Nov 2017

The fifth Lilizela Tourism Awards honours the best in local tourism business

The fifth annual Lilizela Tourism Awards lit up the Sandton Convention Centre and featured a cross-section of South African tourism businesses, celebrating establishments which have...

31 Oct 2017

Hezron Louw claims Tsogo Sun Entrepreneur of the Year title

Hezron Louw, owner of Sumting Fresh restaurant and gourmet street food in Gauteng, was presented with the 2017 Tsogo Sun Entrepreneur of the Year Award...

27 Oct 2017

Indian gastronomy trends spice up Taj Cape Town's Bombay Brasserie offering

French chef David Tilly uses his passion and talent for food to travel the world and oversee many of its finest restaurants, delving into trends he sees in gastronomic spaces across the globe...

27 Oct 2017

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International

AccorHotels to open two-tower Raffles hotel and residences on Dubai's famous Palm Jumeirah

AccorHotels has signed a management agreement with Dubai-based developer Nakheel for the expansion of Raffles Hotels & Resorts. The agreement will lead to the opening of a two-tower development on Palm Jumeirah comprising Raffles The Palm Dubai Hotel and Raffles Residences Palm360.

7 Dec 2017

MSC Cruises push shipbuilding, design boundaries in agreement with Fincantieri

MSC Cruises has officially taken delivery of its new flagship MSC Seaside at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. The delivery ceremony took place in the presence of authorities and dignitaries, including Sergio Mattarella, President of the Italian Republic and Graziano Delrio, Italy's minister of infrastructures and transports.

1 Dec 2017

#NewCampaign: Jeremy Clarkson introduces Emirates' new, game-changing first class suites

Much-loved TV celebrity and motoring expert Jeremy Clarkson fronts Emirates' latest advertising campaign for its game-changing first-class private suites.

By Cari Coetzee 30 Nov 2017

Airbnb Experiences one year later: Foodies and millennials lead the way

Airbnb - as part of their vision to bring where travellers go, what they do and who they meet together into one people-powered platform - announced Trips a year ago. As part of that, Airbnb expanded Experiences - local activities crafted and led by local people - to more than 40 cities across 26 countries, and to every continent except Antarctica.

28 Nov 2017

Club Med furthers international growth with four new resorts

Continuing on its international growth strategy, Club Med has announced four new destinations in Quebec, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and the Seychelles. This on the eve of the official opening of its new mountain resorts of Grand Massif Samoëns Morillon in the Haute-Savoie region of France and Tomamu Hokkaido in Japan.

22 Nov 2017

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