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What Design (Indaba) can mean to Cape Town
3 March 2013

Beyond the visitor numbers and the related economic contribution; beyond the educational and reputational value of the core event, Design Indaba is an interesting case study in how design events can actively engage in making Cape Town a more liveable city.

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Bree Street: Cape Town’s rising business district
15 August 2012

With the construction of Portside, Cape Town’s largest office development, and the new offices of one of South Africa’s leading corporate law firms, Bowman Gilfillan currently underway, Cape Town’s Bree Street is fast becoming a major business hub in the city. As one of the main arteries into and out of the city, Bree Street

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Cape Town CBD gets R580m development
23 August 2011

A R580-million Eurocape development is set to go up in Cape Town’s city centre. Its first phase will open up 9 900m² of retail and parking space.

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Tourism Industry Positive About the Impact of the World Cup on Future Tourism Growth for Cape Town
22 July 2010

Cape Town’s tourism industry is taking a longer-term view about the impact of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ on the city’s tourism prospects and is confident about future growth. This comes despite the fact that visitor numbers and bookings in Cape Town, though significantly higher than those for the same period in 2009, did not

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More than 3 million visitors enjoyed the V&A Waterfront during 2010 FIFA World Cup
17 July 2010

One of the jewels in South Africa’s leisure and tourism crown, the V&A Waterfront, is celebrating the conclusion of an extremely successful World Cup tournament, reporting significant increases in visitor numbers over the four-week period.

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Unique Arm Warmers Have Taken the World By Storm
5 July 2010

They’re everywhere! The arm warmers created in the colours of national flags are popping up everywhere. Not only have fans from across the globe taken to them, but they have been spotted in various photographs and other footage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup on several occasions.

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Clem Sunter Backs Cape Town's Bid to Become World Design Capital in 2014
29 June 2010

World-renowned scenario planner Clem Sunter has thrown his weight behind Cape Town’s bid to become the World Design Capital in 2014, saying the bid’s “Re-Connect” theme is perfectly timed.

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Dutch campers inject R6 million into local economy
29 June 2010

Nearly 1 000 De Oranjecamping soccer fans from the Netherlands settled on the banks of the Berg River, the same place where their forefathers had settled more than 300 years ago. Only this time they came here for a different purpose: to enjoy the historic 2010 FIFA World Cup(tm) in a very special way.

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Bumper Winter Tourism Season for Cape Town Could See New Patterns Emerge
27 June 2010

As the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ reaches its halfway mark, Cape Town Tourism evaluates the impact of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ on Cape Town thus far, with predictions on how the rest of the event could play out – and what this might mean for future tourism to the destination.

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