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#BestofBiz 2016: Tourism
#BestofBiz 2016: Tourism

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views.

12 Dec 2016

Pearl Oliver
Taj Cape Town head sommelier serving wine with ardor

We chat to Pearl Oliver, the head sommelier at five-star Taj Cape Town to find out more about her passion for wine and excellent service...

By Cari Van Wyk 1 Dec 2016

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Mossel Bay, Bredasdorp star Cape performers

The secret to recovering from the 2009 recession lies hidden in the Western Cape towns of Mossel Bay and Bredasdorp...

By Dave Chambers and Aron Hyman 30 Nov 2016

Mauritius: a delicious destination, a foodie paradise
Mauritius: a delicious destination, a foodie paradise

Mauritius has proved to be a delicious destination, a pressure cooker of the cuisines of the nations that had a hand in the islands history, culture and heritage...

16 Nov 2016

Enabling tourism SMEs to make the most of peak season with card facilities
Enabling tourism SMEs to make the most of peak season with card facilities

Tourists spent around R31 billion in the first quarter of 2016 according to SA Tourism. As we enter the peak summer holiday season, this number is likely to rise significantly...

11 Nov 2016

New restaurant FABER to redefine Cape Winelands cuisine
New restaurant FABER to redefine Cape Winelands cuisine

A remarkable collaboration between two passionate craftsmen: marrying the terroir-driven wines of Avondale with the seasonal cuisine from Chef Eric Bulpitt...

10 Nov 2016

#EntrepreneurMonth: from a gap in the market to successful Kalahari lodge
#EntrepreneurMonth: from a gap in the market to successful Kalahari lodge

We spoke to Denise Koortzen, co-founder and co-developer of Kgalagadi Lodge, about her journey and what she thinks it takes to make it in the industry...

By Cari Van Wyk 8 Nov 2016

Winners of Green Wine Awards announced
Winners of Green Wine Awards announced

Green Wine Awards honours wine producers who play an integral role in the provision of eco-friendly wines and celebrate wine producers who are passionate about conserving the land...

28 Oct 2016

Essence Festival promises a culinary extravaganza filled with Durban flavours
Essence Festival promises a culinary extravaganza filled with Durban flavours

During the Essence EATS Culinary experience, visitors to the Essence Festival Durban will be taken on a culinary adventure of Durban's finest cuisine by top celebrity chefs...

27 Oct 2016

Food trends: The jus just ain't worth the squeeze
Food trends: The jus just ain't worth the squeeze

What's hot on the local food scene? What's being served up and what's joining the leftovers?

By Shelley Seid 14 Oct 2016

Janine Fourie
Big Easy Durban chef shares her culinary adventures

Big Easy Durban Winebar & Grill by Ernie Els is on the eve of its first anniversary. Head chef Janine Fourie shares her passion for cooking, a new menu, and more...

10 Oct 2016

Ginja adds a new dimension to V&A Waterfront
Ginja adds a new dimension to V&A Waterfront

Ginja will open its doors at the V&A Waterfront, boasting a contemporary interior, superb views across the Waterfront Harbour, panoramic sights of Table Mountain and a food offering to go with it...

10 Oct 2016

New designer Biscotti and wine experience at De Krans
New designer Biscotti and wine experience at De Krans

De Krans Wines in Calitzdorp has added a Biscotti and Wine experience - a concept that already has a following in Italy - to its repertoire...

3 Oct 2016

Kevin Hedderwick, Karen Short and Adrian Short.
Famous Brands acquires 49.9% stake in commercial catering company

Advancing the Famous Brands' strategy outlined in 2014...

3 Oct 2016

GrandWest goes on a taste journey for Heritage Day
GrandWest goes on a taste journey for Heritage Day

GrandWest will host a special culinary experience to pay homage to the diversity of tastes and flavours that make up South African cuisine - Taste the World GrandWest Heritage Day...

21 Sep 2016

Joel at ‘home’ in the Origin Roastery.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Joel Singer

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Joel Singer, co-founder and owner of Origin Coffee Roasters...

By Leigh Andrews 21 Sep 2016

Wazupa presents business opportunity for home chefs
Wazupa presents business opportunity for home chefs

Wazupa is a new app that connects 'home chefs' to 'grazers' and creates a convenient location-based marketplace where you can collect your meal, or have it delivered for a fee...

19 Sep 2016

The Conservatory set for spring with exciting new menu
The Conservatory set for spring with exciting new menu

The Conservatory at The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel is set for the spring season with an exciting new food offering. Chef Peter Tempelhoff created the new menu to offer...

15 Sep 2016

Untapped tourism sector an opportunity for entrepreneurs
Untapped tourism sector an opportunity for entrepreneurs

Despite tough economic conditions, the tourism sector highlights the opportunities that exist for ambitious, determined entrepreneurs...

15 Sep 2016

Unilever Food Solutions Chefs of the Year announced
Unilever Food Solutions Chefs of the Year announced

Henrico Grobbelaar and Richard Ellis wins Unilever Food Solutions Chef of the Year...

12 Sep 2016

Unite around a braai with Jan Braai and Emerald
Unite around a braai with Jan Braai and Emerald

The brains behind the National Braai Day initiative and expert surrounding everything "braai", Jan Braai, will be at Emerald Resort & Casino's Game Park over a two day period this September where he will share stories and food from his famous cookbook...

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 9 Sep 2016

Nqobile Nkosi, Tumi Manong, Rebone Sesoke, Meisie Nkosi, Zinzi Masina, Candy Tothill, Lucille Cremen, Hayley Moore and Carol Senosi
Tsogo Sun announces Entrepreneur of the Year finalists

"To meet the national requirements for job creation in South Africa, we need to cultivate an environment that is conducive to establishing and developing small businesses."

29 Aug 2016

Suncoast adds Oyster Inc to their portfolio
Suncoast adds Oyster Inc to their portfolio

Suncoast has added the Oyster Inc. brand to their portfolio of restaurants - a franchise launched by experienced entrepreneurs with a passion for the restaurant industry along with a love of seafood and sushi...

23 Aug 2016

Indian Michelin-starred chef flies to SA to cook for charity
Indian Michelin-starred chef flies to SA to cook for charity

Marking the start of a week-long affair which will see 14 celebrity chefs collaborating with seven leading sommeliers to create gastronomic feasts for ticket holders...

23 Aug 2016

Bru's
Opening of Bru's bar further revitalizes Carnival City

Carnival City recently opened their newly renovated bar, Bru's - a unique concept venue that incorporates industrial, modern and cosmopolitan elements...

23 Aug 2016

Spier Secret Festival moves to Joburg
Spier Secret Festival moves to Joburg

On Sunday 6 November, the Spier Secret Festival moves to Johannesburg for its 2016 edition after four years of being hosted at Spier wine farm in Stellenbosch.

22 Aug 2016

Tsogo Sun hosts foodie influencers for festive feast
Tsogo Sun hosts foodie influencers for festive feast

Tsogo Sun, in celebrating South African life, hosted a table of foodie influencers in Cape Town and presented them an 11-course tasting menu from 11 executive chefs...

18 Aug 2016

Head chef Janine Fourie
The Big Easy Durban chef dishes on seasonal produce

Head chef of The Big Easy Durban Winebar & Grill by Ernie Els, Janine Fourie, advises that one should make the very best of fruit and vegetables in season...

16 Aug 2016

Dion Vengatass LR
Dion Vengatass brings flavour to SA Culinary team

Some of Dion Vengatass earliest memories is being drawn into the kitchen by the magical mist aromatic curry. He grew up around master of flavour...

11 Aug 2016

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