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News and Speeches for Department of Economic Development and Tourism

Western Cape Government awards top entrepreneurs

19 September 2013

In September the winners of the Premier’s Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards were announced. Developed to recognise the achievements, passion and talent of the province’s entrepreneurs, the Awards form part of the Western Cape Government’s SMME... Read More

Tourism Month Opens With a Focus on Province’s Natural Attractions

2 September 2013

Tourism Month officially started yesterday, 1 September 2013. In keeping with this year's international theme, water-based tourism, the Western Cape's beaches and natural attractions will be showcased as part of the Province's celebrations. Read More

Liquor Authority Rolls Out Alcohol Abuse Awareness Sessions

1 August 2013

Liquor Authority awareness sessions start in Malmesbury on 6 August and end in Mossel Bay on 30 August. Read More

Worcester Bottle Store’s Licence Temporarily Suspended

31 July 2013

A Cape Winelands bottle store’s licence had been suspended after allegations of withholding farmworkers documents. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde Departs SA for a Trade and Investment Mission to Netherlands

3 June 2013

Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Alan Winde travels to the Netherlands to attend a joint roundtable discussion on the changing role of CFOs and best practices in financial management. Read More

New Action Plan to Eradicate Liquor Licence Application Red Tape

28 May 2013

Statement by Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde Commends Award-winning Western Cape Hotels

23 May 2013

Three Cape Town hotels have been ranked as the best in Africa according to a leading international travel survey. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde Explores Cultural Tourism Links at Annual Indaba

9 May 2013

Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Alan Winde explores Western Cape’s cultural tourism links at one of Africa’s biggest travel exhibitions. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Winde to Brief on Foreign Investments in BPO Industry

30 April 2013

Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism Alan Winde to brief media on foreign investment developments in the province’s Business Processing Outsourcing (BPO) industry. Read More

Liquor Licence Holders Located on Service Stations Must Apply Before Deadline

20 March 2013

In respect of existing liquor licences which lapse on 31 March 2013 for being located on the same erf as a service station, Section 89(9) of the Western Cape Liquor Act (“the Act”) states that “Unless determined otherwise by the Liquor Licensing... Read More

Roadshow to Focus on Funding Initiatives for Established Businesses

27 February 2013

The Western Cape Government's Department of Economic Development and Tourism, in partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry, funding agencies and municipalities will be hosting an incentives roadshow throughout the Province during Read More