Did You Book Yet? Year-End Event Invitation Wednesday, 1 December 2021

We’re excited to invite you to our FEDHASA Cape Year-End event, an in-person celebration at Blowfish in Blouberg. Join the FEDHASA team and industry colleagues as we celebrate another year – and our sheer tenacity as professionals in hospitality. Date: Wednesday, 01 December 2021 Time: 14h30 registration, for 15h00 start Venue: Blowfish Restaurant at Dolphin […]

FEDHASA Cape Year-End Event: Wednesday, 1 December 2021

We’re excited to invite you to our FEDHASA Cape Year-End event, an in-person celebration at Blowfish in Blouberg. Join the FEDHASA team and industry colleagues as we celebrate another year – and our sheer tenacity as professionals in hospitality. Date: Wednesday, 01 December 2021Time: 14h30 registration, for 15h00 startVenue: Blowfish Restaurant at Dolphin Beach Hotel We look forward to seeing you and winding down the year in your […]

Warning: Guest Scam (CPT)

Please be on the lookout for 4 guests (a man, woman, child & grandmother) who books into accommodation establishments in town. They cannot confirm how long they will be staying, so book and pay on a daily basis. They pay for the first few nights, then all the excuses start…(waiting for monies to clear, etc.) […]

How about special rates for locals? It’s up to each business, says Fedhasa chair

As the local hospitality sector prepares for international tourists this summer, businesses have been reminded to continue supporting domestic travellers who have helped keep the industry afloat during uncertain times. The Federated Hospitality Association of Southern Africa (Fedhasa) in the Western Cape says domestic tourism has helped sustain the industry amid a very difficult period […]

Post-Event Feedback: FEDHASA Cape Member Event – 2 November 2021

We are excited to give you some feedback from a very successful, COVID-friendly, In-person member event held on Tuesday 2nd November 2021 at Simons Restaurant, Groot Constantia. FEDHASA Cape Chairperson, Jeremy Clayton, welcomed all members,  guests and industry partners to our first in-person member event of 2021.  We are pleased to understand that our industry has seen a […]

FEDHASA petitions for leniency on Liquor Amendment Regulation (annual fee structure) 2021

The Provincial Minister of Community Safety recently published a Western Cape Liquor Regulation Amendment. The amendment provides for all fees payable in respect of liquor license applications, transfers, removals, annual renewals, and various fines. The annual renewal fees have been increased by 4.8% over those applicable in 2020/2021.This document replaces the draft published for comment […]

Training and recruitment opportunities in the BPO Sector

Are you a hospitality manager, impacted by COVID-19, and looking for a new opportunity? Consider joining the BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) or Contact Centre sector, an industry valued at R7.8 billion. Companies are offering career path opportunities along with market-related salaries. A wonderful opportunity to use your skills in hospitality has arisen in the Contact Centre sector, […]

FEDHASA Cape 2021 AGM Post-Event Comms

A year since our FEDHASA Cape AGM and we believe we’re closer to the end of this crisis than the beginning.  We are encouraged by the positive developments we’re seeing such as several airlines returning to Cape Town International, the removal of travel bans against SA by France, Germany and Austria, and hotels and lodges reporting that […]

Tourism leads vaccine charge with #Jab4Tourism campaign

Dear Valued Members, As the September high season looms, South Africa’s tourism sector is eyeing our vaccination levels as it becomes a defining criteria against which inbound international travellers decide to visit the country. To encourage South Africans to get vaccinated in numbers, the tourism sector is getting behind a #Jab4Tourism campaign, led by industry leaders […]