Invitation for Participants in Responsible Tourism Pilot Project

DEADLINE: Wednesday 31 August 2011 In 2009, the Tourism Partners/Associations together with the City of Cape Town signed the RT Charter committing the destination and its major role players to Responsible Tourism practice. As a next step towards showing progress, the City of Cape Town together with the Tourism Partners proposes to establish and undertake an RT Pilot project over the next two years including RT businesses in the City of Cape Town. The RT Pilot will be an opportunity for participating tourism businesses to showcase their leadership in the RTapproach and their commitment to RT and the development of an RT destination. The processes experienced with the RT Pilot, as well as the lessons […]

Greening and Resource Efficiency Workshops

The Department of Environmental Affairs, Department of Water Affairs & Forestry and Eskom are holding a series of workshops around the country on greening and resource efficiency. In October these roll into the Cape Town area, with a 7 October 2011 workshop in the city itself. Further details in the announcement below, as distributed by the National Department of Tourism, along with a [download id=”7″] and [download id=”8″]. GREENING AND RESOURCE EFFICIENCY TOURISM WORKSHOP As domestic and international tourism grows, so does consumption of water and energy in tourism destinations, including generation of waste. Measurement and management of water, energy, and waste are key in achieving a sustainable tourism […]