About Cape Town

Cape Town is a city of incredible natural beauty. With a cultural heritage spanning more than 300 years, the city is nestled between the ocean and the mountain, with a national park at its heart.

Cape Town, also known as the Mother City, is also a must-visit destination for 2014 as it secured the top spot on the prestigious New York Times' list of 52 Places to visit in 2014, ahead of destinations such as Los Angeles, the Vatican and the Seychelles.

While the city is a quintessential leisure destination, it is also a great place to study, work and do business. Cape Town has sound infrastructure across all sectors, commitment to entrepreneurial expansion and visible evidence of investment in our world-class CBD.

The city's integrated public transport network, a legacy from the 2010 FIFA World Cup, is a fantastic new resource for organisers as it enables easy access to major sporting venues and tourism attractions. It is also an important trading post and springboard into Africa for people and freight. The city's regional economic growth is driven by tourism, finance, infrastructure, food and wine, logistics and creative industries.

The city also encompasses a host of important supporting infrastructure including four universities, broadband infrastructure, a Sports Science Institute, world-class hospitals and medical facilities and a host of accommodation solutions from hotels to hostels.

Cape Town is a value-for-money destination, an innovative city – with an interesting mix of art galleries and boutiques – and is the  Read more