2023 Partners

City of Cape Town

Cape Town, the Host City of Africa Travel Week, is Africa’s leading festivals and events destination. The city ranks among the world’s top destinations to visit and has all the attributes that appeal to people looking for a great city in which to live, work, study, play and invest. #ThisIsCapeTown


Afrigay Travel is Africa’s leading LGBTQ+ Travel Company. We curate holidays, group tours, adventures, destination weddings & honeymoons for the LGBTQ+ community. We work closely with our travel suppliers to ensure they are trained in LGBTQ+ Sensitivity and Awareness so that our customer get a truly inclusive experience.

African Travel & Tourism Association (ATTA®)

The African Travel & Tourism Association (ATTA®) is a member-driven trade association that promotes tourism to Africa from all corners of the world. Recognised as the Voice of African Tourism, ATTA® serves and supports businesses in Africa representing buyers and suppliers of tourism product across 21 African countries. With over 630 members, ATTA® acts as Pan-Africa’s largest network of tourism product covering not only accommodation, transport and travel specialists in Africa, but a formidable selection of tour operators, representation and PR companies worldwide promoting tourism to Africa.

Belmond, Mount Nelson

Belmond’s escapes in Southern Africa embrace Cape Town’s legendary Mount Nelson hotel and three thrillingly different safari experiences in Northern Botswana. Eagle Island Lodge is in the heart of the Okavango Delta. Savute Elephant Lodge sits beside the mysterious Savute Channel. Khwai River Lodge overlooks the Moremi Reserve floodplains.

Butchart Art

Nature Works is a design company home to Duncan Butchart's range of vintage-style posterprints. These depict iconic wildlife areas and prime tourist destinations in Africa and around the world. Our work is ideal for both those who want to immortalise their travels and those in the industry representing these locations.

Cape Town Air Access

Cape Town Air Access is an award-winning air-route development project, responsible for establishing direct flights that connect Cape Town and the Western Cape with the rest of the world.

The project, housed within Wesgro, is an impressive collaboration between six government entities and the private sector.

Cape Island

CAPE ISLAND is a female-owned, eco-luxe company with a passion for telling stories through our inspiring products. The story of Africa is told through the fragrances themselves and through the dramatic artwork that adorns our packaging. Each item we produce connects you to a natural landscape with many cultures and emotions woven into it.

Cape Town Tourism

Cape Town Tourism is the City of Cape Town’s official regional tourism organisation, responsible for destination marketing, visitor and industry services. Successful tourism doesn’t just boost economies – it builds pride too. Cape Town Tourism believes in close encounters, people as the focus point of tourism, responsible living and immersion in the destinations and cultures we visit – this is what gives tourism in Cape Town its unique energy and appeal.

Cape Cobra Pty Ltd

Cape Cobra Leathercraft is a 3-generation family run business specializing in the production of high-quality luxury leathergoods using African raw materials such as Ostrich and Crocodile leather. The brands collection includes handbags, clutches, small leather accessories and belts in a variety of colours and materials proudly made in Cape Town.

Clareb Accessories

Clareb Accessories we make unique variety of handmade accessories, home decor, recycled telephone baskets and woven baskets.

CultureLab Kombucha

Culture Lab Kombucha is a premium slow brewed raw Kombucha. It can be enjoyed as a healthy alternative to soda drinks and alcoholic beverages (or as a mix there in) or consumed purely for the delicious taste and gut healing properties.


Flexiroam X, brought to you by Flexiroam Africa in partnership with Flexiroam Asia, offer travellers a unique, easy and convenient way to stay in touch anywhere, anytime.


Flywire is a global payments enablement and software company, on a mission to deliver the world’s most important and complex payments.  We use our Flywire Advantage - the combination of our next-gen payments platform, proprietary payment network and vertical specific software - to help our clients get paid, and help their customers pay with ease, no matter where they are in the world.

GOLD Restaurant

GOLD restaurant in Cape Town offers a refined, authentic African experience. Discover the heartbeat of Africa with their pre-dinner djembe drumming experience, then sit down to a 14 dish African feast which is served at your table by their staff hailing from all over Africa. Be entertained by unique live entertainment. GOLD Restaurant is an immersive experience, designed to introduce you to their food, culture and music.

