FEDHASA Announces Winners of Inaugural Hospitality Awards

The Federated Hospitality Association of Southern Africa (FEDHASA) has announced the winners of its inaugural Hospitality Awards, honouring excellence across the South African hospitality industry. The awards ceremony was held on Friday, April 12, 2024, at the Century City Convention Centre in Cape Town, whilst marking the trade association’s 75th year. “The FEDHASA Hospitality Awards […]

Notice: Western Cape Liquor Act Amendment Bill and Regulations 

The Western Cape Legislature has published proposed amendments to both the Western Cape Liquor Act and the Liquor Regulations.  One particular amendment that we believe will be of concern deals with section 60 of the Act and section 27 of the Regulations (see below) setting out the requirements for the keeping of records.  It has […]

You’re invited: The WC Training in Disaster Risk Management for Hospitality and Tourism Establishments

Recent droughts, floods and fires in the Western Cape have illustrated how vulnerable tourism businesses can be to climate change-induced events.  Recognising this, the Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism is embarking on an initiative to strengthen the risk reduction capacity of tourism businesses through information sharing and training.  During February, four training sessions will […]

FEDHASA discusses impact of Mining Indaba on local tourism with CapeTalk

Lee-Anne Singer was invited by CapeTalk to discuss the impact of the Mining Indaba on local tourism, on the Early Breakfast with Africa Melane show.  The Mining Indaba is a major highlight in Cape Town’s calendar each year. With thousands of mining executives and investors descending on the city, it provides a significant boost to […]

Majority of Green Point Tennis Courts unlawful: Occupants accept shelter offers

The City of Cape Town shared a recent media release, noting that the majority of the remaining unlawful occupants at the Green Point Tennis Courts have indicated a willingness to take up various offers of shelter and social assistance, based on recent engagements conducted by City of Cape Town social development officials. Unlawful occupants who […]

Engage and Participate: Invitation to NSA Consultation

FEDHASA members are invited to attend the National Skills Authority (NSA) Public Consultation on SETA Grants Regulations, National Master Skills Plan, and NSA Investigations Regulations. The National Skills Authority is partnering with the Western Cape Government, Department of Economic Development and Tourism, to host this session. Public participation in policymaking is crucial to ensure that […]

Western Cape Provincial Occupations in High Demand Survey conducted by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)

    The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) has concluded its survey on high-demand occupations in the Western Cape Province, marking a significant departure as it adopts a Provincial demand-led approach for the first time. The survey, conducted under the Labour Market Intelligence (LMI) Research Programme, has garnered participation from both public and […]

Introducing FEDHASA Cape’s dynamic board members!

On 15 November, FEDHASA Cape hosted its 19th Annual General Meeting at the Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers. This year, the spotlight was on three segments up for election: 1. Hotel Segment2. Trusted Partner Segment3. Young Professional Segment These candidates bring to the table a wealth of expertise and competencies vital in steering the […]

Keeping safe in Cape Town

Cape Town Tourism, the city’s official Destination Marketing Organisation, is aware of the recent incidents where a US citizen was robbed and shot in the face in Nyanga. Enver Duminy, CEO of Cape Town Tourism says, “We extend our deepest sympathy to him for the ordeal and are relieved he is safe and receiving treatment. […]

MEC Mireille Wenger shares latest tourism insights – more than 6.8 million passengers at Cape Town International

Mireille Wenger, Provincial Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities: Monthly Tourism Report: More than 6.8 million two-way passengers through Cape Town International between Jan and Sep 2023 Between January and September of 2023, more than 6.8 million two-way international and domestic passengers passed through our award-winning Cape Town International Airport (CTIA), of which 1.9 million were […]