Freedom Park to exhibit work

Table Mountain

Table Mountain

Freedom Park is taking part in the World Trade Market 2015 taking place in Cape Town from Wednesday till Friday. [Read more…]

Africa’s biggest Asset is its Game

orna big game



Conservation Activist – Big 5

You have to take action to make a difference.

The key to successful campaigning, is taking action and longevity.

Anybody can do an expose’ and it goes away & everyone ‘thinks’ it’s cured.

The important thing is to keep it out there in front of people and to do that you have to present the discussion in different ways. [Read more…]

Cape Town Tourism celebrates first decade

Cape Town Tourism

Cape Town Tourism celebrated its first decade last night at a festive AGM at the Tsogo Sun, Cape Sun. [Read more…]

Muizenberg beach closed

muizenberg beach

The City of Cape Town has called on the public to respect the closure of Muizenberg beach following a shark attack. [Read more…]

Argus Cycle Tour 2013

Argus Cycle Tour 2013

Argus Cycle Tour 2013

On the 10th March I took part in the 36th Pick ‘n Pay Cape Argus Cycle Tour, along with 35000 other cyclists. It was the first time that I participated in a cycling race (runner here). To say I was nervous would be an understatement. I hadn’t trained but I wasn’t backing out. [Read more…]

Table Mountain Wonders of Nature

Cape Town

Cape Town

Pretoria – Cape Town’s iconic Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) was officially inaugurated as a New 7 Wonders of Nature in Pretoria on Monday. [Read more…]

Marathon celebrates Heritage

Table Mountain and V&A Waterfront

Table Mountain and V and A Waterfront

The Cape Town Marathon 2012 on Sunday 23 September forms part of the City of Cape Town’s Heritage Day festivities and is an ideal opportunity to experience and celebrate the city’s rich natural and cultural heritage. [Read more…]

Football tourists spend R1.27bn


Football tourists spend R1.27bn

Football tourists spend R1.27bn

Pretoria – Cape Town has gained R1.27 billion from spending from more than 108 384 football tourists who visited the city during the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Presenting his 2010/2011 annual report to the Western Cape Legislature’s Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Development on Friday, Cape Town Routes Unlimited (CTRU) CEO Calvyn Gilfellan announced that Gauteng had won the title for drawing the most football tourists, while the Western Cape ended second on the league table representing the South African cities that had hosted the tournament. [Read more…]

Investors prefer Cape Town

Cape Town Investment

Cape Town Investment

Cape Town is fast becoming a destination of choice for domestic and foreign investors looking to expand their operations in Africa.

Tourism has always been a major drawcard for Cape Town, known internationally as a top leisure destination, but the city is also gaining a solid business and investment reputation. [Read more…]

No crises for Cape Tourism

No crises for Cape Tourism.

Table Mountain - Cape Town

Table Mountain - Cape Town

Cape Town Tourism cautions against alarmist statements about a tourism crisis. “We are in the middle of winter, traditionally a very tough time for the tourism sector in Cape Town.  This is reflected in the low occupancy levels currently experienced by the majority of the industry. The increased supply, decreased demand and lingering recession add to the challenges the tourism sector faces,” says Cape Town Tourism CEO, Mariëtte du-Toit Helmbold. There are signs of recovery, albeit at a slow rate of 3-4%, which will mean that recovery could take significantly longer than initially anticipated unless we change tactics.” [Read more…]