Posts in category: News

Is Sedgefield tourism an afterthought?

11th Mar 2019 | News | By southcapenet | 0 Comments

Sedgefield resident, Jurgens van der Walt, who came to the rescue of tourism in the town by keeping the Tourism Office open, when it had been closed, is begging for assistance. After the Service Level Agreement (SLA) between the Knysna Municipality and Knysna Tourism expired on 31 June 2018, the Knysna Municipality opted to keep […]

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Innovative visitor experience design holds the key to tourism growth

23rd Feb 2019 | News | By southcapenet | 0 Comments

February 2019: Visitor attractions form the backbone of tourism, but to ensure continued growth in visitor numbers tourism destinations will need to stay on the forefront of global visitor attraction trends and technologies. Tourism is one of South Africa’s most reliable economic sectors for showing growth. According to the Department of Tourism, tourism contributed R136.1 […]

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Guidelines on how to prepare as an exhibitor for a Trade Show

23rd Feb 2019 | News | By southcapenet | 0 Comments

Dear Tourism Partner.  Visit Knysna will be represented at the Meetings Africa 2019 Trade show . This is a showcase for MICE Operators , and will take place from 26-27 February. Meetings Africa provides the ideal platform for you, the exhibitor, to reach your full potential and create lasting relationships within the industry. At Meetings Africa […]

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No Arsenic found at Geelhoutvlei Timbers

21st Feb 2019 | News | By southcapenet | 0 Comments

During the veldt fires end of last year, Geelhoutvlei Timbers situated in Karatara, was almost completely destroyed. This tragic incident raised fears that Arsenic-treated wood stored on the premises could contaminate the water sources in the immediate surroundings. Geelhoutvlei Timbers reacted pro-actively and contained the Chromated Copper Arsenate used at their treatment plant. Surrounding residents […]

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Summit speaker line-up empowered by Former Miss Universe

20th Feb 2019 | News | By southcapenet | 0 Comments

Former Miss South Africa and Miss Universe, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, will form part of this year’s notable speaker line-up at the FORBES WOMAN AFRICA Leading Women Summit, hosted by the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government. Nel-Peters survived a violent carjacking in 2017, emerging unharmed after using a self-defence technique she’d learnt on a course. Spurred by this experience, […]

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Opportunity to participate in WTM Africa on WESGRO Stand

20th Feb 2019 | News | By southcapenet | 0 Comments

WESGRO Trade and Investment Organization offer you the opportunity to be part of their Marketing platform at WTM Africa 2019. Private products wanting their own diary and desk on the stand will be charged R25 000 incl VAT.  Click here to download the application form   We require a signed copy of the agreement in order to […]

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Bentley Brigade gearing up for Knysna Motor Show

20th Feb 2019 | News | By southcapenet | 0 Comments

Brian Joss – A massive contingent of vintage and classic Bentleys will arrive en masse at the Knysna Motor Show on April 28, 2019. The occasion will be the Bentley Centenary, and to celebrate this huge milestone, The Bentley Drivers Club of South Africa has scheduled the Knysna Motor Show as the first stop of […]

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Under-23 World Champ Alan Hatherly to tame Knysna Bull MTB race

20th Feb 2019 | News | By southcapenet | 0 Comments

The impressive R260 000 prize purse at the Knynsa Bull made personal by Constantia Insurance MTB race has lead to some equally impressive mountain bike stars making their way to Knysna today. Now in its third year, the Knysna Bull 4-day mountain bike stage race has upped the ante in local racing by offering a […]

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Sedge Links Saturday golf championship

20th Nov 2018 | News | By southcapenet | 0 Comments

Thirty golfers gathered in Sedgefield to play in the two-day Sedge Links Saturday Golf Club Championship on both Saturday 17 and 24 November. The A–Division (0 – 9 handicappers) played Medal while the B-Division (10 and up handicappers) played Individual Betterball Stableford (IBS). “We are so pleased with the turnout and especially the spirit in […]

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