Street life of Cape Town to be newest attraction of the Big Six
5 November 2014

A new urban attraction in the CBD, The City Walk, will be co-created through multi-level stakeholder engagement, announced the Cape Town Partnership at its AGM on Wednesday 5 November. Unfolding in 2015, it will bring the city’s Big Six tourism attractions (Cape Point, Robben Island, Groot Constantia, Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch and the V&A Waterfront) up

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10 things to think about public art
30 September 2014

A R1-million competition for a public artwork in Long Street has been launched by the Western Cape Government. Following Creative Week’s public art walking tour, we spoke to Kirsten Wilkins about what goes into good public art.

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Responsible tourism helps sustain Cape Town
10 February 2012

Cape Town isn’t just a top tourist destination. It’s a city that thinks seriously about its systems, and how it can become more sustainable and more liveable for all the people who live, work, invest and visit here (this local trend was recently reported on by The New York Times in their piece “Hip cities that think about

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British Airways Announces Cape Town as Passengers’ Favourite Destination
4 August 2010

British Airways (BA) passengers worldwide have identified Cape Town as their favourite destination, according to an announcement by BA this week.

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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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Cape Town Declared Africa’s Top Travel Destination – For The Third Year in a Row
8 July 2010

Cape Town has reaffirmed its status as one of the world’s top tourism destinations, by being named Africa’s Best Travel Destination by World Travel Awards.

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Cape Town & Western Cape accommodation lowers prices for World Cup
19 May 2010

Nearly half of Cape Town’s accommodation establishments have been booked out for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, with many changing their pricing approach from above peak season rates to peak season or even off-peak rates.

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Cape Town Tourism welcomes growth figures
30 April 2010

Cape Town Tourism has welcomed the new statistics that show that international tourism is steadily gaining momentum, following an extremely challenging 2009.

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