The Mother City expecting more visitors this festive season
According to ForwardKeys, a big data, IT and business intelligence company, said that Cape Town is expecting almost 50 000 travellers to arrive from the UK over the December 2019 to March 2020 period, demonstrating an increase of 30% when compared to the same period last year. The increase from Germany stands at 20% and 11% from the USA. These numbers are based on flight reservation data.
The City ensured that Cape Town is ready to welcome thousands of local and international visitors. Recently, Cape Town was voted the world’s best city for tourism by readers of the UK’s Telegraph, for the seventh time in a row.
The City's Mayoral Committee member for Economic Opportunities and Asset Management, Alderman James Vos, said there intention is to make tourism a game-changer for the city. Vos added that the Mother City has vast cultural and heritage diversity and this gives the opportunity to take an authentic and immersive approach to cultural tourism. Vos, along with his department, is hoping on creating more community-based offerings.
Done By: Mitchum George