Plan for new lodge in Kruger Park

A public participation process for the proposed Skukuza Safari Lodge in the Kruger National Park which is planned to open in 2017 is...



Time for Africa to tell its tourism story

September 30th, 2014

Africa remains the “go to” place in the world as far as hotel investment and growth is concerned – and it will be...

Cape Wheel signs deal with Mantis

September 29th, 2014

The Cape Wheel in the V&A Waterfront has joined the list of tourism businesses marketed by the Mantis group. A 40m observation wheel,...

Bid to stop extortion by Lowveld traffic cops

September 29th, 2014

In the light of the recent sudden increase in cases of roadside bribery and extortion, especially where affecting tourists, steps have been taken...

Hanekom urges more price ‘innovation’

September 27th, 2014

“Much more can be done by trade to address the affordability and access barriers to encourage South Africans to experience tourism in their...

Legendary hotelier Fred Gottgens dies

September 26th, 2014

Fred Gottgens, one of the legends of the South African hotel industry, has died in Cape Town, He was 83. Closely involved with...

IHG names five culinary ambassadors

September 26th, 2014

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has named five chefs who will develop a repertoire of signature dishes for guests dining in IHG’s hotels across...

Hungry Lion sets record for chicken

September 25th, 2014

Hungry Lion set a new Guinness World Record on South Africa’s Heritage Day this week serving over 1.6 tonnes (1 631.216kg) of free...

Ryder Cup boost for golf resort developers

September 25th, 2014

With the Ryder Cup underway this week at Gleneagles in Scotland, hotel investors are rediscovering the appeal of golf resorts as the sector...

It’s back to 1879 for Black Bottle

September 25th, 2014

The Black Bottle blend of single malt and grain whiskies is living up to its name, bringing back its distinctive black bottle after...

‘A sea of light’ in hot place to chill

September 23rd, 2014

The Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! in Cape Town has completed a substantial refurbishment that will underline its claim to be the city’s...
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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...