About Cape Town
You will never be bored in Cape Town. A city where the ocean and the mountains are as much a part of the city as its people, the opportunities to explore will keep visitors to this cosmopolitan city entertained and excited.
The oldest city in South Africa, Cape Town’s cultural heritage spans 300 years, with diverse colonial influences and traditional cultures coming together to fascinate visitors with a rich experience. Famously known as the place of Nelson Mandela’s imprisonment, Robben Island is situated just off the city’s coastline.
Other famous tourist attractions include Table Mountain and the internationally acclaimed Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden. Wine lovers will find that Cape Town has much to offer when it comes to fine wines, and visitors can experience Cape Town’s beautiful landscape when going on a wine tasting tour. The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront is a unique experience where culture and high-end shopping come together in one breathtaking location, offering world-class accommodation and efficient transport methods.
Tourism routes such as the Cape Care Route, showcases sustainable development by taking tourists to destinations that highlights projects where people are actively accepting the responsibility of caring for the environment and others. This initiative promotes sustainable development in a practical way, while reaching the hearts and expanding the attitude of local and international visitors in a way that will unite and empower all the participating communities.
For more information visit Cape Town Tourism at www.capetown.travel
Interesting facts about the host city – Cape Town:
It is inspiring leaders like this that have helped to carve out the knowledge economy that has made Cape Town an ideas centre for Africa and beyond. Here, at the crossroads of most important trade routes, situated at the gateway to Africa, an innovative local government initiative to slash red tape and fast-track logistics is positioning Cape Town as a business hub that consistently outperforms the rest of the Country in terms of economic growth. With arguably the best infrastructure on the continent, there is no better place to think about, and dialogue, your African strategy.
The city is set within the unique Cape floral kingdom and is surrounded by the historic winelands of the Western Cape that have earned the city its reputation as a gastronomic destination.
Iconic Table Mountain forms the backdrop of the CBD that runs down to its famous harbor and Table Bay. Add to this natural beauty an interesting cultural diversity and a creative spirit and you discover why Cape Town is Africa’s most popular tourist destination and the #1 Convention City in Africa.