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Sun City takes two prestigious World Travel Awards

Sun International’s iconic Sun City resort in the North West Province has received two awards in the annual World Travel Awards™ programme which is renowned as the most prestigious and comprehensive in the global industry. The resort scooped the awards for Africa’s Leading Resort and Africa’s Leading Casino Resort for 2019, trumping top...

Appetite Fest returns spruced for spring

Appetite Fest, the biggest culinary and entertainment festival that Pretoria has ever seen, returns to Time Square from 13 to 15 September 2019. This year’s three-day Appetite Fest promises to be bigger and better than the inaugural festival in 2018, with an extra day added to give food adventurers more time to explore, as well as more...

CTICC wins big at the AIPC Awards in Antwerp, Belgium

The Cape Town International Convention Centre has been awarded the 2019 Delegate Choice Award for Innovation at the AIPC (International Association of Convention Centres) Annual Congress in Atwerp, Belgium. The award comes after the cente’s Chief Executive Officer, Julie-May Ellingson, made a compelling case during her presentation to AIPC...

Sponsorship isn’t a freebie; it’s a partnership of a different kind

As a brand that believes in, and nurtures community and relationships, it’s increasingly difficult saying no to the daily calls for sponsorship.  Yes or no. Small words with a big impact, if used correctly. Everyone is looking for a helping hand in some way or another, but not everyone understands the resource impact on the sponsor. ...

Welcome to the hotel of 2119

Hilton Releases Future-Gazing Report To Mark Its 100th Anniversary Intergalactic getaways, fast-food nutrient pills, 2-3 hour working days and adaptable, personalised rooms that can transport guests everywhere from jungles to mountain ranges; in celebration of its 100th anniversary, today Hilton (NYSE: HLT) predicts the future trends set to...

Meet Montecasino’s newest Marketing Manager

Gareth Kaschula, Montecasino’s Marketing Manager since August 2018, is in his element – in “undoubtedly the finest casino in South Africa,” he states, and in an industry and a career he loves. Gareth has been in marketing in the casino industry for 24 years. “Apart from the casino offering, there really is no other industry that offers the...

The EGF – “We practice what we preach”

“The pressure is on,” admits Event Greening Forum (EGF) Chairperson Greg McManus. “That was always going to be the case, as we preach sustainable event practices and now we need to practice what we preach!” This is in reference to the EGF’s upcoming Master Class on Wednesday 10 July and Conference on 11 July 2019. Both events target the broader...

Bohemian Rhapsody Sing-Along Experience to rock you at Montecasino

For most of the world, from the first beat of a Queen song nostalgia takes hold, instinct takes over and voices start belting out the lyrics we know and love – ‘We will we will rock you’, ‘We are the champions (no time for losers)’, ‘All we hear is radio ga ga radio goo goo’… and possibly the greatest arena rock song of all time, ‘Is this the...

Myan Moodley takes the reins at Sibaya

There is a new man at the helm of Sun International’s Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom, Myan Moodley. Myan recently took the position of General Manager after a successful tenure at the same group’s Wild Coast Sun Casino. Bringing with him a wealth of experience, this dynamic and career-focused leader has worked in the entertainment and...