James Vos gets appointed by the City of Cape Town Executive Mayor to serve as Member of the Mayoral Committee

Statement by James Vos

I am honoured to accept the nomination from the City of Cape Town Executive Mayor to serve as Member of the Mayoral Committee.

This comes at a time of increased public attention to the political affairs taking place in the Metro and therefore I regard my appointment as an incredible opportunity to help build our reputation as a well-governed City where people must feel the DA difference.

I believe this is an incredible opportunity to serve the citizens of our Mother City. The Executive Mayor has tasked me with focussing on the key sectors within our city that can stimulate economic growth such as business development, tourism, and property management.

Yesterday was my last day as Member of Parliament. It was truly an incredible experience and privilege to serve the people of our beautiful country in the National Assembly. I enjoyed the opportunity to work with the tourism industry as the DA Shadow Minister and for the memories, I will be taking with me.

My new portfolio has the potential to ensure that we continue to be the go-to city on the African continent and globally for business, trade, and tourism.

We have a diverse economy that is creating jobs and keeping unemployment low.

I will continue to build on this success by working with industries and communities to invest in projects and programmes that will drive demand and make business sense.

Carmen Lerm

Launch of South Africa’s Road Trip with the most twists at WTM2017. James Vos, Shadow Minister of Tourism and Carmen Lerm

The West Coast Way Scenic Route was launched at WTM Africa.
Honorary guests who officiated the event: The founder of West Coast Way Carmen Lerm with Mr. Tijmen van Essen, Mayor of Swartland, Mr James Vos, Shadow Minister of Tourism DA and Member of Parliament, brand ambassador Shameelah Kinnear and Mr Grant Newton, Board Member Cape Town Tourism.


Henri and Anette Theron and Lelanie Snyman from Kardoesie, James Vos, the Shadow Minister of Tourism, Carmen Lerm founder of West Coast Way, Cederberg Mayor Jimmy Barnard and Citrusdal Board Councillor Raymond Pretorius

Official Opening of the West Coast Way Foodie Route at HeronsRest in Veldrif Veldrif is the newly added stop to the Foodie Route and now connects tourists to the Berg Route and the Foodie Route André van Heerden (co-owner HeronsRest Veldrif), Carmen Lerm (founder West Coast Way), James Vos Shadow Minister of Tourism, Sandra Crafford Deputy Mayor, The Berg Rivier Municipality

The West Coast Way Team at the WTM Africa with James Vos

From The West Coast Way Team:   Congratulations on your wonderful new position. We are honoured and grateful for the support you have given us through your presence at the many community and tourism events. If you can dream it, you can do it. Best wishes for your bright future.

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