International news broadcaster, CNN, has listed Cape Town as one of the world's 10 most-loved cities. This latest international tourism excellence accolade follows a number of other awards in the last two years, including the Trip-Advisor 2011 Top Destination in the World.
Other cities on the list are: Barcelona, Montreal, New Youk, Paris, San Fransisco, Santiago, Toyko and Shangai.
According to CNNgo, CNN International's travel website, Cape Town was chosen because of its "nice architecture and weather. Good wine country, lovely waterfront shopping and welcome cosmopolitan feel. Beaches with penguins. And of course Table Mountain.