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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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 […]

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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 […]

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Tourism Safety Ambassadors a welcome addition to the City Centre

Tourists to Cape Town can now get an extra helping hand from the newly appointed Tourism Safety Ambassadors. Working at tourism hotspots in the CBD and Bo-Kaap, the ambassadors provide an extra set of eyes and ears on the ground. They guide locals and visitors around the city, offer advice, […]

Cape Town & the Western Cape launches recovery plan to the drought with the ‘Nowhere Does It Better’ campaign

Today, Wesgro’s Destination Marketing Unit in partnership  with key stakeholders at all levels of government and the tourism industry, launched the #NowhereBetter campaign. Following a perfect storm of negative messaging, the  local tourism industry took a down turn with international arrivals declining  in 2018, compared to that of 2017. The […]