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News and Speeches for Ministry of Finance and Economic Opportunities

Western Cape prepares for record-breaking summer tourism season

23 October 2023

The provincial Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, Mireille Wenger, hosted her second annual ‘Summer Tourism Readiness Dialogue’ with key stakeholders from across the tourism and hospitality sector in the province. Read More

Two-way passengers through the CTIA international terminal increase by 64%

16 October 2023

Two-way passengers through the Cape Town International Airport’s (CTIA) international terminal remained strong between January and August 2023, reaching more than 1.7 million passengers in the year to date, exceeding pre-pandemic levels by 107% and g Read More

Cape Storm: Preliminary findings of storm impact on tourism industry

5 October 2023

Following the extreme weather over the Heritage weekend, the Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism is hard at work to fully understand the impact of the storm specifically on tourism and hospitality businesses across the... Read More