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Connectivity is key to keeping Cape Town on the map
Connectivity is key to keeping Cape Town on the mapArticle

It's been a year since that fateful day when we prepared to shut down...

Deidre Davids 26 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Briony Brookes for Cape Town Tourism
#BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Briony Brookes for Cape Town TourismArticle

Briony Brookes, head of PR and communications at Cape Town Tourism unpacks marketing brand Cape Town Tourism during one of the toughest years in the tourism industry...

Robin Fredericks 15 Apr 2021

7 safety tips to make the most out of your time on Table Mountain
7 safety tips to make the most out of your time on Table MountainArticle

Exploring Table Mountain in Cape Town is a must for anyone visiting the city; even for those from the city. The upcoming long weekends present the opportunity to do so, however, it's important to stay safe while exploring the New7Wonder of Nature.

8 Apr 2021

CPT Tourism launches digital visitors' guide
CPT Tourism launches digital visitors' guideArticle

Cape Town Tourism, together with the City of Cape Town, has launched its latest official visitors' guide in digital format, highlighting all the top things to do and see in the Mother City...

7 Apr 2021

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Hospitality sector calls on all South Africans to stay safeArticle

There is wide acknowledgement that a return to stricter regulations will be catastrophic for the province's tourism and hospitality sector...

1 Apr 2021

5 local food destinations every SA foodie needs to know
5 local food destinations every SA foodie needs to knowArticle

South Africa has much to offer when it comes to food. And sure every local foodie may know all of the best spots in the country's major cities like Cape Town and Johannesburg, but what about all those undiscovered hidden gems just waiting to be explored?

29 Mar 2021

Exclusive digital experiences featuring local musician Jeremy Loops - a priceless moment hosted by Mastercard
Exclusive digital experiences featuring local musician Jeremy Loops - a priceless moment hosted by MastercardArticle

Mastercard will launch a new Priceless digital experience with a video featuring recording artist Jeremy Loops performing his hit song "Down South" on the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway...

Issued by Tractor Outdoor 26 Mar 2021

CPT Tourism, CoCT help SMMEs weather the Covid-19 pandemic
CPT Tourism, CoCT help SMMEs weather the Covid-19 pandemicArticle

Through its Board Development Fund, Cape Town Tourism in partnership with the City of Cape Town is helping tourism SMMEs get back on their feet...

25 Mar 2021

Technological innovation is key to post-pandemic conferencing
Technological innovation is key to post-pandemic conferencingArticle

The goal now is to drive the business forward through continuing to meet and exceed clients evolving needs through various solutions including technological innovation...

15 Mar 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Tourism & Travel
#BestofBiz 2020: Tourism & TravelArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

14 Dec 2020

CPT Tourism provides support for tourism SMMEs
CPT Tourism provides support for tourism SMMEsArticle

Support and mentorship from industry leaders could be the key to transforming a start-up into a successful, and sustainable, business.

1 Dec 2020

CPT Tourism launches new campaign promoting pocket-friendly tourism
CPT Tourism launches new campaign promoting pocket-friendly tourismArticle

This campaign highlights that the Mother City is diverse, inexpensive and suited to all travellers...

10 Nov 2020

CPT Tourism: Despite a tough year, industry players optimistic tourism can bounce back
CPT Tourism: Despite a tough year, industry players optimistic tourism can bounce backArticle

"When we started our new year, we were feeling optimistic as pre-lockdown arrivals looked to be better than 2019 - we were finally recovering from the drought. Then Covid-19 took us all by surprise..."

28 Oct 2020

Cape Town sees a rapid increase in domestic flight routes
Cape Town sees a rapid increase in domestic flight routesArticle

The World Economic Forum has reported that Covid-19 has potentially set the global tourism industry back by 20 years with 120-million jobs on the line...

29 Sep 2020

Fedhasa calls for private-public collaboration to boost tourism
Fedhasa calls for private-public collaboration to boost tourismArticle

"As an industry we have come together and worked tirelessly to ensure that travel is both safe and normal for our visitors and guests... It is my sincere hope that this collaboration continues and that public and private sector stakeholders work together to get South Africa's tourism, travel and hospitality community back on their feet..."

17 Sep 2020

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Cape Town nominated for 5 Africa World Travel AwardsArticle

Votes are cast by both travel professionals and consumers, with the nominee gaining the most votes in a category named as the winner...

16 Sep 2020

#TourismMonth: Free access to CapeNature reserves in September
#TourismMonth: Free access to CapeNature reserves in SeptemberArticle

Western Cape Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning MEC Anton Bredell has encouraged locals and visitors to the province to make use of the opportunity to explore the unique heritage that belongs to all...

