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Next-level pairings with Stellenbosch Hills' popcorn-and-Polkadraai

Wine pairings are a fun way to taste a new range and discover flavours that mingle well together - here's why the popcorn-and-Polkadraai pairing at Stellenbosch Hills is the latest flavour of the month...

By Leigh Andrews 30 Jan 2020

Emirates adds plant-based options in celebration of Veganuary

Emirates is celebrating Veganuary on board by including an additional plant-based option on its menus for the month of January...

9 Jan 2020

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

Darth Kitchens aims to build SA's largest 'virtual kitchen' network

Darth Kitchens, a new dark kitchen operation by some of the brightest minds in SA's food space, has launched its first 400sqm purpose-built, state-of-the-art facility in Cape Town...

3 Dec 2019

Slow restaurant, take-away and catering sales signals tough retail property times

In recent months, StatsSA's restaurant, take-aways and catering retail sales appears to have served as further indication that the retail and retail property sectors are headed into tougher times...

By John Loos 21 Nov 2019

Taste culinary SA heritage highlights with a modern twist at Homespun

Let me tell you a story about our delightful Tuesday night dinner experience at Homespun by Matt, and how this Table View restaurant is serving as a pioneer for contemporary South African fine-dining and specialised wine pairings...

By Leigh Andrews 21 Oct 2019

Air Chefs interdicts staff from downing tools

Air Chefs, a catering subsidiary of South African Airways (SAA), on Monday successfully interdicted industrial action by its staff...

8 Oct 2019

700 new hotel restaurants and bars will be opened in Africa by 2025

A new study forecasts that 700 new hotel restaurants and bars will be opened in Africa by 2025, in internationally branded hotels...

3 Oct 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by 2 Oct 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by 27 Sep 2019

#TourismMonth: What's brewing with Paarl's coffee culture?

On a sunny #TravelTuesday that hinted at the brightness of spring to come this Tourism Month, a handful of the Cape's tourism media met at the Paarl Tourism Information office and Visitor Centre for a tour of town's coffee culture, all along spotless Main Road...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Sep 2019

A taste of what to expect from the American Express Dining Awards

If you've never been to the perfectly named Isola restaurant at the One and Only Hotel, you're in for a surprise as it's not in the main hotel but a true island of its own, along a wooden pathway that feels like you're in a tropical resort, with flowing water features, inviting wooden pool loungers and an impressive pool at your feet. That's where the 72 candidates for the 21st American Express Dining Awards were revealed...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Sep 2019

In search of foodie heaven

Judges and shortlists announced for the new American Express Dining Awards 2020...

Issued by OnPoint PR 18 Sep 2019

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