Awards for Beacon Island, Goudini Spa, Spier, Aquila, Hotel Verde, Grootbos

As the hospitality industry gears up for one of its big events that rewards social and environmental responsibility in October, Fedhasa in the...



Bush fires rage in Kruger Park

September 19th, 2014

Four fast-moving bush fires are raging in the Kruger National Park. A run-away fire jumped over the border from Mozambique into the park,...

West Cape hotel occupancy may hit 70%

September 18th, 2014

Over the past 20 years, the tourism sector’s contribution to South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) has increased significantly – with an average...

Thrupps, Famous Brands, Total in new deal

September 17th, 2014

Famous Brands announced today that it has expanded its existing relationship with strategic alliance partner, Total South Africa, to introduce a new offering...

Buy your own island, build your own hotel

September 16th, 2014

A Maldivian Island has come on the market complete with building permits for a luxury hotel resort and spa. Orivaru is a tropical...

Visas: Gigaba did not apply his mind

September 16th, 2014

As the travel and hospitality industries lick their wounds after their failure to persuade the Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba, to see...

Gigaba makes minor changes for travelling children

September 16th, 2014

The new requirement of an Unabridged Birth Certificate for all children travelling to and within South Africa’s borders, as well as written permission,...

Graceland refurb close to completion

September 15th, 2014

The first phase of the R10-million, refurbishment project at Peermont’s Graceland Hotel Casino and Country Club in Secunda was completed at the end...

New shock for Gigaba in visa row as UK takes gap

September 15th, 2014

The Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba, will tomorrow (16 September 2014) make an announcement on the implementation of the Immigration Regulations in...

Tsogo Sun leads way to ‘awesome’ prices at Nederburg Auction

September 14th, 2014

It’s been a breakthrough year for South African wine at the 40th Nederburg Auction with presented wines turning a corner and proving their...

Gigaba stands firm, promises ‘task team’

September 12th, 2014

A task team will be established to look at the implementation of the new visa regulations, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba (above)  said...
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Germaine Esau, winner of the Unilever Food Solutions Senior Chef of the Year

Press release – UFS COTY winner September 2014

Germaine Esau wins 2014 Unilever Food Solutions Chef of the Year On Thursday, Germaine Esau from Delaire Graff Estate in Stellenbosch took the hotly c...

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Calling all culinary enthusiasts to watch the 2014 Chef of the Year finals broadcast live on YouTube

Preparations for the 2014 Unilever Food Solutions Chef of the Year competition preparations are underway and, with all the exciting competitive action...

The Fresh Press

It doesn’t get fresher than this!

South Africa’s distributor of premium juicing equipment recently added Zumex to their already impressive range of juicing products. Zumex is the glo...

IFEA The Skillery

IFEA 2014: Pulse of Africa’s F&B industry

Africa’s premier international food and drink event, IFEA 2014, dedicated to showcasing product innovations, returns to the Sandton Convention Centr...