Last week I had the pleasure of putting together a special Wine Tourism experience for the Tripadvisor and South African Tourism teams visiting Cape Town for the 6th eTourism Africa Summit in Cape Town. By the end of the day my international guests agreed that the Cape Winelands stood head and shoulders above any other wine region in the world.
Lunch at Waterkloof, the spectacular ‘cellar in the sky’, reaffirms my belief that the Cape Winelands is the world’s premier wine tourism destination.
The Stellenbosch American Express Wine Routes has reaffirmed its standing as a world class wine destination as a 2013 nominee for Wine Enthusiast magazine’s coveted Wine Star Awards.
On the eve of World Tourism Month 2013, Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk launched South Africa’s new domestic campaign today and invited all South Africans to escape the daily grind of day to day living and become a nation of fun-seekers in September.
The best part of living in Cape Town is that you can escape to a million incredible places right here in our own backyard. Here are a few of my favourite places, and the people that make them so remarkable.
Over the past 60 years, the tourism sector has grown to become a pillar of the global economy, driven by political co-operation, social change and advances in technology.
My journey through the past nine years as CEO of Cape Town Tourism has been an extraordinary one. The tourism industry has boomed in robust times ...
by on 23.07.2013
Mariëtte du Toit-Helmbold chats to The Next 48 Hours about personal memories, passion, leadership, youth and trends in tourism.