WINE & FOOD TOURISM AWARDS

1 April 2019 – The annual Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference, currently in its fourth year and known as the Wine & Food Tourism Conference from 2019, introduces the Wine & Food Tourism Awards.


SA Wine Steward Programme boosts tourism opportunities for unemployed youth

12 March 2019 – Since its inception in May 2017, the programme has created an average of 121,534 jobs, with 157 employers hosting learners in their establishments for the practical component of the programme. Read more…


Trends in wine and food tourism

8 January 2019 – It is planned for, reserved, scripted. This shift has been happening over time, but has now reached critical mass: dining out is the main event in a night or day out… The way we dine out has changed – instead of serving just a meal, restaurants have become destinations in their own right. Read more…


Food and agricultural technology can enable the emerging tourism sector across Africa

25 September 2018 – Tourism is an important growth industry for Africa. In 2017, tourism contributed 8.1% to Africa’s GDP. This sector is an important economic driver for many SADC and East African countries enabling diversification from natural resources dominant industries. Read more…


Cape wine tourism grows by 16%

15 March 2018 – Ninety-nine percent of tour operators in the Western Cape include wine tours in their itinerary, which has helped wine tourism in the province grow by 16% in the past year. Read more…


Do Durban and Cape Town have “too many” tourists?

8 January 2018 – The World Travel and Tourisim Council (WTTC) has released a new report on the effects of overcrowding across the world’s major tourism destinations. Read more…


Does wine tourism boost sales?

6 September 2017 – Evidence suggests that tourism can create a legion of ambassadors for a region’s wine offering. Read more…


The Four Successful Types Of Wine Tourism

24 July 2017 – First, take the “supply side” of wine tourism, the wineries and on the “demand side” of wine tourism you have the wine tourist. Read more…

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New Winelands portal to unlock the future of wine and wine tourism

11 July 2017 – With the launch of the wine tourism portal www.visitwinelands.co.za, a one-stop searchable wine tourism gateway to the Winelands, the area and its tourism offerings are now just a click away and aims to inspire visitors to discover and explore the best South Africa has to offer in wine tourism. READ…