The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) unveiled its R900m expansion, the CTICC 2, on 25 January 2018. The unveiling was attended by Western Cape Premier Helen Zille and Cape Town executive mayor Patricia de Lille.
Moët & Chandon unveiled its Champagne Christmas Tree at the V&A Waterfront's Silo District in Cape Town on 7 December 2017. The interactive 10-metre Moët & Chandon Champagne Tree is made from more than 1,500 recycled Moët & Chandon champagne bottles.
The Smith family recently unveiled the newly refurbished Beluga at The Foundry in Greenpoint, Cape Town. After taking over the eatery as the new owners, the Smiths have implemented changes to the logo, menu, bar area, and entertainment offered.
This year's JHP Gourmet Guide recently took place at The Stack in Cape Town on 23 October 2017. The guide has changed in style, density and its overall travel-friendliness. The new guide now incorporates three-plate awards and only restaurants and its chefs who were plated in the last guide were considered for three plates in the 2018 guide.
Cape Town Tourism and CrescentRating have launched a Chef Exchange Programme in an effort to train more local chefs on the preparation of Halal food. Two chefs from Singapore, Muhammad Kamal and Javed Ahamad, will train and educate 37 Cape Town chefs on Halal gourmet cuisine.
Tusk's royal patron Prince William made an appearance via video at the 2017 Tusk Conservation Awards last night Wednesday, 4 October 2017. During his appearance, he addressed attendees on the issue of not having a sustainable environment for future generations.