Labotessa will open in Cape Town, South Africa this month. Originally built in the early 1700s, the congressional church has been turned into a seven-room hotel property.
Hilton has signed a deal with Growthpoint Properties to open a hotel under its lifestyle Canopy by Hilton brand. The 150 guestroom Canopy by Hilton Cape Town Longkloof is expected to begin welcoming guests in 2021 and will be the brand’s debut property in Africa.
Jean-Pierre Smith, mayoral committee member for safety and security in Cape Town, speaks to Breaking Travel News as he steps off stage with the trophy for World’s Leading Festival & Event Destination at the World Travel Awards Grand Final 2018.
Leigh Dawber, executive manager of marketing at Cape Town Tourism, tells Breaking Travel News how it feels to have won the title of Africa’s Leading Festival & Event Destination at the World Travel Awards.
Walking away with the trophy for Africa’s Leading Airport, Razack Rawoot, senior finance manager at Cape Town International Airport, tells Breaking Travel News how important the facility is for tourism in the city.
Breaking Travel News talks with Deborah Francis, head of department of communication, Cape Town International Airport, as the facility is recognised as the best in Africa by the World Travel Awards.
NYC & Company has joined Cape Town Tourism to sign a first-ever city-to-city partnership to boost tourism between the two destinations. This is the first agreement of its kind NYC & Company has signed with a destination marketing organisation on the African continent.
With privileged access to the Boschendal Estate, visitors are able to enjoy farm life, walk in the vineyards, speed along the mountain biking trails, fish in the dams, read, relax and savour life. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole takes a tour.