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Wesgro leads sale trip to the ..

The Wesgro Leisure Tourism team is leading a sales trip to the Middle East in partnership with Tsogo Sun; and endorsement and support from South African Tourism (SAT) and Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (SATSA)....more

Western Cape Tour operators sh..

Abang Africa Travel, Marine Dynamics Tours & Spier Wine Farm, top tour businesses within the Western Cape, will be representing South Africa at the 2018 African Responsible Tourism Awards....more

Water-smart Cape Town Carnival..

Wesgro – Cape Town and the Western Cape’s official Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency – welcomes the positive economic impact that the Cape Town Carnival and the ABSA Cape Epic will have for the Cape economy this year. These two signature...more

New study shows that wine tour..

In 2017, Wesgro, in partnership with Explore Sideways, conducted the second annual Wine & Food Tourism Study in the Western Cape. The study surveyed more than 40 South African tour operators, accounting for over 19,000 itineraries booked over the yea...more

Major Hominin tracksite discov..

A discovery of Late Pleistocene Hominin tracks along the Cape South Coast by an international team of researchers led by Dr Charles Helm could help put the province on the map for visitors interested in our country’s rich heritage....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

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

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

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

Cape Town and the Western Cape..

Wesgro – Cape Town and the Western Cape’s official Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency – is pleased to announce that the Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau, a unit of the Agency, has secured 2600 expected delegates in the second ...more

Western Cape comes out on top ..

Wesgro, Cape Town and the Western Cape’s Official Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, is encouraged by yet another excellent performance by the Western Cape in Stats SA’s latest Domestic Tourism Survey (DTS)....more

Cape Town and the Western Cape..

Cape Town and the Western Cape is open for tourism and is ready for a bumper peak season, which promises to be the best yet. International arrivals have grown by an unprecedented 27% year-on-year for the first half of 2017. Last year, the internation...more