Industry Blog – Responsible Tourism
The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) hopes to contribute to creating a greener and more sustainable global economy, and discussed the how to do this at the T20 Ministers’ Meeting in Johannesburg this week.Read more
The City of Cape Town is pleased to announce that Cape Town has won the 2009 Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Award in the Best Destination category.
The award was presented to Executive Deputy Mayor Alderman Ian Neilson, on behalf of the City of Cape Town, at an awards ceremony on World Responsible Tourism Day – November 11 – at the World Travel Market in London.
“It was a great honour for me to receive this award on behalf of the people of Cape Town and its tourism industry,” said Neilson. “It means that it is not only our city’s splendid natural beauty that makes Cape Town a great tourist destination, but also the fact that we have a leading tourism and hospitality industry. Cape Town is ready to greet the world during 2010.”Read more