Cape Town’s Vineyard Hotel was announced the winner of the international Skål Sustainable Tourism Awards in the Urban Category, at the opening ceremony of 78th Skål World Congress that was held in Hyderabad, India on 6 October. […]
Once in Cape Town – a trendy “poshtel” (posh hostel) in Cape Town’s vibrant Kloof Street – is the latest business to become Fair Trade Tourism certified and is the first ever to have received 100% for its audit, with no corrective actions required at all. Once in Cape Town […]
As part of the International Year for Sustainable Tourism for Development, UNWTO is running a campaign called #travelenjoyrespect to encourage responsible travel. There’s an understanding that since each journey a tourist take changes them and the world around them, they are as responsible for the places they visit as the […]
September is Heritage Month, and with Cape Town’s rich history there’s many fun and interesting places that locals and visitors can visitor to learn more about the city’s cultural heritage. The most obvious attractions are the Iziko Museums dotted around the city. The military once played a important role in the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
For the fourth consecutive year, the City of Cape Town hosted and sponsored WTM Africa – one of Africa’s leading business-to-business exhibitions for Africa’s leisure travel industry. The exhibition was officially opened by the City’s Executive Deputy Mayor, Alderman Ian Neilson, on 19 April. Once again, the trade show had […]
Hotel Verde, hailed as “Africa’s Greenest hotel”, has just been certified by Fair Trade Tourism. The certification is a prestigious accolade for both Hotel Verde and tourism in South Africa, showing leadership in the rapidly growing responsible tourism market.