Southern Africa’s responsible tourism awards, the Imvelo Awards, were announced on 9 November 2011, World Responsible Tourism Day. Cape Town-based companies were well represented, comprising 12 of the 38 finalists and winning 6 of 14 awards (with 3 Cape Town finalists also part of a 7th award given to their hotel group and one finalist [...]
The 2011 Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Award winners were announced on 9 November, World Responsible Tourism Day. African nations were well represented among the winners and those highly commended, including Namibia, Zambia, Malawi, Kenya and Morocco. The full list of winners is the following: Joint overall winners: Robin Pope Safaris & Sockmob Events/Unseen Tours Best in [...]
Anne van der Tuuk of Abang Africa Travel, was interviewed about responsible tourism and Cape Town at World Travel Market 2011 on World Responsible Tourism Day, 9 November.
Cape Town’s Energy Efficiency Forum is putting on an energy efficiency marketplace on Thursday 10 November 2011 to help owners and managers of commercial and public buildings – including hotels and guesthouses, meeting venues, restaurants and others in the tourism and hospitality sector – learn about and see for themselves various products, technologies and services [...]