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Cresta Hotels launches new hotel in Cape Town
Cresta Hotels launches new hotel in Cape TownArticle

Cresta Hotels, one of Southern Africa`s largest hotel and business groups, has launched its very first South African hotel, Cresta Grande Cape Town...

16 Apr 2021

Adaptability is vital for the recovery of the South African hospitality sector
Adaptability is vital for the recovery of the South African hospitality sectorArticle

Covid-19 has taken its toll on South Africa's hospitality industry, but there is still light at the end of the tunnel. Kevin Burley, group operations director at ANEW Hotel & Resorts, shares his expertise on industry trends for the next 12 months and adapting to the new normal...

Kevin Burley 16 Mar 2021

Relief for SA's hospitality sector welcomed as President eases restrictions
Relief for SA's hospitality sector welcomed as President eases restrictionsArticle

Fedhasa calls on consumers and establishments not to jeopardise lives and livelihoods by adhering strictly to the health and hygiene protocols...

2 Feb 2021

Losses continue to mount for SA's hospitality industry
Losses continue to mount for SA's hospitality industryArticle

Total income for accommodation dropped by 66,8%, and food and beverage decreased 36,3% year-on-year in November 2020, but the real damage is likely to be far worse...

21 Jan 2021

Fedhasa announces changes to national executive structure
Fedhasa announces changes to national executive structureArticle

Fedhasa has announced that it will be ceasing operations at its national office as a result of the impact of Covid, however, as a federated structure, the regional entities will remain fully functional as they have been throughout Covid and ready to continue lobbying on behalf of the hospitality industry...

11 Dec 2020

How prepared is SA hospitality for the 2020 festive season?
How prepared is SA hospitality for the 2020 festive season?Article

Even in tiny rural dorpies, forgetting your mask is the ultimate faux pas...

Robyn Christie 30 Nov 2020

Fedhasa urges insurers to 'do the right thing' as the hospitality industry continues to bleed
Fedhasa urges insurers to 'do the right thing' as the hospitality industry continues to bleedArticle

Fedhasa has condemned Santam's decision to appeal the decision by the Western Cape High Court requiring the insurer to pay full Business Interruption losses to the plaintiff, Ma-Afrika Hotels...

23 Nov 2020

5 ways to help SA's hospitality industry weather the Covid-storm
5 ways to help SA's hospitality industry weather the Covid-stormArticle

Nobody could have predicted at the start of 2020, that a little-known virus called Covid-19 would be lurking on the horizon, about to deal a devastating economic blow...

30 Jul 2020

The sit-down restaurant industry's blueprint for recovery
The sit-down restaurant industry's blueprint for recoveryArticle

The Restaurant Collective (R|C) has launched its roadmap to recovery which it sees as a practical plan that can succeed if it garners broad support...

Grace Harding 22 Jul 2020

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Insurers to pay restaurant business interruption claims: What that means for the hospitality industryArticle

Judge Andre le Grange has ordered insurer Guardrisk to pay out a Cape Town restaurant's business interruption claim to the applicants, Café Chameleon...

10 Jul 2020

Covid-19 - an opportunity for value-driven tourism products
Covid-19 - an opportunity for value-driven tourism productsArticle

Post-pandemic price-conscious travellers will want a bigger bang for their buck than ever before...

7 Apr 2020

Winners of #REDexperiment 2.0 design competition announced
Winners of #REDexperiment 2.0 design competition announcedArticle

The annual design competition opened for entries early February and offered creatives the opportunity to design the hotel's new staff uniform, which included a T-shirt, a cap and a long-sleeve jacket...

4 Mar 2020

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Fedhasa's 2019 youth hospitality bursary now open for applicationsArticle

The bursary programme is open to students studying towards a hospitality qualification and/ or interns from Fedhasa's hospitality member establishments...

6 Jun 2019

A pioneering approach to the hospitality industry
A pioneering approach to the hospitality industryArticle

With travel on the rise, service providers need to be thinking out of the box to stay afloat in today's tough economic climate. Shaun Lamont, managing director of First Group, takes a look at the various elements that are influencing the future of the hospitality industry...

Shaun Lamont 2 Apr 2019

WWF SASSI, Fedhasa partner to promote sustainable hospitality practices
WWF SASSI, Fedhasa partner to promote sustainable hospitality practicesArticle

There has been a dramatic increase in the amount of fish and other marine creatures taken out of the seas in recent decades, and globally 93% of global fisheries are fully fished or overexploited...

2 Apr 2019

Food in the hospitality industry: Why sourcing it locally matters
Food in the hospitality industry: Why sourcing it locally mattersArticle

As the desire for fresh local food continues to grow, farm-to-table dining is set to become an even more significant 2019 trend in the hospitality industry...

Sharmila Ragunanan 22 Jan 2019

SA hospitality anticipates positive industry growth for 2019
SA hospitality anticipates positive industry growth for 2019Article

Minister Beverley Schäfer along with general managers from across the Cape gathered to discuss how their hotels faired over this festive season and what to expect for 2019...

21 Jan 2019

SA hospitality gets industry boost through chef training programme
SA hospitality gets industry boost through chef training programmeArticle

The National Youth Chefs Training Programme forms a part of the broader objectives of the National Tourism Sector Strategy to address skills shortages in the hospitality and tourism industry

5 Oct 2018

#THINCAfrica: Mining the millennial mindset
#THINCAfrica: Mining the millennial mindsetArticle

During day two of the THINC Africa conference, which recently took place in Cape Town, Radisson RED curator, Dale Simpson, navigated a conversation around what millennials expect from employers in hospitality and what employers can do to stay relevant to this segment...

Robin Fredericks 20 Sep 2018

#WomensMonth: Peermont's Sharon De Leur empowers success
#WomensMonth: Peermont's Sharon De Leur empowers successArticle

Sharon De Leur, marketing manager for Peermont Group, shares why she chose a career in hospitality marketing, the challenges she has faced and why it's important to have a month dedicated to women...

Robin Fredericks 31 Aug 2018

Food, travel and everything in-between: Cape Peninsula's Chef Hajie rises to her potential
Food, travel and everything in-between: Cape Peninsula's Chef Hajie rises to her potentialArticle

In celebration of #WomensMonth, Cape Peninsula's Chef Hajie takes some time away from the kitchen to talk about culinary art, food through to travel and fun in the kitchen and, most importantly, the many opportunities that exist for South African women in the food and hospitality industry...

13 Aug 2018

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