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Johannesburg Remains Africa’s Most Popular City

Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index. The City of Gold attracted 4.05 million international overnight visitors in 2017. Close on its heels, Marrakech in Morocco is the second most popular African destination city,...

2019 Conferencing needs a different approach

Even though conferencing and meetings budgets are under increasing pressure, the business benefits of conferencing are priceless: education and skills sharing opportunities, networking, and an off-site environment for colleagues to learn more about themselves and one another. The days of multi-day, multi-event international conferences are...

First Car Rental advances car hire

If you are renting a car this summer, don’t forget to pack your patience, unless of course, you are hiringfrom First Car Rental, who this week, launched South Africa’s first ever Car Hire Self-Service at major branches across the country. “Our new self-service car hire is fast, efficient, convenient and paperless. Complete your renter...

Montecasino wins Best of Joburg Awards

Undoubtedly the Home of the Best restaurants in Joburg, Montecasino’s nine winners in this category are Best Greek – Mythos; Best Sushi – The Fireroom; Best Breakfast – Wimpy; Best Pizza Spot – Col’Cacchio; Best Indian – The Raj; Best Chicken – Nando’s; Best Chips & Best Takeaway Burger – Steers; Best Sticky Ribs, Kids’ Party Spot & Kids’...

Beats and hacks for business travel in the holidays

South Africans take their holidays pretty seriously. That’s understandable after a year of hard work that often involves long hours and arduous commutes. But even as many people are packing mountain-bikes and suntan-lotion rather than laptops for their next journey, others will be travelling to meetings and presentations. So how can you stay sane...

Festive Season at Park Inn by Radisson Newlands

The Live-Inn Restaurant at Park Inn by Radisson Newlands invites the entire family to celebrate the festive season with a Christmas lunch. The selection offers a wide variety to suit all and includes a carvery! The menu includes a delicious Grilled Pepper-crusted Beef Sirloin, Fresh Fish with Spiced Lemon Butter and an Exotic Seafood Pasta Bake...

Speaker-Strategist-Entrepreneur

Unique Speaker Bureau is proud to announce Mummy Mthembu-Fawkesas the latest addition to its family. Soweto-born trailblazer Mummy Mthembu-Fawkes is a sought-after, young South African entrepreneur, industry pioneer, business speaker, highly regarded social media and brand strategist, accredited facilitator, and business coach. Without any formal...

Using beacons at your next event

I always get asked what the next great thing in event technology is going to be. Among other things, my answer always includes the integration of beacons. I found an interesting blog about this that I would like to share with you. Apple first introduced beacon technology into mobile devices in 2013, making location technology easily accessible....

Risk mitigation in booking business travel

Businesses booking corporate travel for executives focus on every itinerary detail, from flights to accommodation, dinners to entertainment. But is risk mitigation considered when transfers between events are simply listed on the itinerary as “transfer by taxi” or “self-drive in hired car”, with executives left to their own devices to travel...

A sophisticated blank canvas Part 2

The JSE also hosts training programmes that look at how companies can attract investors or speak to financial journalists, understand financial statements, etc. This iconic venue offers all the bells and whistles and Carol Crozier, manager: Company Services, says the spaces have been designed to encapsulate any brand – much like a blank canvas....