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AMDEC GROUP BOOSTS WILDLIFE CONSERVATION

The Amdec Group has donated R1-million over the past four years to wildlife conservation initiatives. Amdec is one of South Africa’s leading private property developers, with a prestigious portfolio that includes Melrose Arch in Johannesburg, Harbour Arch and The Yacht Club in Cape Town, Val de Vie and Pearl Valley in the Winelands, Westbrook in Port […]
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BUILDING SA TOURISM’S SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

The three little pigs taught us valuable lessons in building properties that endure. When attacked by little more than wolf breath, the straw and wooden houses fell – the house built from bricks survived. In tourism and hospitality, with the wolves of a wavering economy, water shortages and other challenges circling, it’s imperative to focus […]
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OPTIMISTIC FUTURE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Pledges of support for small businesses in the state of the nation address and the 2018 budget look great on paper. And though the sector has heard it all before, things could really be different this time. Government has an excellent track record of paying mere lip service to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). It […]
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BUDGET 2018 PRIORITISES COMPETITIVENESS – SEA MONSTER

Cape Town – It was great to see in Budget 2018 that the government seems to be prioritising international competitiveness, according to Glenn Gillis of innovation company Sea Monster. “There’s a real opportunity for us to compete globally with knowledge-intensive products. The creative industry specifically has demonstrated an ability to not only create jobs, but […]
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AIRBNB RECENTLY ANNOUNCED A RAFT OF NEW FEATURES

The world’s largest accommodation platform, Airbnb, which turns 10 years old this year, says it plans new innovations which will put it on the path to more than a billion annual guests by 2028. Airbnb says the roadmap to reaching its target includes four new property types and new tiers product tiers which the platform is marketing […]