Head on Design

Joanna Orr, the eco-conscious designer behind Head On Design, has created her own twist on the traditional trophy heads by collaborating with other Cape Town artists, and using sustainable or recycled materials, to produce exceptionally-made decor items and gifts. Conveniently flat-packed, they are perfect to remember South Africa by.

Healing Earth

Healing Earth is a premium spa brand offering natural, organic products, therapies, and spa concepts. Each product harnesses the restorative powers of Africa's rich natural resources and is made from the purest natural active ingredients sourced from the continent’s powerful mineral oceans, flowers, herbs, fruit, seeds, and natural oils.  Inspired by Nature - Perfected by Science.


Creators of the finest South African handmade confectionery products. Specialising in chocolate creation, from slabs and mendiant fingers to decadent chocolate fondue pots.

How Many Elephants

How Many Elephants NGO and World Female Ranger Week (June 23-30), founded by Holly Budge, focus on African elephants and female wildlife rangers. Why? To tackle climate change, we need healthy elephant populations and empowered women. Help us transform humanity’s relationship with nature and support rangers protecting the planet’s wildlife and wild spaces.

Icy Favourites

The brand was created by Apara Maney, an Illustrator and Graphic Designer based in Cape Town who likes to work both digitally and traditionally.

Kat Van Duinen

Kat van Duinen fashion house was established in 2010 in Cape Town, South Africa. Focusing on the world's most precious materials, unrivalled craftsmanship or artisanal skills, hard work, sustainable local sourcing, the label focused on pioneering true African luxury in the fashion and lifestyle sectors.

Kingsdale Emporio

Kingsdale Emporio is a Cape Town based socks company that produces and sells high-end quality trendy & branded socks with an envious portfolio of branding big corporate clients. Kingsdale is known for their exquisite socks packaging, low MOQS and having over 100 designs to choose from!

Kofu Coffee

Founded in 2020 by Wiso Mdlalo and Solomzi Xintolo, KOFU is a Coffee Bean Roastery and Equipment Supplier. They are 100% black owned with a Level 1 BBBEE contribution.


We manufacture a variety of products, from storage holders, to dinner table accessories, décor and small furniture, among others. Our homeware is created through a process of hipcycling, which is essentially upcycling discarded waste and transforming it into desirable products that would complement your home.

MLT Car Hire

MLT Corporation is a 100% Black women owned and managed company. We are proud to be associated with of Cape Town Tourism, ASATA (Association of South African Travel Agents) and SAVRALA (South African Vehicle Rental & Leasing Association) and the Cape Chamber of Commerce. We have the infrastructure to meet the needs of the insurance, fleet and retail sectors.

Newmark Hotels

Newmark Hotels & Reserves is an established hospitality and travel management company with its headquarters in Cape Town, South Africa. Newmark's portfolio of signature hotels and private game reserves includes a curated collection of eighteen destination properties located in South Africa, East Africa, and the Indian Ocean Islands. Current new developments include the Shirazi Resort & Villas set on the northern coastline of Zanzibar opening in Q4 of 2024 and the Apostles Battery Boutique Hotel set on the lower slopes of Cape Town's majestic Table Mountain opening 2025.

Oude Werf

As the oldest running hotel in South Africa, Oude Werf has a history that spans back over three centuries, surviving multiple fires and evolving into the luxury hotel that you see before you today, dedicated to green hospitality and giving back to the community.

Painted Wolf Wines

Painted Wolf Wines is the leading conservation driven winery in South Africa. Since 2007 it has produced a range of remarkable and unique award-winning wines and donated funds from every bottle sold to the protection and conservation of endangered African Wild Dogs.


SAACI is a professional association that promotes sustainability within the business events industry in Southern Africa. Facilitating and enabling environment for LEARNING, GROWTH and COLLABORATION.


Shimansky jewellery creations embody a blend of South African heritage, the quest for excellence, passion, innovation, vision, and a deep comprehension of your unique occasion. You are the focal point of the Shimansky universe, and their ultimate satisfaction comes from their clients sharing their special moments and cherishing their jewellery as a memento of those moments. This motivates them to deliver the highest level of quality possible. Embark on an exploration with them and treat yourself to a premium diamond experience unlike any other.

