Apply to be a WTM Responsible Tourism Supporter

The 2015 WTM World Responsible Tourism Day (WRTD) will be held on the 4th November at WTM in London. If your organization is involved in responsible tourism, we encourage you to apply to be a WTM Responsible Tourism Supporter and champion this day of promoting tourism that makes better places […]

RT Pilot Project Meeting Presentations – 4 June 2013

The following presentations informing RT practices were given at the second quarterly meeting of the RT Pilot Project Team on 4 June 2013 at the Vineyard Hotel and Spa. The first presentation was on LED lighting by Andrew Glenday, the CEO of LED lighting SA, and the second presentation on […]

How to use RT to help your company’s bottom line

UPDATE: 9 February 2012 – Event fully booked. No additional space available. Presentations will be posted to Slideshare as soon as possible, and tweets live from the event will use the #rtweek2012 hashtag. Stay tuned to or follow @respCPT for updates. [hr] Cape Town’s tourism industry has been through challenging times […]

Responsible Tourism Week 2012: 13-19 February

Responsible Tourism Week is a free, seven-day unconference exploring down-to-earth applications of noble concepts including responsible tourism, conscious travel, the local travel movement and ecotourism with effective and inexpensive social media and local events. This unconventional, online ‘unconference’ begins on Monday, 13 February and continues through Sunday, 19 February. Anyone can participate by joining the conversation, either online or with local […]

Inspiring Change – Cape Town to help African cities become more sustainable destinations

Inspiring Change: A gathering on climate change challenges & solutions for African cities is a two-day gathering (18 & 19 November 2011) on topics specific to Climate Change challenges and solutions in African cities, hosted in Cape Town by the Cape Town Climate Change Coalition. With COP17/CMP7 hosted in Durban during […]

Greening and Resource Efficiency Workshops

The Department of Environmental Affairs, Department of Water Affairs & Forestry and Eskom are holding a series of workshops around the country on greening and resource efficiency. In October these roll into the Cape Town area, with a 7 October 2011 workshop in the city itself. Further details in the announcement below, […]

Responsible Tourism Seminar 14 July 2011

Cape Town Routes Unlimited in partnership with The Green Cab and Tourism Enterprise Partnership are hosting a seminar on how to “become a relevant tourism business partner (tour operator/guesthouses) in promoting responsible tourism in our destination.” Venue: CTRU Boardroom, 12th Floor Waldorf Building, St George’s Mall, Cape Town Date: Thursday […]

City of Cape Town running RT workshops for tourism businesses

The Tourism Department of the City of Cape Town is running a second series of Responsible Tourism workshops for tourism businesses. The intention is to equip tourism businesses with the knowledge, practical skills and tools pertaining to the application and implementation of responsible tourism in their businesses. The workshops will […]

Cape Town celebrates World Biodiversity Day 2011

In celebration of World Biodiversity Day and our unique and irreplaceable biodiversity, the City of Cape Town will be hosting various Youth Environmental School (YES) programmes during the month of May. Sanctioned by the United Nations, International Day for Biological Diversity is held every year on 22 May to raise […]

Cape Town Climate Change Evening at the Local Climate Solutions for Africa Conference

Leaders of African cities and local governments, and world climate change experts will meet in Cape Town this week for a major climate change congress, aimed at enhancing the capacity of African local authorities in respect of climate change issues. The City of Cape Town will be hosting a Cape […]