Cape Town is fast becoming one of the world's favourite destinations for big events.
In 2012 South Africa was named the World’s leading Sports Tourism destination at the World Travel Awards in Doha, Qatar.
More than 10% of foreign tourists come to South Africa to watch or participate in sport events, with spectators accounting for 60% to 80% of these arrivals.
Cape Town is a sports lover's paradise with an exquisite natural terrain and a strong industry making it the go-to place for top annual events.
Cape town offers world-class venues and supporting infrastructure, and South Africans' passion for sport combine to make Cape Town a huge draw card for sports fans.
Cape Town also has a rich and interesting history and is a city of extreme importance in South Africa, both strategically and economically.