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Tsogo Sun invests in WP Rugby

Tsogo Sun’s Operations Director for the Cape Region – John van Rooyen, Clive Van Groeningen – Mykonos Casino Director of Operations and Complex GM, and Jerry Mokgalapa – Tsogo Sun Sales Manager handed over a R380 000 cheque to Western Province Rugby Football Union President Mr Thelo Wakefield during Saturday’s match between the DHL...

Selecting your event caterer

Finding the perfect caterer is an essential part of any large scale event. Weddings, corporate events, parties and family gatherings are all times when the services of a caterer might be needed. Unfortunately, there is no standardized grading system for caterers and anybody can start their own catering business. Here’s how to choose a good...

Top tips for home entertaining – part 1

What type of event will it be? For a large crowd, keep it simple with a buffet: A fork buffet is a lot less work on the day than fingerfood, where you’re continually heating nibbles up and passing them around. A cold fork menu is easier than hot and can be prepared in advance leaving you free to talk to guests. Space You don’t only...

New deputy GM for Palazzo Hotel, Montecasino

Bilal Essop has been appointed Deputy General Manager of The Palazzo Montecasino, having risen rapidly through the Tsogo Sun ranks since joining the group as a student in 2009. Essop attended Al-Aqsa High School in Lenasia, Johannesburg, before attaining his National Diploma in Hospitality Management from the University of Johannesburg. He joined...

90’s mania at Barnyard Rivonia

The nineties will always be remembered as the last great decade in music history. 90s Mania is a celebration of this cool decade filled with a variety of pop, rock, alternative, old school and a collection of one-hit wonders! Featuring an 11-piece cast of singers, dancers and musicians – 90s Mania is a blast from the past where we saw an...

Forever Jackson at Joburg Theatre

Fans of Michael Jackson will be thrilled to learn that FOREVER JACKSON, Europe’s number one Jackson show, direct from London, has been confirmed to perform exclusively in Joburg. 30 years after Michael Jackson picked up a Grammy for Best Video Album for the making of Thriller, FOREVER JACKSON hits Joburg to pay homage to the late great King of...

Room layouts explained

Layout a room with our cool guide to the different kinds of conference room layouts and styles in which conference tables an be arranged to best maximise your event, and your venue. Theater or Cinema Style Seats or chairs in rows facing a stage area, head table, or speaker (with no conference tables) Used for: This is the most efficient set-up...

Oyster, wine and food festival at Monte

The 11th Oyster, Wine & Food Festival will be taking place on Friday, 10 June 2016, 15:00 – 21:00, Saturday, 11 June 2016, 11:00 – 20:00 and Sunday, 12 June 2016, 11:00 – 18:00 in The Outdoor Area, Montecasino, Gauteng’s premier entertainment destination ! This, an established firm favourite event crowned as Gauteng’s...

Volunteers needed to help at Tshepang Centre

We will be heading to Tembisa to help the Tshepang Care Centre and are calling on all volunteers who want to give a little something back to the community, to come and help us paint, do some general maintenance work, play with the children, and even help plant a large vegetable garden for the orphanage. Please invite all your friends and family...

Satyagraha House and Africology spa partnership

Spa and skincare brand Africology and Satyagraha House, the former Johannesburg home of Mahatma Gandhi, have announced their collaboration on a unique relaxation and wellness experience for visitors to the heritage site. Satyagraha House in Orchards already attracts foreign and South African visitors seeking peace and tranquillity while absorbing...

30th SAACI congress – with knowledge it’s possible

SAACI, the Southern African Association for the Conference Industry is the recognised umbrella body of the business events industry. SAACI 2016 returns to the province where the idea of SAACI was born in 1985. Mangaung, is the official host city for this prestigious congress. Adriaan Liebetrau, chief executive officer of SAACI, said: “Mangaung is...

The Oyster King – a royal occasion

  The Oyster King is a great addition to any event. And now meet – The Ice Lolly Queen: The most refreshing Queen for your event! The Ice Lolly Queen will present you with the most spiced up ice lollies you have ever tasted. The combination of the interesting flavours and high quality ingredients, provided to us by Las Paletas, are...