To party or not to party: SA corporates’ dilemma as Covid cases rise
Event companies are reeling from the cancellations of year-end functions
From party guests producing negative Covid-19 tests and proof of vaccines to downsized year-end dos and virtual celebrations, South Africans are partying cautiously with the emergence of the new variant and a rise in positive cases.
Omicron has subdued what would have been a roaring festive season, say party planners and caterers, with some dealing with the disappointment and financial implications of cancelled events and requests for smaller gatherings.
Corporates such as MTN and Old Mutual have adopted a prudent approach to year-end festivities...