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My Cape Town campaign launches

2 September 2011 Tourism News

Cape Town Tourism is encouraging Capetonians to make the most of living in an award-winning destination with the launch of its latest initiative, My Cape Town, which encourages locals to experience their own city as tourists would.

Cape Town: star of new James Bond novel

31 May 2011 Focus

The latest James Bond novel is set in Cape Town, voted Africa’s Leading Destination by World Travel Awards. The Mother City’s unique mix of cosmopolitan urban landscape against the backdrop of its remarkable natural beauty makes it the perfect setting for a Bond film.

South Africa honeymoon murder “no impact” on tourism

South Africa honeymoon murder “no impact” on tourism

22 April 2011 Tourism News

The murder of British honeymooner Anni Dewani in Cape Town last November has not had a negative impact on South Africa’s tourism market. Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk said that as “tragic as it was, it didn’t have any impact on the tourism market”.

Honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani arrested after fight at The Priory

Honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani arrested after fight at The Priory

12 April 2011 Hotel News

Shrien Dewani has been arrested and placed on suicide watch following an altercation with a fellow patient at the Priory Hospital in Bristol. The 31-year-old millionaire, who denies ordering the killing of his wife whilst on honeymoon in Cape Town, is reported to have got into the “heated discussion” following a bad reaction to his medication. Doctors also report that his mental health has deteriorated markedly in recent weeks.