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Winners of One&Only Reaching for Young Stars competition announced
Winners of One&Only Reaching for Young Stars competition announced

The Cape's top culinary academies have once again put forward their finest young stars to compete for top honours in the One&Only Reaching for Young Stars competition

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Airlines urged to embrace e-commerce

African airlines have been urged to embrace e-commerce and digital technologies to become more profitable

By Peterson Tumwebaze 1 day ago

Leles African Cuisine taps into virtual restaurant trend
Leles African Cuisine taps into virtual restaurant trend

The food industry is changing, with some restaurant owners forgoing physical retail spaces and instead opting to trade solely online

1 day ago

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TRVL: Shaking up the online travel industry with Jochem Wijnands

TRVL is a peer-to-peer booking platform that gives everyone access to the travel agent world. We chat to founder and CEO Jochem Wijnands about his new startup that is set to cause a stir in the travel industry

By Cari Coetzee 1 day ago

FEDHASA members put measures in place to make sure egg supply meets guest demand
FEDHASA members put measures in place to make sure egg supply meets guest demand

According to FEDHASA, member establishments have put measures in place to ensure they are not affected by the egg shortage caused by the avian flu outbreak

2 days ago

Artists, makers and craftsmen to showcase Stellenbosch in JHB
Artists, makers and craftsmen to showcase Stellenbosch in JHB

Stellenbosch at Summer Place presented by Sanlam Private Wealth will be held at 69 Melville Road in Hyde Park, Johannesburg on 29 November 2017. The eight annual event will once again showcase Stellenbosch's best wines, food, and art.

2 days ago

Monopoly Durban hits shelves
Monopoly Durban hits shelves

The Durban edition of popular property trading game, Monopoly, has hit local shelves ahead of the festive season

2 days ago

Marriott International adds mixed-use property to its Nigerian portfolio
Marriott International adds mixed-use property to its Nigerian portfolio

"The Renaissance Lagos Hotel and Marriott Executive Apartments will be a significant addition to our strong Nigeria portfolio. There is a growing need for high calibre short and extended stay lodging in Nigeria"

2 days ago

New season, new head chef for Societi Bistro
New season, new head chef for Societi Bistro

Societi Bistro has long been a favourite of mine, so with the appointment of a new head chef, Robert Giljam, I had to confirm that my old favourite still offered all the greatness I have come to love. I was not disappointed

By Angie White 2 days ago

Hayward's Grand Safari Company awarded best mobile safari in Africa
Hayward's Grand Safari Company awarded best mobile safari in Africa

Hayward's Grand Safari Company has received The Safari Guild's Best in Africa Award for top mobile safari at the 11th The Safari Awards

3 days ago

Smart Hotels: The hotel scene is changing and Gen Y is behind it
Smart Hotels: The hotel scene is changing and Gen Y is behind it

Traditionally, hotels focus on personal customer service and luxury, but the scene is changing - it is evolving to become an experience in technological advancement with various online and automated services to choose from

3 days ago

Kenyan Tourism CS joins #7SummitsAfrica to promote conservation through tourism
Kenyan Tourism CS joins #7SummitsAfrica to promote conservation through tourism

Kenyan Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala has joined the Mt. Kenya leg of the 7 Summits Africa Challenge, drawn to it by its driving ethos of promoting conservation through sustainable tourism in East Africa

3 days ago

Behind the Eat Out Awards - Q&A with Abigail Donnelly
Behind the Eat Out Awards - Q&A with Abigail Donnelly

One of the biggest South African foodie events on the map, the 2017 Eat Out Mercedes- Benz Restaurant Awards will be recognising the best local restaurants and chefs this coming Sunday, 19 November at GrandWest in Cape Town.

By Ruth Cooper 3 days ago

Major hotel groups to discuss growth strategies for West African hotel sector at WAPI Summit
Major hotel groups to discuss growth strategies for West African hotel sector at WAPI Summit

The growth of the hotel sector is an important indicator of how well a market is developing its travel infrastructure, and the indicators for West Africa are mixed

3 days ago

Nelson Mandela Bay cruise tourism gives cause for sustainable coastal development
Nelson Mandela Bay cruise tourism gives cause for sustainable coastal development

"Cruise liner tourism is one of the fastest growing sectors of the tourism industry. It is particularly significant for South Africa and Nelson Mandela Bay, as the cabinet accepted The Coastal and Marine Implementation Plan in 2017."

