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'Africa's greenest hotel' opens its doors

‘Africa’s greenest hotel’ opens its doors

South African hospitality group Bon Hotels has opened the continent's greenest hotel. The R170-million Hotel Verde boasts a range of design features aimed at cutting down on power use and helping to preserve the natural wetlands around Cape Town International Airport.

Grooming the future of tourism

The first batch of graduates have successfully completed the City of Johannesburg's tourism internship programme, and are ready to make their mark on the country's hospitality sector.

Culinary graduates steak their claim

Located in the Kruger Park, the Singita School of Cooking draws talented young would-be chefs from the surrounding communities and gives them the chance to forge a top career in the hospitality industry.
Chef-training scheme kicks off

Africa’s greenest hotel for Cape Town

Already known as an innovation hub and renowned for the excellence of its hospitality offerings, Cape Town will soon be the home of the most eco-friendly hotel on the continent, with construction soon to start on the cutting-edge Hotel Verde.
Green buildings now the law in SA

Chef-training scheme kicks off

The government’s job-creation drive has made its debut in the hospitality industry in the form of a young chefs’ training project.
SA restaurant tops in food Oscars

Survey: South Africa is ‘extremely friendly’

Almost 90% of visitors who came to South Africa during the 2010 Fifa World Cup found locals to be extremely friendly and hospitable, according to a recent survey which highlighted the economic potential of the local tourism industry.
Tourism to cash in on 2010 boom

South Africa's 'ubuntu warriors'

Become a 2010 World Cup volunteer!

The 2010 Local Organising Committee is looking for 15 000 volunteers to help out in areas ranging from media and marketing to hospitality, translation and telecommunications during the 2010 Fifa World Cup, and is calling on enthusiasts from South Africa and the rest of the continent to apply.
Fans 'blown away' by atmosphere

2010 dress-rehearsal ‘a success’

Exceptional hospitality, world-class stadiums, watertight security, passionate fans, pulsating football, and a major step-up in the national team's performance - the Confederations Cup bodes well for a successful World Cup, says Fifa, although there are some "challenges to be addressed" ahead of 2010.
2010 'about changing perceptions'

2010 ‘about changing perceptions’

The true legacy of the 2010 Fifa World Cup "will be in our ability to showcase South African and African hospitality and humanity - to change once and for all perceptions of our country and our continent among the peoples of the world," says President Kgalema Motlanthe.
Limpopo lodge goes 100% green

Skills boost for tourism, hospitality

Deputy President Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka has launched a programme to train up to 28 000 workers in the tourism and hospitality sectors, to ensure that the country has sufficient capacity to fully exploit the benefits of hosting the 2010 Fifa World Cup.

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