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2018 World Congress of Audiolo..

Cape Town and the Western Cape is gearing up to welcome for the first time the Biennial World Congress of the International Society of Audiology 2018, scheduled to take place from the 29th to the 31st of October....more

W12 Future of Water Conference..

Save Our Schools Non-Profit Organisation and the Cape Town and the Western Cape Convention Bureau, a division at Wesgro, is excited to announce a first of its kind W12 Future of Water Conference, secured to take place in May 2019....more

2024 International Astronomica..

The Cape Town and the Western Cape Convention Bureau, a division at Wesgro, is proud to announce that Cape Town has been selected to host the 2024 International Astronomical Union General Assembly....more

Wesgro to support Knysna’s to..

Following Wesgro’s meetings with Knysna Municipality yesterday, it has been agreed in-principle that the Agency, together with the local tourism industry, will assist the Council to deliver on their constitutional mandate for tourism promotion and de...more

Wesgro responds to requests to..

Wesgro welcomes recent statements by Knysna Municipality (“Knysna municipality forging new partnership in pursuit of more tourism opportunities”, 31 July 2018) and Knysna Tourism (“Knysna Tourism’s members support possible business model for the futu...more

Cape Town & Western Cape Conve..

The Cape Town & Western Cape Convention Bureau, a division of Wesgro, secured nine new bids during the first quarter (April - June 2018) with an estimated economic impact of R336m and an estimated attendance of 9,300 delegates....more

The Cape invited to UNWTO Worl..

Wesgro’s Chief Marketing Officer, Judy Lain, will be representing Cape Town and the Western Cape at the 2nd United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) World Conference on Smart Destinations this year....more

Cape Town and the Western Cape is on a winning streak as they claim another stand award at Africa’s Travel Indaba in Durban...more

Wesgro launches first known wa..

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, launched the world's first water-offset tool, My Water Foot Print, as part of a bid to boost #WaterWiseTourism in Cape Town and the Western Cape....more

Cape Town ranked top meetings ..

Cape Town has once again claimed top spot as the number one city in Africa for hosting international association meetings by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA)....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 ca...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