Southern Sun

A company of unparalleled variety, footprint and scale, Southern Sun is listed on the JSE and proudly encompasses a portfolio of 14 casinos and entertainment destinations, strategically located across 6 provinces in South Africa, as well as over 90 hotels in South Africa, Africa, the Seychelles and the Middle East. This includes elegant, individually branded luxury hotels, full service through to select service and properties catering to the budget conscious travellers.


Spier, near Stellenbosch, is one of South Africa’s oldest wine farms with a recorded history dating back to 1692. While rooted in this heritage, we've got a vibrant and conscious energy, and are home to one of the largest collections of contemporary South African art. Our wines are among the most awarded in the country. Visit us, and enjoy them paired with wholesome, tasty food made with ingredients grown either on our farm or by trusted, nearby farmers. If you feel like lingering, our Hotel and conferencing facilities offer inspiring Winelands getaways in the tranquility of nature.

Steadfast Africa

Founded on the belief of unwavering commitment Steadfast Africa provides full service curated travel experiences for individual and group travel. Creating bespoke itineraries for corporates, special events and the niche travel sector, Steadfast consistently delivers over and above the expected. Drawing on a wealth of personal experience, connections and insider information, Steadfast works closely with guests to ensure a perfectly tailor-made experience that won’t be found elsewhere.

T-Bag Designs

Original T-Bag Designs is a socially responsible enterprise that manufactures world-class unique handmade products from recycled and repurposed used tea bags for the local and global market. Original T-Bag Designs was founded in 2009 by Jill Hayes as a community upliftment project and evolved into a fully-fledged entity employing 22 people pre-Covid. However, in Mach 2020 the enterprise closed and retrenched all 22 staff members. With the generous support of the Chamäleon Reisen group, we reopened in 2021 and we are back to producing beautiful handmade artwork and continuing our mission of creating jobs for our local communities (6 as of Jun 2022).

The Craft + Design Institute

CDI is a membership-based organisation and currently we have over 6 500 registered small businesses from all over South Africa. Membership is free and our services to SMMEs are also free to access or highly-subsidised so all can have access to the opportunities.

The Diamond Works

The Diamond Works is a one-stop world-class jewellery destination offering visitors the opportunity to tour the diamond cutting & jewellery manufacturing workshops. Historical information on the Diamond and Gold mining industry is displayed along with The Diamond Wall of Fame. A tanzanite boutique portrays a large selection of this exquisite but rare violet-blue precious gemstone. A design studio and showcases of beautifully crafted pieces of jewellery adorn the showroom. An Internet café offering refreshments and contact back home completes the picture.

The Good Stuff

Rooted in Africa, the Good Stuff is what life is all about. It brings together the people, places and pastimes that make up the best moments of our lives. It is the essence of everything that we live for, encapsulated in bottles of the most beautiful wine.  The Good Stuff is fun, it is love, laughter and everything in between. It is all about what’s really important in life.  We offer 3 delicious wines for you to enjoy:  The Good Stuff Red 2020 Enjoy a medley of black and red berries on the nose, and plums and spicy notes on the palate, supported by subtle wood components.  The Good Stuff White 2022 Explore ripe tropical fruit and white peach on the nose and sweet melon and dried fruit on the palate. 

The Joinery

The Joinery is a woman-led sustainable design house based in Cape Town, South Africa. We are committed to environmental sustainability, and specialize in handmade accessories made from recycled plastic bottles. We aim to provide steady employment for our artisans, promoting economic empowerment to local communities. Our products are perfect for homes, offices, hotels, and events. Contact The Joinery to add sustainable luxury to your life.

Vineyard Hotel

The Vineyard Hotel is located near Kirstenbosch Gardens. With views of the eastern slopes of Table Mountain, this 7.5 acre garden estate is a rare country escape in an urban setting. Its 21st Century comforts live happily alongside period inspiration. Award-winning gourmet restaurants and an acclaimed spa and poolside gym are just some of the joys of this unique, family owned, Fair Trade Tourism-certified hotel.

Visit Stellenbosch

Welcome to Stellenbosch – South Africa’s second oldest town and most inspiring wine, food, art and cultural destination. The scenic Stellenbosch Wine Route is the oldest in the country and one of the most popular destinations for local and international visitors alike. We’ll introduce you to unforgettable cellar door experiences, award-winning wine estates, celebrated restaurants and Stellenbosch’s unique and enviable lifestyle. Stellenbosch is an ideal getaway year-round. Our historic town centre is a living museum with a vibrant street culture. 

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