Posted by: Taj Cape Town | Posted in Accommodation,Activities,Cape Town,Events,Hotel | on: June 30, 2017

It’s the Secret Season for Meetings and Events.

The “Secret Season” brings with it a host of unexpected Mother City delights for visitors and locals alike. From warm and cosy venues to special rates, winter in Cape Town can be a great source of value for the savvy event planner looking for the perfect conference location or a uniquely opulent event space.

Sophisticated and historic

Taj Cape Town’s first floor is home to a range of sized to fit conferencing rooms that are able to accommodate anywhere between 12 and 80 guests. With Table Mountain as a backdrop, the venues boast views of St. George’s Mall, the famous Adderley Street and St. George’s Cathedral, Government Avenue as well as the Houses of Parliament.

The adjacent Reserve at Taj Cape Town offers the magnificent Bank Hall which can host up to 400 guests in a lavish cocktail event, or up to 220 seated guests at a glamorous banquet.  Below the hall lies The Vault which was built in the 1920’s as a walk-in Bank vault for the African Banking Corporation and now serves as a multi-function stand-alone venue for many different and extraordinary events looking for that touch of the unique.

Professional and luxurious

Taj Cape Town’s business facilities and banqueting rooms consist of a range of well-proportioned and equipped spaces which are able to host a variety of meetings, conferences and events. The facilities are complemented by a fully outfitted business centre and Taj Cape Town’s renowned executive chefs are able to cater to a variety of requests.

Cultural and Convenient

Taj Cape Town offers delegates the perfect combination of refined luxury and an authentic Mother City experience. Located within the historic and cultural heart of the city, the hotel encapsulates the perfect base from which to explore Cape Town and is within easy walking distance to most tourist attractions, shopping outlets, bustling restaurants and a cosmopolitan nightlife.

 Group bookings welcome

Now, there are even more reasons to hold your event at Taj Cape Town this Winter. From June until the end of September, Taj Cape Town will be offering a host of complimentary value adds for all group reservations in 2017.

All group bookings will include a daily full English breakfast in Mint Restaurant as well as complimentary use of the gym, heated lap pool and sauna. Two-Bedroomed suites are also available on request.  Local newspapers will be delivered to each room daily along with fresh flowers and fruit baskets in all rooms. Guests can enjoy a daily shoe polishing service, daily turn down service, valet parking, WI-FI, and a range of basic secretarial services as well as upgrades for VIPs, including VIP amenities.

View our Winter Conference Package for more information.

 Explore the city

Taj Cape Town also provides delegates with complimentary value adds for their free time: transfers within a 10 kilometre radius as well as an hourly shuttle departing to Table Mountain and the V&A Waterfront. More so, delegates will have the opportunity enjoy the services of an onsite city specialist to assist with relevant points of interest within walking distance of the hotel.

Events planners may contact Taj Cape Town Groups and Events at +27 [0]21 819 2000 or email sales.capetown@tajhotels.com to make a group booking or to enquire further details. Rooms are subject to availability and terms and conditions do apply.

 
 
 
Posted by: Taj Cape Town | Posted in Accommodation,Activities,Cape Town,Events,Hotel | on: April 26, 2017

Explore New Décor Trends at Decorex 2017

Established in 1994, Decorex is the annual seminal African interior design exhibition which sees industry experts sharing ideas, influences and designs, which set the stylistic tone for the coming year. This year Decorex will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from the 27th to 30th of April 2017. Guests will be able to peruse the halls and everything else the exhibition has to offer between 10 am and 6 pm daily. Tickets are available through Computicket, with prices ranging from R20 (for children under 12), up to R95 for adults.

This Year’s Theme

Seasoned Decorex visitors will know that each year the exhibition is given a theme. The Decorex 2017 theme is, ‘Make Your Space Your Living Dream’, based on the desire for a space void of tech-powered noise. Dylan Thomaz – Designer Spotlight Invitee, brings with him an enthusiasm for sensory stimulation. He believes that by incorporating textures and greenery, we can counter the effects of long work days spent touching electronics and staring at flat screens. Visitors can expect to see an increased use of natural fabrics, quality products and revitalising tones.

Decorex Highlights

Housing over 200 exhibitors, Decorex is a must for interior designers, industrial designers, architects and home-makers. Trends will be embodied by furniture, wallpaper, paint, fabrics and all manner of accompanying décor accessories. Home and décor styling concepts will be shared through series of talks and demos on décor and DIY.

Decorex as a Platform for Business Networking

Friday the 28th of April will see experts in the décor, design, architecture, hospitality and retail industries network with both exhibitors and visitors through the complimentary Trade Business Programme. This platform provides a dedicated trade lounge to approved trade members where they can meet face-to-face.

What Else Can You Expect

Catering for those with a taste for the finer things in life, guests can peruse the market furnished with vendors selling a vast collection of arts, crafts and handmade lifestyle goods for at the market. In addition, the exhibition will provide live music to ensure an effervescent atmosphere.

For those visiting Cape Town for Decorex, Taj Cape Town is the perfect luxury accommodation for style mongers in the know. It is a brief nine-minute drive from the Cape Town International Convention Centre and is home to gourmet restaurants Bombay Brasserie and Mint, the Local Grill. Also located at Taj Cape Town is The Twankey Bar – a perfect refuelling spot after a long day at Decorex. To book accommodation contact: res.capetown@tajhotels.com, or call +27 21 819 2000. To book a table email bc.capetown@tajhotels.com or phone +27 (0) 21 819 2000.

 
 
 

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