Posts Tagged 'cape town tourism'

Keeping up appearances: what a city owes its tourists

Many cities, including Cape Town rely on tourism as a form of income. Do they not, therefore, have a responsibilty to invest in and maintain the facade presented to tourists? Or should tourists be satisfied seeing the cities without make-up on, be confronted with local issues and appreciate function over form in order to be considered true travellers? Inspired by a trip to Budapest, Pamela Hellig argues that it may not be necessary to choose between the two…

Female Leaders who run our Mother City: Mariette du Toit-Helmbold

Future Cape Town’s MD Rashiq Fataar interviews women who are at the helm of Cape Town and in the driving seat of its future as a major player in the world that is Cities. Here, Mariette du Toit-Helmbold, CEO of Cape Town Tourism, reflects on the significane of female leadership in South Africa and Cape Town in particular.