Posts Tagged ‘Cape Town’

Marriott International saddles up to cycle hundreds of kilometres for charity


More than 30 amateur cyclists will hop onto their saddles for a gruelling 600 kilometre cycling challenge across the Western Cape in a bid to raise awareness of the importance of encouraging a culture of sport as a means of breaking socio-economic barriers among the youth in South Africa.

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Celebrate winter in the winelands


While winter may traditionally be a time for hibernating, this year, why not embrace the season by experiencing the winelands at its finest? Think chocolate and wine pairing in front of a roaring fire; think long lazy dips in the heated pool and tension-melting massages; think warm cosy beds and views forever. From 1 July […]

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What lessons can the tourism industry learn from the Cape Town water crisis?


South Africa can at times can be a very reactive country, meaning we seem to wake up very late on critical issues. Over many years we have been hearing about the scarce resource that is water. However, we have waited until water restrictions in the Western Cape are at level six before making impactful changes. […]

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How tourism is weathering the drought in Cape Town


Tsogo Sun will install a desalination plant for its Cape Town hotels and resorts so pressure can be taken off the municipal water supply in the midst of a region-wide drought.

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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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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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