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Flock Platform adds value to MTN App of the Year Awards

Recent studies show that the average person is exposed to up to 10 000 brand messages a day. With consumers switching between screens – television, laptop, smartphone and tablet – this equates to 21 times an hour, which correlates with Microsoft’s claim that the average person’s attention span is now just eight seconds. With so many distractions...

Comair wins at Business Traveller Africa Awards

kulula.com and British Airways (operated by Comair) were respectively named Best African Low-Cost Airline and Best African Regional Short-Haul Airline at the annual Business Traveller Africa Awards this week. Held in association with Business Traveller Africa magazine and now in its seventh year, the awards recognize excellence inx the South...

Incentives can be a lot of fun

As the year winds down and South Africans start to plan their holidays, many employers will look at incentives to reward their teams for their work and inspire them to start the new year with gusto. Dawn Weir, Head of kulula work, says team-building can be a constructive and enjoyable way to end the year. “This wonderful country has so much to...

Curating Luxurious Dining Experience

Luxury dining is a multisensory experience that takes one through a journey of enjoyment, from the harmonious surroundings and the exquisite tastes on one’s palate, to the satisfaction that lingers long after the meal. Marika Nikolaidis, Restaurant and Bar Curator at Publico Ristorante, InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay says, “While they...

Super foods boost conferencing experience

Super foods are gaining popularity as people become more health conscious. Adding Super foods to your conference delegates is not only on-trend , but it improves their concentration and heightens their brain functionality ensuring the objectives of the day are met. Executive Chef of the Sandton Convention Centre, James Khoza  believes that when...

CTICC investing in SA by winning bids

The CTICC works closely with its ambassadors and industry associations to bring international events to the centre and city. Bringing the General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union, which will be hosted for the first time on Africa soil, was such an event that brought about an important collaboration. “Africa is undergoing a...

We Are Football festival at Expo Centre Nasrec

Pitch Sports Entertainment and Media (PTY) Ltd in partnership with Expo Centre have announced the launch of the second edition of We Are Football Festival, this unique kind football festival to be held on the 17 & 18 of November 2018 at Expo Centre, Nasrec, Johannesburg The We Are Football festival will provide football fans a chance to...

The biggest MICE and entertainment trends of 2018

While South Africa’s economy would have many believing that the MICE industry would be on its last leg, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Instead of cutting event budgets entirely, businesses both big and small are evaluating the value of business and entertainment spend more critically, and there have been a few interesting trends...

Tsogo Sun Entrepreneurs graduation

Big achievements and lasting legacies dominated at the ‘Living the Legacy’ themed Tsogo Sun Entrepreneurs Graduation Ceremony on 31 October, when 33 entrepreneurs celebrated completing their first year, 13 graduated from second year to alumni status, and Lowe Furniture & Décor from Bloubosrand in Johannesburg won the 2018 Achiever Award....

The Transition of Taste

No fine-dining experience is complete without an unforgettable dessert. Chef Chelsea Logan, who helms the pastry team at InterContinental Sydney Double Bay, said, “Dessert plays a defining role in rounding off the overall dining experience; it cleanses the palate and finishes the meal, especially in the context of taste.” Collaborating with...