Cape Town stepping up to tap into $220bn Muslim travel sector

2018-05-29 17:08

SA has been ranked as one of the ten most Muslim-friendly travel destinations for 2018 among non-Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) countries.

Comparing savings, specials and discounts

2017-07-11 17:06

During a slow sales period, a common business practice is to provide discounts, loyalty offers and bulk-buy pricing to move products and services.

SME challenges to enter tourism not insurmountable

2017-04-19 18:32

Sustainable tourism has become just a "ticked box" for many companies instead of a way to plough back into communities, says the chair of of Cape Town Tourism.

Cape Town Tourism asks for reinvention

2016-10-14 14:28

Tourism industry professionals have been charged with reinventing to remain relevant by the board of Cape Town Tourism at the organisation’s AGM.

De Lille: Cape Town tourism sector must not rest on laurels

2015-11-02 06:00

Cape Town's tourism industry should not rest on its laurels but rather act on strategies to strengthen year-round tourism, says Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille.

New visa rules: Why are we building barriers?

2014-06-13 10:33

Major tourism bodies have criticised the implementation of South Africa’s new immigration rules and are taking the issues up with the national department of tourism

#Lovecapetown evolves into valuable research tool

2013-10-30 09:53

The #LoveCapeTown hash tag is being used spontaneously to such an extent that it is becoming an invaluable travel resource.

World Tourism Day - The business of tourism

2013-09-27 11:35

Mariëtte du Toit-Helmbold shares why tourism, if developed responsibly, is a vehicle for global positive change.

Duminy lifts veil on Cape Town tourism

2013-06-11 12:29

Enver Duminy, new CEO of Cape Town Tourism, tells more about himself and shares his views in a telephonic interview.

Cape Town shares local mini-break love

2013-05-21 08:31

Cape Town Tourism and Thompsons Holidays have partnered to bring locals inclusive holiday packages to the Mother City.


Cape Town, New York enter partnership agreement

2017-08-24 17:58

NYC & Company, the city of New York’s official destination marketing organisation and Cape Town Tourism now have a partnership to boost tourism.

Cape Town teams up to tackle seasonality

2017-06-13 18:34

Cape Town usually buzzes with tourists from about November to April, but when it gets to the Cape’s winter months, things are a lot quieter.

Downgrade both good and challenging for SA tourism - experts

2017-04-04 19:30

While the weaker rand is good for inbound tourism, this is vastly offset by the negative impact the S&P downgrade will have for the local tourist sector, says a CEO.

Still opportunities for entrepreneurs in tourism industry

2016-06-20 17:58

The tourism industry employs about 4.4% of all people employed in SA, and one in 12 jobs is in tourism, according to Enver Mally, chair of Cape Town Tourism.

CT Tourism celebrates tenth birthday

2014-11-03 16:55

Cape Town Tourism has celebrated its tenth year by announcing that it has secured a three year partnership with the City of Cape Town worth R120m.

Cape Town hotel tops Lonely Planet's best-value list

2014-02-20 09:56

Cape Town continues its must-visit trend as two of the city's establishments have made it into Lonely Planet’s top three best-value hotels in the world.

De Lille challenges tourism sector to rise above marketing noise

2013-10-11 10:53

Mayor Patricia De Lille believes if Cape Town's tourism industry finds innovative ways to communicate the true essence of the Mother City, the rest of the world will undoubtedly follow.

International bloggers to #lovecapetown again

2013-09-11 14:45

Cape Town Tourism will again host international bloggers in the Mother City, as it continues to innovate in reaching new international and domestic travellers through its #lovecapetown digital platform.

New CEO for Cape Town Tourism

2013-06-06 12:43

Cape Town Tourism has selected Enver Duminy as new CEO after an extensive recruitment process.

Chinese tourists flock to SA

2013-05-13 08:21

Chinese investment is considered to be a key driving force behind the increased Chinese visitors to South Africa over the last year.

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