Cape Town, Western Cape to enhance multi-billion halal tourism sector

2018-10-15 16:24

Muslim tourists are likely to wield major spending power in the next 15 years, says Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille - so Cape Town and the Western Cape plan to reposition as specialist tourist destinations for Islamic followers.

Panasonic launches SA headquarters in Cape Town

2018-07-12 18:46

Panasonic South Africa – a subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation – has launched its new South African headquarters in Century City, Cape Town.

Entrepreneurs flock to Cape Town, Africa's start-up capital

2018-05-15 08:00

Cape Town is the start-up capital of Africa, according to the city's official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency.

International tech conference to be hosted in Cape Town

2018-04-30 11:47

Wesgro and Silicon Cape will be hosting the AfricArena 2018 International Africa Tech Conference in Cape Town.

Hanekom: Low investor confidence because of state capture

2018-03-20 21:00

The current low investor confidence in SA is due to state capture and investors want to know what is being done about it, says Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom.

Cathay Pacific launches direct flight to Cape Town

2018-02-22 16:19

Cathay Pacific will launch a seasonal non-stop service to Cape Town later this year, directly linking with Hong Kong for the first time.

Tourists bring own water to Cape Town

2018-01-12 06:00

Water consumption in Cape Town has remained the same despite increased numbers of tourists in December, says Cape Town Tourism CEO Enver Duminy.

Launch of Google Street View for SANparks to boost tourism

2017-11-05 12:00

Google Street View has launched 360-degree images of South Africa's national parks and reserves.

Wesgro secures R17.5bn for Cape economy

2017-10-03 15:24

Wesgro generated at least R17.5bn for the Western Cape economy and created 6 625 direct and temporary jobs during the 2016/17 financial year.

GoMetro secures R100m export deals in UK

2017-09-27 16:20

GoMetro, a Cape Town-based business, has secured export deals worth more than R100m following a Western Cape Government trade mission earlier this year.


Cape Town tops among sub-Saharan financial centres

2018-09-14 16:02

Cape Town ranks 38th on a global index of top financial centres, beating both Johannesburg and Mauritius.

Previously disadvantaged face more tech start-up challenges - expert

2018-05-20 14:37

Previously disadvantaged members of the tech ecosystem face additional challenges, the general manager of Silicon Cape has told Fin24.

Cape brands suffered from Day Zero, De Lille fallout, officials admit

2018-05-04 22:18

Economic Opportunities MEC Alan Winde says despite resilience, the Western Cape Province and the City of Cape Town must work decisively to maintain their brands as a city and as a province.

Drought impact already reflects in Cape Town hotel bookings - survey

2018-03-25 19:12

An informal survey by Wesgro among 18 hotels in Cape Town reflects the impact the water challenge in the city already has on the hospitality sector.

ANALYSIS: Why Day Zero was scrapped

2018-03-19 07:01

Despite Cape Town dam levels still dropping and almost no rain amid the worst drought experienced in recent times, Day Zero has been scrapped. What happened?

SA tourism must not lose momentum due to water crisis - CEO

2018-02-03 07:00

The Cape Town water crisis must not trip up the momentum of the international awareness created of SA as a tourism destination, warns the CEO of SA Tourism.

Convention Bureau secures bids worth R37m for Cape

2017-12-28 16:48

The Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau has secured 2 600 expected delegates from July to October 2017 thanks to four new successful bids.

Lufthansa pleased with business uptake of more direct Cape Town flights

2017-10-17 20:52

The business potential of outbound traffic from Cape Town on Lufthansa's direct flights is forming a good complement to the inbound tourist focus during the summer season.

Halaal products showcased in Cape Town

2017-09-29 18:10

The tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape hosts an international halaal product exhibition in Cape Town in October.

Cape Town Air Access lines up new flights, expansions

2017-09-27 10:03

The team from Cape Town Air Access has lined up three new non-stop flights to Cape Town International and two expansions.

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