14 Sep 2020

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CPT Tourism, CoCT host webinar exploring the 'next normal' for tourismArticle

Cape Town Town and the City of Cape Town recently hosted a webinar detailing where tourism as an industry has come from, the way forward and the plans that are in place to help visitors, industry players and residents of Cape Town through the "next normal" way of playing, living and working...

31 Aug 2020

Cape Town receives globally recognised Safe Travels stamp
Cape Town receives globally recognised Safe Travels stampArticle

The City of Cape Town has been approved as a user of the World Travel and Tourism Council's (WTTC) safety stamp...

21 Aug 2020

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CPT Tourism, Namola safety app partner to give visitors and locals peace of mindArticle

"Safety and security in Cape Town present a serious challenge when it comes to tourism in what is a popular destination for tourists and visitors. Now more than ever during these uncertain times, travellers and locals alike need to know that...

4 Aug 2020

Supporting local tourism SMMEs during lockdown
Supporting local tourism SMMEs during lockdownArticle

It is no secret that the tourism industry has been hit the hardest by the Covid-19 pandemic and this is a critical time to support tourism businesses...

24 Jul 2020

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V&A Waterfront adopts WTTC's safe travel protocolArticle

The V&A Waterfront is the first attraction in South Africa to adopt the World Travel and Tourism Council's Safe Travels stamp, which is specifically designed to address Covid-19 and similar outbreaks.

20 Jul 2020

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New report: SA's local travel industry in for a bumpy rideArticle

Cape Town Tourism has presented its Consumer Impact Report, which reflects that even once travel opens up and despite a desire to travel, it's going to take a while to recover as consumers have little to no disposable income to use on leisure travel...

16 Jul 2020

Shimza to livestream his 'One Man Show' from Robben Island on Mandela Day
Shimza to livestream his 'One Man Show' from Robben Island on Mandela DayArticle

On Mandela Day, 18 July 2020 Shimza, or Ashley Raphala, is set to make history when he becomes the first artist to perform a livestream show from Robben Island...

9 Jul 2020

Beat the lockdown blues with #LoveCapeTown
Beat the lockdown blues with #LoveCapeTownArticle

In a bid to help lift the spirits, Cape Town Tourism has reached out to some of the city's most-loved local celebrities creating a #LoveCapeTown Lockdown Survival Guide. These videos share lockdown tips to manage staying indoors but, most importantly, provides a healthy dose of humour, in true Capetonian style...

Issued by Irvine Partners 2 Jul 2020

Cape Town Tourism wins top spot in international film awards
Cape Town Tourism wins top spot in international film awardsArticle

Cape Town Tourism's Love Cape Town, The Movie has been awarded the first prize in the "Tourism Destination - City" category at the International Tourism Film Festival, Africa Awards, while Cape Town Tourism's Welcome to Khayelitsha was awarded second prize.

29 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: We need to plan, re-prioritise tourism for a new post-Covid-19 reality
#LockdownLessons: We need to plan, re-prioritise tourism for a new post-Covid-19 realityArticle

We chat to Enver Duminy, CEO of Cape Town Tourism as he shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how Cape Town Tourism is navigating these unusual times...

Robin Fredericks 26 May 2020

New report: Cape Town's tourism sector could see more than 90,000 jobs lost
New report: Cape Town's tourism sector could see more than 90,000 jobs lostArticle

Cape Town Tourism has released a new report showcasing how the local tourism industry is suffering under Covid-19 regulations. The report includes insight into how prepared businesses are financially to ride out this storm, as well as...

12 May 2020

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CPT Tourism makes long-distance love possible with new campaignArticle

A campaign video has been produced, to remind visitors of the emotion felt when experiencing the beauty of The Mother City...

23 Apr 2020

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African Travel and Tourism Awards announce 2020 finalistsArticle

The awards recognise the best of national, regional and city tourist boards and recognise outstanding private sector companies and individuals in Africa.

6 Apr 2020

Preparing for a post-Covid-19 era in the tourism industry
Preparing for a post-Covid-19 era in the tourism industryArticle

Our world has been turned upside down by the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak. It calls for innovation and smart solutions as we brace ourselves for the economic and social impact of the outbreak and the much needed social isolation...

Mariette du Toit-Helmbold 25 Mar 2020

Airlines amend Cape Town service amid Covid-19
Airlines amend Cape Town service amid Covid-19Article

To manage costs and the potential economic fallout, as well as limit the spread of the virus, airlines are cancelling routes, limiting capacity and altering their operations...

