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.
Sophisticated and historic, Taj Cape Town offers visitors to this vibrant city, the perfect combination of refined luxury and an authentic Cape Town experience. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole calls in for the night to understand this most traditional of hotels.
Overlooking Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront, Lawhill offers travellers a taste of luxury living at the hottest address in Cape Town. Offering an ideal base to explore the Mother City, the property has easy access to the Waterfront’s shopping malls and is a stone’s throw from the aquarium and other exciting entertainment venues. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole finds out more.
Qatar Airways has increased daily capacity to the popular family holiday destination Cape Town, with the introduction of a Boeing 777 serving the route from this month. This means an additional 158 seats per day from Doha to Cape Town for passengers looking to enjoy South Africa’s holiday season.
Qatar Airways has announced that commencing November 3rd, the airline will operate a new non-stop five-times-weekly service between Doha and Cape Town, South Africa. Cape Town, which is currently served three-times-a-week via Johannesburg, is one of the airline’s most popular African destinations.
The V&A Waterfront has confirmed its intention to develop a mid-market, internationally-branded hotel in the forthcoming year. According to Cape Town Tourism, the expected tourism growth in the City for 2014 will be between four and five per cent, while the United Nations World Travel Organisation estimated a global year-on year increase of 3.3 per cent per annum until 2030.
Madame Zingara has been charming audiences with her Miracle Tour since her much anticipated return to the Cape in January this year. The unique show has continually evolved, introducing several new local and international acts throughout the run, creating a re-energised body of work.
After an extensive recruitment process, the new chief executive of Cape Town Tourism has been announced as Enver Duminy. He has held the title of tourism services executive manager at Cape Town Tourism for almost four years and has played an active role in crafting Cape Town Tourism’s new three-year Business Plan.
The International Air Transport Association has revealed that some 700 aviation leaders are gathering in Cape Town, South Africa for the 69th IATA annual general meeting and World Air Transport Summit. Cape Town will be the global capital of commercial aviation as the industry discusses its most important issues, including safety, environment, distribution and financial sustainability among others.
Cape Town Tourism, Wesgro, and the City of Cape Town have returned from travel trade expo and conference, ITB Berlin, after successful meetings with airlines, the travel trade, media, travel bloggers, and platforms like Facebook and Tripadvisor.