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  • Is it all a charade?

    Cape Town Routes Unlimited, the destination marketing organisation for Cape Town & the Western Cape (… see our comments on this mouthful in the last newsletter) crops up frequently – for the wrong reasons. The latest news is that Nils Heckscher has resigned from the board with immediate effect. His resignation was tendered to Tourism […]

  • Now this is puzzling…

    At a time when events in Johannesburg have shown that racism and bigotry are alive and well… huh!… ever-present in Johannesburg, living under the name xenophobia, a previously little-used but useful page in CapeInfo has – for over a week – been one of the most popular pages other than those in our Directory. That…

  • Another reason for Greatness?

    Cape Town could also soon be recognised globally as the city with the best mayor in the world. And so could Johannesburg, but Cape Town seems to be ahead. Both Cape Town’s Helen Zille and Joburg’s Amos Masondo have made it into the shortlist of 50 top mayors in the world. Now if Cape Town’s…

  • Great ideas that go awry…

    A media release arrived from CTRU this week announcing that the Cape Town & Western Cape Tourism Brand Ambassador Programme had been launched at Indaba in Durban. “The whole idea behind our Tourism Ambassador Programme is to form a network of people who are passionate, motivated and proud of their home – Cape Town and…