Category: Western Cape tourism authorities

  • The EDP will be a success because there is a need for it

    This is the third in a series of views on the establishment of the Western Cape’s recently-announced Economic Development Partnership. The EDP will be a success because there is a need for it. After 18 years of getting to grips with a new democratic governance model for the country, provinces and local government we have […]

  • Improving the economy, advancing job creation

    This is the second in a series of views on the establishment of the Western Cape’s recently-announced Economic Development Partnership. Firstly the establishment of the Economic Development Partnership is a huge opportunity for the people of the Western Cape to tackle the challenges of sustainable economic growth and job creation in a new and innovative…

  • An effective partnership between citizens, business & government

     This is the first in a series of views on the establishment of the Western Cape’s recently-announced Economic Development Partnership. The Western Cape Government’s number one goal is to create the opportunities for businesses and citizens to grow the economy. We want to create a Western Cape that is a better place to invest and…

  • Social Media and Freedom of Speech

    The debate over freedom of speech in social media and the fine line between constructive and destructive criticism is an interesting talking point. Social media is pushing the traditional boundaries of freedom of speech.

  • Striving towards 24/7/365

    Recession or no recession, in many ways, tourism remains the primary fuel that powers the economy of Cape Town and the Western Cape.  As one of the world’s most desirable and sought after destinations, Cape Town continues to attract a flood of visitors every year, regardless of the economic situation around the world. The fact…

  • A job worth doing is worth doing together

    When I was in my final year at the University of Pretoria studying Law I was faced with the reality of an unplanned pregnancy. As with most young people growing up, I had very definite ideas of what I perceived to be right and wrong (in this case “the right to life” issue).  When asked…

  • Cape Town: Africa’s Global City, a city of inspiration and innovation

    I ascribe to the vision that Cape Town Tourism wishes to achieve by 2020. I think that the organization is doing a good, professional job of representing the industry and marketing tourism in Cape Town and the surrounding region. I would like to see added to this good work a much greater recognition of tourism…

  • Who has Vision?

    Cape Town Tourism has announced the seven nominees for the three positions on their board of directors.  So CapeInfo has asked the nominees to contribute their tourism visions, to show their insight and ability to help drive Cape Town even higher.  We’re hoping for content that’s new and fresh, not the same-old, same-old.  And this…