MAURITIUS LIFTS TRAVEL BAN FOR SOUTH AFRICA

The travel ban between South Africa and Mauritius was lifted last week signalling a return to the paradise island by South Africans – and this without first having to spend 15 days outside the country.

HEALTH WORKER SELLING FAKE COVID-19 CERTIFICATES ARRESTED

A 28-year-old male City of Johannesburg health worker stationed at the Parkhurst Clinic in Sandton has been arrested for allegedly selling fake COVID-19 negative test certificates to travellers for R500.

3 DOMESTIC AIRLINES TEMPORARILY SUSPEND FLIGHTS

LIFT, kulula.com and British Airways (operated by Comair) have temporarily suspended all scheduled flights from July 5, whilst FlySafair continues operations during this time.

6 STEPS: INSIDE DISCOVERY’S SANDTON COVID-19 VACCINATION SITE

Discovery Health CEO, Dr. Ryan Noach took The Sandton Times on a behind-the-scenes walk through this professional operation.

NDLOVU YOUTH CHOIR TO PERFORM AT MONTECASINO TEATRO

The Ndlovu Youth Choir, with their vibrant and uplifting sound, take to the Montecasino Teatro on May 1, in a brand-new theatrical piece entitled ‘AFRICAN PULSE’.

1-YEAR ON, THESE SANDTON HOTELS ARE STILL CLOSED

Over a year ago it was unthinkable that some of Sandton’s most prominent accommodation could be frozen in time. Having headed the call to lock-down, a year on, nothing has changed.

HENLEY AFRICA HAS A NEW HEAD OF RESEARCH

Leading global business school Henley Africa has welcomed Professor Daniel Petzer as the new head of research at their Sandton campus.

COULD THIS BE THE BIGGEST SHAKE-UP IN 28-GOAL POLO

South Africa will take on Argentina on 15 May 2021 at the Inanda Club in Sandton for the Aon Inanda International Polo, a major polo fixture on the social sports calendar. As the teams did not face each other in the planned 2020 clash, the 2021 match is eagerly-awaited among polo fans.   South Africa… Continue reading COULD THIS BE THE BIGGEST SHAKE-UP IN 28-GOAL POLO

QATAR AIRWAYS HAS A NEW RANGE OF TOILETRIES IN FIRST AND BUSINESS CLASS

Pioneering parfumerie maison diptyque will soon be available to First and Business Class passengers on Qatar. IMAGE: SUPPLIED

Qatar Airways has introduced a new line of luxurious toiletries for premium passengers, created by the pioneering parfumerie maison diptyque. The range of toiletries will be available in the First and Business Class bathrooms on board aircraft and at the airline’s premium lounges globally. Qatar Airways is the first airline to launch the range.  … Continue reading QATAR AIRWAYS HAS A NEW RANGE OF TOILETRIES IN FIRST AND BUSINESS CLASS

CHEF OMAR MENHOUK SETTLES INTO SANDTON’S MASLOW HOTEL

The Maslow hotel has welcomed a new, yet familiar face, to its culinary offering, as Algerian-born Omar Menhouk takes on the role of Executive Chef.