Good kitchen practices for keeping the heat down

MFK Fisher, one of America’s first food writers, said “First we eat, then we do everything else’. We can’t deny that not only is food the fuel that all people need to survive, good food puts us in a good mood, and as Virginia Woolf said, ‘One cannot think well, […]

How to make your staff and business shine

Sir Richard Branson knows it and so should you. Responsible businesses recognise and live by the motto “your employees are your greatest assets”.  In tourism, taking care of your staff is even more important because well-trained staff is the bedrock of good service and happy customers, including the South African […]

RT Pilot member Vineyard Hotel scoops presigious SANParks KUDU AWARD for it’s community-based conservation project

(Cape Town, 4 November 2013) The Vineyard Hotel & Spa has been awarded a prestigious South African National Parks (SANParks) Kudu Award in the Corporate Contribution category in recognition of its work in clearing alien vegetation on Silvermine Naturel Reserve on Table Mountain. The awards were presented at the CSIR […]

Cape Town winners at 2011 Imvelo Awards

Southern Africa’s responsible tourism awards, the Imvelo Awards, were announced on 9 November 2011, World Responsible Tourism Day. Cape Town-based companies were well represented, comprising 12 of the 38 finalists and winning 6 of 14 awards (with 3 Cape Town finalists also part of a 7th award given to their […]

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