Cape Town implements six-pillar strategy to reignite tourism

Cape Town Tourism is banding together with officials from the City’s Destination Marketing Department to imagine and reignite the Mother City to attract more visitors. Established early on during the COVID-19 pandemic, the tourism task team focused on coordinating interventions needed to minimise the devastating effect that the virus has[…]

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South Africans encouraged to support restaurants as they reopen

Masks, constant sanitising, social distance and the keeping of records will be compulsory when restaurants and conference venues open this Monday. Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has encouraged South Africans to support restaurants while adhering to the stringent regulations, like wearing a mask, except when eating or drinking. Restaurants are still[…]

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Cape Town airport free parking limit to be reviewed

The long-awaited upgrade at Cape Town International Airport will soon be underway, bringing about a number of changes that locals can look forward to, including a review of the Pickup and Go area parking time limit. The R7-billion renovation is expected to boost the economy once completed, and will take[…]

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Table Mountain Park earns over R300-million

Table Mountain National Park is a fan-favourite among Capetonians, who are always willing to drop a few bucks to visit this popular attraction. Within this last financial year the park raked in a whopping R307 million, earning more than three times its operating costs. The financial year was recorded between[…]

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SAA strike: Cabin Crew Association creates framework to fund increase demands, no deal reached yet

At a meeting between Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, the South African Cabin Crew Association (SACCA) and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA), Gordhan reportedly told the unions, as well as South African Airways executives, that national government would not get involved in the current wage dispute.[…]

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Scrapping of unabridged birth certificate requirement to boost tourism, says minister

The scrapping of the unabridged birth certificate requirement for inbound travellers will boost the tourism sector, tourism minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane said at the weekend. The directive, signed by home affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi on Friday, means that international minors travelling to SA no longer require unabridged birth certificates or consent[…]

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VOC’s First Ever Travel Expo 2019 ‘takes off’

Capetonians gathered in their numbers in support of VOC’s first-ever World Travel Expo 2019, held at Moerat Events Cape Town, in Boom Rd, Schaapkraal over the weekend. Over 40 dynamic travel and tours, travel accessory vendors and foreign exchange companies showcased their brands and services in the main exhibitor’s hall[…]

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