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4 Mar 2021
Cape Town & Western Cape launches campaign to attract remote workers with Airbnb
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13 Jan 2021
Wesgro appoints new Chief Marketing Officer
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16 Dec 2020
Knysna, beyond the beach
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15 Dec 2020
More flights to Cape Town this festive season compliments of Lift
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3 Nov 2020
TravelPeople Wine Tourism Connection workshop
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3 Nov 2020
Best Of Wine Tourism Awards 2021 - Winners announced
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15 Sep 2020
Exciting Tourism Month Campaigns and Activations in greater Knysna
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8 Sep 2020
Visit Knysna to align recovery plan with “We’re Open” campaign this tourism month
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14 Jul 2020
Visit Knysna launches ‘sneak peak’ virtual tours with local tourist guides
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22 May 2020
Cape Town and the Cape Winelands officially joins the prestigious Great Wine Capitals Global Network
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28 Apr 2020
"One Day" tourism campaign launched to inspire future travellers
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29 Jan 2020
Wesgro appoints new Chief Tourism Officer
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7 Oct 2019
New discovery confirms the Cape is the Cradle of Human Culture
At the start of September, which also marks the start of both Tourism and Heritage Month, research associate at the African Centre for Coastal Palaeoscience at Nelson Mandela Un... Read more
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24 Jun 2019
Cradle of Human Culture to be launched in China at Asia Pacific Roadshow 2019
The Western Cape’s Destination Marketing Organisation (DMO) at Wesgro, in partnership with South African Tourism, will launch the Cradle of Human Culture in China at the Asia Pa... Read more
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14 Mar 2019
Knysna Oyster Festival 2019 to receive a new look & feel
An annual highlight on the Western Cape events agenda is the Knysna Oyster Festival. Read more
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26 Feb 2019
From the Cradle of Humankind to the Cradle of Human Culture
Wesgro’s Destination Marketing Unit in partnership with the Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDAT), the provincial Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS... Read more
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8 Feb 2019
Wesgro welcomes President Ramaphosa's eVisa announcement
Wesgro, the official Tourism Trade and Investment Promotion Agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape, welcomes President Ramaphosa’s announcement regarding the implementation o... Read more
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24 Jan 2019
New York Times Travel Show to hear why there is Nowhere Better than Cape Town & the Western Cape
Wesgro CEO, Tim Harris, accompanied by Wesgro’s Head of Leisure Tourism, Inge Dykman, have touched down in New York to promote Cape Town and the Western Cape at the New York Tim... Read more
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14 Dec 2018
Visit Knysna en route to attracting international travellers at Vakantiebeurs in the Netherlands
Visit Knysna will be exhibiting at the annual Vakantiebeurs 2019 in Utrecht in the Netherlands from 9 to 13 January 2019. Read more
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13 Dec 2018
Mother City to host Agritech conference & exhibition in 2020, with R15m economic boost
Cape Town and the Western Cape Convention Bureau, together with the support of the South African National Convention Bureau, are proud to announce that the Mother City will play... Read more
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11 Dec 2018
Mother City to host Agritech conference & exhibition in 2020, with R15m economic boost
Cape Town and the Western Cape Convention Bureau, together with the support of the South African National Convention Bureau, are proud to announce that the Mother City will play... Read more
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10 Dec 2018
Creating business opportunities & celebrating creativity with Knysna’s annual Pop-Up Shop
Yesterday, Executive Mayor Mark Willemse and Wesgro CEO Tim Harris, officially opened the annual ‘Knysna Loving Local Collective Pop-Up Shop’. Read more
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4 Dec 2018
Tourism promotion in Knysna on track for the season
Today, Wesgro exco members visited Knysna and Sedgefield to review the work done after the first month of the contracted relationship with local government to provide local tour... Read more
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19 Nov 2018
Cape Town & the Western Cape launches recovery plan to the drought with the ‘Nowhere Does It Better’ campaign
The Nowhere Does it better Campaign is a collaborative industry initiative driven by Wesgro, Western Cape Government, City of Cape Town, South African Tourism (SAT), Cape Town T... Read more