July 3, 2020

Edition 8 is on the streets! Look out for your copy.


Meeting Capetonians and sharing their stories over a meal provides an experience that goes far beyond conventional tourism offerings. CityLife spoke to two amazing women who are making their lives and skills their living.
App-based services have transformed the accommodation and taxi environment, and now the tour guiding market is set to undergo a shake-up, with the launch of “experiences”. 
Church Square is thought to be South Africa’s oldest urban square and over the years it has undergone several transformations.
 The streets of Cape Town are already full of overseas visitors and many more are on the way. Allied to a 20% growth in domestic tourism, this points to a busy time for local businesses, and a boost for job creation.
Streetwires is a Fair Trade enterprise housed in an 18th century building just off Buitengracht Street in the Bo-Kaap. They employ over 60 people making beaded wire craft and have sustained the business without any external funding for 16 years.
Support for small businesses and the emergence of markets as a way of making a living are the subject of two new policies put out by the City of Cape Town for public comment. The closing date for comment is 17 November 2016.
The City of Cape Town aims to reduce congestion by promoting cycling through innovative approaches as set out in its soon-to-be released cycling strategy.
Public input into proposed changes to the national liquor law closed on 30 October 2016, with some industry bodies warning that the impact on the hospitality sector could be major.
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