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Olive Convention Centre installs Rendezvous software from NFS

In a move to position itself as a leading local and international meeting venue, the 1 700-capacity Olive Convention Centre in Durban has installed Rendezvous, the latest events and conference centre software from NFS Technology GroupSastri Ramiah, the CEO of the Olive Convention Centre, said: We considered our current and future growth potential...

ICC Durban hosts French teachers

The Durban International Convention Centre is the proud host venue for the 13th World Conference of the International Federation of French Teachers this week. The conference which is organised every four years is historic as it is the first to be held in the southern hemisphere and in Africa. The conference programme is therefore specially geared...

High profile speakers to feature at upcoming SETE conference

A number of high profile international and local speakers will be taking to the stage at the upcoming Sports and Events Tourism Exchange (SETE) conference (12-13 September), exchanging ideas and providing a platform that will enhance the sport, tourism, and event industries in South Africa. CATHSSETA (Culture, Arts, Tourism, Hospitality, Sports...

Online registration opens for SATTIC

It’s all systems go for the inaugural South African Travel and Tourism Industry Conference (SATTIC) with online registration having opened today. The conference, which is a combined initiative of member associations of the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA), is scheduled to take place from2 to 4 September at the Protea Hotel...

Leading events management software: Summit Pro

The International Academy of Pathology Congress, to be held in Cape Town from 30th September to 5th October, is expected to attract more than 1 200 delegates from more than 75 counties around the globe, with the event organisers turning to the latest event management software Summit Pro to ensure the smooth running of the event. Summit Pro is a...

Tsogo Sun aims to create lasting impact on communities

Tsogo Sun launches their commitment to sustainability in tourism plan, encompassing its corporate social investment programme, environmental management and entrepreneurial development called SunCares which unites all its initiatives under one umbrella brand and positions the group as a catalyst for change within every aspect of its upliftment and...

Tsogo Sun and Masterchef winner enter into a joint venture agreement

With a footprint of over 90 hotels in South Africa, Africa and the Indian Ocean islands, Tsogo Sun is synonymous with elegance, style and delectable cuisine and is renowned for their culinary creativity and innovation. The Tsogo Sun partnership with the MNET MasterChef SA series was a natural fit and we are delighted to have been part of this...

HILTON WORLDWIDE ANNOUNCES HILTON HOTELS & RESORTS DEVELOPMENT IN IRAQ

The Property Is the Second Hilton Worldwide Hotel In Kurdistan – Hilton Worldwide today announced expansion plans in Iraqi Kurdistan, Northern Iraq, with the signing of a management agreement with the Mihtab Group to develop the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in the rapidly growing city of Erbil, Iraq. The 300-room Hilton Erbil...

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 motor vehicle. Second D is for...

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, stated Tokozile Xasa, the Tourism Deputy Minister....