AC Hotels By Marriott® Brings Signature Thought Leadership Series To Africa For The First Time

AC Hotels, the carefully curated lifestyle brand from Marriott International marked the African debut of the global thought leadership series, AC Unpacked at AC Hotel Cape Town Waterfront on 26 September with a lively panelist discussion between local experts shaping the world of Art and Design in The Mother City. The South African event is part of a global programme, which launched in New York City last year, and brings together Essentialists from around the world to unpack global perspective on ideas relating to Travel, Experience, Vision and Design—founding principles of the AC Hotels brand. “Roots & Design” was the topic of discussion in Cape Town with focus on the importance of fostering and supporting local artistic talent, while simultaneously bringing the burgeoning scene to the world stage. Moderated by renowned local food artist and photographer, Caro Jesse De Waal, with Mark Noble, developer for the V&A Waterfront and lead on the development of the Silo District, and Kelly Berman, Head of Communication of Southern Guild gallery, on the panel, the conversation unpacked the fine details that South Africa’s design and creative community obsess o...

Less than two years ago a small-time internet celebrity, who goes by the name Trill A.C.,

Less than two years ago a small-time internet celebrity, who goes by the name Trill A.C., launched a YouTube series titled “Krew Season,” in which cast members take on several issues regarding relationships, family and money management. Throughout the series, viewers are exposed to the different beliefs of the male and female cast in regard to the aforementioned universal topics. The differences between the two sexes often clash and spark an intriguing, but laughable debate among the cast and its thousands of viewers. The one-on-one debates provide insight into the mindsets of millennial men and women, while also providing comedic relief as the cast members express their personality and opinions. Since Jan. 15, when A.C. uploaded a solo video addressing “some reasons behind men’s hesitancy to dive into relationships,” the young media personality has uploaded nearly 50 videos. Whether the channel features A.C. addressing topics by himself or with the cast, each video touches on topics that deal with today’s dating scene. Some topics even discuss marriage. It will take forever to discuss each episode of “Krew Season” in its entirety, however, so here are three episodes worth watch...