Industry Blog – Media, PR and Guest Relations Update
The Cape Town Tourism AGM took place at the Tsogo Sun Cape Sun hotel on Thursday 10 October, 2013 with the fitting theme of ‘New Horizons’. The AGM is a key event in the Cape Town Tourism calendar and was well-attended by delegates from the City of Cape Town, members and staff of Cape Town Tourism, service providers and media.Read more
Cape Town Tourism has been announced as a winner in this year’s annual Travel + Leisure SMITTY (Social Media in Travel + Tourism) Awards in the category Best Overall Use of Social Media: CVB, Global. The announcement was made in New York.Read more
On November 5, Euromonitor, the world’s leader in strategy research for consumer markets, released its World Travel Market Global Trends Report 2012 at the World Travel Market in London. Here are the highlights:Read more
May 2011 gave rise to a number of interesting developments set to influence the future of tourism. President Jacob Zuma signed the Global Leaders for Tourism campaign – the first African head of state to do so – which is a joint initiative to boost international tourism between the United Nations World Tourism Organisation and the World Travel & Tourism Council.
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.Read more
A recent survey (conducted by Capeinfo.com) found that 94.03% of sampled World Cup visitors said that South Africa exceeded their expectations and 97.01% would recommend the destination to family and friends. 88.06% also felt safe during their visit. Similar findings by Cape Town Tourism showed that visitors were pleasantly surprised by how safe, organised and friendly the city was.Read more