3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office
3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

"In an age of radical transparency, your internal culture is your brand. Time to take action!" proclaims the headline from Trendwatching.com.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 3 days ago

Shamwari opens new wildlife rehabilitation centre outside Port Elizabeth
Shamwari opens new wildlife rehabilitation centre outside Port Elizabeth

Shamwari Private Game Reserve this week opened its new R5m Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre. At the facility, injured, ill or abandoned animals are treated and cared for before released back to the wild. It's part of the $25m investment in Shamwari by the reserve's owners, Investment Corporation Dubai.

3 days ago

New R20m V&A Waterfront swing bridge now open
New R20m V&A Waterfront swing bridge now open

Cape Town Executive Mayor Dan Plato officially opened the new R20m swing bridge at V&A Waterfront this month. The upgraded swing bridge replaces the previous pedestrian walkway connecting the Pierhead Precinct with the Clock Tower Precinct.

3 days ago

Protea Hotel opens first Fire & Ice! by Marriott in KZN
Protea Hotel opens first Fire & Ice! by Marriott in KZN

Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Durban uMhlanga Ridge officially opened this month, making it the first Fire & Ice! by Marriott hotel in KwaZulu-Natal, and the fourth in South Africa. A short drive from King Shaka International Airport, the hotel is nestled along the KwaZulu-Natal coastline in close proximity to the uMhlanga Rocks Beach, the Gateway Theatre of Shopping Mall and the Moses Mabhida Stadium.

3 days ago

3 unique accommodation options in the Western Cape
3 unique accommodation options in the Western Cape

If living life on the straight and narrow is not your breakaway style, overnighting 'a la difference' exists all over the Cape. Appealing to a range of budgets and within several hours' drive of the city, you can either sleep in a stationary train or a gypsy wagon or catch your dreams in a tepee or regenerate in a pod.

By Shellee-Kim Gold 3 days ago

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#CSIMonth: 5 easy tips for travel companies to make their CSI truly matter

Every industry has a responsibility to do good. In the travel industry, and as travellers, making our travel matter is vital.

By Teresa Richardson 3 days ago

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Stronger regulation of powerful airports needed to protect consumers

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the European Commission's evaluation of the Airport Charges Directive (ACD) which highlights the need to further strengthen the Directive to protect consumers.

17 Jul 2019

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Blending old-world Italian style with new-world taste updates at Balducci

Balducci at the V&A Waterfront brings you the best of Italian classics like pizza and pasta, with a twist as innovative new items are constantly added to the menu, like the cheese-burger pizza and lemon salmon-roll sushi - plus, there's a winter lunchtime special if your pockets aren't 'tourist deep'.

By Leigh Andrews 16 Jul 2019

Tsogo Sun rises against hunger for Madiba
Tsogo Sun rises against hunger for Madiba

For the sixth year, Tsogo Sun Hotels will be rising against hunger for Mandela Day by providing thousands of volunteers a venue to pack nutritional meals at the Sandton Convention Centre. The Rise Against Hunger Africa Hunger Eradication programme, which this year celebrates its 10th anniversary, includes raising funds for meals, meal packaging events, and distributing meals through a results-oriented nutrition programme, ECD Connect, that monitors and evaluates the progress of beneficiaries to ensure maximum impact.

16 Jul 2019

Beyond hospitality: The new face of hospitality management graduates
Beyond hospitality: The new face of hospitality management graduates

Question: What do you think the following people have in common? The guest relations manager in your bank; the principal of a real estate company; the manager of the VIP airport lounge; the food and beverage manager at the Hilton hotel in the Seychelles; the facilities manager of the private hospital in your area and a semi-finalist for the global San Pellegrino Young Chef of the Year award?

Answer: They all obtained a qualification in hospitality management during the last few years.

By Susina Jooste 16 Jul 2019

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G Adventures boosts commitment to community tourism with Project 100

G Adventures has increased its commitment to community tourism with the introduction of an additional 25 Planeterra projects into its tours by 2020. The new announcement supersedes the adventure operator's 50-in-5 initiative which was announced in 2015 and sought to add 50 projects to the pre-existing 25, bringing the total to 75 in 46 countries by 2020.

15 Jul 2019

Satsa, SA Tourism's new initiative to highlight importance of carbon offsetting
Satsa, SA Tourism's new initiative to highlight importance of carbon offsetting

Satsa and South African Tourism (SA Tourism) have launched a carbon offsetting initiative to create awareness about the need to reduce the tourism industry's carbon footprint. During the recent Satsa 2019 conference, Satsa Eastern Cape deputy chair and owner of Wild Lubanzi Backpackers, Aidan Lawrence told delegates that the tourism industry needs to be planting millions of Spekboom immediately to offset carbon emissions.

15 Jul 2019

SA game lodge longlisted for 2019 Dezeen Awards
SA game lodge longlisted for 2019 Dezeen Awards

Designed by ARRCC with d├ęcor by OKHA in the Sabi Sand South Africa, luxury game lodge Cheetah Plains has been longlisted for the 2019 Dezeen Awards in the Hotel and Short Stay category.

15 Jul 2019