How SA is becoming a global leader in eco-tourism

According to Traveller24, Ra-ees Moerat, South Africa is prioritising the green economy as a sector for economic growth to hopefully verify the country as more than just a pleasant place to visit. The South African government has committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 34% in 2020 and 42% by […]

Applications for the 2016 Energy Efficiency Forum Awards now open

Applications for the 2016 Energy Efficiency Forum Awards are now open and close on 13 September. The Energy Efficiency Forum Awards aims to commend excellence in energy efficiency in in Cape Town, in recognition of the great lengths businesses have gone to to improve the energy efficiency of their commercial buildings and operations, […]

Making responsible tourism a team challenge

Team work is dream work The Lodge at Atlantic Beach has an established management and staff team. Chantal Steward has been managing it now for almost ten years, and the most recent addition to the staff has been working at the lodge for four years. This is an enviable position […]

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Making Community Cape Town stronger

A few months ago we spoke about why employees are so important to a tourism business’ success, and also why it’s important that your employees are happy at work. Some of you might have rolled your eyes and said “Duh! It’s so obvious”. This month we’re going to continue with […]

Upcycling to make your business better

Guests ask: do you recycle?  Most tourism business owners in Cape Town have some level of awareness of the need to operate sustainably. The City of Cape Town sends regular messages encouraging residents and businesses to save water and electricity, and also provides information on how they can do this. […]

New city website for better disposal of waste

The City of Cape Town has a new web portal giving residents and businesses information on convenient recycling options based on their location. The website aims to make responsible waste management easier by providing information on: whether the City will collect recyclable waste from your address as part of Think Twice – the City-sponsored kerbside recyclable […]

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