Category: Cape Town

  • Cape Town’s Street Life makes the City’s Big 6 the Big 7

    A new urban attraction in the CBD, The City Walk, will be co-created through multi-level stakeholder engagement, announced the Cape Town Partnership at its AGM on Wednesday 5 November. Unfolding in 2015, it will bring the city’s Big Six tourism attractions (Cape Point, Robben Island, Groot Constantia, Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch and the V&A Waterfront) up […]

  • Cape Town leads the way in Responsible Tourism… globally

    Cape Town is leading the way in Responsible Tourism, with two Cape Town Tourism members winning Gold at the World Responsible Tourism awards that took place at World Travel Market in London today. The City of Cape Town also announced that Cape Town will be hosting the International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations in…

  • Cape Town takes top spot in ICCA Rankings

    Cape Town and the Western Cape is still proudly the number 1 destination for conferences in Africa according to the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) 2013 stats. South Africa maintained its number 1 spot in the African meetings category, followed by Kenya and Morocco with triple the amount of meetings held. In the African…

  • A competition Capetonians should prioritise

    I’ve only just come across this competition and the date for entries is past, but what a wonderful and important challenge – “How might we create a socially cohesive Cape Town? A Cape Town where no matter what race, gender, or culture, citizens respect one another and co-create a better city together.” You can see…

  • Cape Town shortlisted for World Design Capital 2014

    Montreal (Canada) – Following deliberations on 9 June 2011, the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) has the pleasure to announce on behalf of the members of the World Design Capital® (WDC) Selection Committee that the cities of Bilbao (Spain), Cape Town (South Africa) and Dublin (Ireland) have been selected as the three…

  • James Bond 007 saves the world in Cape Town

    In the new novel James Bond returns with his trademark wit, charm and Carte Blanche status in this thrill a minute novel by Jeffrey Deaver. Racing around the globe, our suave super spy finds himself in none other than Cape Town, South Africa. With the help of a feisty police inspector in the SAPS, he…

  • Rental market in Cape Town central city holds its own

    According to senior leasing and investment consultant, Ian Grant, of the Eris Property Group, the total vacancy level in the Cape Town CBD is 9.3%. This compares very favourably against the overall vacancy figures for Century City (at 10.2%) or Claremont (14.7%). Bellville has a vacancy of 6.25% because of corporate giants Sanlam and Metropolitan,…