South Africa ranks under the world’s top foodie destinations when it comes to quality, innovation and diversity. This, coupled with our country’s warm hospitality, is what the newly launched Food Routes platform will showcase.
Stellenbosch reaffirmed its status as the ‘Gourmet Capital of South Africa’ by wiping the floor at the 2013 Eat Out DStv Food Network Restaurant Awards with no less than four winners amongst the enviable Top 10 eateries in the country from the Stellenbosch Wine Routes.
My journey as Chief Destineer of Destinate started three months ago after almost a decade as the CEO of Cape Town Tourism. Here are a few highlights and insights gained.
The Dijon International and Gastronomic Fair in France will host Vinidivio, for the first time, from Thursday 31 October to Monday, 4 November 2013 and the Stellenbosch American Express ® Wine Routes will put the region’s wine and wine tourism offering in the spotlight.
Cape Town has just been voted the 3rd top city in the world to travel to in 2014 by Lonely Planet. 2014 will be a big year for Cape Town and for South Africa. The country celebrates 20 years of democracy and Cape Town will wear her crown as World Design Capital.
Fiona McIntosh falls in love with a Chardonnay from Meerlust Estate.
With a love for the great outdoors, there’s no place quite like the Overstrand region for Bob Skinstad, retired Springbok rugby player, to spend time with his family.
Chris Buckingham, previous CEO of Destination Melbourne, shared great insights on the link between liveability and visitability at the recent Travel and Tourism Summit held in Johannesburg.