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Akademie Street Boutique Hotel & Guesthouse nr 3 in the world for service excellence

We would like to congratulate Akademie Street Boutique Hotel & Guesthouse with another outstanding achievement on TripAdvisor! They have just been listed nr 3 in the list of top 25 hotels with exceptional service in the world as nominated by … Continue reading

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Tripadvisor Lists Franschhoek As One Of The Top Three Destinations

Franschhoek has yet again been named South Africa’s favourite Winelands destination. This was recently announced at the annual Travelers’ Choice Awards for Destinations, where the valley was listed as one of the top three destinations in South Africa. Cape Town … Continue reading

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Virgin Limited Edition announces that it has signed a contract to purchase Mont Rochelle Hotel & Vineyard in Franschhoek, South Africa

14th April 2014 – Virgin Limited Edition, Sir Richard Branson’s luxury collection of award-winning retreats is excited to announce that it has reached a preliminary agreement to purchase a new property – Mont Rochelle Hotel and Mountain Vineyard in South … Continue reading

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South African hotel Awarded Best Hotel in the world at the Conde Nast Traveler Reader Choice Awards

It was an impressive accolade for South Africa when The Royal Portfolio’s La Residence in Franschhoek was voted The Best Hotel in the World by Condé Nast Traveler magazine’s discerning readers. This was announced at the annual Readers’ Choice Awards … Continue reading

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Franschhoek Awarded Best Local Tourism Authority Information Service of the Year, for a second year

In an awards ceremony held last night at Leipzig Country House in Worcester, the Franschhoek Wine Valley was awarded, for the second year in a row, the title of Best Local Tourism Authority Information Service (LTA) of the Year, at … Continue reading

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Bling in Spring

With winter looming longer than any Capetonian could have wished for, we are lifting the gloomy winter spirits with the announcement of some superb awards for our wines. We were privileged enough to have 2 wines selected for the prestigious … Continue reading

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Franschhoek Awarded Best Local Tourism Authority Information Service of the Year

In an awards ceremony held last night at Kronenburg Estate in Paarl, the Franschhoek Wine Valley walked away with the title of Best Local Tourism Authority Information Service (LTA) of the Year, at the annual Cape Winelands District Municipality Mayoral … Continue reading

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FWV Membership Benefits 2012

Benefits of Membership Benefits may vary based on membership type and category and are subject to change as a result of on going management decisions. Marketing: Management and Custodianship of the FWV Brand Free directory listings in official FWV marketing … Continue reading

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FWV Statement of Purpose

Franschhoek Wine Valley Statement of Purpose Management and custodianship of the Franschhoek Wine Valley brand. FWV exists to Develop and implement marketing plans to profile the Franschhoek Wine Valley Arrange and advertise events that support the Franschhoek Wine Valley brand … Continue reading

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National Rural Tourism Strategy unveiled

South African Minister of Tourism, Marthinus van Schalkwyk, has launched the National Rural Tourism Strategy. The strategy illustrates the National Department of Tourism’s commitment to the development of rural economies in general and rural tourism in particular. “The strategy can … Continue reading

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