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Visit Stellenbosch: New Steering Committee Members with Mayor

Visit Stellenbosch: An integrated approach for inclusive tourism innovation in Stellenbosch

3 June 2019
Members of the Steering Committee with Mayor Gesie Van Deventer toasting a glass to the newly-formed destination marketing organisation Visit Stellenbosch. From the left are Jeanneret Momberg, Mike Ratcliffe, the Mayor, and Riël Meynhardt. Absent when the pic was taken, was Jan Scannell, Chairman of S360 (pic inserted). Visit Stellenbosch An integrated approach for inclusive tourism innovation in Stellenbosch Stellenbosch 360 (S360) and...
"Discovering Stellenbosch as a solo traveller"

#SoloStellenbosch – an Undiscovered Gem for Solo Travellers

13 February 2019
"Discovering Stellenbosch as a solo traveller could be one of your most rewarding holidays" Solo Travelling – a Growing Global Phenomenon During the past 10 years, the expansive growth in the popularity of solo traveling has been a global phenomenon, opening new possibilities and destinations for the lifestyle and leisure travel markets of the world. Annabel Fenwick Elliot, journalist of the UK based The Telegraph, published an extensive and...


27 July 2018
Annemarie Ferns, CEO of Stellenbosch 360 with Sisa Ntshona, CEO of SA Tourism, and Mr Derek Hanekom, SA Minister of Tourism at the Stellenbosch Business Tourism Indaba at Cavalli Wine and Stud Farm MINISTER HANEKOM POSITIVE ON TOURISM GROWTH IN STELLENBOSCH AND SOUTH AFRICA – BOTH BUSINESS AND LEISURE Minister Derek Hanekom, South Africa’s Minister of Tourism, said that Stellenbosch had something quite exceptional to offer the global traveller...
Seen here (from left to right):  Adnaan Mohamed and Sonja Britz of Team “Superman and Superwoman” in action during Stage Two “Dress Up Day” of the 2017 AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

AfricanX routes set to shine for 10th anniversary

16 April 2018
AfricanX routes set to shine for 10th anniversary - “Let Nature Give You A Run For Your Money” Celebrating its 10th anniversary at the picturesque Boschendal Wine Estate (Stellenbosch/Franschhoek) the weekend of 27 – 29 April 2018, the AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS will treat trail runners to an exhilarating trail running experience. Founded in 2009, the AfricanX Trailrun was hosted in the quant coastal town of Kleinmond for four years. ...
"We are geared to welcome tourists in Stellenbosch!"

"We are geared to welcome tourists in Stellenbosch!"

27 March 2018
The panel of local business people from the hospitality sector and representatives of the Stellenbosch Municipality and Council and Stellenbosch 360 who participated in the discussion were at the back, from the left: Deon Louw (Stel Mun), Joep Schoof (Spier), Craig Seaman (Devon Valley Hotel), Councillor Jan de Villiers and Jan Scannell (Chairman, Stellenbosch 360). In front are Alan Denman (Tour guide), Annemarie Ferns (Stellenbosch 360) and...
UCI Mountain Bike World Cup series 2018 to boost Cape's tourism coffers


23 March 2018
UCI Mountain Bike World Cup series 2018: Cycling – the billion-rand cash injection! This article by Danny Bryer in Bizcommunity.com gives some perspective to the importance of this #international event held in Stellenbosch, Western Cape on 10 March and why Stellenbosch 360 supported the UCI MTB World Cup - Stellenbosch. Bryer writes: "Cycling events in the Cape already boost the economy to the tune of more than R1bn per annum, and 2018 will see...
A New UCI MTB World Champ Crowned at Stellenbosch

A New Champion Crowned at Mercedes-Benz UCI Mountain bike World Cup in Stellenbosch, South Africa

12 March 2018
Mercedes-Benz UCI Mountain bike World Cup in Stellenbosch, South Africa A New Champion Rises from the Dust Sam Gaze realised a dream when he won the opening leg of the UCI Mercedes-Benz MTB World Cup in Stellenbosch on Saturday afternoon, beating the World Champion Nino Schurter in a breath-taking sprint finish. The New Zealander fell to the ground after the finish, half in agony and half in ecstasy after winning...
Best Mountain Bikers in action in Stellenbosch on 10 March!


27 February 2018
Stellenbosch to host UCI Mountain Bike World Cupon 10 March 2018 Stellenbosch will host the opening leg of the 2018 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup series on March 10. The seven-event series is the annual pinnacle of international cross country racing, with the world’s best elite and under-23 riders competing on 5-7 laps of an intense, testing 4.5km course in an event that has been described as Formula One on mountain bikes. The Stellenbosch race...
Stellenbosch 360 attends #Meetings Africa for Business Tourism

#Meetings Africa: Sharing the Benefists of Tourism

26 February 2018
#Meetings Africa: Sharing the benefits of tourism  "The upcoming Meetings Africa needs to be seen in the context of the contribution that tourism makes to the country and South African Tourism's (SAT) goal to attract five million tourists to the country. With the 13th edition of the event taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre on the 27 and 28 February, SAT Chief Executive Officer, Sisa Ntshona, says the importance of Meetings Africa...
Mr James Vos - Shadow DA Minister of Tourism in Western Cape

Save water, save tourism!

19 February 2018
Save water, save tourism! 19 Feb 2018 By: James Vos "The prospect of nations running out of water has become more pronounced due to recurrent droughts and climate change. Water shortages are essentially the 'new normal', and they pose a serious risk to the valuable tourism sector. Now, more than ever, citizens in our cities and towns need to realise that, contrary to popular perception, tourism does not clog up services and neither is it a...


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