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Cape Town is the world’s Number one Festival and Event City!

Last week Cape Town received the high honour of being named the ‘World’s Leading Festival and Events Destination’ at the World Travel Awards 2018, held in Lisbon. It follows Cape Town being named ‘Africa’s Leading Festival and Events Destination’ two months ago.   Continue reading →

WhaleTales Tourism, Food, and Wine news headlines: 14/15 September

WhaleTalesTourism, Food, and Wine news headlines

*   Cape Town has been selected to be on the route for the Volvo Oceans Race 2014/2015, which means that all five continents will be included in the race.

*   Distell owns 99% of the cider market in South Africa with its Savanna and Hunter’s brands.

*   Chinese tourists are spending less, a more middle class Chinese tourist focusing on practical purchases rather than on luxury top-end products.

*   While it benefits Franschhoek, this Australian travel article gets the food focus of Cape Town very wrong, referring to ‘5 star restaurants’!  But it does focus Australians on our Continue reading →