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The Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism is pleased to invite members from the tourism industry to a series of webinars exploring efforts to reopen the Western Cape tourism economy safely. Prominent local and international panellists will share their inputs on the latest global and local trends.

5 webinars are planned tackling issues such as Destination readiness, Exhibitions, Business events, Global destination responses to the crisis: how destinations are planning for a new normal and Destination reputation management and positioning

Featuring prominent local and international experts from the tourism sector, the tourism webinar series will cover the following topics:

  • 30 July, 2pm: DESTINATION READINESS – This webinar will focus on opening safely and the Covid-19 health and safety protocols for tourism businesses developed by industry bodies such as TBCSA, SATSA, FEDHASA and AAVEA. 

View the Speaker Presentations:  Gillian SaundersNisha Abu BakarFEDHASA and Curiositas


  • 06 August, 2pm: EXHIBITIONS – This webinar will focus on the future of trade and consumer exhibitions given the global pandemic and economic downturn and what destinations can do to support recovery.

View the Speaker Presentations:  JoeyPather, Craig Newman, Justin Hawes and Projeni Pather


  • 13 August, 2pm: BUSINESS TRAVEL – This webinar will focus on international best practice in business travel and opening safely during the Covid-19 pandemic.

 View the Speaker Presentations:  Angeline van den Broecke, Corne Koch, Rick Taylor and Taubie Motlhabane


  • 20 August, 2pm: GLOBAL DESTINATION BEST PRACTICE – This webinar will focus on international best practice to guide plans for a new normal, and ideas on how to pivot to attract visitors when destinations are ready to open.

View the Speaker Presentations: Anita Mendiratta, Ilse van Schalkwyk and Sumaira Isaacs


  • 27 August, 2pm: DESTINATION REPUTATION MANAGEMENT – This webinar will focus on addressing challenges around destination brand reputation during the Covid-19 pandemic.

View the Speaker Presentations: Anita Mendiratta and Tim Harris





Tourism Webinar Information Download here


For more information on the Panel Members for each Webinar Download Below:

Webinar 1, Webinar 2, Webinar 3, Webinar 4, Webinar 5

The content on this page was last updated on 2 December 2020