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Cape Town as Africa's gateway for tourism to Antarctica - development potential and need for regulation
Cape Town is one of the five Antarctic gateway cities from which ships and aircraft travel to and from various parts of Antarctica and the sub-Antarctic islands. Gateway cities are used by government scientific expeditions, ...
Community as utopia: Reflections on De Waterkant
This paper will reflect on research currently in progress in Cape Town's De Waterkant neighbourhood—an area also known as Cape Town's 'gay village'. This paper engages the literature of utopia as a framework of analysis ...
Quartering the city in discourse and bricks: Articulating urban change in a South African enclave
Focusing on the urban enclave in Cape Town known as De Waterkant, this paper examines the product and process of ‘quartering’ urban space—shaping urban space as the locus for the symbolic framing of culture. This paper ...
Tourism, health and the changing role of thermal springs - should South Africa reposition its thermal spring tourism product?
(University of the Western Cape, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, 2014)
Visiting thermal springs for medicinal purposes is one of the oldest forms of tourism in many parts of the world, including South Africa. An overview is provided of the concepts of health tourism, including medical and ...
Que(e)rying Cape Town: touring Africa’s gay capital with the pink map
(Centre for Geographical Studies: Lisbon, 2013)
Since 1999, Cape Town’s Pink Map has attempted to provide local and international visitors alike with a cartographic representation of the city’s queer landscape. This paper engages with the archive provided by more than ...