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#BizTrends2018: Hospitality trends set to dominate 2018
#BizTrends2018: Hospitality trends set to dominate 2018

It's that time of year when businesses examine what's forecast for the next year. As competitors in a growing tourism and hospitality market, we need to be driving the trends rather than reacting as late adopters...

By Avukile Mabombo 3 days ago

The Private Hotel School to launch Joburg campus
The Private Hotel School to launch Joburg campus

After 11 years of conducting hospitality training and higher education in Stellenbosch, The Private Hotel School (TPHS) will be opening its second campus in Rosebank, Johannesburg this year...

3 days ago

#BizTrends2018: Top hospitality trends 2018
#BizTrends2018: Top hospitality trends 2018

Leon Meyer, general manager at The Westin Cape Town shares his top hospitality trends for 2018...

By Leon Meyer 10 Jan 2018

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Ten steps to create an accurate hotel income budget

There are so many influencing factors to consider when setting a budget. It is a lengthy, but worthwhile exercise. The aim is always to: grow the business, set a realistic budget and get it as accurate as possible.

By Theresa Prins 9 Jan 2018

From the Mediterranean with love
From the Mediterranean with love

As the CEO of food manufacturer Mediterranean Delicacies, Costas Vayanos's role sees him visiting Europe three times a year to sample the gastronomic delights on offer...

15 Dec 2017

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Prioritising effective EAM software solutions for customer satisfaction in the hospitality industry

Collectively, industries across the globe are turning to technological innovation to achieve service excellence - no less the hospitality industry...

11 Dec 2017

Changing face of retail presents opportunity for the wine trade
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...

8 Dec 2017

How to keep hospitality industry employees motivated during the festive season
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....

8 Dec 2017

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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
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
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
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

Best Restaurant - Durbanville Hills in the Winelands
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

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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

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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

Chef Glen Foxcroft-Williams. Photo: Claire Gunn
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 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 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
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

From left to right: Marco Torsius (standing), Back: Esther Malan, Dorah Sitole, Marthinette Slabber Stretch, Glynnis Horning, Christa Swanepoel, Zola Nene. Front: Madeleine de Villiers, Herman Lensing, Suzanne Crozier, Abigail Donnelly and Anna Montali.
The egg-and-chicken race of the #GalliovaAwards2017

What came first, the chicken or the egg? Both did at the Galliova Awards 2017, if its egg and chicken writers you're referring to...

By Leigh Andrews 26 Oct 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: A closer look at Tsogo Sun's entrepreneurs of the year
#EntrepreneurMonth: A closer look at Tsogo Sun's entrepreneurs of the year

Tsogo Sun recently announced the finalists for its Tsogo Sun Entrepreneur of the Year Award competition. We take a closer look at the five who beat the two hundred eligible to enter the awards this year....

25 Oct 2017

JHP Gourmet Guide 2018 launched, top 21 plated restaurants announced
JHP Gourmet Guide 2018 launched, top 21 plated restaurants announced

The new-look JHP Gourmet Guide 2018 has been launched. The top 21 plated restaurants have been announced and this year sees the first of three plate awards...

25 Oct 2017

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Chef Hennie Jansen van Nieuwenhuizen named winner of SAB2's Proefessioneel

Hennie Jansen van Nieuwenhuizen has been awarded top honours in the SABC2 competition, Proefessioneel, defeating 19 other competitors, securing a position at Eight Restaurant at Spier...

20 Oct 2017

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WAZA signs MoU to help make sustainably produced palm oil the norm

The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the RSPO have signed a five-year MoU to further transformation of markets and make sustainable palm oil the norm...

20 Oct 2017

InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay
IHG reveals new hotel concept in Singapore

The InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay offers a stylish, but laid back, relaxed feel, blending seamlessly into its residential surrounds...

17 Oct 2017

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Cape Town chefs educated on Halal gourmet cuisine to meet needs of Muslim travellers

Muslim travellers are becoming a significant segment in the global travel and tourism sector and Cape Town Tourism has been seeking ways to develop awareness around Muslim travellers' needs...

10 Oct 2017

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Cape Town chefs toast Halal tourism

The world's first Halal Gourmet Dining for Chefs Accreditation intends to enable participants to cater confidently to the rapidly increasing number of Halal and Muslim travellers to South Africa...

By Terry Levin 9 Oct 2017

RIP Michael Hans ‘Spatz' Sperling
RIP Michael Hans ‘Spatz' Sperling

Pioneering icon of the South African wine industry and patriarch of Delheim, Michael Hans ‘Spatz' Sperling, has passed away...

9 Oct 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: Eight business tips for millennial entrepreneurs in the hospitality industry
#EntrepreneurMonth: Eight business tips for millennial entrepreneurs in the hospitality industry

With an increase in boutique coffee shops, edgy cafes and creative eateries, the hospitality industry is becoming increasingly competitive for the millennial generation...

2 Oct 2017

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