Tourism Trends 2020

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Valentine's spend: South Africans splash out on romantic experiences

South Africa's 'love economy' continues to grow, with Valentine's Day spend up 11%...

14 Feb 2020

Ocean Basket eyes growth in smaller restaurant format

Ocean Basket's new Haasendal Gables restaurant, located in Kuils River, Cape Town, is an example of the seafood restaurant chain's new smaller store format...

11 Feb 2020

City Lodge Hotel Group commits to cage-free eggs by 2025

A City Lodge Hotel Group (CLHG) breakfast will soon have a feel-good as well as a taste-good component as the group announces its commitment to transitioning to 100% cage-free eggs throughout its operations by 2025...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 31 Jan 2020

The vegans are coming! What's fuelling the interest in plant-based eating?

Between the rise of veggie burgers that "bleed" and vegan protesters at supermarkets, veganism is in the news...

By Matthew Ruby and Tani Khara 23 Jan 2020

Haute Cabrière brightens Franschhoek mornings with breakfast

Haute Cabrière may already be known for its classic 'Chardonnay Pinot Noir' and the panoramic views it offers of the Franschhoek Valley below from its perch on the Franschhoek Pass, but don't be surprised to now hear its name mentioned as a breakfast venue...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Jan 2020

Feel charmingly rejuvenated at Kove Collection's renovated The Marly

While the views of Camps Bay's Victoria Road sunset strip are a true drawcard for Kove Collection's five-star The Marly, there's lots to see inside the recently renovated and expanded boutique hotel and sparkly new spa, too...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Top food and restaurant trends from the 2019 Eat Out Award-winning chefs

2019 Eat Out Award-winning chefs Bertus Basson of Overture Restaurant, Candice Philip of Grei, Gregory Czarnecki of The Restaurant at Waterkloof, Ivor Jones of Chef's Warehouse Beau Constantia, Michael Cooke of Camphors at Vergelegen and Ryan Cole of Salsify at The Roundhouse, weigh in with their top food and restaurant trends for 2020...

8 Jan 2020

2nd Food XX Womxn in Food Awards to be held in March 2020

The second Food XX Womxn in Food Awards will be held at the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town on 26 March 2020...

30 Dec 2019

How clean is your hotel?

At home, more and more consumers are opting for eco-friendly cleaners made with natural ingredients, but how important is this when choosing a hotel to stay at - are hotels stepping up when it comes to the use of environmentally (and people) friendly cleaning materials?..

Issued by Adverb 19 Dec 2019

New concept restaurant Pilcrow and Cleaver opens in the Cape Town CBD

An intriguing name and an intriguing concept. Say hello to the new Cape Town CBD restaurant Pilcrow and Cleaver! Brought to you by chef Judi Fourie, Pilcrow and Cleaver has forgone service staff and tipping and put the diner in direct contact with the chefs...

By Ruth Cooper 18 Dec 2019

Get in the festive spirit with afternoon tea at Taj Cape Town

Expect exotic teas, mini lamb bobotie pies, chestnut macarons and much more at the special afternoon tea at Taj Cape Town...

By Leigh Andrews 17 Dec 2019

Airbnb adds 31 new languages, includes Xhosa, Zulu and Swahili

With these new languages, the company is working to bring economic opportunity to even more hosts, and making it easier for more guests to experience travel that is local, authentic and unique.

13 Dec 2019

TGCSA, IHS partner with Summit to upskill hospitality graded establishments

The Tourism Grading Council of South Africa has partnered with the International Hotel School and Summit to offer online hospitality training videos to upskill employees within graded establishments, in an effort to improve quality standards within South Africa's tourism industry...

6 Dec 2019

Eat Out Awards responds to Restaurant Mosaic and The Test Kitchen's withdrawal

The Eat Out Restaurant Awards has responded to the withdrawal of two of the country's leading restaurants...

4 Dec 2019

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