Etihad Airways recently announced three new quarantine-free destinations for the coming winter season. This November, the airline will begin flying to Johannesburg and Cape Town in South Africa, and the beautiful Indian Ocean island of Zanzibar. The new additions to Etihad’s network mean the UAE’s national carrier will be operating to 70 destinations across 47 countries.
United Airlines applied with the US Department of Transportation for authority to begin new service between New York/Newark Liberty International Airport and Cape Town International Airport.
Cape Town Tourism played an active and supportive role in optimising visitor safety in the city. While the primary role in safety belongs to local law enforcement agencies, they collaborate where possible to achieve more.
AC Hotels by Marriott, Marriott International’s European-inspired lifestyle brand, announced the opening of AC Hotel Cape Town Waterfront marking the debut of the brand in Middle East and Africa.
Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers hosted a unique, limited edition chefs menu with secret dishes and flavour combinations to tantalise the palate.
Cape Town is the best host city in Africa announced by the World Travel Awards.
The preliminary figures for visitor traffic at Cape Town International Airport and at the city's major attractions in December 2016 revealed great success.
Etihad Airways continues to consolidate its presence in Africa through a new codeshare agreement with South African low-cost carrier kulula.
Cape Town is positioning itself as a top Halal tourist destination, hoping to attract Muslim travellers by underlining its Halal credentials.