14 Nov 2017

Global travel trends that will help position SA as a sought-after travel destination in 2018
Global travel trends that will help position SA as a sought-after travel destination in 2018

The South African tourism industry stands to benefit from global travel trends that will allow it to position SA as a sought-after travel destination in 2018

14 Nov 2017

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#EntrepreneurMonth: G&T transforming the travel writing industry

In a similar vein to Uber and Airbnb, we plan to transform the travel writing industry by changing the way these role players interact

By Duane Stacey 14 Nov 2017

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Restaurant Week 5 Year Anniversary awards best performing restaurants per region

Restaurant Week celebrated its fifth-anniversary edition, which saw over 15,000 guests make their way to the 100 participating top restaurants

13 Nov 2017

Zapper and FlySafair join forces to enhance flight booking, payment service
Zapper and FlySafair join forces to enhance flight booking, payment service

FlySafair and Zapper have joined forces to provide travellers with a more feasible flight booking service. Travellers can now use the Zapper app to pay for FlySafair tickets online

13 Nov 2017

Tourvest consolidates travel brands, looks beyond southern Africa for growth opportunities
Tourvest consolidates travel brands, looks beyond southern Africa for growth opportunities

A partnership between Tourvest and German tour operator partner Dertouristik, has prompted the group to look beyond southern Africa for further growth opportunities

13 Nov 2017

Volunteer tourism: What's wrong with it and how it can be changed
Volunteer tourism: What's wrong with it and how it can be changed

Volunteer tourism, or voluntourism, is an emerging trend of travel linked to "doing good". Yet these efforts to help people and the environment have come under heavy criticism

By Andrea Freidus 13 Nov 2017

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Plant-based diet a mega 2018 trend. Restaurants need to adapt and diversify

The plant-based lifestyle is set to be a mega trend for 2018 with a host of celebrities, nutritionists, and millennials advocating the benefits of a plant-based diet

13 Nov 2017

From left: Annemien Kotze of Bonne Esperance Guest House, Lise Grobbelaar of Babylonstoren and Hildegard Kidd of Individual Tours enjoying the hospitality of Life & Leisure Guest House at the SPM’s AGM.
SPM funding a boost for brand #Stellenbosch

Funding by SPM was essential for Stellenbosch tourism, enabling Stellenbosch 360 to undertake and execute various activities to market Stellenbosch as a top national and international tourist destination

10 Nov 2017

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Kenya, SA to lead in luxury hotel growth in Africa

Kenya and South Africa have been named the projected continent leaders in luxury hotel growth in a new report

10 Nov 2017

Cathay Pacific taps into PressReader library to expand range of reading material
Cathay Pacific taps into PressReader library to expand range of reading material

Cathay Pacific has partnered with PressReader, enabling them to provide thousands of popular newspapers and magazines to passengers

10 Nov 2017

Carlson Rezidor to make its debut in Cameroon with Radisson Blu
Carlson Rezidor to make its debut in Cameroon with Radisson Blu

With the debut of Radisson Blu in Cameroon, the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has entered its 30th African country. The Radisson Blu Hotel & Apartments Douala, Cameroon is scheduled to open in 2019

10 Nov 2017

Club Med awarded resort Brand of the Year
Club Med awarded resort Brand of the Year

Club Med has received the Brand of the Year Award in the Resorts category, for the second time, in the World Branding Awards

9 Nov 2017

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Western Cape businesses win at responsible tourism at WTM London

WTM London's Responsible Tourism Awards saw an excellent performance from Western Cape businesses Transfrontier Parks Destinations, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve and Marine Dynamics

9 Nov 2017

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One at Cavalli with Chef Michael Deg

Executive chef at Cavalli Estate, Michael Deg chats about his 'One at Cavalli' concept, his culinary inspiration, his favourite Spring flavours, food trends and his vision for the restaurant

9 Nov 2017

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