Transport to key tourist destinations in the Western Cape is unaffordable for many South Africans - while buses are available around the city, many citizens find heritage destinations such as Cape Point and the Winelands out of reach. Martin Bo Nielsen, co-founder of Cape Comoot says: “Due to the lack of public transportation to key tourist locations outside of the city centre, a large portion of local travellers is unable to afford private transport expenses when touring.
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Ask Africa answers Mango - Orange Index ranks airline as top low-cost airline
1 Nov 2010
Time is running out to register for the 2010 Hospitality Investment Conference Africa (HICA), which will be held at the Sandton Sun Hotel from 31 October to 2 November.
29 Oct 2010
Cape Town has just successfully hosted the 2010 eTourism Africa Summit (25 and 26 October) held at the CTICC. Cape Town Tourism partnered with South African Tourism to sponsor the forward-looking event.
29 Oct 2010
There are only two professions that I am aware of where 1: Someone gets hired to masquerade as someone who can't say no; 2: A person is paid to do what other people consider a pleasure, and 3: They usually declare themselves disgusted afterward...and I should tell you that the 'other' one is a hooker!
Michael Said 27 Oct 2010
NEW YORK, US: After an upbeat start to the year with two consecutive quarters of increases in optimism, global consumer confidence fell three points in September to an Index of 90 as consumers' hopes for a full economic recovery this year fades in most parts of the world, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index.
27 Oct 2010
Living billboards bring the beauty of Costa Rica back to the city.
26 Oct 2010
The Stables Wine Estate, KwaZulu-Natal, has launched Adopt-A-Row, which gives people the chance to become "custodians", having their own little piece of a vineyard in Africa.
20 Oct 2010
The results of the inaugural Wines of South Africa Sommelier (WOSA) World Cup, which originated in Cape Town to encourage international knowledge on South African wines, were announced on Saturday 16 October 2010. "We wanted to capitalise on the international focus on South Africa and the soccer tournament in the lead-up to the games by creating a contest for professionals to test their understanding of South African wines," explains WOSA CEO Su Birch.
20 Oct 2010
NEW YORK, US: The United States continues to lead the world in global image, according to GfK Roper Public Affairs & Corporate Communications, a division of GfK Custom Research North America and Simon Anholt, the leading policy advisor.
15 Oct 2010
Europcar has seen comprehensive branch, depot and IT improvements as a sustainable legacy from the World Cup and an effective means for the company's growth strategy to be realised.
13 Oct 2010
Lufthansa has announced that its Airbus A380 service to Johannesburg will commence six weeks ahead of schedule. From 12 September, 2010, it will depart Frankfurt for Joburg twice weekly on Thursdays and Sundays returning to Germany on Mondays and Fridays. The remaining five days of the week will be operated using the Boeing B747-400.
7 Sep 2010