Water conservation is culture at Sun International’s The Table Bay

The Table Bay hotel at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town has intensified its efforts to save water as the Western Cape remains in the grips of severe drought. Its concerted drive to conserve this scarce and precious resource includes a mix of technological and behavioural interventions. Through these interventions, The Table Bay…

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Share the magic of the Montecasino Christmas Village

The glorious magic of Christmas is back at Montecasino with the annual Christmas Village – a celebration of the festive season, with a bountiful array of eats, treats, champagne, craft beer, decorations, ornaments, arts and crafts, handmade toys, crackers, jewellery, clothes, gifts, gingerbread houses, a photographer, and a lot more, all carefully selected to reflect…

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30 water wise ways for venues

A number of Cape Town venues are implementing water saving measures in response to the city’s level 5 water restrictions and the approaching holiday season. The results have been impressive: Tsogo Sun reported reducing its water use by 17% and the Vineyard Hotel reduced its water use in August by 30% compared to the same…

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5 markets to browse this summer

Summer’s here and that’s the perfect time for getting away from the strip-lighting and clogged car-parks of shopping malls, and browse markets for street food, collectables and clothing. Luane Lavery, Brand Communications Manager for kulula.com suggests some markets worth visiting this festive season. Blue Bird Garage in Muizenberg: the “garage” was originally a hangar for…

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Why adding golf to the mix is good for business!

A 2016 study shows that: 97% of executives view golf with a business associate as a way to establish a close relationship. 92% use golf as a way to make business contacts. More than 50% say there is no better way, to get to know associates and clients. The second-best way is a business meal….

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Come to Evita – and stay the night at Montecasino

Theatre shows are an excellent reason for out-of-towners to take a trip to Gauteng, and for corporates to treat their valued clients and staff to an unforgettable experience – and there’s no better occasion to do so than the staging of the magnificent, international, award-winning Evita at Montecasino’s Teatro, from 14 October to 26 November…

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Your biggest event fears – and how to overcome them

In the events industry, there is a lot that can you keep you up at night. However, most of these concerns are universal – which means others have experienced them too, and there are a host of tricks that you can employ to overcome them. We caught up with some event industry professionals to find…

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Top hotel group in customer service announced

An awards ceremony that took place in The Venue, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg revealed winners in the hospitality industry. Protea Hotels by Marriott® was named as the winner in service excellence in the hotel industry as measured by the 2017/2018 Ask Africa Orange Index benchmark. Runners up were Sun International in second place and City Lodge in…

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Maison Estate and Chefs Warehouse join forces

Franschhoek boutique wine estate Maison Estate is delighted to announce that Chefs Warehouse will move into The Kitchen restaurant premises from 1 December 2017 to create Chefs Warehouse at Maison. This will be Chef Liam Tomlin’s fourth eatery, joining the Chefs Warehouse and Canteen on Bree Street, Thali in Gardens, and Chefs Warehouse at Beau Constantia. Tomlin’s team will also take…

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