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CTICC wins big at the AIPC Awards in Antwerp, Belgium

The Cape Town International Convention Centre has been awarded the 2019 Delegate Choice Award for Innovation at the AIPC (International Association of Convention Centres) Annual Congress in Atwerp, Belgium. The award comes after the cente’s Chief Executive Officer, Julie-May Ellingson, made a compelling case during her presentation to AIPC...

Sponsorship isn’t a freebie; it’s a partnership of a different kind

As a brand that believes in, and nurtures community and relationships, it’s increasingly difficult saying no to the daily calls for sponsorship.  Yes or no. Small words with a big impact, if used correctly. Everyone is looking for a helping hand in some way or another, but not everyone understands the resource impact on the sponsor. ...

Welcome to the hotel of 2119

Hilton Releases Future-Gazing Report To Mark Its 100th Anniversary Intergalactic getaways, fast-food nutrient pills, 2-3 hour working days and adaptable, personalised rooms that can transport guests everywhere from jungles to mountain ranges; in celebration of its 100th anniversary, today Hilton (NYSE: HLT) predicts the future trends set to...

The EGF – “We practice what we preach”

“The pressure is on,” admits Event Greening Forum (EGF) Chairperson Greg McManus. “That was always going to be the case, as we preach sustainable event practices and now we need to practice what we preach!” This is in reference to the EGF’s upcoming Master Class on Wednesday 10 July and Conference on 11 July 2019. Both events target the broader...

Bohemian Rhapsody Sing-Along Experience to rock you at Montecasino

For most of the world, from the first beat of a Queen song nostalgia takes hold, instinct takes over and voices start belting out the lyrics we know and love – ‘We will we will rock you’, ‘We are the champions (no time for losers)’, ‘All we hear is radio ga ga radio goo goo’… and possibly the greatest arena rock song of all time, ‘Is this the...

Myan Moodley takes the reins at Sibaya

There is a new man at the helm of Sun International’s Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom, Myan Moodley. Myan recently took the position of General Manager after a successful tenure at the same group’s Wild Coast Sun Casino. Bringing with him a wealth of experience, this dynamic and career-focused leader has worked in the entertainment and...

Tsogo Sun Hotels celebrates 50 golden years of growth

Tsogo Sun Hotels is celebrating 50 years of successful growth and an enduring contribution to the South African hospitality industry as the country’s biggest hotel group. The company was founded in 1969 with the launch of six Southern Sun Hotels by SA Breweries and Sol Kerzner, and today consists 110 hotels and a 60% interest in Hospitality...

NOMINATE TODAY! Top Women in MICE Awards extends nominations deadline

The Top Women in MICE Awards has announced that it will extend the deadline for nominations until the end of June. “We are so excited about all the new developments we are seeing taking place in our industry and we remain committed to recognising the invaluable contribution made by our women. To this end, we feel our nominations should be...

R2.7 million in crispy cash notes…because Cash IS King at Silverstar!

For the first time in the Tsogo Sun Gaming group, the new Cash is King gaming promotion at the West Rand’s favourite entertainment destination, Silverstar, is giving away a tantalising total of R2.7-million in instant cash prizes! To be one of the guaranteed 2 300 winners, clear your diary, grab your Silverstar Rewards card and play slots and...

Silverstar’s Bomi Bukali is building the brand with passion

Bomi Bukali, Silverstar Casino’s new Communications Manager, has embraced her career in the casino industry with energy and passion, which she says: “is an essential part of thriving in this exciting industry”. Bukali joined Tsogo Sun in August 2016 as PR & Communications Co-ordinator at the group’s head office and was appointed to her new...

Stop smacking the snooze button; Climate disruption is here

“Stop smacking the snooze button. Climate disruption is here. You need to know what to do,” says sustainability facilitator, greening specialist and climate change leader Lorraine Jenks. Having researched the impacts of climate change on events and tourism in Africa, Jenks is in a position to help you understand WHY climate change is having the...