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Register your solar PV system with the CoCT before 31 May 2019

The City of Cape Town requires all home and business owners with rooftop solar photovoltaic installations to register both grid-tied and off-grid small-scale embedded generation (SSEG) systems on or before 31 May 2019. There is no charge for registering, but a non-compliance fee is payable after the deadline. Further, your […]

Invitation to celebrate Museum Month in Langa and Bellville

International Museum Day (#IMD2019) takes place on 18 May 2019. Join the City of Cape Town for events in Langa and Bellville to celebrate IMD2019 and Museum Month. About International Museum Day International Museum Day is a global celebration that takes place annually on 18 May. ‘The main aim of […]

Cape Town wins City Nature Challenge thanks to citizen scientists

The City of Cape Town proudly announced that Cape Town triumphed in two categories in the 2019 City Nature Challenge. Cape Town came out tops in the categories for making the most observations and recording the most species. Over 150 cities worldwide competed to see who could make the most […]

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City and Table Mountain Cableway team up to make tourism affordable for locals

In a collaboration between the City of Cape Town and Table Mountain Cableway, Cape Town’s own New 7 Wonders of Nature, will now be even more accessible for locals and domestic visitors. The Cableway already offers year-round deals which are tailored to locals. The 3-for-1 Kidz Season was launched on […]

Nature challenge calls on locals to capture their moments with nature

Cape Town is competing with various international cities in the City Nature Challenge that is taking place from 26 to 29 April 2019. The challenge for each city is to record the most observations of local plant and animal species. Cape Town stands a good chance of occupying the top spot on the international biodiversity map – with the help of […]

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Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town maximises rooftop space with hybrid PVT project

Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore, together with Solarus, installed Cape Town CBD’s first large-scale commercial hybrid Photovoltaic and Thermal (PVT) project. The installation, to be completed mid-March and scheduled to be fully operational by the end of the month, is located on the hotel’s rooftop and produces an […]

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Have your say on tourism development in Cape Town

The City of Cape Town’s Draft Tourism Development Framework (TDF) will open for public comments on Tuesday, 2 April 2019. The tourism sector will have until 24 April 2019 to submit their comments and recommendations on the City’s tourism strategy for the next five years. What is the purpose of […]

Hospitality interns learn to cook up a storm

A group of 38 Cape Town interns are getting skills training that could have them cooking up a storm, putting their best foot forward as front-desk staff or concierges, or marketing the city to tourists. The interns are participating in a capacity-building workshop to equip them with both life skills […]

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Cape Town grows its fleet of mobile visitor information centre

Cape Town Tourism this week unveiled Thando 3, its third mobile visitor information centre (VIC). The mobile VIC is the first of its kind in Africa. Alderman James Vos (the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Opportunities and Asset Management), Enver Duminy, (the CEO of Cape Town Tourism) and the […]