Entries by Sune - Editor

TAKE WINE WEDNESDAY HOME!

FILL UP YOUR WINE SELECTION AND PREPARE FOR A VIRTUAL WINE WEDNESDAY AT HOME The Wellington Wine Route, sponsored by Old Mutual Insure misses all our regular Wine Wednesday guests! COVID-19 Level 3 Lockdown has made things a bit more bearable. You can now purchase our wine route’s wines and enjoy it in the comfort […]

WELLINGTON WELCOMES BUSINESS TRAVELERS

The following accommodation spots are open to welcome business travelers to Wellington. All these properties are compliant with COVID-19 health and safety regulations with regards to housekeeping, hygiene, food and beverage, staff and guest protocols. 

LET MOTHER NATURE WORK HER MAGIC!

Nature, fresh air and exercise makes for a winning combination. Amidst all the uncertainty and fear that Covid-19 has brought one thing remains unchanged and that is Mother Nature. Visit Wellington is in the very fortunate position to be surrounded by her! Do your over stressed brain a favor, take the time to slow down during these […]

‘ONE DAY’ TOURISM CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED TO INSPIRE FUTURE TRAVELLERS TO THE WESTERN CAPE

Wesgro, the Western Cape’s official Tourism Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, has announced the launch of the “One Day” campaign to support the tourism industry in the Western Cape during the Coronavirus crisis. This innovative campaign uses digital content tools to virtually showcase our beautiful province to those currently in lockdown in South Africa, and […]

UIF RELIEF SCHEME FOR TOURISM INDUSTRY FINALISED

The COVID-19 UIF Beneficiary Process Temporary Employers Relief Scheme (TERS) has been finalised and applications are open. TERS is the final product of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA), the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) and the Department of Labour. CEO of the TBCSA, Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa, told Tourism Update […]

MORE MALBEC PLEASE!

Today is the tenth instalment of “Malbec World Day”, a day dedicated to the production of the Malbec grape in Argentina and coincides with the first day that the then Argentine President decided to transform Argentina’s wine industry way back in 1853. 

COVID-19: SOUTH AFRICAN TOURISM UPDATE – NATIONAL SHUTDOWN FAQs

South African Tourism, in light of the President’s announcement on 23 March of a nationwide lockdown, has prepared a comprehensive list of FAQs to help guide the tourism industry to address questions and uncertainties. These FAQs can be accessed here. South African Tourism would also like to highlight the following: Tourism is not an essential service and […]