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Discover the magic of the Eastern Cape through the eyes of fellow travelers who’ve had unforgettable adventures! Our series of travel testimonials will transport
A beach that has been awarded a Blue Flag means that it meets the highest standards of environmental management. These standards are for water quality, safety,
The ECPTA encourages tourism products to register your deals that will be valid during this festive season on the dedicated Eastern Cape Travel Deals
ECPTA’s international marketing efforts used to focus solely on working within the trade channel utilising trade exhibition platforms in key markets and / or
To boost the tourism sector and attract international tourists to the Eastern Cape, The Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA) recently made waves
The Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA) in partnership with Imbizo Events recently hosted the 17th Annual Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Summit
Contribution by: CHAIRPERSON OF EASTERN CAPE BIRDLIFE, BARRY HEDDING A White-starred Robin, Knysna Turaco’s and a sighting of a Black Cuckoo; what more could
Themed “Healthy Men, Healthy World”, the Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency (ECPTA) celebrated its Men’s Day on the 25th of November 2023 at
The Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA’s) Game Management and Recreation cluster held a teambuilding session for its employees on the 20th of
126 adventure seekers and nature enthusiastic took part on a charity hike recently organised by the Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA) at
As we bid farewell to the old and usher in the new, it’s the perfect time to set new goals and resolutions for the
Welcome to the Eastern Cape, where summer comes alive with vibrant energy and endless possibilities. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, adventure seeker, or culture
Starts: Tue, 28 Nov 2023, 10:00 Ends: Wed, 29 Nov 2023, 12:00   Auction Starts: Tuesday 28th November @ 10am | Auction Closes: Wednesday 29th November
As the sun gears up for its radiant performance this summer, the Eastern Cape emerges as an enchanting haven, offering a distinctive blend of
Pumba Private Game Reserve based in the Eastern Cape bags the most coveted award  as the “Best Safari Lodge on a Global level” at
The Department of Economic Development Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEDEAT), in collaboration with the Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA) provincial Department of
Tsolwana Nature Reserve  hosted a group of 4th-year students from the University of Fort Hare. This unique excursion provided an unparalleled opportunity for these
The Eastern Cape province recently hosted the annual Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI) at Addo from 30 July to 1 August.
The Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA) held its annual game auction at Mpekweni Beach Resort on the 3rd of August 2023. The
The Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA) recently hosted its annual Field Rangers Day celebration on the 25th of August 2023 at Thomas
The Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA) in partnership with the National Department of Tourism, Department of Economic Development Environmental Affairs and Tourism,
The Agency had several campaigns for Tourism Month and beyond with the aim to highlight the Eastern Cape as a leading sustainable destination, through
In South Africa, the entire month of September is declared a tourism month to shine a spotlight on domestic tourism from a development and
It was an incredible opportunity for the Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA) to attend and participate in the Tourism Business Council of
The Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA) in partnership with OR Tambo District Municipality and Nyandeni Local Municipality hosted an exciting kayaking competition
The Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA) is a proud partner for the 88th Professional Golfers Association (PGA) Championship which took place from
The Annual ECPTA Game Auction is taking place on 3 August 2023. The Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency Game Auction will be available
Imagine a realm of enchantment—a place where unspoiled landscapes meet the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean. Welcome to the Eastern Cape Wild Coast,
JG Afrika is a service provider appointed to undertake a Basic Assessment process for the proposed infrastructure development and upgrades at the Great Fish
Published Gazette Notice: National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act 2003 (57/2003): Notice of intention to declare areas in the Eastern Cape
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The tourism sector in the Eastern Cape is disheartened by the recent spate of crimes committed against tourists that include acts
Eastern Cape Travel Inspiration Discover a world of coastal wonders Morgan Bay Breakaway Head to Morgan Bay where you can enjoy time on the
Eastern Cape Travel Inspiration Discover a world rich with culture & adventure Mountain Escape Head through to Hogsback for an outdoor mountain escape. Visit
Download your free Tourism Development Toolkit at the following link: TOURISM DEVELOPMENT TOOLKIT – MARCH 2023
Travel Trends The year 2023 could well be considered as the year travel goes ‘back to normal.’ Travellers are remembering all the things they
Senior Research Stays (SRS) aim to support advanced PhD and Post-doctoral researchers or practitioners with a minimum of a master’s degree (other postgraduate studies
The Groen Sebenza Phase II Programme is a bridging into work programme funded for the next three years. GS Phase II aims to recruit
The agency conducts its own research and read a lot about current trends in travel so as to understands what the travellers are looking
To view full report click here >>> Eastern Cape Destination Perception and Awareness Survey Report
ECPTA recently was amongst the over 5 000 exhibiting destinations, technology and private sector organisations participating in the World Travel Market in London from
The ECPTA, in partnership with Imbizo Events, hosted the 16th annual ICT Summit at the East London International Convention Centre on  22-24 November 2022.
  The Eastern Cape is filled with delights and enticements to excite and entertain you. We’ve gathered the best of the best to see
The Eastern Cape is the Home of Legends and a place of iconic and unparalleled beauty, phenomenal experiences and, most notably, our warm and
Step into some of the most sought-after Eastern Cape experiences wherever you are with our 360-degree virtual tours. Take the plunge on a skydiving
THANDO MGEDEZI of NEWS24 reports: The ECPTA  treated local and national journalists to a Summer Media Tour at the Wild Coast recently. The Summer
The Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA) officially launched the summer season on Thursday, 1 December 2022, at the Wild Coast Sun in
There’s a massive win for road safety in the Eastern Cape this season! The ECPTA, Eastern Cape Department of Transport and various law enforcement
We thank our loyal tourism businesses and stakeholders for your support and collaboration this year. As a country, and particularly as an industry, we
ECPTA supports fair and transparent tourism business practices and condemns government officials’ demand for cash in place of meals in accommodation facilities. There are
Erratum GROEN SEBENZA PHASE II On the 28th of September 2022 an advert was published closed on the 02nd of October 2022 for the
The Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA) in partnership with the Wildlife College hosted a pass-out parade for 45 youths that the two
ECPTA conducted a Facebook campaign as part of its continuous market research efforts. The survey’s objective was to measure the ECPTA’s online audience’s perception
In an attempt to empower the Eastern Cape tourism industry, the Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency hosted two stakeholder research feedback sessions on
As part of its efforts to rebuild a tourism sector devastated by Covid-19 and lockdown regulations, the Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA)
September was tourism month and in true Eastern Cape fashion, the province put on its brightest colours to commemorate this international celebration and tradition.
Dinorben is a farm located in the Eastern Cape Highlands region. Dinorben offers one of the most easily accessible rock art sites in the
Perfectly positioned, 230m above the rugged Tsitsikamma coastline, Misty Mountain Reserve offers a range of accommodation from ocean view lodges, tented accommodation and the
The 87th South African PGA Championship hosted by the ECPTA returns to St Francis Links from 3-6 November 2022, with the championship’s legacy project

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