Cape Town, Western Cape sets new global standard for water-wise tourism

The Western Cape province has shown a continued resilience in building a sustainable and water-wise destination amid drought concerns in the region, which has received a rapid and pragmatic response from both public and private enterprises. In the last three years, the City of Cape Town has reduced its usage by nearly 60% - a model the rest of the world can look to emulate.

In a joint statement with Wesgro – the Official Tourism, Trade & Investment Promotion Agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape – Marriot International has stated that it is ready to gear up after the hotel industry's successful implementation of sustainable measures. 

"Responsible management of natural resources in our hotel operations has been a part of our business," said Neal Jones, chief sales and marketing officer, Middle East and Africa, Marriott International. 

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Source: Bizcommunity