Lack of green MICE are the three Ds

MICE gatherings, no matter the type or size, all have one crucial aspect in common: when it comes to working against greening the three Ds apply every time. Descend At MICE gatherings individuals arrive at a set destination over a short period of time and whether staying the night or not, the attendees travel by…

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SA to become one of top 20 destinations

South Africa is on a mission to be one of the top 20 destinations in the world by 2020. The governments master plan is to develop responsible tourism. South Africas plan is to focus only on the number of people or foreigners who visit their country and to research the amount of money they spend,…

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THE MEETING ROOM AT STEENBERG GETS A MAKEOVER

The Steenberg Hotel in Constantia has refreshed its state-of-the-art conference and function venue, to create an ideal space for exclusive business meetings for small groups. Located just 20 minutes from the Cape Town city centre, The Meeting Room at this award-winning winelands property now sports a new look and feel. With a serene garden setting…

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2012 EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE CONFERENCE EMBARKING ON NEW HORIZONS

This year, the city of Cape Town will play host to the 14th annual Employee Assistance ProfessionalsAssociation of South Africa (EAPA-SA) conference to be held from Tuesday 18 to Friday 21 September 2012 at NH The Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West. The theme for this years conference is New Horizons, with both local and…

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Voyage of Discovery at Maropeng with Toadbury Hall and Hot Air Ballooning SA

Maropeng has teamed up with Toadbury Hall (the exquisite 25ha country estate offering beautiful accommodation and conferencing facilities) and Hot Air Ballooning SA, to offer guests the ultimate winter weekend adventure in the Cradle of Humankind. Embark on a voyage of discovery at the Maropeng Visitor Centre and learn about the origins of humankind, before…

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Birchwood Hotel launches Convention Centre

Prepare to experience a conference location like no other. Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre is launching a new world class multi-purpose convention centre. The Hotel established in 1998 with just one conference venue and 80 accommodation rooms today boasts 665 accommodation rooms and over 60 conference rooms. With the latest addition being a…

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Taj Cape Town hosts Expressions and Footsteps to Freedom

The Taj Cape Town is hosting a monthly themed gastronomic showcase titled Expressions, where local food and wine lovers can enjoy a unique experience tasting hand-picked wines from various selected regions paired with custom fare. Each month, one of South Africa’s top chefs from a chosen wine region is selected to present a four-course dinner…

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International hosted buyers confirmed for SETE 2012

This years dynamic and progressive Sports and Events Tourism Exchange Exhibition and Conference has been bolstered with the news that twenty high profile international buyers have already signed on for the events International Hosted Buyers (IHB) programme. Tasked with promoting the country as a popular sports and events destination, international interest in the second annual…

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Budgeting is the most important feature in the event industry

In the event industry, the task of budgeting is perhaps the most important feature in ensuring the success of the event and the business as a whole. Without it, there is no way to manage all the expenses and avoid the hidden costs which invariably creep in. So says technical event support company Strike Productions…

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