Industry Blog – General
Following the rising trend of visitors wanting to access information about Cape Town wherever they are, Cape Town Tourism is proudly launching the very first Mobile Visitor Information Vehicle in Africa.
The innovative new Info Centre on wheels, affectionately named Thando, (which in the local African language Xhosa, is the word for love) will be launched and officially revealed at WTM Africa on Friday, 2 May. Thando will be available to view on stand A50, in the Africa Main Hall.
The vehicle will also be on display at the CTT Members Industry event on 29th of May, so save the date!Read more
The optimism displayed by Cape Town’s tourism sector ahead of the 2013/2014 season has been confirmed with businesses reporting an excellent high season overall.
Looking at the industry performance by sectors for the period of October 2013 till February 2014, and interpreting surveys done by Cape Town Tourism (canvasing over 500 industry members and more than 1600 visitors over 5 months) positive feedback has been received across the board.Read more
At the end of 2013, the Cape Town Tourism Board took a collective decision to forfeit their small monthly remuneration for contribution towards a fund (topped up by Cape Town Tourism) that will be awarded to two Historically Disadvantaged Individuals (HDIs) SMME businesses.Read more
Indaba - one of the largest tourism marketing events on the African calendar - is taking place at the Albert Luthuli Convention Centre (ICC) in Durban for three days from 10-12 May 2014.
This trade event attracts over 13,000 delegates from travel and tourism related industries presenting an opportunity to showcase Cape Town’s tourism offering and to promote year-round business with local and international trade.
Cape Town Tourism has secured prime space on the Wesgro stand in the DEC Hall and we are offering our members two key opportunities to join us on this excellent platform.
City of Cape Town Executive Mayor, Alderman Patricia de Lille, today confirmed the events that the City will host to honour the late Nelson Mandela.Read more
A Call for Proposals to submit business HDI SMME plans in order to benefit from The Board Development Fund. The fund is intended to assist two businesses with support to encourage skills transfers, partnership, enterprise and supplier development and marketing opportunities to grow their existing SMME business.Read more
Travel bloggers dream of getting paid to do the two things they love most: travel and write.
But not everyone consumed by wanderlust, with a DSLR camera and a knack for WordPress, is going to get a thumbs-up from travel companies for all-expenses-paid trips to go jungle-trekking in Thailand, hot air ballooning over the Serengeti or Pina Colada sipping on the beach in Mauritius.Read more