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New CEO for Cape Town Tourism

After an extensive and competitive recruitment process, the new CEO of Cape Town Tourism has been announced as Enver Duminy.

Positive growth for Cape Town’s tourism sector in the 2012/2013 peak...

Cape Town Tourism is pleased to report positive tourism growth to the city for the 2012/ 2013 peak tourism season.

Cape Town positions itself in new tourism niches

Cape Town Tourism, Wesgro, and the City of Cape Town have returned from travel trade expo and conference, ITB Berlin, after successful meetings with airlines, the travel trade, media, travel bloggers,

CEO of Cape Town Tourism bids farewell

CAPE TOWN - After nine years as CEO of Cape Town Tourism, Mariette du Toit-Helmbold has announced that she has decided not to renew her contract with the tourism organization for another term.

Cape Grace Hotel in Cape Town named second Best Hotel in...

The annual Tripadvisor Traveler’s Choice Awards have begun being announced for 2013, starting with the Best Hotels in the World as selected by Tripadvisor users.

Cape Town Tourism reports positive results for summer travel season

Cape Town Tourism is pleased to report positive results for tourism to the city for the first part of the summer season 2012/2013, with record numbers for December 2012 at major attractions across the

Cape Town blessed with affordable luxury

As a world-class city blessed with abundant natural beauty; memorable cuisine; endless wine lands; and a fascinating, multi-layered urban heart, Cape Town is renowned for having effortless grace when

Cape Town Tourism CEO assures organization will remain dynamic

In the wake of an announcement at the Cape Town Tourism AGM (Annual General Meeting) on October 18, 2012 that the City of Cape Town will now lead the destination marketing of Cape Town, Cape Town Tour

Cape Town expecting massive influx of visitors

Cape Town in South Africa is expecting a massive influx of extra visitors in the next three months without many of them actually going to the city in real life (as yet).

Cape Town Tweets provide excellent exposure for tourism market

Cape Town Tourism’s latest digital marketing campaign has garnered excellent exposure for Cape Town locally and internationally, strengthening the argument for social media marketing as a crucial pa

Cape Town hosts Getaway Travel Bloggers Conference

The notion of the lone blogger tapping away at his keyboard was dispelled this weekend by the lively line up of eleven speakers and 160+ enthusiastic delegates at the second Getaway Travel Bloggers Co

Cape Town Tourism campaign brings in over 13 million Twitter impressions

As part of their global digital media marketing campaign, Cape Town Tourism is currently hosting 4 top international travel bloggers who are recounting their experiences of the destination across vari

Travel bloggers to uncover Cape Town

Travel bloggers have become the new citizen journalists, unlocking destinations and extending the dream of travel, as more people are depending on and favoring online information and word-of-mouth for

Social media feeding a global wildfire of desire to travel

Tourism and technology have always made for good bedfellows, particularly when it comes to the use of social media platforms and mobile phone enablement.

UK and US still potentially big draw for Cape Town arrivals

The UK and USA, two of Cape Town’s top five tourism key source markets, have both been adversely affected by the global recession but, if targeted correctly, still hold significant potential to draw

Tourism members of Cape Town show optimism

In December 2011, Cape Town Tourism revealed that member surveys were showing increased optimism and better early results in the 2011/2012 summer tourism season.

Positive upswing reported from Cape Town tourism

The Cape Town tourism sector is reporting a marked improvement in traffic at restaurants, shops, and attractions for the month of December, and the accommodation sector is also reporting a positive ho

Cape Town tourism businesses predicting better numbers

As the summer holiday season opens, Cape Town’s tourism businesses are predicting a marginally better business window for season 2011/2012.

Experience your own city as a tourist

Today marks the launch of My Cape Town; a month-long celebration of Cape Town for Capetonians and a chance to be a tourist in your own city.

Cape Town in the running for World Design Capital 2014

The year 2014 represents a significant milestone for South Africa as it will mark 20 years since the country’s first free democratic elections in 1994.

Cape Town tourism fights against tough economic times

The tourism sector globally is battling in the face of tough economic times and rapidly changing travel behavior. Cape Town is no exception.

Developing Cape Town tourism through fashion

Developing tourism through fashion is one of four pillars driving the upcoming Cape Town Fashion Week (CTFW), which runs throughout the city from July 13 to 16, 2011, as identified by African Fashion

Cape Town makes top 3 for global city design title

Cape Town has been short-listed for the World Design Capital 2014.

Cape Town flights affected by ash from Chile volcano

The ash cloud from the Chilean Volcano Puyehue-Cordón Caulle that has been erupting since June 4 has reached Cape Town airspace, affecting flights in and out of Cape Town International Airport.

Capetonians tempted with winter tourism deals

Starting May 10 and running until the end of August, a set of themed experiences will be available every second Tuesday on Cape Town Tourism’s website , featuring some of

TripAdvisor poll names Cape Town the top destination in the world

Chosen by a poll of actual travelers and TripAdvisor users, the annual Travelers’ Choice Awards recognizes the people’s choice of destinations from across the planet.

Easter travel brings a mixed bag to Cape Town

Easter is traditionally a busy time for Cape Town, especially in terms of domestic and local tourism.

Cape Town Tourism hails Minister’s themes for growth

Said Cape Town Tourism CEO Mariette du Toit-Helmbold: “Growth in tourism is both tangible and necessary.

Cape Town welcomes Air France flights

Beginning in November, Air France will begin direct flights to Cape Town, making leisure and business travel easier and more convenient. The new schedule will bring 3 flights per week to Cape Town.

Cape Town winters are cool

According to the 2010/2011 ITB World Travel Trends Report, world travel bounced back from the downturn experienced during 2009, in 2010, and looks set to grow in 2011, driven predominantly by improvin