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Lufthansa Airlines dispel female flight attendant misconceptions

Lufthansa Airlines chats to Maira Madeleine Nolte, a Lufthansa flight attendant, about the importance of flight attendants, providing insight into what the profession really entails...

10 Aug 2017

Distell Inter Hotel Challenge 2017 winners announced

The challenge, championed by Distell, is hotly contested as hotels around SA present their protégés. The candidates compete in different categories over a period of months...

7 Aug 2017

Fifth Distell Inter Hotel Challenge around the corner

The Distell Inter Hotel Challenge, labelled the 'Oscars of the hotel world', which celebrates its fifth anniversary, has become a red-letter annual event on the hotel industry calender...

3 Aug 2017

Four trendy things to do in Sea Point

When you head off to Cape Town on holiday, you've probably got a pretty good idea of many of the things you'll do in the Mother City, but there's a new entrant in Cape Town's trendy mix...

3 Aug 2017

ChefMLK apprenticeship programme to help grow the industry with skilled chefs

ChefMLK School of Cooking has introduced an apprenticeship programme which will enable employers to equip young, upcoming chefs in-house with the necessary skills and qualifications to grow in the industry...

2 Aug 2017

Smile for local artisans and #SayCheese!

If you're still fixated on yellow cheese and your favourite four varietals are cheddar, gouda, mozzarella and feta, best you visit the Say Cheese Fair later this year...

By Leigh Andrews 31 Jul 2017

SA Tourism ensures SMMEs participate in SA's first Holiday Expo

SA Tourism has teamed up with the Future Group hosting the inaugural Holiday Expo, an experiential showcase, to ensure that SMMEs in the tourism industry get the opportunity to market and showcase their businesses...

21 Jul 2017

Calling all sommeliers for SA's Best Young Sommelier competition

To empower the next generation of professional sommeliers, the South African Sommelier Association (SASA) in association with Moët & Chandon introduces the Best Young Sommerlier competition, with entries now open until 29 July 2017.

21 Jul 2017

To advance youth in tourism, we need to advance new skills

There are opportunities for young South Africans in the travel and tourism industry, but we need to ensure they have the skills to march into the future with confidence...

By Tim Smith 18 Jul 2017

Zambia hotels winning at sustainability with agricultural and entrepreneurship projects

The Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel team's agricultural and entrepreneurship projects have had far-reaching impacts in terms of sustainability and socio-economic development...

20 Jun 2017

#GFWS2017: All the good food, wine and memories

My highlight of the 2017 Good Food & Wine Show, held at the beginning of the month at the CTICC was the life-size grey elephant cake with tiny calf lumbering alongside her. But there was so much more to see, hear, touch, taste and smell...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Jun 2017

Seasoned Chef Tyron Lumley, Fairlawns Boutique Hotel's new executive chef

With various accolades, destinations, and positions at some of the world's finest establishments under his toque, Chef Tyron Lumley, has been appointed as the executive chef at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel and Spa...

13 Jun 2017

#GFWS2017: Good brand hunting at the Good Food & Wine Show 2017

Not a regular attendee of foodie events, I wandered from the furthest reaches of the CTICC parking to collect my accreditation...

By Terry Levin 5 Jun 2017

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IHG to grow footprint in emerging Dubai business epicentres

InterContinental Hotels Group has signed two new properties in Dubai, namely the Crowne Plaza Dubai Business Bay and InterContinental Residence Suites Dubai Business Bay. The signing of these two properties, and the Dubai Business Bay location, falls in line with IHG's strategy to grow these two brands, which are in partnership with API Hotels & Resorts, in emerging business epicentres.

5 hours ago

Tips on how to have an ethical elephant experience

Encountering one of natures most majestic creatures, elephants, can be quite an experience. While there are many opportunities to get up close and personal with elephants when travelling to places like Thailand, India, and Sri Lanka, it's important that these encounters happen with the elephants in a happy and humane environment.

9 hours ago

Pam Golding appointed to market Zanzibar Amber Resort luxury apartments and villas

Pam Golding Property has been appointed to market the luxury apartments and villas of mega-development Zanzibar Amber Resort, set to be the largest premium hospitality investment and resort in East Africa. The apartments and villas are to be completed as part of the first seven phases of the development.

8 Aug 2017

Thinking like an economist can make your next trip abroad cheaper

A record number of tourists and business travellers visited another country in 2016, and this year is already on pace to exceed that tally.

By Jay L. Zagorsky 4 Aug 2017

Quality of social media engagement trumps quantity of mentions in Middle East Airlines sentiment study

A study conducted by Brandseye on behalf of the Aerospace division of the Toulouse MBA programme found that Qatar Airways is the leading Middle East airline according to consumer sentiment on social media. The study, with the aim to understand global public sentiment towards the leading airlines in the region and the factors driving it, analysed the social media universe of the four biggest Middle Eastern airlines according to social media conversation - Qatar Airways, Etihad, Emirates and Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) - with over half a million online mentions in both English and Arabic captured between March and May 2017.

4 Aug 2017

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