Industry Blog – General
Our Burg Street Visitor Information Centre in the city centre has been abuzz with visitors discovering new, sustainable ways of exploring Cape Town through the Responsible Tourism Week Showcase.
Hosted on Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 February 2013, the showcase featured a few of our members making great leaps in the world of eco-travel, including Mother City Hikers, Bike & Saddle and Run Cape Town.
An opportunity exists for an entrepreneur or established business interested in the management of a food and beverage outlet at the Cape Town Central Visitor Information Centre in Burg Street, Cape Town. Note that shortlisted candidates will be invited for an information session with our management team. These meetings will take place prior to the announcement of a successful candidate.Read more
The fifth annual e-Tourism Africa summit will take place on September 13 and 14 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The summit will bring together some of the world’s leading experts in online tourism, including TripAdvisor, Wanderfly, Expedia, Facebook developers and a host of new and innovative speakers. New sessions will cover Facebook campaigning for tourism and mobile travel apps. South African Tourism is the title sponsor of the two-day conference, with Cape Town Tourism as the host sponsor.Read more
On a recent trip to Cape Town to spend a week exploring the Unexpected Cape Town, as a guest of Cape Town Tourism (CTT), Mary Tebje spent time with a number of suppliers, experiencing their products and services before delivering a presentation to CTT members on how value and exceptional service are key for business growth.Read more
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
Cape Town Tourism has a vacancy for an eMarketing coordinator: SEO specialist.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 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