water-saving messaging for tourists

Welcome to Cape Town! The water’s… scarce…

With peak season upon us, talk in the Mother City has picked up regarding how the influx of foreign and domestic visitors will impact on Cape Towns’ already stressed water supply. Is this being communicated to the thousands arriving for their indulgent, seaside holiday? Who is doing it and how? […]

MyCiTi heritage map

Get on the bus to Cape Town’s past

New MyCiTi heritage maps give locals and visitors the chance to explore Cape Town’s cultural heritage using public transport. The fold-out map includes information about 20 sites of interest that are easily accessible via the MyCiTi bus routes. Many of these sites are in the city centre and surrounds, with others along scenic routes to the West […]

City affords local tourism entrepreneurs an opportunity to take a spot on the global stage

Ten local tourism entrepreneurs were able to market their products and services at the City of Cape Town’s stand during the World Travel Market (WTM) Africa, giving them the opportunity to rub shoulders with some of the world’s top travel and tourism industry buyers. The WTM Africa is a part of […]

11th International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations – 14 & 15 April 2015

Cape Town will proudly host the 11th International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations (RTD 11) on 14 and 15 April 2015 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. RTD 11 presents an opportunity to reflect on what has been achieved in Cape Town, South Africa and worldwide, to document […]

Moving from Inspiration to Implementation at RT week seminar 2015

At the recent Responsible Travel Week Seminar held in Cape Town a high-powered panel of speakers made the case that business practices in responsible tourism has a social and direct impact on our environment. Businesses were initially spurred on by the fact that being responsible to the environment was not […]

Speaking with one voice at the Responsible Tourism in Cities Conference and Gala

As you know by now, the City of Cape Town is hosting a Responsible Tourism in Cities Conference and Gala Event from 27-28 November 2014 to engage the South African tourism industry and other key stakeholders in a stimulating dialogue about moving Responsible Tourism practices into the mainstream. On Thursday […]

Be responsible and make a difference in the world!

The following communication was issued by Table Mountain Aerial Cableway in support of Earth Hour. Dear friends of Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, We would like to invite you to take part in an exciting campaign that allows you to showcase your environmental commitments ahead of the symbolic switch-off for Earth […]

The importance of collaborating – Responsible Tourism Week Seminar at The Two Oceans Aquarium

On 13 February, the City of Cape Town in partnership with the Big6 of Cape Town (V&A Waterfront, Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company, Groot Constantia, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Point Partnership & Robben Island) hosted a Responsible Tourism Week seminar at The Think Tank Auditorium at the Two Oceans Aquarium, […]