Responsible tourism helps sustain Cape Town

Hope Street Market©CapeTownTourism

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 how they work”).  Continued…

February 10, 2012

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British Airways Announces Cape Town as Passengers’ Favourite Destination


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

August 4, 2010

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


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 live up to short-term expectations for a mid-year ‘peak season’. Continued…

July 22, 2010

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


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. Continued…

July 17, 2010

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


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. Continued…

July 8, 2010

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Cape Town & Western Cape accommodation lowers prices for World Cup


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. Continued…

May 19, 2010

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Cape Town Tourism welcomes growth figures

2010 Forum launched

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

April 30, 2010

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Cape Town Tourism and WWF join hands for Earth Hour


Cape Town Tourism, in partnership with WWF (The World Wide Fund for Nature) and the FBI (Fun Ball Initiative), are hosting a glow-in-the-dark Beach Soccer Tournament at Muizenberg Beach from 14h00 on Saturday, 27th March, as part of the FBI’s Beach Sport Spectacular that runs till the 30th March, 2010. Continued…

March 17, 2010

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The Cape Tourism Sector signs the Code of Responsible Pricing for Cape Town ahead of the 2010 FIFA World ™


Cape Town’s major tourism roleplayers have presented a united front in the campaign against overpricing during the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ by signing the Code of Responsible Pricing for Cape Town. Continued…

March 17, 2010

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