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Du Toit-Helmbold steps down Cape Town Tourism chief

Du Toit-Helmbold steps down Cape Town Tourism chief

After nine years as chief executive of Cape Town Tourism, Mariette du Toit-Helmbold has announced that she has decided not to renew her contract with the tourism organisation for another term. The city of Cape Town recently confirmed a three-year tourism marketing and visitor services mandate for Cape Town Tourism, securing its financial and strategic future.

Cape Town: Collaboration the key for tourism development

Cape Town: Collaboration the key for tourism development

24 November 2012 Press Release Tourism News

Two weeks after one of the most successful World Travel Market trade shows in London, Cape Town and the Western Cape are collaboratively gearing up for the city and region’s peak tourism season. Cape Town and the Western Cape’s tourism marketing organizations, Cape Town Tourism and Wesgro, joined forces at World Travel Market and presented Cape Town and surrounding regions as interchangeable parts of a whole experience.

Cape Town’s air capacity increases by 10000 seats

Cape Town’s air capacity increases by 10000 seats

13 November 2012 Press Release Airline News Tourism News

The topical debate around open skies is one that has preoccupied tourism for some time now and is centered around authorities spending millions on destination marketing yet raising the barriers to travel due to unreasonable taxes, air access issues, and cumbersome visa processes.

Design and culture in Cape Town, South Africa

Design and culture in Cape Town, South Africa

11 November 2012 Press Release Tourism News

Cape Town has always been Africa’s unofficial design capital and is marked by the ingenuity and entrepreneurial nature of its citizens – who make clever use of recycled materials, and produce cost-effective products which, at the same time, provide employment.