Cape Town Tourism is shining the spotlight on citizen tourism this September as the city celebrates Tourism Month.Read more
Panic is overshadowing reality as fears of the Ebola virus have reportedly led to the cancellation of bookings in Africa.
Says Cape Town Tourism Marketing Executive Velma Corcoran; “Cape Town Tourism would like to remind would-be visitors that there have been no confirmed cases of Ebola in South Africa during the recent outbreak. In addition, no cases of Ebola have been reported in our neighbouring countries either. Nevertheless, our borders and airports are being closely monitored. Thermal detection equipment is being used to scan for people who have fevers. Should a case materialise our immigration staff and medical teams are well-equipped to manage the disease instantly and responsibly. In terms of distance and technological capability we are no more at risk than a country in Europe, for instance. ”
The City of Cape Town’s Arts and Culture Department has kick-started a six-month campaign that encourages Capetonians to have their say about the future of the Langa Cultural Precinct – one of the city’s foremost cultural precincts. In a truly inclusive manner, communities (especially Langa residents) are invited to put forth suggestions on how best to improve the precinct so that it works for all key stakeholders.Read more