Be responsible and make a difference in the world!

The following communication was issued by Table Mountain Aerial Cableway in support of Earth Hour. Dear friends of Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, We would like to invite you to take part in an exciting campaign that allows you to showcase your environmental commitments ahead of the symbolic switch-off for Earth Hour at 8.30pm this Saturday, 29 March, and will take just a few minutes of your time.

The importance of collaborating – Responsible Tourism Week Seminar at The Two Oceans Aquarium

On 13 February, the City of Cape Town in partnership with the Big6 of Cape Town (V&A Waterfront, Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company, Groot Constantia, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Point Partnership & Robben Island) hosted a Responsible Tourism Week seminar at The Think Tank Auditorium at the Two Oceans Aquarium, V&A Waterfront.

The Backpack – staying ahead of the pack in the heart of the City

It’s Responsible Tourism Week and joining the City of Cape Town’s drive to create a better place for locals to live in and travellers to visit is South Africa’s original backpacker and travel agency, The Backpack. Toni Shina, Director at The Backpack, visited students from False Bay College in Muizenberg this week to discuss and share her passion for sustainable tourism.

SEED’s “Mushrooms for Mitchells Plain” Crowdfunding Campaign #Mushrooms4MitchellsPlain

SEED issued the following communication on the 9 October 2014. Dear Friends and Family of the SEED Web, We are extremely excitement to announce that we have JUST launched our crowdfunding campaign Mushrooms for Mitchells Plain through the Cape Town based online Crowdfunding Café, Thundafund. The launch is part of our ongoing efforts to best manifest SEED’s vision in becoming a self-reliant organisation, but we need your help in realising this… NOW! The campaign is in support of SEED’s first community enterprise, the Gourmet Mushroom Enterprise, and aims to raise R 53,000 for the creation and development of a SEED backyard mushroom growing incubation space in which we test models, […]

Blue Flag status confirms that City’s beaches are world-class

The following media release about Blue Flag status in Cape Town was published by the City of Cape Town on 7 October 2014. Eight Cape Town beaches and three marinas were awarded Blue Flag status during a ceremony hosted by the National Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom, in Knysna today 7 October 2014. The following City beaches were awarded full Blue Flag status for the 2014/15 summer season which runs from 1 December 2014 to 31 March 2015: Bikini Beach Mnandi Beach Strandfontein Beach Muizenberg Beach Llandudno Beach (December to January) Camps Bay Beach Clifton 4th Beach Silwerstroomstrand (December to January […]

World Responsible Tourism Awards 2014 Shortlist

Congratulations to Hotel Verde and V & A Waterfront who are shortlisted for the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2014. The following press release about the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2014 was published by on 3 October 2014. Announcing the Shortlist of the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2014 With just 11 categories to be won, as well as the much-coveted top spot of ‘Overall Winner’ 2014, the competition just got real for the finalists announced on the Shortlist. Following an intense debate on the Judging Day in London in September, an expert panel of 11 Judges from across the industry have finally selected their Shortlist […]