Posts – Events

Conferencing in Durban

  • 26 August 2014 by Christine Marot

Durban’s not all about sun, sand and surfing. Contrary to urban legend, Durbanites are as diligent as their Johannesburg and Cape Town counterparts, and there’s no shortage of conference venues to prove the point.


Learn how to create the perfect tourism experience

  • 21 August 2014 by Stuart Dickinson

Tourism coach and speaker Shaun van Eck will deliver key talks during the next leg of the national South African Tourism roadshows, to educate stakeholders about creating a holistic and memorable tourism experience.


It's time to rethink travel – E-Tourism Africa Summit 2014

Now in its seventh year, the E-Tourism Africa Summit examines how the travel industry and modern technology are coming together, and how you can best take advantage of online tools to help your business.


Franschhoek's Mystery Weekends – the perfect getaway

  • 28 July 2014 by Lynnette Johns

A weekend of bliss is on the cards for romantics and food and wine lovers, with two Franschhoek Mystery Weekends on the horizon. One is at the tail-end of winter and the second at the end of September, when it’s still cold enough to snuggle up yet warm enough to take an amble through the town.


South African Tourism's Mandela Day

  • 18 July 2014

South African Tourism staff members and the cast of popular South African soapie Isidingo spent Nelson Mandela International Day at Abangani Enkosini children’s home in Alexandra.


Wedding venues to suit all tastes

  • 17 July 2014 by Lynnette Johns

A venue and the bride’s dress are often highest on the list of priorities, so it’s good to know that when it comes to venues, South Africa is a treasure chest of perfect wedding destinations.


South Africa's local markets

  • 14 July 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

There are a number of fantastic markets to choose from in South Africa. Some are informal, happening beachside or near popular tourist attractions, while others are more formal markets in buildings.


Celebrate Bastille Day in Franschhoek

Franschhoek seldom needs an excuse for a festival, but one of its favourites is its Bastille Day celebration, now in its 21st year.


Jackson Hlungwani’s artworks live on

  • 08 July 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

The late Jackson Hlungwani has been described as legendary and is recognised across the world for his artistic sculptures.


Fashion and fun at the Durban July

  • 07 July 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

The Vodacom Durban July took place this past Saturday, 5 July 2014. There was fantastic hospitality, interesting fashion interpretations of the ‘Big Screen’ theme, lots of fun and, of course, horse racing.