Western Cape Gambling and Racing Amendment Regulation 2022 – Fees and Costs

The Provincial Minister of Finance has published the final Western Cape Gambling and Racing Regulation Fees and Costs. The amended regulation provides fees and costs for all types of gambling activities covering deposits, new licence applications, annual fees and investigation fees. The average increase over the 2021 fees and costs is around 4.9%. To view […]

Western Cape Government survey: SA tourist visa application process

The Western Cape Government is aware of complaints from some inbound markets regarding the current tourist visa application process including the e-visa system. FEDHASA Cape members are invited to share their comments by completing a snap survey in order to better understand the specific challenges being experienced by travellers to South Africa in respect of visa requirements and application procedures. Click here to […]

Save the date: 29 March 2022 FEDHASA Cape Member Event

We are so excited to announce our first Member Networking Event for 2022. Join us for a morning of information sharing, relevant industry updates and some delicious breakfast. WHEN: 09h00 on Tuesday, 29th March 2022WHERE: The Old Biscuit Mill, 375 Albert Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town, 7915COST: Free of charge for members Kindly note that this is a member-only event, limited to one representative per member establishment. This […]

Admin Assistant: Join us to help rebuild the hospitality industry

Can you format EXCEL spreadsheets with your eyes closed? Find the proverbial needle in a haystack? Does a zero inbox make you zen? FEDHASA Cape has an immediate vacancy for an admin assistant to join our executive team based in Century City, Cape Town. Ideal candidates must have demonstrable experience in database management, membership liaison, […]

Travelwise to Cape Town

FEDHASA recently noted with concern the rise in ATM-related scams in the Cape region.  ​With the festive season in full swing, we cannot allow such incidences to negatively impact on our recovery and growth efforts. FEDHASA, together with government and industry stakeholder had a meeting to discuss collaboration on a plan to mitigate this. Safety in […]

Special Memories from the FEDHASA Cape Year-end Event

The FEDHASA Cape in-Person Year-end event was hosted at the spectacular Blowfish Restaurant in Blouberg on the 1 December. Despite the many challenges over this past year, a great time was held by our members and industry partners. In good spirit, we celebrated another year and our sheer tenacity as hospitality industry professionals. Alderman James […]

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 […]