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Conferencing under the untamed African sky


The conferencing game is changing, especially with a large part of the workforce now comprising of millennials, and event and conference organisers need to think out of the box now, more than ever, to keep delegates interested and engaged. This is why Hayward’s Grand Safari Company has invited organisers to experience the tastes, sights, smells […]

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Africa’s hospitality sector withstands economic headwinds


South Africa’s hospitality sector is poised for further growth in the next five years bolstered by inbound travellers amid a difficult and volatile economic climate.

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Master mixologists invited to sign up for Angostura® Global Cocktail Challenge 2018

Cocktail1 – Angostura Bitters

The House of Angostura® has launched the 9th edition of its Angostura® Global Cocktail Challenge (AGCC 2018), which is open to bartenders from around the world.

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Chef of the Year competition caters for all

2016 winners of COTY

From those at the top of their game to those just entering the kitchen, and even the Food & Beverage teams who create a seamless front- and back-of-house experience, the 2017 Unilever Food Solutions Chef of the Year competition caters for every kind of chef.

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Global Exhibitions Day showcases importance of exhibitions industry

Decorex Cape Town at CTICC

On 7 June, under the banner of The Global Association of Exhibitions Industry (UFI), of which the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) is a member, the centre joined fellow industry partners to celebrate the second annual Global Exhibitions Day.

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Passion and balance key to women’s success in the hotel industry

With 25 years of service in the hospitality industry, teacher-come-Hotel Manager, Ntebi Mathope, Hotel Manager at Sun City‘s Cabanas hotel, maintains that without passion, surviving, let alone thriving, in the quick-paced and demanding hospitality industry is not possible. “You have to be passionate about hospitality and about people if you want to make it in this […]

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