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What to expect at Leopard's Leap's South African Table
What to expect at Leopard's Leap's South African Table

Leopard's Leap Family Vineyards in Franschhoek has decided to celebrate this lekker side of Mzansi with its "South African Table Experience"...

By Ilse van den Berg 3 days ago

#BizTrends2019: What the hospitality sector should stay on top of for 2019
#BizTrends2019: What the hospitality sector should stay on top of for 2019

As part of Bizcommunity's BizTrends series, Sharmila Ragunanan, hospitality expert and group marketing manager for Dream Hotels & Resorts, dishes on hotel trends that will make the traveller experience even more exciting in 2019, and other industry developments that lie ahead.

By Sharmila Ragunanan 7 Jan 2019

Le Quartier Français completes refurbishment in Franschoek
Le Quartier Français completes refurbishment in Franschoek

Boutique hotel Le Quartier Français, part of the Leeu Collection located in Franschhoek, South Africa, has reopened after completing its refurbishment and expansion.

28 Dec 2018

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Insurance tips for Airbnb and guesthouse owners

As the holiday season gets underway, make sure you and your guests are covered...

By Christiaan Steyn 18 Dec 2018

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Effectively driving digital transformation in hospitality

As we enter the peak period for hospitality, it's key that hotels, restaurants, casinos, and other hospitality establishments ensure that they deliver excellent guest experiences. Emerging technology can help them achieve this...

18 Dec 2018

A South African's guide to moving to and Making it in Malta: My favourite diet
A South African's guide to moving to and Making it in Malta: My favourite diet

This week, we did what many South Africans do - we went out for a meal with friends. Turns out we were in tune with our 'supermaltese' powers as a new survey reveals that the islanders are Europe's keenest restaurant spenders (and consumers of hotel accommodation, but that's another story)...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 14 Dec 2018

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BON Hotels adds new DRC development to its Africa portfolio

BON Hotels have extended their African presence with the addition of its Karibu Kolwezi hotel. Situated in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the 55-roomed hotel, which is scheduled to open in April next year, will be the first of its kind for the Lualaba Province of the DRC.

14 Dec 2018

Cape Town's Alba Restaurant, a floating success for SA tourism
Cape Town's Alba Restaurant, a floating success for SA tourism

The Alba is South Africa's first and only fine-dining, floating restaurant, seating 72 people in comfort and measuring 22 metres in length with a six-metre beam...

12 Dec 2018

Improving guest experience: Managing cost and driving revenue
Improving guest experience: Managing cost and driving revenue

When it comes to better hotel service; complimentary bottled water and a continental breakfast are a good start, but the hoteliers who will stand out in 2019 and beyond will be those who use a combination of modern technologies to increase guest satisfaction...

12 Dec 2018

Why human interaction is still relevant in growing hospitality
Why human interaction is still relevant in growing hospitality

"Today, there are roughly 124 different roles available across food & beverage, housekeeping, front office and chef departments. This industry is possibly the most diverse environment to cater to varied personality types, and this won't change much in the future."

11 Dec 2018

Marriott International's European-inspired lifestyle brand opens in Cape Town
Marriott International's European-inspired lifestyle brand opens in Cape Town

Marriott International has opened the AC Hotel Cape Town Waterfront; marking the debut of the brand in the Middle East and Africa...

5 Dec 2018

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#JiveTogetherTour: Cape Town food-pairing with a difference

You just can't escape the traffic in Cape Town, right? Sometimes you need to embrace it. That's just what the local media and influencer set did. In fact, we made a meal of it by waiting in the parkade of 44 Strand Street on Wednesday, 28 November for authentic Jive-branded minibus taxis to take us on a delicious tour of the city, with a difference...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Dec 2018

AccorHotels strengthens West Africa footprint with signing of new hotel
AccorHotels strengthens West Africa footprint with signing of new hotel

AccorHotels has signed Mövenpick Hotel Dakar in partnership with Excellenc6 Senegal Hotels & Resorts...

