Tripadvisor’s Top 25 World Destinations list for 2012 has been released, with Olympic-ready London taking the top spot and last year’s winner, Central Cape Town, coming in 23rd, while also being voted second favourite destination in Africa.Read more
The second annual TOPS Gugulethu Wine Festival, taking place on the rooftop of the Gugulethu Square Mall on Friday, May 25 and Saturday May 26, 2012, is going to be bigger and better, with a touch of glamour, full of fun, a celebrity or three in the mix, and over 250 great South African wines to taste and savour.Read more
Get geared up to indulge in a sensational weekend, experiencing the most exciting cultural events the Mother City has to offer. Fifteen lucky subscribers will get a unique chance to explore various events and places this vibrant and colourful city as to offer from Thursday to Sunday, May 24-27, 2012 while staying at the luxurious Protea Fire and Ice Hotel.Read more
Cape Town Tourism and Durban Tourism have finalised a marketing project with National Geographic as part of an agreement to partner marketing of the two cities. Cape Town and Durban are South Africa’s leisure tourism hubs and the National Geographic campaign is the first of a collaborative series of international activities set to promote South Africa’s urban tourism offering.Read more
The annual Good Food & Wine Show will take place at the CTICC from May 24 to 27, 2012. This year, Cape Town Tourism has partnered with several industry players to make it easier and more affordable for foodie enthusiasts to get in on the action in Cape Town, with holiday packages for a number of traveller profiles.Read more
The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) today announced the appointment of the design architects for the expansion project, which will see the centre doubling in capacity over the next three years.
CTICC Chief Executive Officer, Rashid Toefy, announced that an award-winning Cape Town trio of architects – Piet Bakker of Stauch Voster Architects, Anya van der Merwe of Van der Merwe Miszewski Architects and Mokena Makeka of Makeka Design Lab – has been awarded the contract for the design of the new expansion of the convention centre.Read more
The UK and USA, two of Cape Town’s top five tourism key source markets, have both been adversely affected by the global recession but, if targeted correctly, still hold significant potential to increase the number of foreign visitors to Cape Town.
A workshop hosted by Cape Town Tourism at the Strand Tower Hotel in the city centre, on March 15, saw representatives of the UK and USA markets offer their insights into how best to engage with these key tourism markets
Cape Town Tourism delegates recently returned from Berlin where they represented Cape Town at ITB, the biggest travel trade show and travel insights convention in the world. This year saw 10,644 exhibitors from 187 countries exhibiting their destinations and trade offers from March 7 to 11, 2012. The 46th annual ITB Berlin attracted more than 110,000 visitors during the five-day event.