We promote the City of Cape Town and the five regions of the Western Cape; The Cape Overberg, Garden Route & Klein Karoo, Cape Winelands, Cape Karoo and Cape West Coast. Our Convention Bureau facilitates meetings, incentives, conferences, events, exhibitions and trade fairs.

Incentive Travel

The Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau - a strategic business unit of Wesgro - has introduced a dedicated pillar within the unit tasked with supporting and attracting international incentive business events to the destination. The unit, whi...more

Wine & food tourism in the Wes..

The information in this report is based on a survey that was done with 59 tour operators and travel agents. The information contained presents a credible view of the market conditions at present, some preferences voiced by tourists as well as the country origin of the largest number of tourists. The survey consists of a combination of 25 closed and open ended questions and the respondents completed it on their own time through an online platform. 81.4% of respondents book less than 30 wine tours per month while 18.6% book more than 50 tours per month and at least three operators booking more than 300 tours per month. According to the respondents at least 64.4% of itineraries booked includes a wine tour. 2 tour operators indicated that every tour they book includes a wine tour....more

2016 Western Cape Destination ..

Tourism has shown extraordinary strength and resilience in recent years, despite many challenges particularly related to safety and security. In the face of the challenges, demand for international tourism remained robust. International arrivals grew by 3.9% to reach a total of 1,235 million in 2016. Since the 2009 global economic and financial crisis, 2016 marks the 7th consecutive year of sustained growth in international tourism....more

5 Reasons why you should inves..

While the national economy is amidst a recession, the Western Cape continues to draw investors, with much of that in the tourism industry. The Western Cape is experiencing significant investment in property developments, as well as the expansions an...more

Nordic Market

Nordic countries are a group of countries in Northern Europe. These countries include Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden, Norway, and the territories of the Aland Islands and the Faroe Islands. Below are the Nordic insights as gathered by the Nordic Workshop hosted by South African Tourism held on 31 March. The inforgraphic showcases their interests, visa requirements when travelling to South Africa, length of stay, preferred airlines and top experiences when visiting a destination....more

Featured Achiever | Lynn Worsl..

Lynn Worsley, founder of All Women Recycling, has a passion to empower women from marginal backgrounds, simultaneously protecting the environment through an innovative recycling strategy....more