ARTICLES RELATING TO WESGRO

It will take years to rebuild trust in SA, but we're on our way - deputy SARB governor

2019-03-14 05:00

It will take years to rebuild trust in SA but, at least the country is moving in the right direction, says SARB deputy governor Kuben Naidoo.

Cape Town households to shoulder bigger share of water restrictions so economy, business can recover

2018-11-30 10:13

Cape Town households will shoulder a bigger share of the new water restrictions to make more water available for the region’s economic drivers of agriculture, industry and tourism.

Cape Town hotel rooms are still cheaper than last year, despite the Western Cape recovering from the drought

2018-11-23 06:21

Overall, Western Cape hotel room prices dropped by 2.8% in 2018, despite occupancy increasing by 0.3%.

The Terminator will be back - this time to talk about Day Zero

2018-11-16 11:36

Arnold Schwarzenegger is back – and heading to Cape Town to talk about Day Zero.

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.

 

What a no-deal Brexit would mean for Western Cape exports

2019-03-13 19:30

The Western Cape's economy is closely linked to the United Kingdom, meaning the outcome of this week's Brexit votes are of great importance for the province.

After the drought, Cape Town’s film industry is booming again

2018-11-27 06:15

The movie industry is estimated to contribute up to R6 billion to the Western Cape economy.

Is Amazon scouting for a massive new office in Cape Town?

2018-11-22 06:23

It looks as if Amazon’s local presence will be expanded – but nobody will confirm that yet.

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.

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