In review: Matt Manning's new Grub & Vine
In review: Matt Manning's new Grub & Vine

If you're a Cape Town foodie, chances are that over the last few years you would have seen many posts of delicious-looking bites on your social media feeds courtesy of Chef Matt Manning's One Ingredient dinners and Brunch and Lunch Clubs. Good news is that now that food is accessible everyday, as Manning recently opened up his first official restaurant, Grub & Vine, a bistro-style eatery in the foodie mecca of the Mother City, aka Bree Street.

By Ruth Cooper 1 day ago

Design-focused hotel Gorgeous George to open in Cape Town
Design-focused hotel Gorgeous George to open in Cape Town

Gorgeous George on St George's Mall will officially open in March 2019. Created out of two restored heritage buildings, it's the first hotel in Cape Town to join the Design Hotels group.

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#BizTrends 2019: Tourism the golden ticket to job creation
#BizTrends 2019: Tourism the golden ticket to job creation

In a country where over six million people are unemployed, it is no wonder that job creation has been the hot topic.

By Andrew Stark 2 days ago

#BizTrends2019: A Proptech (R)evolution
#BizTrends2019: A Proptech (R)evolution

It's no secret that technology has revolutionised much of our lives. From buying groceries, to going on holiday, and booking a taxi, to finding a plumber: tech has made our lives easier and more rewarding. Why then, is the property rental journey still the same as it was 100 years ago - archaic and disconnected? Even the word "landlord" is a draconian term: it implies that if I have the land then I have the power over you, the tenant.

By Daniel Levy 2 days ago

Luke Dale-Roberts expands his culinary empire
Luke Dale-Roberts expands his culinary empire

One of the big winners at 2018's Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards was The Test Kitchen. Not only did the Cape Town restaurant rank second overall, but it also won the Eat Out Diners Club Award for Service Excellence.

By Eugene Yiga 2 days ago

5 tips to help boost your career in tourism
5 tips to help boost your career in tourism

While the South African economy has struggled in recent years, the tourism industry has seen phenomenal growth. According to Statistics SA, the sector had a very successful year in terms of job creation in 2017 with more than 30,000 new jobs created. This was the highest growth seen in eight years.

3 days ago

10 tech startups to participate in Airbus, GIZ #Africa4Future programme
10 tech startups to participate in Airbus, GIZ #Africa4Future programme

Airbus and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) have announced the top 10 African tech startups that will take part in the latest Airbus Bizlab #Africa4Future accelerator programme.

3 days ago

In 'airports of the future,' everything new is old again
In 'airports of the future,' everything new is old again

As massive new airports open across Asia and the Middle East, U.S. airports are enhancing security checkpoints with technological gadgets to screen passengers and luggage more quickly. All these projects are often touted as "airports of the future," in which air travel will be faster, more efficient and more enjoyable than ever before.

By Janet Bednarek 18 Jan 2019

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What farmers can learn from restaurants

In the latest episode of Tech Talk by Rabobank, Wes Lefroy, an agricultural analyst from Rabobank Australia is joined by Paula Savanti, New York-based senior analyst for Consumer Foods.

18 Jan 2019

Artists announced for 2019 Baz-Art IPAF
Artists announced for 2019 Baz-Art IPAF

Non-profit organisation Baz-Art has announced the lineup for the 2019 International Public Art Festival (IPAF), which will be held in Salt River, Cape Town from 9-17 February 2019. At least 20 local and international artists will create artworks on walls and in public spaces in Salt River under the theme of "Generation Next: Educate, Collaborate, Empower".

18 Jan 2019

Travel blogger Meruschka Govender, aka MzansiGirl has passed away
Travel blogger Meruschka Govender, aka MzansiGirl has passed away

Travel blogger and social media influencer, Meruschka Govender, better known South Africa's MzansiGirl, has passed away. Thirty-eight years strong, Govender passed away on 15 January after a long and private battle with cancer.

17 Jan 2019

2019: The rise of solo travel in South Africa
2019: The rise of solo travel in South Africa

Solo travel is a popular choice amongst travellers and South Africa is perfectly suited to explore. Locals are very friendly and will often go out of their way to make single travellers feel at home. Cape Town, in particular, is suited to those who relish urban attractions, whether it be museums, galleries, and theatres or bars, nightclubs, and live music venues. Private reserves are probably better suited to single travellers than national parks and other public sanctuaries; they tend to offer a more hands-on personalised service.

By Tatum-Lee Louw 17 Jan 2019

5 tips for finding the best venue for your event
5 tips for finding the best venue for your event

Before getting into the rhythm of planning an event and choosing a venue, it is important to first understand the objectives and expectations. Researching and sourcing venues take time, patience and a clear brief.

17 Jan 2019