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Meet the smile behind the mask...featuring De Zeekoe Guest Farm, Oudtshoorn

Posted on Sun October 11, 2020.

“Meet the smile behind the face mask” featuring Cape Country Routes Member De Zeekoe Guest Farm in Oudtshoorn

Interview with Owner of De Zeekoe Guest Farm: Paula Potgieter

All Cape Country Routes members, accommodation establishments and activity products alike, are owner run and managed. There are real people and real families behind these products...so let's meet the smile behind the face mask!

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Cape Country Routes Safe Stay Pledge

Posted on Fri September 11, 2020.

It is during Corona times that guest do not only look for “Character, Charm and Romance”, the hallmark of Cape Country Routes. They also look for a commitment to provide a safe stay. Across the group our members have pledged to adhere to the protocols for COVID-19 during the time of the pandemic as recommended by die TBCSA (Tourism Business Council of South Africa) and validated by the WTTC (World Tourism and Travel Council). One could even call it a commitment to “Collective Covid Rules”.

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The sailing boat “Tourismstrong”

Posted on Wed August 19, 2020.

Corona Times are like a stormy sea…

Over the last couple of months the international sailing boat “tourismstrong” offered free seats to anyone involved in tourism – from accommodation, activity and transport suppliers to destination managers, tour operators and travel agents. It’s a bumpy journey, a long one and without any clear indication of when the bad weather will clear. What did become very clear is that we are all in this together! So let’s sit close together, hold on tight and survive this storm! #IamTourism #WeAreTourism

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A positive outlook to 2021: Put "the routes" on your travel bucket list!

Posted on Thu July 30, 2020.

The saying goes “Never let your memories be greater than your dreams “...and this is so true! Memories are wonderful but it is the present moment that nourishes our inner joy and love for travel. The time will come when we can all travel again, when we can live our travel dreams and create new memories based on real time experiences. Let’s start planning our next trip inspired by the many beautiful destinations South Africa and the Cape’s Country Routes have to offer.

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A tribute to our trade partners

Posted on Tue July 21, 2020.

Travel advisors are fighting daily to avoid refunds and minimize penalty fees while constantly staying informed on all the latest warnings, regulations, protocols and travel trends to be #travelready when the world starts to travel again. It is a commitment to an industry that many of us are so deeply passionate about. This commitment certainly requires a positive mindset and gives #tourismstrong a deeper meaning, a whole new dimension! This article is a tribute we wish to pay to you on behalf of Cape Country Routes, a group of owner-managed accommodation and activity products that has and will always work closely with tour operators and travel agents.

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