Volun-tourism – Africa’s new tourism trend is taking the world by storm


What is it that makes Africa so special? There is no question that visitors are captivated by the continent’s wildlife, magnificent landscape and the promise of wild adventure. It is no small wonder that holidaymakers are choosing African destinations again and again. These aren’t the only reason that Africa continues to hit the travel bucket […]

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Conscious conferencing at Spier


The Spier conferencing experience is certainly for the conscious guest. Not only does the venue offer food and drinks that benefit local communities but last year it also installed a solar power system on the roof of its Conference Centre, which will offset approximately 40 percent of the centre’s annual power usage.

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Legacy Hotels setting an example in Africa

It is common belief that staff simply don’t stay loyal to their companies, a trend that has human resources directors looking for unique ways to retain their human assets. This is not however a trend that is prevalent at the Legacy Hotels Group, which after an analysis of its employment data can report that not […]

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Official Meetings Africa 2018 registrations now open


Meetings Africa 2018 will again see African associations and meetings industry professionals partner to help transform the African continent by showcasing Africa’s diverse services and products. The trade show will take place on 27 and 28 February 2018 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. It will be preceded by the Business Opportunity Networking Day […]

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Kitchen hacks to up your cooking game in 2018


Executive chef Henrico Grobbelaar of the Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers has learned many helpful things during his years in the kitchen. He shares some of his tips – simple but practical ideas to make your life in the kitchen a lot easier:

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How to choose a venue for your 2018 conferences


‘There are so many options when it comes to venues for conferences, and the more you see, the harder it can be to choose the right one,’ says Chantel Reynell, an experienced workshop and conference organiser and the current hospitality manager at Langebaan Country Estate.

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