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Nine differently-abled children prepare for the Cape Town Cycle Tour

On Sunday 11 March 2018 nine differently-abled children, ranging from eight- to twenty-years-old and with varying disabilities, will share in the spirit and camaraderie of the iconic Cape Town Cycle Tour towed by able-bodied cyclists in specially manufactured buggies. Partnering with Cape Town Tourism on this event for the second […]

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Universal access in Cape Town – making tourism for all

Universal Access (UA) in tourism – or tourism that can be enjoyed by everyone regardless of their abilities – is one of Cape Town’s eight responsible tourism priorities. In fact, the City of Cape Town wants Cape Town to be a premier Universal Accessibility tourism destination. They’re working on this too. They’re […]

Cape Town gets its first blind-friendly children’s playground

The City of Cape Town unveiled its first blind-friendly park in Bellville on 23 August 2016. The park is situated between Berol Street and Beroma Crescent, within walking distance of the Athlone School for the Blind. Over the past five months Transport for Cape Town (TCT), the City’s transport authority, has used […]

Tourism Month 2016 takes a look at universal accessibility

Thursday 1 September 2016 marks the start of Tourism Month, an month set aside to reflect on the most pressing tourism challenges that countries are faced with, and ends with a global commemoration of World Tourism Day on 27 September. The theme for this year is ‘Tourism for all: Promoting universal accessibility […]