30 Nov 2018

Africa Trade Week 2019 set for Johannesburg in June
Africa Trade Week 2019 set for Johannesburg in June

Africa Trade Week will be held from 23 to 25 June 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg...

28 Nov 2018

Radisson Hotel Group names Abongile Mani as its first Barista Championship winner
Radisson Hotel Group names Abongile Mani as its first Barista Championship winner

Eleven of the Radisson Hotel Group hotels in South Africa nominated two staff members from their food and drinks team to become trained baristas by undergoing theoretical and practical training provided by Hausbrandt...

27 Nov 2018

Vision Style Awards names eco-resort Bisate Lodge Most Innovative New Venue
Vision Style Awards names eco-resort Bisate Lodge Most Innovative New Venue

Rwandan safari camp, Bisate Lodge has been named the winner of 'Most Innovative New Venue' design in the 2018 Vision Style Awards...

27 Nov 2018

Protea Hotels by Marriot, MLT upgrade vehicle offering for guests
Protea Hotels by Marriot, MLT upgrade vehicle offering for guests

In partnership with MLT Vehicle Hire Company, Protea Hotels by Marriot has upgraded its fleet of vehicles for guests...

23 Nov 2018

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Apply to be a part of the 2019 Boutique Hotel Guest Experience Awards

Entries for the 2019 Boutique Hotel Guest Experience Awards will open on 1 December 2018 and will close on 31 January 2019...

23 Nov 2018

SA hospitality and Gen Z: How to be more adaptable
SA hospitality and Gen Z: How to be more adaptable

South Africa's hospitality industry needs to undergo some fundamental changes to remain relevant...

22 Nov 2018

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Newly revamped President Hotel pays tribute to Cape Town

Last month the President Hotel invited members of the press to view their newly refurbished floors, proudly paying tribute to the beauty of Cape Town...

By Juanita Pienaar 20 Nov 2018

2018 Business Traveller Africa Award winners
2018 Business Traveller Africa Award winners

Honouring those brands that have provided superior South African business travel service, the 7th annual Business Traveller Africa Awards has announced its 2018 winners...

By Shan Radcliffe 9 Nov 2018

Travel megatrends transforming Africa
Travel megatrends transforming Africa

Travel is an ever-shifting industry; how visitors adapt in their preferences is a challenge for any tourism and hospitality professional to identify and meet their requirements in order to stay relevant...

8 Nov 2018

2018 World Golf Awards drives for quality
2018 World Golf Awards drives for quality

The 5th annual World Golf Awards was hosted at La Manga Club, Spain, where South African golfing legend Gary Player was voted 'Golf Course Designer of the Year'...

5 Nov 2018

Concierges provide the emotional connection to guests' experience
Concierges provide the emotional connection to guests' experience

As champions of the guest experience, concierges and guest relations staff are instrumental in creating the memories that will see guests return or recommend the property or establishment to others...

30 Oct 2018

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IFA Hotels & Resorts, Jaltech launch R2bn property fund

Kuwait's IFA Hotels & Resorts and financial consulting firm Jaltech have entered into a joint venture to create the R2bn Zimbali Capital property fund...

26 Oct 2018

Corporate content should be part of your DNA
Corporate content should be part of your DNA

On the cusp of exciting and fruitful pan-African networking and trade, the time to make use of an unbiased B2B media showcase for all Africa's dynamic, entrepreneurial business communities is now...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

Radisson signs RED Hotel in Abidjan
Radisson signs RED Hotel in Abidjan

The Radisson RED Hotel Abidjan, which is scheduled for the Ivorian hospitality industry in 2021, is the Radisson Hotel Group's second Radisson RED signing in Africa...

23 Oct 2018

The 2018 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards nominees are...
The 2018 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards nominees are...

Thirty of South Africa's top restaurants have been nominated for the 2018 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards...

23 Oct 2018

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