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Author: Martin HIller

Hamlet – Prince of Denmark

As performed by the crew aboard The Red Dragon off the east coast of South Africa, 1608. Brought to Theatre on the Bay by Fred Abrahamse and Marcel Meyer, the creative team behind Maynardville’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in 2013 and “Othello” in 2015 and 2016! After playing to 5-star reviews and standing ovations in Europe, Pieter Toerien...

4 fabulous event décor ideas you’ll want to steal

It’s no secret that décor makes a massive difference. Therefore, it’s of the utmost importance to stay up to date with trends and tips to ensure your next event meets expectations and looks even better. Space, flowers, lighting, food presentation and table setting are what an attendee/delegate sees and experiences first and...

Durban secures Indaba for next five years

Speaking at the INDABA Travel and Tourism Show’s opening ceremony, President Jacob Zuma announced that Durban has secured the rights to host the show for the next five years. Commenting on the announcement, Chief Executive Officer of the Durban ICC, Lindiwe Rakharebe noted, “We are thrilled, honoured and proud to be the host venue for Indaba for...

The importance of conference add-ons

  One of an event planner’s greatest fears in using a venue for the first time is that the venue might not exceed, or even worse, meet your expectations. Now sometimes this is due to the fact that the service delivery was less than perfect or something might have gone wrong during the course of the event, but more often than not it’s due to...

Your business and the green concept

The future of the MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) sector is a hot topic at the moment. With political uncertainty on the rise and its impact on the economy, businesses face tough decisions for 2017. One trend that has stuck around is the conscientious consideration of the environment and going green – these...

Mother’s Day at Clico Boutique Hotel

Clico Restaurant, situated in Rosebank is an elegant and sophisticated restaurant known for its fine food. Its innovative gourmet fare, with an emphasis on seasonal, local and organic products and its seasonal menus, is complemented by bespoke wines and perfect service. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time for you to start planning...

South African business faces the urinal (restroom) challenge

We’ve all read the note on the bathroom stall – “please leave these restrooms in the condition you found them”. While the appearance of cleanliness and the pungent aroma of bleach gives us a sense that the toilets we use at work are sanitised, studies show this is not the case. A report* prepared by Crisis Science reveals that...

Food & Hospitality Africa serves up successful first couple of days

At 9.30am on Sunday, the 7th of May, the doors opened to Food & Hospitality Africa 2017, with queues of people eagerly awaiting the opening of the renowned trade show. The day ran on an action-packed schedule which featured demos by the highly personable and proudly South African chef, Reuben Riffel, and other talented chefs in The Skillery....

Killer views and champagne culture combine at Time Square’s Altitude

At the very pinnacle of Sun International’s multi-million rand Time Square development, opening to the public on 1 April 2017, is Altitude. An unexpected urban sanctuary on the rooftop, offering panoramic views of Menlyn and beyond, Altitude blends laid back champagne culture and vibrant entertainment in a most exquisite setting. Within this...

Comdigety Dog- Comedy Evening and Live Entertainment

Venue: Cedarwoods of Sandton Date: 9 June 2017 Time: 6:00 pm for 6:30 pm Tickets: Book NOW, no tickets sold at the door Join us for an all-star line-up of South Africa’s best comedians Chris Forrest, Mojak Lehoko, Warren Robertson, Hannes Brummer, Nqoba Ngcobo and Ebenhaezer Dibakwane who will get you laughing while enjoying a lavish buffet...

The Arnold Classic South Africa Sport Festival 2017

The Arnold Sports Festival is an annual multisport event celebrating numerous sporting codes. It is named after the legendary professional bodybuilder, Arnold Schwarzenegger. This mother international event is a three-day affair held every March in Columbus, Ohio, featuring a bodybuilding and fitness tournament and a three-day Fitness Expo. This...