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‘Soul sisters’ Cape Town and Berlin sign cooperative tourism marketing agreement!


Cape Town Tourism and visitBerlin signed a cooperative tourism marketing agreement in Frankfurt yesterday, reports KapExpress.

Both cities have agreed to support each other in their city tourism marketing. This is planned to take place through exchanging knowledge, doing joint PR and Social Media campaigns, and to build joint media databases. A staff exchange scheme is also planned. Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 60 of Level 1, 29 November 2021


Monday 29 November 2021, Day 60 of Level 1 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#gratitude for a lovely 22C day; for a very hardworking day, finishing the hotel newsletter, having to rewrite parts due to the latest developments in the Tourism industry; for preparing for the Camps Bay Ratepayers Association AGM this evening; for my first Status meeting with new client Ian Halfon, co-owner of Gibson’s Gourmet Burgers and Ribs (in the Waterfront and now also as a Summer pop-up Food Truck in Camps Bay), amazed and delighted at how quickly they are reacting to my suggestions and recommendations 👏; for the Ratepayer’s Association AGM by Zoom, Continue reading →

POPI Act affects every business, including restaurants, every website owner: deadline 30 June!


A new word on everyone’s lips is POPIA, short for the Protection of Public Information Act.  Its original deadline was a year ago, and has been extended to 30 June 2021.

Working with restaurant clients, which collect public information when recording Covid-compliant diner temperatures, names, email addresses, and cell phone numbers, it became clear to me that restaurants need to comply with the Act by 1 July, failing which they can face a Fine of up to R10 million. Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 89 of Level 1, 28 May 2021


Friday 28 May 2021, Day 89 of Level 1 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a fabulous smooth-flowing day; for five and a half hours of sleep, yet energized throughout the day; for officially being welcomed on board at the New Kings Hotel in Sea Point, my newest client, in which another client is opening his new restaurant on 15 June, a most exciting project; for shopping at Checkers and Woolies, I’ll be in this hood every Tuesday afternoon, a bigger Woolies than my Camps Bay one (but not as good service); for bumping into Rufus Scholtz, who moves to Joburg next week, having been appointed as GM of a new hotel there; for stopping at Bokhe Creative Studio on Regent Road, for a slice of the BEST chocolate cake in Cape Town, Continue reading →