Water in Rands and sense

Ah summer is here… Bring on the hot, sunny days, more ‘bums in beds’, and a shared spirit of festiveness! What summer also brings, however, is the Mother City’s dry season and, on the back of a particularly low rainfall year, this is going to pose some grave challenges with respect to water consumption in the Mother City. Although it’s still the beginning of our summer season, our water reserves are looking drier than ever. Cape Town – and the entire Western Cape – faces serious drought conditions in the coming months, similar to the patterns we have seen across […]

Support for tourism businesses to attend WTM Africa

The City of Cape Town and Cape Town Tourism are offering support to tourism businesses that want to attend WTM Africa as exhibitors. Qualifying tourism businesses will be allocated space on the Cape Town stand. All qualifying exhibitors will be part of the Cape Town Exhibition Stand from Wednesday, 19 – Friday  21 April 2017 at the CTICC.  Criteria for the applications: Applicants must be Cape Town based Tourism Businesses Be in operations for more than 5 years but not longer than 10 years Must offer a unique product / offerings Must provide compelling reasons (motivate) in order to be considered […]

Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards votes Hotel Verde “Best Urban Accommodation”

Africa’s Greenest Hotel, Hotel Verde situated at Cape Town International Airport was voted the global winner in the Urban Accommodation category during the 15th annual Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards, held in Monaco this weekend, during the opening ceremony of the 77th Skål World Congress. Skål is a professional organisation of tourism leaders around the world, promoting global tourism and friendship. It is the only international group uniting all branches of the travel and tourism industry. The Skål International Sustainable Awards global winners were announced by the President of Skål International, Mr. Nigel Pilkington and the judging panel made the […]

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