24 Mar 2020

Cape Town Tourism temporarily shuts down, goes digital
Cape Town Tourism temporarily shuts down, goes digitalArticle

The City of Cape Town and Cape Town Tourism has decided to temporarily close its Visitor Information Centres and redeploy staff to different areas of the business where they are needed.

23 Mar 2020

#Coronavirus: Government, tourism industry meet to manage impact of Covid-19
#Coronavirus: Government, tourism industry meet to manage impact of Covid-19Article

The knock-on effects of the virus spread are evident. Already there is a substantial drop in tourism and travel globally, and an expected drop of 10% from key source markets over the coming months...

9 Mar 2020

#Coronavirus: ILTM, WTMA 2020 trade shows to go-ahead
#Coronavirus: ILTM, WTMA 2020 trade shows to go-aheadArticle

The industry is urged to rally together amid COVID-19...

6 Mar 2020

New Virgin Seasonal Flights London/Cape Town in line with airport strategy
New Virgin Seasonal Flights London/Cape Town in line with airport strategyArticle

Virgin Atlantic has announced the reintroduction of its seasonal service, adding over 80,000 seats between Cape Town and London, commencing 25 October 2020...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 4 Mar 2020

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Virgin Atlantic returns to Cape TownArticle

Cape Town Air Access has announced the return of Virgin Atlantic back to Cape Town. The direct flight from London Heathrow to Cape Town will commence from October 2020...

13 Feb 2020

Cape Town Tourism video from HaveYouHeard wins at ITFF Africa
Cape Town Tourism video from HaveYouHeard wins at ITFF AfricaArticle

'Cape Town Winter Song', a tongue-in-cheek video parodying Mother City clich├ęs and good-naturedly teasing its residents, has won two awards at the inaugural International Tourism Film Festival Africa...

Issued by HaveYouHeard 24 Jan 2020

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Deadline closing in for inaugural WTM Africa Travel & Tourism AwardsArticle

Themed Under African Skies, the awards seek to celebrate the outstanding tourism promotional work done by private sector companies and individuals, in eight categories, which are judged by an independent panel of international industry experts.

21 Jan 2020

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Table Mountain Cableway releases annual maintenance datesArticle

For continued compliance with the Swiss Governing Body for Cableways standards in terms of machinery specifications, maintenance requirements and procedures, extraordinary maintenance tasks require a shutdown and cannot be done in between normal operations...

21 Jan 2020

CoCT, Cape Town Tourism partner to boost in-destination marketing
CoCT, Cape Town Tourism partner to boost in-destination marketingArticle

Within the partnership, The City of Cape Town aims to boost domestic and international tourism arrival numbers and business benefits for the city...

2 Jan 2020

Cape Town lands 3 awards at Routes Africa 2019
Cape Town lands 3 awards at Routes Africa 2019Article

Routes Africa 2019 has been awarded Cape Town International Airport Best Airport in Africa in the 4-20 passenger category, with Cape Town Air Access receiving its Overall Routes Africa award and Destination Marketing award...

12 Dec 2019

Load shedding and its effect on SA's tourism industry
Load shedding and its effect on SA's tourism industryArticle

Enver Duminy, CEO of CapeTownTourism comments on the effect of load shedding on South Africa's tourism industry...

Enver Duminy 12 Dec 2019

Double digit growth for Cape Town's 2019/20 tourist season
Double digit growth for Cape Town's 2019/20 tourist seasonArticle

According to ForwardKeys, Cape Town is expecting almost 50,000 travellers to arrive from the UK over the December 2019 to March 2020 period, demonstrating an increase of 30% when compared to the same period last year...

5 Dec 2019

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Cape hospitality gets ready for first direct Newark/New York, CPT passenger flightArticle

The first direct air route between Cape Town and the United States is set to launch on 16 December 2019, and the local hospitality is gearing up...

5 Dec 2019

5 top Cape Town beach braai spots for the festive season
5 top Cape Town beach braai spots for the festive seasonArticle

Here are some of the best beach braai spots in and around Cape Town to enjoy with family and friends this festive season...

Briony Brookes 29 Nov 2019

25 international buyers confirmed for 2019 Africa Halal Week
25 international buyers confirmed for 2019 Africa Halal WeekArticle

"Ten local and 25 international buyers have been secured for this year's conference. This is, therefore, a major opportunity for companies to access new markets."

20 Sep 2019

Public arts festival ITC to make a strong return to Cape Town
Public arts festival ITC to make a strong return to Cape TownArticle

From vertical dancers on city walls to performance activity in parked cars, Infecting the City 2019 will activate city spaces from the Castle to the station, the fountain to the Cathedral and beyond...

12 Sep 2019

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