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13 Feb 2019
Billions of Rands invested into the Cape’s leading higher education research facilities
Cape Town & Western Cape is quickly establishing itself as the intellectual hub for Africa. Read more
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13 Feb 2019
Cape Town Air Access to punt direct routes to Cape Town at Routes Americas 2019
Cape Town Air Access (CTAA), a project housed within Wesgro, touches down in Canada for the 12th Routes Americas, taking place in Québec City from 12th to 14th February. Read more
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13 Feb 2019
Cape Town Air Access to punt direct routes to Cape Town at Routes Americas 2019
Cape Town Air Access (CTAA), a project housed within Wesgro, touches down in Canada for the 12th Routes Americas, taking place in Québec City from 12th to 14th February. Read more
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11 Feb 2019
Billions of Rands invested into the Cape’s leading higher education research facilities
Cape Town & Western Cape is quickly establishing itself as the intellectual hub for Africa. Read more
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8 Feb 2019
Wesgro welcomes President Ramaphosa's eVisa announcement
Wesgro, the official Tourism Trade and Investment Promotion Agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape, welcomes President Ramaphosa’s announcement regarding the implementation o... Read more
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6 Feb 2019
Over R2,2bn in investment realised for Cape Town & the Western Cape for the 2018/19 Financial Year to date
In the course of the first 3 quarters of Wesgro's financial year, over R2,2 billion in investment deals have been realised in Cape Town and the Western Cape by Wesgro’s Investment ... Read more
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6 Feb 2019
This is what Cape Town airport will look like in 2023 – after R7 billion goes into new runways and departure lounges
A new runway and international and domestic departure lounges is due to be built at Cape Town international airport within the next four years. Read more
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4 Feb 2019
Cape Town overtakes Johannesburg as city with most and best-paying jobs - Adzuna
Adzuna – a search engine for job ads – analysed more than 140 000 jobs currently advertised in South Africa.The money, it seems, is moving to the Mother City. Read more
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31 Jan 2019
Urban farmers to be trained in organic farming in Philippi
The City of Cape Town and the Philippi Economic Development Forum signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) this week that sets out key deliverables for the organisation to achieve ov... Read more
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31 Jan 2019
Over 17 000 people have disembarked from cruise liners in Cape Town this cruise season
January marks the peak of cruise ship season in Cape Town which traditionally runs from October to April, and this month, vessels have made a total of 17 stops in the city’s port. Read more
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31 Jan 2019
MEDIA RELEASE City’s investment and job creation partnerships yield positive results
The City of Cape Town’s funding support of a number of special purpose vehicles (SPVs) to facilitate investment and job creation has yielded positive results. Read more
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31 Jan 2019
Red Tape Reduction Unit achieves R 1 billion savings target
The Western Cape Government has achieved its strategic goal of generating R1 billion in economic savings and benefits from interventions aimed at reducing red tape and improving th... Read more
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30 Jan 2019
Wesgro hosts stakeholder engagement to discuss investment potential of medicinal cannabis industry
Wesgro, the official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape, today hosted a first-of-its-kind discussion on the economic potential of ... Read more
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24 Jan 2019
New York Times Travel Show to hear why there is Nowhere Better than Cape Town & the Western Cape
Wesgro CEO, Tim Harris, accompanied by Wesgro’s Head of Leisure Tourism, Inge Dykman, have touched down in New York to promote Cape Town and the Western Cape at the New York Tim... Read more
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22 Jan 2019
R4 billion in trade deals secured for Cape Town and the Western Cape in 2018/19 financial year to date
A total of 16 global export business agreements amounting to an estimated R338 million in export value has been secured by Cape companies in Quarter 3 of the 2018/19 financial y... Read more
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22 Jan 2019
R4 billion in trade deals secured for Cape Town and the Western Cape in 2018/19 financial year to date
A total of 16 global export business agreements amounting to an estimated R338 million in export value has been secured by Cape companies in Quarter 3 of the 2018/19 financial year... Read more
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18 Jan 2019
Cape Textile businesses are in France to partake in Paris's leading fashion tradeshow
Cape Town and the Western Cape Textile businesses seek to expand their global footprint at Paris’s leading fashion tradeshow, TRANOÏ. Read more
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17 Jan 2019
Lights, camera, action: Cape films to feature on the international stage
The Cape Town film sector is geared to make its mark at a number of prestigious international festivals over the coming weeks, including the International Film Festival in Rotte... Read more
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16 Jan 2019
Brexit & its implications for Cape businesses
As the official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape, Wesgro is keeping a keen eye on unfolding events around Brexit and the implica... Read more
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16 Jan 2019
Brexit & its implications for Cape businesses
As the official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape, Wesgro is keeping a keen eye on unfolding events around Brexit and the implicati... Read more
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14 Jan 2019
International passenger numbers at Cape Town International grow by 9,6% in 2018
In 2018 2,6 million international passengers were recorded by Cape Town International Airport, representing a 9,6% growth from 2017, despite the drought and other challenges experi... Read more
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13 Jan 2019
International passenger numbers at Cape Town International grow by 9,6% in 2018
This is a joint statement between the City of Cape Town and the Western Cape Government Read more
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14 Dec 2018
Visit Knysna en route to attracting international travellers at Vakantiebeurs in the Netherlands
Visit Knysna will be exhibiting at the annual Vakantiebeurs 2019 in Utrecht in the Netherlands from 9 to 13 January 2019. Read more
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14 Dec 2018
V&A Waterfront joins Cape Town Air Access partnership, as private sector supporter
Cape Town Air Access welcomes the V&A Waterfront, one of the most visited tourist attractions in Africa, as a private sector supporter. Read more