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A focus on The Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference 2018

Marisah Nieuwoudt chats to tourist specialist and convener of the annual The Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference, Margi Biggs about the 2018 edition of the event that takes place at Spier on 17 October...

By Marisah Nieuwoudt 28 Jun 2018

Voting now open for the 2018 World Travel Awards

Members of the public have until 19 August 2018 to cast their votes...

22 Jun 2018

Skills development programme empowers SA youth in hospitality

Youth unemployment remains one of the most pressing challenges in South Africa. To give expression to its mandate of job creation and poverty alleviation, the Department of Tourism approved the training of 500 learners as food safety assurers nationwide...

22 Jun 2018

Registration now open for The Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference

Set to take place at the Spier Wine Estate in Stellenbosch on 17 October 2018, The Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference, now in its third year, will feature a panel of local and international speakers who will centre their respective topics on the theme of innovation...

19 Jun 2018

Seychelles bans single-use plastic straws to protect environment

"Retailers have been given to January 2019 to use their existing stock of plastic straws. We are going to start an intensive education programme as we also need to present importers with alternatives rather than just stating that we are imposing a ban."

11 Jun 2018

Beat the winter blues with Jazz on the Bay at The41

The41 in Camps Bay has launched it's once a month Jazz on the Bay offering to help Capetonians battle the winter blues with a fantastic beachfront view, a blazing fireplace, the soulful sounds of live jazz and delicious food paired with some fantastic wines...

By Cari Coetzee 8 Jun 2018

JHP Gourmet Guide awarded best in the world by Gourmand World Cookbook Awards

The guide is essential for travellers and food lovers and features signature recipes from South Africa's top chefs...

5 Jun 2018

Food security training programme equips youth in hospitality, creates better-trained workforce

"Our graduates are a living symbol of hope that we can bring for our people, by creating opportunities through training. This training programme proves just how much can be achieved when government, the private sector and communities work together to make our country a better place to live in..."

4 Jun 2018

SA Chefs training programme a positive for youth in hospitality

"Youth employability is a priority for us as it not only builds the hospitality talent for the future, but it gives us the opportunity to invest in future leaders that will contribute to the South African economy..."

30 May 2018

Born for the kitchen: Riboville chef shares all

Riboville offers a promise to continue delivering five-star service and top culinary experiences. Chef Kleynhans took some time to talk about culinary art, personal quirks, fun in the kitchen and more...

30 May 2018

The carbon footprint of tourism revealed (it's bigger than we thought)

The carbon footprint of tourism is about four times larger than previously thought, according to a world-first study published in Nature Climate Change...

By Arunima Malik & Ya-Yen Sun 15 May 2018

KZN, Durban open for business as it readies for Africa's #Indaba2018

Underpinning Africa's Travel Indaba is tourism which energises economies and fuels the economic transformation of countries on the continent. Its benefits range from livelihoods improvement to export diversification...

7 May 2018

Government, Fedhasa address VAT increase concerns across SA hospitality industry

Fedhasa has been involved in on-going engagements with the government to not only deal with the VAT issue but also the impact of the recently introduced Sugar Tax and rising inflation...

2 May 2018

CHS, Ocean Basket partners to boost hospitality industry skills

With an induction programme starting late last year, the training courses have continued with the Ocean Basket management team and has steadily filtered down to delivering skills to restaurant managers and staff...

25 Apr 2018

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