Articles tagged “cape town”

Coronavirus

Major South African Hotel Operator Tsogo Sun Sees Hit to Core Profit

Tsogo Sun, which owns luxury properties in seven African countries including Nigeria and the Seychelles, is a bellwether for the pandemic's impact on international travel across southern Africa.

Major South African Hotel Operator Tsogo Sun Sees Hit to Core Profit

Tourism

Cape Town’s Conundrum: Sharks Gone and Now the Whales Too

This year Cape Town's coast had the fewest whale sightings in a couple of decades. If climate change is to blame, that poses a long-term problem for South African Tourism, the government's official promotion agency.

Cape Town’s Conundrum: Sharks Gone and Now the Whales Too

Tourism

Cape Town Hopes Muslim Travelers Can Stave Off Winter Woes

Touting the city’s attractiveness for Muslim travelers — particularly in markets that are already strong drivers of tourism — is a savvy move by tourism authorities and operators in Cape Town.

Cape Town Hopes Muslim Travelers Can Stave Off Winter Woes

Tourism

First Direct U.S. Flights to Cape Town in 15 Years Will Be Boon to Tourism

United’s plan to launch direct flights between New York and Cape Town, South Africa, is a potential bonanza for tourism in the city and the wider region. Now local operators are holding thumbs the seasonal route becomes year-round.

First Direct U.S. Flights to Cape Town in 15 Years Will Be Boon to Tourism

Tourism

Tourism Marketing Campaign in Cape Town Turns to Surfers for Drought Recovery

A savvy social media campaign is a good start, but Cape Town’s tourism industry has a long road ahead to undo the damage from the worst drought in a century.

Tourism Marketing Campaign in Cape Town Turns to Surfers for Drought Recovery

Tourism

South Africa Will Overhaul Its Visa Rules to Woo Visitors

Easing entry restrictions for business travelers could help boost South Africa's effort to be a meetings and conventions center as the government targets more visitors to revive a flagging economy.

South Africa Will Overhaul Its Visa Rules to Woo Visitors

Tourism

Cape Town’s Water Crisis: What the Tourism Industry Can Learn From the Myth and the Reality

The Cape Town water crisis has more to do with improper water management and inaccurate, inconsistent messaging than the city actually being in completely dire circumstances. That's why collaboration matters, between huge global organizations all the way down to individual travelers and locals, to promote the reality of international issues and the benefits tourism can have if done in a sustainable way.

Cape Town’s Water Crisis: What the Tourism Industry Can Learn From the Myth and the Reality

Tourism

First Unified Tourism Voice for Africa Faces Challenges

Is the formation of a pan-African tourism body the solution to boosting the continent’s tourism numbers? With industry players slow to sign up, the new African Tourism Board initiative from the International Coalition of Tourism Partners has its work cut out for it.

First Unified Tourism Voice for Africa Faces Challenges

Tourism

South Africa Tourism CEO Sees Water Crisis Changing the City Forever

South Africa tourism officials argue that the water crisis will change travelers' behavior, and that tourism revenue can reduce the severity of the crisis. Still, drought and climate change is a global problem that needs to be addressed on the international stage.

South Africa Tourism CEO Sees Water Crisis Changing the City Forever

Hotels

South Africa Hotel Operator Plans Tapping Its Own Water Supply to Battle Drought

Hotel guests lacking ice, saunas, and swimming pools could soon be relatively minor concerns when considering the drought in South Africa. But Tsogo Sun is smart to work ahead. Building your own desalination plant, though, isn't free so this solution isn't available to every hotel.

South Africa Hotel Operator Plans Tapping Its Own Water Supply to Battle Drought