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9 May 2018
Cape Town ranked top meetings destination in Africa by ICCA
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 (... Read more
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24 Jan 2018
Planning to visit Cape Town and the Western Cape?

Come and enjoy, but be mindful
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 exception... Read more
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23 Jan 2018
Wesgro to partner with John Kani at New York Travel Show to tell Madiba’s story
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 Wes... Read more
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14 Dec 2017
Cape Town and the Western Cape’s Convention Bureau secures 2600 expected delegates, with an economic impact of R37m, between July and October 2017
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 ... Read more
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21 Sep 2017
The 'Zeitz MOCAA effect' will provide big boost to Cape economy
Wesgro would like to congratulate the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz Mocaa) on their official launch this weekend. Read more
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6 Sep 2017
Western Cape comes out on top for leisure tourism in latest Domestic Tourism Survey
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... Read more
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5 Sep 2017
Cape Town and the Western Cape is open and ready to welcome bumper tourism season
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 2... Read more
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1 Sep 2017
Wesgro launches Tourism Month programme
Today Wesgro, Cape Town and the Western Cape’s official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency, launched its Tourism Month programme. Read more
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28 Aug 2017
Wesgro takes Cape tourism to Rwanda
This week, Wesgro CEO Tim Harris is attending the 41st Annual World Tourism Conference in Kigali, Rwanda. Read more
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15 Aug 2017
Convention Bureau secures 14 bids, 57 000 delegates and R120m for the Cape in Q1
Wesgro is proud to announce that the Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau has had a target-topping financial first quarter. Read more
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24 Jul 2017
New City Sightseeing Winelands tour set to boost local tourism
Today Wesgro and City Sightseeing South Africa officially launched the Cape Explorer Winelands tour. Read more
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6 Jul 2017
Wesgro secures one of world's largest water loss conferences for the Cape in 2018
Wesgro is proud to announce that Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau – a division at Wesgro – has secured the International Water Association's (IWA) 2018 Water Loss Confe... Read more
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2 Jul 2017
World’s top physical therapy congress set to get the Cape in shape
The Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau – a division at Wesgro – welcomes today’s launch of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) Congress. Read more
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21 Jun 2017
Western Cape Government launches Cape Cycling survey
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13 Jun 2017
Wesgro pledges R100 000 to sponsor Knysna Oyster Festival
Wesgro is proud to announce that it is pledging over R100 000 to sponsor and promote the Knysna Oyster Festival and Knysna as an ideal place to visit in winter. Read more
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16 May 2017
Cape Town and the Western Cape will have a strong, united presence at this year's Tourism Indaba
The Western Cape stand at this year's Tourism Indaba in Durban, hosted by Wesgro – the Cape's official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency – showcases the very best our ... Read more
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10 May 2017
Cape Town rated best African convention destination for fourth consecutive year
Wesgro is proud to announce that Cape Town has once again been rated the number one city in Africa for convention business by the International Congress and Convention Association ... Read more
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9 May 2017
Cape Town voted best African business tourism event destination for fourth consecutive year
Wesgro is proud to announce that Cape Town has once again been ranked the number one city in Africa for business tourism events by the International Congress and Convention Associa... Read more
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5 May 2017
16th ISPO WORLD CONGRESS KICKS OF IN
CAPE TOWN 8-11 MAY 2017
ISPO International and ISPO South Africa are extremely proud to host the 16th World Congress from 8 to 11 May 2017. Together we look forward to welcoming more than 2,000 delegates ... Read more
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3 May 2017
Wesgro launches luxury tourism offer at We Are Africa 2017
Wesgro, Cape Town and the Western Cape's official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency is a proud partner of We Are Africa 2017. Read more
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5 Apr 2017
Cape Town takes top spot in ‘cities clicked to book’ via TripAdvisor in previously unpublished data
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27 Feb 2017
Wesgro and dnata partner to put Cape Halaal tourism on the map
Wesgro, Cape Town and the Western Cape's official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency is proud to announce that we have partnered with dnata World Travel to promote the ... Read more
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24 Feb 2017
WESGRO supports 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM Africa
For the third year running, Wesgro - Cape Town and the Western Cape’s official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency - is the main sponsor for the African Responsible Tour... Read more
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22 Feb 2017
Western Cape serving the best in wine and food Tourism
Wesgro, in partnership with Explore Sideways, has completed a survey with tour operators in the Western Cape to profile wine and food tourists and determine the sector’s main trend... Read more