day zero, tourism

What should tourists know about #50litres and #dayzero?

But what can tourists coming to Cape Town expect now that #dayzero is likely. Wesgro has released the following information asking tourists to come and enjoy Cape Town and the Western Cape, but be mindful of the drought

#87litres in the day of a tourist discovery

If you’re going to set a date to challenge six people to make their way around to some of Cape Town’s tourist attractions and save water, try not to make it the hottest day in summer yet.  But, the participants of our #87litres in the day of a tourist discovery were […]


#Savelikealocal posters available

A large print run of the new ‘Save Like a Local’ #savelikealocal tourism campaign posters and leaflets have arrived. Hospitality-related businesses can come to collect them from the Comms Dept on the 3rd Floor of Tower Block at the Civic Center in central Cape Town (1 Hertzog Boulevard). They can collect […]

Water-saving shower-heads for small tourism establishments

On 13 December 2017, Wesgro will be kicking-off their distribution of 1 800 low-flow shower-heads as part of its campaign to help smaller tourism establishments save water during the worst drought in living memory. Last month, Wesgro, the Western Cape Government, CapeNature and Airbnb announced that it would distribute a […]

Follow the #87litres winners on 6 December

A couple of weeks ago, we ran a #87litres twitter competition with our friends at Better Tourism Africa @RespTourismSA and Cape Town Pass @CapeTownPass.  To our delight, there were some pretty cool responses from all over South Africa, summarised here.  @FTTourism, @DiBrown5 and @CCHotel grabbed the three top spots. Check out their […]

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Celebrating Cape Town’s arts & cultural heritage

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 […]

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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 […]

conserving water

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 […]

women in tourism

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 […]