Storytelling on CapeInfo


This section of CapeInfo is where we tell our stories. We took a break during Covid, because the only certainty during those two years was uncertainty itself. But the old blogs are back… in a new home on CapeInfo and will need some cosmetic attention over the next few weeks.

And then the new stories will start…

The last posts from all stories are:

Hello world!
Published 6/19/2022 in Mrs Gram’s Life in the Dorpie
Welcome to Storytelling. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!read more ❯

Hello world!
Published 6/19/2022 in In My Own Write
Welcome to Storytelling. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!read more ❯

Hello world!
Published 6/19/2022 in CapeInfo’s Wines Online
Welcome to Storytelling. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!read more ❯

Hello world!
Published 6/19/2022 in Stanford
Welcome to Storytelling. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!read more ❯

Hello world!
Published 6/19/2022 in Karoo Rose
Welcome to Storytelling. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!read more ❯

What does Biodiversity mean? Why is it important?
Published 6/18/2022 in Smarter Living Project
This was posted in one of our stories in 2014, and it is worth keeping in a new home. We’ve been searching for the best explanations for Biodiversity & Sustainability and one source was the Convention on Biological Diversity, excerpts of which are published below.  Exploring “Sustainability” opened a treasure trove of topics — which will be added soon — as well as some of the…read more ❯

Where are tourism’s Titans, and why is the tail wagging the dog?
Published 7/11/2020 in A Spaniard in the Works
I am fortunate to have known some of the titans of South Africa’s tourism industry — Sol Kerzer of Southern Sun & Sun International, Hans Enderle of City Lodge, David Jack of the V&A Waterfont (who I worked with for 25 years) and many others.  I miss people like them in today’s tourism industry.  <!– I've also been in awe of the smaller businesses, like Charles, Chippy and…read more ❯

There ARE solutions to safeguard tourism & hospitality jobs! Government doesn’t care.
Published 6/29/2020 in A Spaniard in the Works
Isn’t it time for the tourism industry to start playing hardball with government?  Maybe it’s time for the Tourism Business Council of SA (TBCSA) to start a campaign for employers in the industry to start educating their employees about why they are losing their jobs.  Jobs are being lost and more will be lost, because of the ANC’s financial mismanagement and incompetent government. Even…read more ❯

When will tourism in SA open again?
Published 6/15/2020 in A Spaniard in the Works
“It will not be business as usual in the tourism sector in the post-COVID-19 era,” he said, appealing to the TBCSA to tailor-make tour packages for SADC, Africa, and Brics countries.  “This will be one of the strategies boosting regional tourism and supporting the recovery and sustainability of the tourism sector in the foreseeable future.” — Supra Mahumapelo, chair of Parliament’s…read more ❯

Is TAP Air Portugal the first airline to schedule regular flights to SA?
Published 6/13/2020 in A Spaniard in the Works
Is TAP Air Portugal the first airline to announce regular flights to South Africa?  On the home page of its website you will now see this image: It announces Cape Town as a new destination with flights to Lisbon starting from R15,034 return.   The first flight from Cape Town departs on November 12, 2020.  You can book now at https://www.flytap.com/en-za/ And TAP is pet-friendly, you can…read more ❯

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