At midday on Tuesday, 16 March 2010, Cape Town’s major tourism role players will present a united front in the campaign against overpricing during the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ when they sign the Code of Responsible Pricing for Cape Town.
After two-thirds of the available tickets for the 2010 FIFA World Cup already sold*, the choice of accommodation in South Africa is getting scarcer.
Cape Town Tourism is urging all Capetonians to “Live It! Love It! LOUDER!” at the first in a series of Cape Town Stadium test events on January 23, 2010.
While issues of Cape Town’s readiness, safety and security and transport infrastructure have dominated global headlines in the run-up to the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, fears of being fleeced are now top of mind for scores of potential World Cup visitors.
Cape Town Tourism has partnered with three international public relations agencies to proactively represent the Mother City abroad.
The Executive Mayor of Cape Town, Alderman Dan Plato, along with major tourism associations, today signed the Cape Town Responsible Tourism Charter committing the City of Cape Town and the industry to responsible tourism behaviour and practices.
With less than 350 days to go till Fifa 2010, Mariëtte du Toit-Helmbold, CEO of Cape Town Tourism, is one of the business people in travel. However she found time in her hectic schedule to share with BTN her views on the industry, as well how preparations are going for the World Cup when Cape Town is an Official Host City.
Mariette du Toit-Helmbold, CEO-Cape Town Tourism talks to Breaking Travel News at ITB Berlin 2009.
Mariette du Toit-Helmbold, Chief Executive Officer, Cape Town Tourism speaks to Breakting Travel News at World Travel Market 2008