Doing laundry uses as much as 50 litres per cycle. Despite severe water shortages in Cape Town, most household and commercial laundry taps into the limited drinkable water supply. Green Planet Laundry is a unique commercial laundry operation. It’s the first in Africa not using municipal water. What the laundry does to save […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
We invited Cape Town’s woman champions of responsible tourism to share their thoughts on working in tourism. The responses we got is both inspiring and has given us food for thought.
Stronger supply chains and quality tourism experiences are just two of the benefits for Cape Town tourism businesses that get involved in enterprise development.
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 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 […]
Earth Hour is an annual global event highlighting the environmental challenges facing our planet and is celebrated on the last Saturday in March for one hour from 8:30pm to 9:30pm local time. During that hour people are encouraged to switch off their lights as a symbolic gesture of unity to […]