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Cape Town Tourism CEO Mariëtte du Toit-Helmbold on the sale of the V&A Waterfront

Yesterday, the news was confirmed that the V&A Waterfront has been sold to JSE-listed property company, Growthpoint, and the Public Investment Corporation (PIC). These two companies have made a joint acquisition said to be worth R9.7-billion.

 

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Comments on the February 10, 2011 State of the Nation address

Cape Town Tourism welcomes news about plans to boost tourism to South Africa with flexible visas and improved landing spots at airports.

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Help Cape Town fall in love with responsible tourism!

The dates are set for the 2011 Responsible Tourism Week. This unconventional, online “unconference” begins next week, on Valentine’s Day (February 14), and continues until February 18, 2011.

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Cape Town Tourism CEO Mariëtte du Toit-Helmbold on the pricing debate

Pricing and perception of pricing was an issue raised and debated with fervour prior to the World Cup, urging the tourism industry to maintain responsible pricing and reinforce Cape Town’s value for money position.

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Climate change and tourism

In recent months, extreme weather conditions have meant that several tourism patterns have felt the pressure. Mariëtte du Toit-Helmbold, CEO of Cape Town Tourism, comments on this state of affairs.

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Countering seasonality: The influence of air traffic on business and leisure tourism

Welcome news for leisure and business tourism to the Mother City: From February, Turkish Airlines increased the number of flights to Cape Town. Unfortunately, this coincides with an announcement by airberlin that it will run its last northbound Cape Town-Munich flight of the European winter season 2010/2011 on April 29, 2011. Cape Town Tourism CEO Mariëtte du Toit Helmbold comments.

 

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Walk about town

City planners are fast-tracking initiatives to make Cape Town’s CBD pedestrian-friendly.

 

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Tourism: Where to from 2010 for Cape Town?

We were a country wholeheartedly and publicly committed to tourism in 2010, but as 2011 hatches freshly on our doorsteps, we are called to heed, more than ever, a pressing need to platform tourism as an essential component of our economic survival.

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Marketing update

During December 2010, Cape Town Tourism focused on showcasing Cape Town summer at its very best. We gave our website design a summery makeover to coincide with the Love Summer! Love Cape Town! campaign by adding a background image and new header images – highlighting summer landscapes and activities – to each section of the site.

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