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Distell Inter Hotel Challenge 2017 winners announced
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

A scene from last year's Say Cheese Fair.
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 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
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

Nina Freysen-Pretorius
Durbanite one of the 25 most influential people in the international meetings industry

Nina Freysen-Pretorius, CEO of The Conference Company, has been included in the US-based Successful Meetings magazine's annual list of 25 outstanding professionals who have had a significant impact on the meetings industry...

20 Jul 2017

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

Vusa Zaya, Rémy Martin brand ambassador
Exploring Rémy Martin's Eau-de-Vie

Rémy Martin brand ambassador, Vusa Zaya gives us a taste of what it takes to be a brand ambassador in the world of Cognac and what promoting the brand entails...

By Juanita Pienaar 18 Jul 2017

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Research reveals positive development in the African tourism sector

Through the partnership between WTM Africa and Euromonitor International, research divulged at the exhibition showed that key performance indicators revealed positive development in the travel sector of Africa...

15 Jun 2017

Chef Tyron Lumley
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

What amenities do business travellers desire most?
What amenities do business travellers desire most?

According to a recent study conducted by Corporate Traveller as part of its SmartSTAY programme, the top five global value-adding inclusions preferred for a hotel stay is...

13 Jun 2017

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CTICC: The MICE industry is still as strong as ever

The MICE industry is still going strong despite tough economic conditions. The CTICC has hosted eight consumer shows in the first four months of 2017...

8 Jun 2017

Female runner with reflective gear extension to the brand's Gear Lending offering
Westin shines a light for early morning joggers with Gear Lending programme

Westin Hotels & Resorts, in celebration of Global Running Day and with hopes to inspire travellers to rise early and own their morning, announced an addition to the brand's Gear Lending programme...

5 Jun 2017

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

Stellenbosch eyes higher ICCA ranking for business tourism
Stellenbosch eyes higher ICCA ranking for business tourism

ICCA recently ranked Stellenbosch as one of the top 10 cities in Africa for business tourism event. "Our goal is to move from the seventh to the fourth-best ranking in Africa by 2020..."

2 Jun 2017

Moments of Truth: The benefit of self-empowerment through ownership
Moments of Truth: The benefit of self-empowerment through ownership

A genuine hospitality experience can only be realised when employees are not only effective, but also motivated to contribute towards a guest's ultimate experience...

By Chris Godenir 30 May 2017

Create your own festival experience with 10 things to do at Wacky Wine
Create your own festival experience with 10 things to do at Wacky Wine

The fourteenth annual Wacky Wine Weekend is happening from 1-4 June 2017 and you can create your own unique festival experience with this list of ten things you can do at the event...

29 May 2017

Hospitality industry needs answers on proposed Liquor Amendment Bill
Hospitality industry needs answers on proposed Liquor Amendment Bill

The hospitality industry is concerned about the unfavourable implications the amendment bill will have. “As it is we don't know where we stand and we need answers...”

17 May 2017

Meet passionate restaurateur and CEO of Jamie's Italian SA
Meet passionate restaurateur and CEO of Jamie's Italian SA

CEO and shareholder of Jamie's Italian South Africa, Stephen Gersowsky, is one of a group of passionate individuals, with a flare for developing the restaurant industry, who brought this renowned chef's brand to South Africa...

17 May 2017

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#Indaba2017: A taste of what's in store

Thousands of exhibitors, travel buyers, visitors and media from all over the world is converging on the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban to experience the dynamic African travel industry...

16 May 2017

Food & Hospitality Africa 2017 a resounding success
Food & Hospitality Africa 2017 a resounding success

After three days of hospitality innovation, trends and networking, Food & Hospitality Africa 2017 closed its doors and according to event director, Nick Sarnadas, it was a resounding success...

16 May 2017

Good Food & Wine Show 2017 headline chefs: Marco Pierre White, Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen and Joao Da Fonseca aka J'Something.
Ready, set, go with the 2017 Good Food & Wine Show!

Calling all foodies! Fiera Milano Exhibitions Africa held the media launch for the Good Food & Wine Show (GFWS) 2017 at the Pavillion of the Table Bay Hotel last week, and it was a treat for the senses....

By Leigh Andrews 16 May 2017

Wine and Food Tourism Conference to focus on customer experience, growing loyalty
Wine and Food Tourism Conference to focus on customer experience, growing loyalty

The Business of Food and Wine Tourism Conference, now in its second year, will focus on best practice and how to improve the customer experience...

10 May 2017

Second day of Food & Hospitality Africa 2017 off the charts
Second day of Food & Hospitality Africa 2017 off the charts

Food & Hospitality Africa 2017 served up another jam-packed day, with visitors exceeding projections and feedback from both exhibitors and visitors positive: exceptional networking opportunities and lead generation are off the charts...

9 May 2017

Dale Simpson, Radisson RED Cape Town's fearless curator
Dale Simpson, Radisson RED Cape Town's fearless curator

After a global search, Radisson RED Hotel V&A Waterfront, Cape Town has appointed Dale Simpson, who will take charge of launching this revolutionary and trendy brand in the Mother city, as its curator...

By Cari Coetzee 8 May 2017

Reuben Riffel interacts with exhibitor Carmien Tea
Successful first day for action-packed Food & Hospitality Africa 2017

Food & Hospitality Africa 2017 reported a successful first day, with queues of people eagerly awaiting the opening of the trade show with an action-packed schedule...

8 May 2017

Nick Sarnadas
#AfricaMonth: What's on the menu for Food & Hospitality Africa 2017?

We chat to Nick Sarnadas from Food & Hospitality Africa, the largest pan-African food, drink, and hospitality trade show, to find out what's on the menu this year...

By Cari Coetzee 4 May 2017

Best in wine tourism crowned at Klink Awards after record-breaking votes
Best in wine tourism crowned at Klink Awards after record-breaking votes

After a record 19,879 votes cast by wine loving consumers and wine farm visitors, the best of wine tourism were announced at the fifth annual Klink Awards...

4 Apr 2017

The Cape Legends & Artisan Spirits Inter Hotel Challenge
Inter-hotel challenge intrigue at the Vineyard Hotel

Standing on the grass outside the Vineyard's conference centre, we sipped Pongrácz brut and early cups of cappuccino to ward off the autumnal chill, while an excited buzz grew on the night of the finale regional launch of the Cape Legends & Artisan Spirits Inter Hotel Challenge 2017...

By Leigh Andrews 4 Apr 2017

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The Sommeliers Selection, BLACC reaching out to emerging wine enthusiasts

The Sommeliers Selection has joined forces with BLACC which is powered by Vula Afrika, an organisation that reaches out to emerging African wine enthusiasts...

27 Mar 2017

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