September 27 marks global World Tourism Day. Initiated and facilitated by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNTWO), it is a day on which the tourism industry is called to consider its role in various pertinent global issues. The focus this year is on tourism and sustainable energy – powering sustainable development.Read more
The Loeries is pleased to announce Keith Weed, chief marketing and communications officer of Unilever and John O’Keeffe, worldwide creative director of WPP, as the final two speakers for the International Seminar of Creativity, which takes place this Friday September 21 at Cape Town’s City Hall.
These renowned industry leaders will join James Hurman, author of The Case for Creativity, in a Google Hangout panel discussion, which will be moderated by Julie Maunder – the founder of SA’s fast-growing creative portfolio hub, www.ididthatad.com.Read more
The Loerie Awards may be the highlight of September’s creative calendar but there is a lot on offer for visitors wanting to soak up the city’s culture, design and creative innovation befitting a city that was recently announced as World Design Capital 2014.Read more
Vindaba is a three-day showcase of wine and wine tourism products, with a focus on trade promotion and exposure. The inaugural Vindaba 2012 event will take place in The Conservatory at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from 25-27 September, and will run alongside the annual Cape Wine event.Read more
September is traditionally celebrated as a month with a strong focus on citizen tourism in Cape Town, and Cape Town Tourism and the City of Cape Town are showcasing a number of ways in which Capetonians, Cape Town’s best ambassadors, can be tourists in their own city by making use of the affordable and exciting experiences on their own doorstep.Read more
The fifth annual E-Tourism Africa Summit will take place on September 13 and 14, 2012 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Co-ordinated by E-Tourism Frontiers, the E-Tourism Africa Summit is hosted in partnership with South African Tourism and Cape Town Tourism.Read more
Cape Town Tourism’s latest digital marketing campaign has garnered excellent exposure for Cape Town locally and internationally, strengthening the argument for social media marketing as a crucial part of tourism destination marketing. It also illustrated the power of mobilising local citizens as marketers of their city.Read more
The notion of the lone blogger tapping away at his keyboard was dispelled this weekend by the lively line up of 11 speakers and more than 160 enthusiastic delegates at the second Getaway Travel Bloggers Conference (#GTBC) held at the Upper Eastside Hotel in Cape Town.Read more
This year, the V&A Waterfront is the number one spot for all Loerie delegates on Saturday 22 September.
The restaurants lining Quay 4 and Quay 5 at the Waterfront have been specifically chosen as the prime location for your company brunch, lunch and afternoon get-togethers.Read more