From celebrating the Karoo and direct air hyperlinks with Brazil to recognising the perfect the world of wine has to supply, there’s loads on the go for many who have itchy ft – even in winter.
We may be freezing our bits off, and wishing we had been there too, however one can dream. This week, there have been a couple of highlights on the planet of journey, with a brand new Roblox recreation set within the Karoo; Air France celebrating its seventieth anniversary; a brand new path to the land of the samba; and the announcement that entries had opened for the annual Nice Wine Capitals Finest Of Wine Tourism Awards.
What is going on on the journey entrance
At all times cleverly tapping into the temper of the day, Wesgro, the tourism, commerce and funding promotion company for the Western Cape, has created the Cape Karoo area in gaming app Roblox.
The sport, Starlight Adventures within the Cape Karoo, goals to drive tourism throughout the area, highlighting lesser-known household locations. Wesgro is the primary tourism promotion company on the planet to make use of Roblox in its advertising and marketing campaigns, with the launch of the Karoo recreation being the second it has launched on the platform.
The sport features a digital clone of Prince Albert, a small city 70km from Oudtshoorn. In researching the sport, Wesgro consulted native tour guides and cultural consultants, utilizing 3D scans of landmarks and objects to create an correct illustration…