How to lose a candidate in ten ways

I admit, I’m a bit of a sucker for romantic comedies. Notting Hill, Love Actually and Bidget Jones Diary hold pride of place in my DVD library Another favourite, don’t judge me, is the 2003 Stinker Award nominee “How to lose a guy in ten days” starring Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey.


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The Iconic Mount Nelson Hotel’s room occupancy rate is at the usual 90%, despite water shortage.

The drought crisis in Cape Town appears to have done little to dry up the flow of tourists flocking into the Mother City.


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Our pick of the top hotel trends for the year ahead

To give you a head start on the year ahead, we round up our top picks of trends within the hospitality industry to expect in 2018


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A boxing lesson for Cyril Ramaphosa 

“Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” – Mike Tyson.

A boxing lesson for Cyril Ramaphosa – By Stephen Hickmore


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Why is this hotel in Bantry Bay handing out free smartphones to its guests?

There’s no doubt that we’re all part of the “i-Generation”. For many of us, leaving the house without our smartphone feels like we’ve left a limb behind. The President Hotel in Bantry Bay are here to help, though…


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Top 5 food trends in 2018

According to the diviners at health food retailer Whole Foods, consumers will be sipping on lavender-flavoured lattes, mushroom coffees and sprinkling their smoothies with super powders in 2018.


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SA’s top restaurants and culinary stars honoured at 2017 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards

The Test Kitchen was once again confirmed as the country’s top restaurant when it was awarded the Restaurant of the Year title for the sixth consecutive year.


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Controversial chef Conrad Gallagher is back on the menu . . . in Qatar

Now the Irish Sun on Sunday can reveal Gallagher has pitched up in Middle East city Doha after his latest African adventure turned sour.


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PMR Hospitality welcomes strategic new partner

CAPE TOWN – PMR Hospitality Partners, an award-winning hotel development and project management company announced Graham Wood as a strategic new partner. 


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Montecasino’s Aarya welcomes top new chef

Aarya the renowned and upmarket fusion restaurant in Montecasino , Fourways has a new Executive Chef – Rodgers Mahasi – who joins the team with 20 years’ experience in leading hotels and restaurants in South Africa and other African countries. Aarya is the restaurant from South Africa’s first MasterChef winner, Deena Naidoo.


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