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Indian Market Hungry for Ideas to Access Cape Town

Cape Town Tourism Reports Back After Attending South African Tourism India Road Show (20 – 23 January 2014)

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A better summer season anticipated for tourism

Optimism for the Season Ahead

CEO of Cape Town Tourism, Enver Duminy says; “We are optimistic about the tourism outlook for this summer season with positive growth in forward bookings being felt by many of our members. We are hoping that the strong exchange rate, in favour of traditional source markets, and Cape Town’s recent spate of international accolades will be additional contributors to a good season for tourism. Of course, global economic and political instability, and a continued need to tighten the belt, may still put a damper on our peak season so we must remain cautious in our optimism.”

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A Better Summer Season Anticipated for Tourism

CEO of Cape Town Tourism, Enver Duminy says; “We are optimistic about the tourism outlook for this summer season with positive growth in forward bookings being felt by many of our members. We are hoping that the strong exchange rate, in favour of traditional source markets, and Cape Town’s recent spate of international accolades will be additional contributors to a good season for tourism. Of course, global economic and political instability, and a continued need to tighten the belt, may still put a damper on our peak season so we must remain cautious in our optimism.”

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DEVELOPMENT OF TOURISM BUSINESSES CAN DRIVE INCREASED GROWTH

World Tourism Day will be marked on 27 September after a round of positive news for the sector. The City of Cape Town’s tourism department recently released the findings of their Grant Thornton research, which revealed that Cape Town’s tourism sector represents 34 500 permanent and 15 000 temporary jobs, many of them in the semi-skilled or unskilled category. The report also revealed promising growth in direct spend by tourists; between 2009 and 2012.

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CAPE TOWN WISHES CAPE TOWN TOURISM CEO, MARIËTTE DU TOIT-HELMBOLD, BON VOYAGE

Mariëtte du Toit-Helmbold steps down as Cape Town Tourism’s CEO on 31 July, after nine years at the helm.

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Cape Town makes Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards Hall of Fame

Cape Town retains a place in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards Hall of Fame.  The city was once again placed as the Fourth Top City in the World and the World’s Top City in Africa and the Middle East.

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CAPE TOWN TOURISM CAMPAIGN TAKES HOME GOLD AT CANNES LIONS 2013

Cape Town Tourism’s Facebook campaign, Send Your Facebook Profile to Cape Town, has won a Cannes Lions Gold Award for Cape Town Tourism’s advertising agency, Ogilvy & Mather. The prize was awarded in the Branded Content Category (Best Use or Integration of Digital or Social Media), making the agency one of only two 2013 Gold Award winners from South Africa. This comes off the back of Cape Town Tourism’s prestigious SMITTY Award for the Best Overall Use of Social Media globally, received earlier this month.

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CAPE TOWN TOURISM NEW CEO APPOINTMENT ANNOUNCED

After an extensive and competitive recruitment process, the new CEO of Cape Town Tourism has been announced as Enver Duminy.

The appointment was announced at the City of Cape Town’s Tourism, Events and Marketing Portfolio Committee meeting today and will take effect on 1 August 2013.

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International “Social Media in Travel and Tourism” Award for Cape Town Tourism

Cape Town Tourism has been announced as a winner of this year’s annual Travel + Leisure SMITTY Awards (Social Media in Travel + Tourism Awards) in the category Best Overall Use of Social Media, CVB, Global. The announcement was made in New York today.

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‘Love Cape Town City Breaks’ Unlocks Value-for-Money Mini-Breaks for Domestic Market‘Love Cape Town

Cape Town Tourism and Thompsons Holidays have partnered to create accessible, curated packages to the Mother City for domestic travellers in search of short city breaks. The ‘Love Cape Town City Breaks’ are high on value and run from May to the end of September 2013, focusing on Cape Town’s winter gourmet offering as well as key happenings on the Cape Town calendar.

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