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.
Leisure Connexion and the Gauteng Tourism Authority hosted the first GP Lifestyle Tourism Street Party at 1 Fox Precinct, Ferreirasdorp on World Tourism Day, 28 September 2017. The event was aimed at gathering roleplayers in the tourism industry to showcase Gauteng as a destination and to highlight its offerings.
The recent Sanlam Top Destination Awards paid tribute to local entrepreneurs who have contributed to the success of the South African tourism industry. The 35 establishments were the overall winners in their respective categories and star gradings.
Durban officially welcomed the international Mrs Universe contestants today, 25 August 2017. Women from more than 80 countries will compete for the Mrs Universe crown at Durban's Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre on 2 September 2017 after the city clinched the rights to host the activist-themed, global women empowerment event for the first time in Africa.
Comedian Chris Forrest and celebrity chef Pete Goffe-Wood have paired their respective expertise for a new live cooking show titled Don't Burn Your Sausage. The show will be held at the Red Roman Shed at Emperors Palace from 22-24 September 2017.
The winners of the 2017 Absa Top 10 Pinotage competition were announced at a special event held at the Cavalli Estate in Somerset West. This year's event also coincided with the 21-year commemoration of Absa involvement with the Pinotage Association.
Travelstart recently unveiled its newly decorated offices at its new space at Longkloof Studios in the Cape Town CBD. Inhouse director Phillip Wyatt and senior designer Chrismari Loubser took inspiration from Nancy Meyers' comedy film The Intern for the office's interior design as was suggested by Travelstart's CEO.