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.Read more
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.Read more
Delegates at this weekend’s Tourism Indaba will have a chance to contribute to the future sustainability of tourism in Cape Town by voting for the beneficiary of a development prize to be awarded by the City of Cape Town and Cape Town Tourism.Read more
Cape Town will be represented at Indaba by a collective of key tourism players from the region, led by The City of Cape Town. Cllr Pascoe, said the City would be joined by its partners Cape Town Tourism, the South African National Parks, the Big 6 Attractions and the province’s official trade promotion agency, Wesgro. The Cape Higher Education Consortium (CHEC), Cape Town’s World Design Capital team and the City’s Arts and Culture department will also join the delegation.Read more
December 2012 marked the one billionth international tourism arrival globally and competition between destinations is more fierce than ever. Staying relevant by keeping up with future trends will be a key focus at this year’s ITB tourism trade show in Berlin, set to draw some 170,000 visitors between 6 and 10 March 2013. As in previous years, Cape Town Tourism and Wesgro are representing the region’s tourism industry at ITB.Read more
After nine years as CEO of Cape Town Tourism, Mariette du Toit-Helmbold has announced that she has decided not to renew her contract with the tourism organisation for another term.
The City of Cape Town recently confirmed a three year tourism marketing and visitor services mandate for Cape Town Tourism, securing its financial and strategic future.