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LAST-MINUTE GIFT IDEAS FOR PEOPLE WHO SEEM TO HAVE EVERYTHING

Everyone knows someone who is notoriously difficult to shop for. If there’s something they really want, they already own it. Like the Little Mermaid, they have gadgets and gizmos a-plenty, and whozits and whatzits galore. For every birthday or celebration, you’re left scratching your head. But at Christmas, you’re expected to come up with something, […]
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WHICH CITY FARES BEST IN TERMS OF INVESTMENT?

When it comes to a choice between purchasing property in Johannesburg or Cape Town, which city fares best from an investment perspective? Both are major growth hubs in the country for property investment. While the Mother City has traditionally been a more attractive option for investors, not everyone is drawn to coastal living. Some investors, […]
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TRENDS IN LUXURY TOURISM

Danny Bryer (Area Director of Sales, Marketing and Revenue Management, Protea Hotels by Marriott) tells u|Chief about trends in luxury tourism. There’s an element of tunnel vision that can come with maintaining a fairly ordinary existence, it’s difficult to place yourself in someone else’s position, especially when that someone is, by all accounts, incredibly wealthy. […]
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VR EXPANDS AFRICAN FOOTPRINT

Head a few miles north of the Sandton Convention Center, where more than a thousand producers, broadcasters, and assorted industry execs are gathering this week to discuss the latest trends in African content at Discop, and you can deep-sea dive off the Galapagos islands, battle zombies, buckle up for a trip to the moon—or look […]
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SURVIVE BLACK FRIDAY

JOHANNESBURG – Discount-hunters, store managers and, well, South Africans, brace yourselves: Black Friday is coming and best believe you need to be ready if you’re hoping to cash in. Or even if you’re planning on venturing anywhere near a mall. It sounds ridiculous, and it is, but people have actually been injured in the rush […]