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Thursday, August 11th, 2016


International escape room game trend spreads to Johannesburg

A new physical adventure game sweeping the world, allowing participants to act like Ethan Hunt or James Bond as they solve clues to free themselves from a locked room, has arrived in Johannesburg. LOSTLAND escape room opened in Rivonia in July, and offers players three different games – Castle Secret, Mission Impossible and Prison Break. Set in fictional locations, from haunted castles to prison cells, each game offers a variety of clues and puzzles which must be solved before players secure their exit. Suitable for everyone over the age ofRead More

Tsogo Sun boosts entrepreneurs in Cape Town

Tsogo Sun is broadening its far-reaching policies for entrepreneur development with Supplier Showcases in major centres that are aimed at providing market and development access to small, medium and micro enterprises. Tsogo Sun, together with subsidiaries that included Mykonos Casino, Garden Route Casino, Caledon Casino, Southern Sun Hotels, and HCI Limited and its subsidiaries, hosted the group’s third Supplier Showcase on 28 July for nearly 50 SMMEs at Southern Sun Newlands. Comments Candy Tothill, Tsogo Sun’s GM of Corporate Affairs, “Tsogo Sun is a proudly South African corporate that takesRead More

Stanley Beer Garden offers unique entertainment

Found inside the pretty courtyards of 44 Stanley is one of the city’s most attractive beer gardens. As far as Craft beer gastro pubs go Stanley Beer Yard hits the spot perfectly and is something very unique and special. Inside is a gorgeous hunting-lodge style interior with leather armchairs, antique curios and a huge log fire and outside long tables sit beneath the olive trees. The ambiance includes live music on Saturdays and retro DJ’s who play vinyl and alternative country tunes on Thursday and Friday evenings. Whether mixing onRead More

Sun City adds new chalets offering to accomodation mix

Sun City’s accommodation choices have now been expanded to include the rustic Cabanas Chalets. Located 750m from the Cabanas hotel, the lodge is nestled beside the Letsatsi bush, close to the resort’s popular Shebeen and Cultural Village. Owned and operated since 1999 by Kwena Gardens, which included Kwena Chalets and Crocodile Sanctuary, the chalets have now been incorporated into the Sun City fold under the management of Sun International. Cabanas Chalets harnesses the African spirit of its surroundings with each room offering an immersion in nature yet at one withRead More

Get ready to hit the saddle – Its time for the 2016 Bestmed Cycle4Cansa at Sun City

Sun City, Bestmed and Powerade continue their tradition of raising money and awareness for CANSA in the North West and Limpopo Provinces with the annual Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Classic in August 2016. Since its inception, the Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Classic at Sun City has raised over R3.4-million for CANSA’s education and patient care and support programmes in the region. Cycling enthusiasts can once again ride with purpose at this year’s event, which includes a mountain bike challenge on 20 August and the road race on 21 August. The Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Classic isRead More

Women united in moving South Africa forward

“Behind every successful woman is a tribe of other successful women who have her back.” – Anon In celebration of Women’s Month and in acknowledgement of the powerful role women play in moving South Africa forward, Tsogo Sun’s Citizenship team hosted a ‘Celebrate and Inspire’ Women’s Day event on 10 August, with key note speaker, businesswoman Phuti Mahanyele, Executive Chairperson of Sigma Capital investment group. With more than half of Tsogo Sun’s workforce being comprised of women, the group’s impact on creating opportunities and ensuring gender diversity in the workplaceRead More

Nedbank unveils 2016 Ke Yona team squad

The dreams of young men from across the country were made a reality when they were confirmed as part of the Nedbank Ke Yona team that will take on 2016 Nedbank Cup champions, SuperSport United at the Sinaba Stadium in Daveyton on 4 September. Tickets to the match will be free to the public from Computickets. The 18 member squad was handpicked by Shakes Mashaba, Owen Da Gama, Khabo Zondo and Mike Mangena. These players stood out amongst 2500 talented footballers who were also trying to secure a spot inRead More

Samsung Mixed Talents Competition winners beat the Dragon’s Den

Samsung Electronics South Africa is proud to announce that three exceptional young entrepreneurs have triumphed in the company’s Launching People – Mixed Talents competition. Last week, ten finalists undertook a ‘Dragon’s Den’ style grilling at the hands of six judges, to determine the winners, who received funding as well as other business support tools and services. After undergoing a series of pitching their various concepts to the judges – Michelle Potgieter, Director for Brand and Communications at Samsung South Africa; Lisa Illingworth, Entrepreneurial Host and Journalist at Hot 91.9 FM;Read More

Product of the Year celebrates South African heritage with new categories

Product of the Year, the world’s largest consumer-voted award, has announced the addition trial of select Heritage categories to its independent brand endorsement programme. This initiative is designed to celebrate iconic products that have become an intrinsic part of South African society. Based on the results of the nation’s largest consumer survey, which rewards product innovation based on the endorsements of 5,000 consumers, Product of the Year has helped to guide consumers and help them find the best new products and services in specific markets, while also rewarding manufacturers forRead More