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khayelitsha sustainable cycling tour

Khayelitsha’s sustainable cycling tour

Thursday’s blue skies and fair weather was perfect for the group of local tourism stakeholders and tourism business owners that set out from Lookout Hill on the Sustainable Tourism Cycling Tour of Khayelitsha. The tour was organised by the City of Cape Town’s Area East as part of their Tourism […]

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Tourism Month 2017 events

If you’re struggling to keep track of the many events happening during Tourism Month 2017, we’ve put them into a handy calendar. The hashtags for Cape Town events are #TourismMonthCT, #IY2017CT and #travelenjoyrespectCPT Mon, 18 Sep Start of Table Mountain Access week, ends 23 Sep Start of Cape Nature Access […]

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Resources to help your tourism business better manage water

Water scarcity has become a business risk, and your tourism business has to adapt. Apart from the tips, resources and practical solutions we have on our website, we’re finding so many resources online that can help your tourism business manage it’s water better. We’ve started a list of resources you can […]

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Inspiring #womenintourism

In recognition of Women’s Month 2017, we ran a feature on inspirational women in tourism, and particularly those that are doing good work in responsible tourism. We got some lovely responses that we shared in a blog post and in social media.  Then we thought that this feature need not be […]

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12 tips for simple and manageable CSR

Many businesses that have good intentions to engage in CSR are often derailed because they have grandiose ideas or make it out to be more difficult than it could be. Here are 12 tips on how to plan your tourism business’s CSR so that it’s manageable and you use resources that you already have.

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New storyboards tell the cultural history of Muizenberg and Kalk Bay

The City of Cape Town, in collaboration with the local historical associations in Muizenberg and Kalk Bay, have now installed a collection of interpretive storyboards along Main Road which tells the remarkable story of the people who lived in this part of the city over the centuries. 

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Water restrictions escalate as water crisis continues

The City of Cape Town has released a critical warning to all water users in Cape Town to cut all non-essential use of water immediately. This means that water should be used only for drinking, washing and cooking.  As water consumption continues to exceed the City’s target and current dam levels are […]