Posted by: Taj Cape Town | Posted in Accommodation,Activities,Cape Town,Events | on: April 1, 2015



International Luxury Travel Market Africa returns to Cape Town in April where the very best travel agents and advisors from across the world meet Africa’s most spectacular luxury travel experiences.

ILTM Africa is Africa’s leading luxury travel event and attendees are invited to choose up to 57 one-on-one appointments from a select community of buyers and suppliers. The specialist invitation-only event provides the perfect opportunity to meet up with representatives of the most spectacular luxury experiences the African continent can offer.

Founded in 2001, International Luxury Travel Market events are the leading annual business to business events for the global luxury travel community. ILTM holds a portfolio of global, regional and specialist luxury travel events in not only Africa, but Japan, Brazil, Asia and the Americas as well as the global flagship event in Cannes.

Cape Town has been designated as the Official Host City for ILTM Africa where its tremendous range of experiences, award-winning beaches and World Heritage Sites such as Table Mountain, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World and Robben Island, make it the ideal destination for local and international visitors.

For attendees looking for accommodation, event venues or a corporate meeting space during the event, Taj Cape Town offers luxury accommodation in the heart of Cape Town as well as a selection of grand conferencing facilities including The Reserve at Taj Cape Town – a premier banqueting and events space. Taj Cape Town is also providing complimentary shuttle service for guests to and from ILTM Africa.

International Luxury Travel Market Africa is set to take place from 13 -15 April 2015 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, conveniently situated on the Mother City’s beautiful Foreshore, within easy reach of Taj Cape Town and the historic city centre.

Reservations are essential for securing your place at one of the most sought after hotels in Cape Town. Do not hesitate to contact us at: as limited rooms are available.

Posted by: Taj Cape Town | Posted in Accommodation,Activities,Cape Town,Events | on: January 27, 2015


Taj Cape Town is rolling out the red carpet this Valentine’s Day for a romantic evening of vintage film flair as well as the finest speciality dining or relaxed cocktails.

Arrive in the hotel lobby and sip on a complimentary Belvedere Martini prepared by ‘James Bond’, while listening to a live pianist playing classic romantic movie soundtracks. To further conjure romance from a by-gone era, silent romantic movie classics will be shown in the background. Enjoy royal treatment on the red carpet and have the moment captured by a professional photographer as you step out of a 1938 vintage Hupmobile on display. Follow with a delightful dinner at South Africa’s finest Indian restaurant, Bombay Brasserie, or at Mint, the Local Grill, which specialises in innovative international and local cuisine.

Taj Cape Town has prepared an enchanting evening of romance, opulent luxury and classic charm at South Africa’s finest Indian restaurant, Bombay Brasserie, or at Mint, the Local Grill. Mint, the Local Grill, has created a three-course menu with classic favourites such as a beef bourguignon, slow cooked prime beef in a red wine sauce, baby onions, wild mushrooms and slow cooked crispy ‘bacon’ puree of roasted garlic potatoes; duck à l’orange, half a corn-fed duck, confit of leg and roasted breast with an orange peel glaze, green beans, rocket, spinach and potato fondant; or seared Norwegian salmon on ratatouille with a lemon and herb crust crushed potato cake.  An instrumental jazz duo playing in the background will create a relaxed ambience. Diners may arrive from 19:00 and the cost is R500 per person.

World renowned Executive Sous Chef, Harpreet Longani, at Bombay Brasserie, has also carefully designed a lavish six-course vintage Indian menu that will take diners on a culinary journey through India, one of the world’s most romantic destinations. Enjoy dishes such as, cranberry and walnut ‘Dahi Gujiya Chaat’ lentil dumpling with yoghurt and tamarind chutney; Malabar roast duck in corn shells with green mango ‘Pachdi’, and roast leg of lamb ‘Khushk Raan Sikandari’ pie with Kashmiri rista sauce. A harpist playing in the background will infuse the room with elegance and classic romance. Diners may arrive from 19:00 and the cost is R900 per person.

Finally, the ultra-trendy Twankey Bar provides the perfect setting for anyone wanting a casual evening with good friends, food, drinks and the lively sounds of a DJ playing between 21:00 and 24:00. There is no cover charge for the evening.

Couples can also enjoy a range of romantic Valentine’s Day promotions through the month of February at the Jiva Grande Spa, Taj Cape Town’s award winning Spa, including a relaxing, energising or detoxifying 60-minute Indian Aromatherapy for R695 per person or R1390 for a couple’s massage. A bottle of Veuve Cliquot Champagne and tray of chocolate dipped strawberries can make for an extra special addition to the day and can to be enjoyed in the relaxation area either before or after any treatment for R1 100 per couple.

Taj Cape Town offers luxury accommodation in the heart of Cape Town and is home to the finest luxury dining in Cape Town including the renowned Bombay Brasserie.

Make this Valentine’s Day one to remember and contact Taj Cape Town now at 021 819 2000 or email to secure your reservation or for more information.




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