Congratulations to Cape Town Tourism member Villa Zest on being named the Trendiest Hotel in the World in the TripAdvisor 2012 Traveller’s Choice Awards, as well as to Fair Trade in Tourism South Africa, which has been recognised as one of 10 global sustainable tourism standards and the first in Africa to be recognised by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council.Read more
The end of 2011 was a very busy time for Cape Town Tourism marketing. We introduced our new campaign, “You don’t need a holiday, you need Cape Town,” locally at the AGM, and then internationally at WTM, and have been working on the subsequent roll-out thereof.Read more
Cape Town Tourism has a vacancy for an eMarketing coordinator: SEO specialist.Read more
Cape Town Tourism has and will continue to work with our industry members in 2012 to optimise the opportunities surrounding events. For us, two of the major benefits of events tourism are the potential that it has to combat seasonality and to spread the benefits of tourism geographically across the metropole.Read more
Fireworks over the V&A Waterfront, a joyous tide of Cape Minstrels marching through the Bo-Kaap and celebrations on our beaches are as much part of the Mother City’s cultural fibre and the lure for visitors as Table Mountain, a jazz safari or cycling through the Somerset West winelands.Read more
The candidate will be responsible for full coordination and administrative duties within the events department, ensuring the smooth and successful roll-out of joint agreements and able to build good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders of the Company.
The global tourism industry has been faced with a sobering economic environment over the past two years with arrival figures for the first half of 2011 failing to meet expectations for many destinations. Despite this, many businesses in Cape Town are guardedly optimistic about the ensuing summer season.Read more