News and Speeches for Department of Economic Development and Tourism | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Economic Development and Tourism

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

Western Cape Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards

23 November 2012

The Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDAT), under the Enterprise Development (ED) unit has initiated the Provincial Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards as the SMME support programme that will focus on encouraging a culture of... Read More

Western Cape still taking RSVPs for 2010 Base Camps

28 December 2009

As international football teams are signing on the dotted line all around South Africa for their 2010 FIFA World Cup(tm) base camps, the Western Cape's tourism regions are reaffirming that they are all set and excited to extend a particularly warm... Read More

The Current State and Short-term Prospects for the Western Cape Economy

25 June 2007

The Western Cape economy has - in line with the national economy - remained very resilient in the face of higher inflation and interest rates over the past year. Previous expectations of a more constrained growth environment have thus far not... Read More

Youth in Tourism Awards 2005: Call for Nominations

21 July 2005

The Department of Economic Development in partnership with Cape Town Routes Unlimited and the CapePeninsula University of Technology is proud to announce the Youth in Tourism Awards 2005.The awards are aimed at acknowledging the outstanding... Read More

The Learning Cape Festival 2004

5 June 2004

The Western Cape is developing a clear vision to become a 'learning province' where people of all ages and levels of education, from rural and urban areas, and from all sectors of society grow to appreciate the value of lifelong learning - at home,... Read More