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Back to business for restaurants, cinemas, theatres, casinos and others

Following new amendments, employers who operate restaurants, cinemas, theatres, casinos, museums, galleries, libraries, archives and conference centres as well as personal care services (e.g. hairdressers and tattoo parlours) may open again. Certain sporting (contact and non-contact) activities are also permitted to resume.

By Dhevarsha Ramjettan, Kirsten Eiser, Partner and Shane Johnson 29 Jun 2020

Covid-19 and its impact on the coffee business

The coffee industry has seen a number of changes and challenges over the years, but none on the scale and magnitude of the Covid-19 pandemic...

By Stacey Moss 2 Jun 2020

Imagining an altered food landscape in a post-corona world

Studio H is constantly reassessing and researching what we will be eating and how we will be eating in the future. In this trend report, they turned their attention to what an altered food landscape will look like in a post coronavirus world...

5 May 2020

What it's like to run a hotel during lockdown

On 27 March 2020, businesses had to close their doors, including hotels and accommodation establishments in support of South Africa's nationwide lockdown and fight against the Covid-19 threat. But there were some that had to remain open...

22 Apr 2020

#LockdownLessons: No Wijn during lockdown

#TheLockdownSeries: Sarette van den Heever, co-founder of Wijn, shares how the Covid-19 pandemic and the national lockdown has impacted the concept wine bar...

By Evan-Lee Courie 21 Apr 2020

JHP launches first online food-writing course

A series of eight chapters cover the basics of food writing for a variety of mediums...

6 Apr 2020

WTM Africa 2020 visitor, media registration now open

World Travel Market Africa 2020, which takes place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre is set to be one of the African continent's largest and leading business-to-business travel trade show yet...

5 Mar 2020

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

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