2ND Annual Restaurant Cook-Off Rescheduled

We’ll kick off spring with our 2nd Annual Restaurant Cook-off. With business picking up and time a precious commodity to our industry we have decided to postpone the 2nd annual restaurant cook-off to give our members a better opportunity to plan and to be ready to participate. With this in mind, we have thought it a good idea to rather […]

Radisson Hotel Group expands into its fourth South African city

Radisson Hotel Group has announced its entry into its fourth South African city, Durban, with the opening of Radisson Blu Hotel, Durban Umhlanga. This opening brings the Group’s portfolio in one of its key African markets, South Africa, to fourteen hotels in operation and two under development. Radisson Blu Hotel, Durban Umhlanga is located on […]

Health Minister extends public consultation period for health regulations

Minister of Health Dr Joe Phaahla has extended the period for public comments on health regulations relating to the Surveillance and Control of Notifiable Medical Conditions; Public Measures in Points of Entry; Management of Human Remains and Environmental Health by three months with effect from Thursday, 5 May 2022. The new closing date for submission of comments […]

SA State of Disaster Lifted: Resources

We are delighted that the State of Disaster has finally been lifted after 750 days of being in place, bringing an end to many of the rules that have burdened the hospitality sector, such as temperature checking and contact tracing, which have proven largely unscientific to stemming the spread of COVID. We hope that our industry will receive certainty sooner rather than later with regards […]

KZN liquor licencing fees effective 1st April 2022 (pages 252 to 254)

The MEC for Economic Development has published the final KZN liquor licencing fee schedule which come into effect on the 1st April 2022. Unfortunately they do not publish stand-alone documents but the relevant pages are from page 252 to 254. Page 252 indicates the schedules which are self-explanatory and divided across categories of establishments and across specific […]

Durban Tourism Awards – Have you entered?

The inaugural Durban Tourism Awards is set to take place in May, coinciding with Indaba. The purpose of these awards is to thank the businesses that have shown resilience whilst encouraging others to constantly explore innovative ways in which they can adapt to the dynamic conditions that influence our industry globally. Due to the COVID […]

FEDHASA remembers Warren Ozard

It is with a heavy heart to inform you that Warren Ozard (a former Operations Manager of Fedhasa East Coast), has sadly passed away. Warren, a legend in his own right, was much loved by all.  He was a stalwart for the industry and had been involved in Fedhasa for many years until his retirement […]

Get ready for this year’s Durban Tourism Awards

The launch of the Durban Tourism Awards is happening soon. The purpose of these awards is to thank the businesses who have shown resilience whilst encouraging others to constantly explore innovative ways in which they can adapt to the dynamic conditions that influence our industry globally. Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, businesses have been […]