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Securing improved safety for tourists

September 1, 2017

Following a number of high profile murders of tourists in South Africa, we have found ourselves the centre of much media attention. This month is Tourism Month Tourism attracts much needed revenue and is the driver of job creation in many provinces. Indeed, the poorest communities stand to benefit the most from this sector and […]

What you need to know about super-bugs

August 17, 2017

Hospital in-patients in South Africa face the possibility of infection by a super-bug – a “nightmare bacteria” that made its way here from the US. Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae is from a family of super-bugs known as CRE. Super-bugs cause most in-hospital infections and are exceptionally difficult to treat. Experts agree that super-bugs are life threatening and […]

How hygiene can improve occupancy for the hospitality industry

August 10, 2017

If you own or run a guesthouse or hotel, you’ll know that the quality and availability of basic room amenities matter to your guests. According to PWC’s Consumer Intelligence Report on hotel brand loyalty, “Both business and leisure travellers say room quality is the #1 reason for choosing a hotel.” Travellers want to feel pampered […]

Feminine Hygiene Matters

August 9, 2017

At the heart of every woman lies a lady to whom dignity and reputation matter. The workplace is not altogether friendly to women. There is the glass ceiling for promotion and career growth, there is the “old boys club” and “locker room” talk that objectifies women and to some extent “keeps them in their place”. […]