Green goal legacy report launched

A year after the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, Host City Cape Town’s award-winning environmental programme, Green Goal 2010, was in the spotlight again, when its 130-page Legacy Report was launched by the Executive Mayor of Cape Town, Patricia de Lille and the Premier of the Western Cape, Helen Zille. The report captures […]

Indigenous People’s Week 2011 8-12 August, the global journal of practical ecotourism, is facilitating an online unconference focusing on Indigenous Peoples and tourism. Themes include biodiversity conservation, cultural heritage, food and literacy (traditional reading and writing and digital literacy — the emerging read write culture). They are calling for recommendations of educational and engaging videos, […]

Responsible Tourism Seminar 14 July 2011

Cape Town Routes Unlimited in partnership with The Green Cab and Tourism Enterprise Partnership are hosting a seminar on how to “become a relevant tourism business partner (tour operator/guesthouses) in promoting responsible tourism in our destination.” Venue: CTRU Boardroom, 12th Floor Waldorf Building, St George’s Mall, Cape Town Date: Thursday […]

Alberta Declaration on Responsible Tourism in Destinations

In June 2011, 193 delegates from over 20 countries worldwide met in Edmonton, Alberta for the 5th International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations, hosted by the International Centre for Responsible Tourism – Canada. Building on the founding principles of the Cape Town Declaration (2002) and the subsequent findings of […]

National Greening and Resource Efficiency road show dates

The National Department of Tourism, Departments of Environmental Affairs, Water Affairs and Eskom will conduct the National Greening and Resource Efficiency road shows to educate the tourism product owners on the importance of using available natural resources efficiently in their sector. The road shows will take place from 5 July […]

Cape Town ‘Honourable Mention’ of world most climate-resilient cities

Author and researcher Boyd Cohen ranks the world’s top 10 most resilient cities, judging them on criteria from mitigation efforts to adaptation schemes to basic coordination and preparedness. He calls it “one of the first ever global rankings of resilient cities.” Cape Town did not make the top 10 but […]

Cape Town’s Draft Cultural & Heritage Tourism Strategy for comment by Steering Committee members

Members of the Steering Committee are requested to download the attached presentation of the Draft Cultural and Heritage Tourism Strategy for Cape Town and put comments through to by Friday, 22 July 2011. Other stakeholders interested in commenting – we will be opening a public comment period at the […]