City of Cape Town to host ‘indaba’ on Sustainable Tourism and Energy

The City of Cape Town will again host its popular Tourism Cities @ Indaba Seminar in Durban on 12 May 2013, coinciding with Indaba 2013. Nombulelo Mkefa, Director of Tourism, says “The Tourism Cities @ Indaba Seminar is a forum for South African and international tourism practitioners to interact and […]

Cape Town working towards a Carbon Neutral future

The City of Cape Town has taken another step towards the fostering of green energy and reducing Cape Town’s carbon footprint. The Mayoral Committee has recommended to Council that it establishes an Energy & Climate Change Committee at its Council meeting on Thursday 26 April. This committee will ensure that Cape […]

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 […]

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 […]

Alberta Declaration on Responsible Tourism in Destinations

In June 2011, 193 delegates from over 20 countries worldwide met in Edmonton, Alberta for the 5th International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations, hosted by the International Centre for Responsible Tourism – Canada. Building on the founding principles of the Cape Town Declaration (2002) and the subsequent findings of […]

RT in Cities Conference 6 May – Be a virtual delegate!

The upcoming Responsible Tourism in Cities conference on 6 May is taking place in Durban, South Africa, but is fully accessible to participants from anywhere around the world via the internet. Anyone may register for free to be a virtual delegate.  The full proceedings from 08h30 – 15h30 will be […]

RT Networking at Indaba 8 May – all welcome

The first ever Responsible Tourism fringe networking event at Indaba will take place this year. Inspired by the RT Fringe Networking that has been so valuable and effective starting at WTM in London several years ago and spreading to ITB in Berlin, this event will bring like-minded and interested people […]

Responsible Tourism in Cities Pavilion at Indaba 2011

A dedicated exhibition pavilion focussing on Responsible Tourism in Cities will be at Indaba from 7 to 10 May 2011. A project of the City of Cape Town, supported by South African Tourism and in partnership with Cape Town Tourism, Fedhasa Cape, SATSA, and SAACI, it will be the unofficial […]

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 […]

RT in Cities Conference 6 May – Register Now!

Responsible Tourism in Cities Mini-Conference Albert Luthuli Convention Centre (Durban ICC), Durban, South Africa One day only, 6 May 2011 (The day before Indaba opens) Time: 08h30 – 16h00, tbc. Cost: Free of charge. Registration spaces limited. Description of the conference: Engage with Responsible Tourism issues unique to city destinations […]