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Wesgro welcomes President Rama..

Wesgro – Cape Town and the Western Cape’s official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency – welcomes President Ramaphosa’s announcement during the State of the Nation Address (SONA) that he will be organising an investment conference in the n...more

Cape Town and Western Cape Con..

The Cape Town and the Western Cape Convention Bureau is pleased to announce that it has won a bid for Cape Town to host its third major conference on water: the International Conference on Sanitation, Waste and Water....more

The UK Department for Internat..

The UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) and Wesgro - Cape Town and the Western Cape's Official Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency - have announced a new cooperation agreement to further develop a mutually beneficial strategic pa...more

The Cape’s film and media indu..

Cape Town and the Western Cape’s Film and Media Promotion Unit, located in Wesgro, extends our gratitude to the many companies in the industry taking innovative steps to become water resilient....more

Cape Town and the Western Cape..

Cape Town and the Western Cape are open for business, and ready to welcome visitors to our beautiful city and province. We need tourism now more than ever, as we aim to keep our economy growing and creating jobs during this challenging drought....more

The Western Cape Government an..

The Western Cape Government and Wesgro commend the Joint Association Members Meeting Sessions (JAMMS) on their numerous initiatives taken to assist the tourism industry during the drought, and the impact that it is having on this vital sector....more

Cape Town and the Western Cape..

Wesgro, Cape Town and the Western Cape’s official Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, has noted the statement by ratings agency, Moody’s, that the City of Cape Town’s water crisis is credit negative....more

Planning to visit Cape Town an..

Cape Town and the Western Cape are open for business in spite of the current drought. Visitors are arriving in a place of significant breadth and depth of experiences and exceptional beauty. Please download the document to read more about how you can come and enjoy the Cape Town and the Western Cape, while being mindful of the current drought. The map gives an overview of the resultant water restrictions that are mostly limited to the City of Cape Town and some surrounding areas. Nearby regions as the Cape Overberg and Garden Route are less impacted by water restrictions. It’s important to remember that South Africa is a water-scarce country....more

“Revolting Rhymes”, animated b..

Wesgro – Cape Town and the Western Cape’s official Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency – is excited by the news that “Revolting Rhymes”, a film animated by Triggerfish studios in Cape Town, has been nominated for an Oscar....more

Wesgro to partner with John Ka..

Wesgro – Cape Town and the Western Cape’s Official Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency – will attend the New York Times Travel Show this week in order to promote the Western Cape during this year’s significant Madiba Centenary....more

Singapore Airlines launches da..

Cape Town Air Access – a partnership between Wesgro, the Western Cape Government, the City of Cape Town, Airports Company South Africa, Cape Town Tourism, and South African Tourism – welcomes the announcement by Singapore Airlines (SIA) this morning ...more