Resources for the Cape Town Business Traveller
Cape Town Business Traveller
Cape Town and the Western Cape is South Africa's fastest growing business tourism destination. Cape Town's economy has developed in leaps and bounds since South Africa became a democratic nation in 1994 and a healthy trade environment attracts foreign trade and investment.
Cape Town and the Western Cape now has a lot to offer the business traveller or conference delegate. This page contains useful information and contacts.
Cape Town Airport:
Cape Town's international airport has been voted the 'leading airport in Africa' for the last 4 years. It is situated about 20kms. from the CBD and is served by at least 20 international airlines with direct flights to several major cities. Many other flights are routed via Johannesburg which adds about 2 hours to flight times.
Facilities at the airport include banks, shops, car hire, long term parking, and flight/tourist information. Transport to the CBD is available via shuttle buses and metered taxis. Tel: +27 21 937 1200 Cape Town Airport
For the conference organiser - How about a conference combined with a Big 5 wildlife safari experience close to Cape Town? Interested? For more information go here Cape Town safari conferencing
Cape Town business traveller ..
A wide range of superior accommodation is available for business travellers in and around Cape Town ranging from hotels to guest houses. Here is a range of excellent Hotels
For some more Cape Town accommodation options Click here
|The following areas offer a wide range of accommodation
Conference and Meeting Venues: There are many conference venues throughout the city and environs and many hotels offer these facilities to the Cape Town business traveller. The Cape Town International Convention Centre CTICC is the flagship of convention centres. It is conveniently linked to the luxurious Westin Grand hotel.
For more useful information go to my Cheap Flights page.
Cape Town business traveller ..
Some Facts and Trends
Top Western Cape export products in order - are: fruit, wine beer & spirits, fish, iron & steel, machinery, textiles, jewelery, clothing, plastics, leather & skins.
Major foreign investments in order: Textiles, Automotive components, Health tourism, Agricultural engineering, Steel manufacturing, Commercial property development.
Top economic sectors for small businesses in Cape Town are: Finance, Wholesale and Retail, Manufacturing.
Useful contacts for the Cape Town business traveller
Wesgro is the official Trade and Investment Promotion Agency for the Western Cape. It acts as a point of contact for local and foreign entities in trade and import/export business transactions, and works closely with local government.
Tel. +2721 487.8600 Fax +2721 487.8700 Wesgro
Cape Chamber of Commerce Over 4500 members in South Africa. The centre for commerce, trade and business information, contacts and enquiries in the Western Cape. A leading tourism and convention destination.
Tel. +2721 402.4300 Fax +2721 402.4302 Cape Chamber of Commerce
City of Cape Town Cape Town's local council website. Provides economic development information and statistics. City of Cape Town
City of Cape Town
Cape Town Tourism
Return from this Cape Town Business Traveller page to the Home Page