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Cape Town Launches Worth Waiting For Campaign

mountain sunset with Love Cape Town wording

Cape Town, 28 April 2020 – Cape Town Tourism has launched a new campaign with the theme “We Are Worth Waiting For!” in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The main message behind the “We Are Worth Waiting For!” campaign ...

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Cape Town Open for Business as a Safe Travel Destination

Aerial view of Cape Town

Joint statement issued by City of Cape Town Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Opportunities and Tourism, James Vos and Cape Town Tourism CEO, Enver Duminy: Cape Town remains open for tourism business and a safe destination for travellers. Cape Town, ...

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New Age Conferencing Geared for the Future

Cape Town, 05 March 2020 – Lying at the heart of the new, state-of-the-art Breakwater Conference Centre in the V&A Waterfront is a space that blends the latest academic research with the complex history of our nation. Located at the ...

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Cape Town Tourism Announces New Board Chairpersons

Cape Town Tourism chairpersons Brett Hendricks and Wahida Parker

CAPE TOWN, 11 December 2019 – The City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organisation, Cape Town Tourism, has announced the election of Brett Hendricks as its new board chairperson with Wahida Parker continuing in her role as vice-chairperson effective immediately for ...

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Unlocking a New Era of Tourism Marketing

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Cape Town, 30 April 2019 – Destination Marketing Organisations (DMOs) are facing similar opportunities and challenges that either inhibit or enable travel to and around the African continent. A cohesive and economically viable approach is necessary to address this, navigating ...

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Evolving the Destination – a World Travel Mandate

Cape Town, 10 April 2019 – Static destination marketing strategies lead to diminishing tourism returns – that’s the position of Cape Town Tourism at World Travel Market Africa (WTM-Africa), 2019. The organisation is highlighting what can be done to ensure ...

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Spot the Ed! A new form of tourism

Musician Ed Sheeran

Cape Town, 26 March 2019 – Musician Ed Sheeran is coming to the Mother City. Perhaps a new form of tourism is developing in a game we could call “Spot the Ed”. A game involving guessing where he’ll turn up ...

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Cape Town Selected for Study on Global Destinations

Cape Town, South Africa, was selected as one of 15 top global destinations to be chosen as ideal subjects for a case study by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and the World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF), demonstrating the ...

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Cape Town takes the lead in transforming the tourism landscape – ITB Berlin

Cape Town, South Africa is addressing tourism challenges on all fronts to ensure that this world-class destination continues to build on its reputation to attract visitors all year round. Four initiatives being driven simultaneously by Cape Town Tourism are actively ...

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Cape Town Calls For Nowhere Better Campaign Support

Cape Town Nowhere Better campaign

The Nowhere Better Campaign was launched in October 2018, as a collaboration between the tourism industry and government. This was in reaction to the barrage of negative messaging received throughout 2018, which had a negative impact on Cape Town’s destination ...

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#SONA2019: Budget Speech Reflections

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Following an encouraging SONA from President Ramaphosa, the 2019 Budget Speech is where the rubber hits the road for those of us in the tourism sector. By Enver Duminy. The reality is that South Africans are adapting how they travel ...

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Cape Town’s tourism figures indicate steady recovery

Cape Town, South Africa, 23 January 2019 – Figures released by Cape Town’s big attractions, Cape Town International Airport and STR’s Destination Report indicate mixed performance for December 2018.   The second half of the year has shown that the ...

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Leading industry figures take the helm at Cape Town Tourism

The Cape Town Tourism (CTT) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Julie-May Ellingson and Ms Wahida Parker as Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson, respectively. Ms Ellingson is Chief Executive Officer of the Cape Town International Convention Centre ...

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Africa’s Travel Growth Exceeds Expectations

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in the first four months of 2018, compared to the same period last year, not only continuing the strong 2017 trend but exceeding UNWTO’s forecast for 2018. By Enver Duminy. The UNWTO’s panel of experts described ...

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UnionPay Seeks Cape Town Product Offers

CAPE TOWN, 07 August 2018 – UnionPay International is working to forge relationships with Cape Town-based tourism operators to offer incentives aimed at attracting the Chinese market. Co-ordinated by Cape Town Tourism, a business breakfast session took place at the Vista Marina Restaurant ...

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CTT’s Roxanne Lombard Named Future Leader of Destination Marketing

Cape Town Tourism (CTT) has scooped another notable title with team member Roxanne Lombard being named as one of 30 Future Leaders of Destination Marketing globally. Roxanne is the first honoree on the African continent to receive this prestigious accolade ...

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Resounding Success for Cape’s Tourism December

The preliminary figures for visitor traffic at Cape Town International Airport and at the city’s major attractions in December 2016 are out, and it’s good news all round. Not only did Kirstenbosch, Groot Constantia and Cape Point enjoy a record-breaking ...

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Tourism for All – A City’s Challenge

Universal Access is being celebrated during Tourism Month in September 2016. Cape Town Tourism is advocating for a ‘Tourism for All’ approach where everyone, regardless of their abilities, can enjoy the tourism industry in Cape Town. In addition, inclusivity irrespective ...

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Looking to China for SA Inbound Tourists

Billions of rands are being invested into South Africa by Chinese corporations, trade delegations are coming and going on official visits, and interest in South Africa is on the rise in terms of tourism. By Enver Duminy, CEO, Cape Town ...

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