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Author: Martin Headger

How government and the tourism sector can create jobs

South Africa is a country in crisis, having been hit by several waves of bad news for the economy. With ongoing petrol hikes, a recession, a VAT hike and the impact of the drought, many businesses are now struggling.  Unemployment stats in South Africa are already startling, with 27.2% of the population without jobs according to Stats SA, and...

Emperors Palace caters to large crowds

Conveniently located alongside O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, with regular complimentary shuttles and on an expedient Gautrain bus route directly to and from Rhodesfield Station, the Emperors Palace Hotel Casino Convention and Entertainment Resort is the Palace of Dreams. This mega resort combines the timeless...

Conference menu items for mental agility

Conferences and certain meetings can be long and at times it’s difficult to stay focused. In-depth or strategy sessions require a delegates undivided attention or critical and at times creative thinking. In order to give them the mental boost they need, all you have to do it rethink your menu. Executive Chef of the Sandton Convention Centre,...

Centennials, the delegates of the future

Student Village, South Africa’s leader in the youth market, presented the latest Youth Culture Report recently. They’ve identifies a new generation that we need to understand as they are the workforce, delegates and meeting goers of the future. Here are a few elements highlighted from the report to help you form an understanding of how to cater...

The Age of Aesthetics

Luxury dining establishments can no longer rely on a stand-out, signature dish to create a memorable experience for those who choose to visit for a meeting or a private experience. Like a collection of haute fashion, every aspect of luxury dining needs to be curated; carefully created with seemingly imperceptible details that, when brought...

CTICC on an international bid winning streak

The CTICC has been awarded 15 international conferences, in the last six months alone.  Many of these will be hosted on the African continent for the first time. “We are extremely proud to have won these bids which are testament to the CTICC’s competitiveness as a venue and Cape Town’s attractiveness as a business event destination.  These wins...

Randpark Club wins Best of Joburg for 7th year

The Best of Joburg award goes to Randpark Club who has won the title for the best Golf Course – 2018. This coveted title has been won by Randpark for seven consecutive years. Located in one of Johannesburg’s green-belt areas, a five-minute drive from Cresta, the magnificent views provide a grand background of natural greenery and has the...

5 Reasons to Visit Premier Hotels & Resorts

From a humble 40 bedrooms, the group’s portfolio has grown to encompass a number of hotels & resorts throughout South Africa and has gained 25 years of experience developing and managing hotels, conference centres and restaurants. With a current offering of almost 2000 bedrooms, Premier Hotels & Resorts has a proven, longstanding...

Gauteng’s premier entertainment destination scoops four awards

Eighteen years since opening its doors to an expectant, entertainment-hungry public who continue to cast their votes in Montecasino’s favour in the Best of Joburg Awards, Gauteng’s premiere entertainment destination has scooped awards in four categories of the popular reader’s choice awards. Gratifyingly, the Teatro at Montecasino, which is...