Industry Blog – Responsible Tourism
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.
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
Unfortunately, safety and security concerns remain the biggest reason for people not wanting to visit our destination. Cape Town Tourism aims to empower our members to be prepared and ready to inform and assist visitors to the Mother City as effectively as possible.Read more
Hundreds of millions of people, businesses and governments around the world unite each year to support the largest environmental event in history: Earth Hour. We spoke to Sue Northam of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), the conservation organisation responsible for Earth Hour, to find out how the tourism industry can make a difference on 23 March 2013 and beyond.Read more
International Responsible Travel Week took place from 11 to 17 February in the form of a friendly “unconference”, attended virtually by thousands of individuals from the tourism industry. After receiving several submissions from our members, we curated a collection of our favourite responsible travel stories.Read more
Love was in the air on Valentine’s Day… love for responsible tourism, that is, at the Cape Town Tourism Information Session at the Cullinan Hotel on Thursday 14 February, 2013.Read more