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Call to help select South Africa's best tourism product

  • March 10, 2015
  • Media and StakeholderTrade

The organisers of the Lilizela Tourism Awards are calling on tourism professionals to submit their names for consideration to be part of this year’s awards judging panel.

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South African Tourism welcomes new CMO Margie Whitehouse

  • March 09, 2015
  • Media and StakeholderTrade

South African Tourism’s new chief marketing officer, Margie Whitehouse, is warm, passionate and a nurturer of people who is excited about the ‘sense of purpose’ her position offers.

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South African Tourism’s new-look Welcome website launched

  • November 19, 2014
  • Media and StakeholderTrade

South African Tourism’s new-look Welcome website was launched recently. The site, which is aimed at the travel trade, forms part of South African Tourism’s Welcome initiative that aims to create and sustain engagement with industry stakeholders, and encourage information sharing.

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South African Tourism's travel directory gets a new look

  • November 12, 2014
  • Media and StakeholderTrade

South African Tourism has revamped its online travel directory, making it easier for tourism operators to update their offering and for travellers to find accommodation, activities and attractions.

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Website on Mahatma Gandhi's South African sojourn launched

  • October 16, 2014
  • Media and StakeholderTrade

The year 2014 marks 100 years since Mahatma Gandhi left South Africa for good after spending his formative years in this country. A new South African Tourism website traces his 21-year path in South Africa.

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Nelson Mandela: An icon in life and death

  • December 06, 2013
  • Business TourismMedia and StakeholderTrade

Millions around the world express their grief and love for Madiba on his passing

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Keynote Address at E-Tourism Summit 2013

  • September 09, 2013
  • Media and Stakeholder

Keynote Address at E-Tourism Summit 2013 - Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk, Cape Town
 

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South Africa scores with TripAdvisor travellers (again)

  • June 24, 2013
  • Media and Stakeholder

The 2013 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice list for best destinations was published recently, and shows that South Africa is still extremely popular with TripAdvisor’s well-travelled readers.

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SAT’s Thulani Nzima takes the plunge

  • June 07, 2013
  • Media and StakeholderTrade

South African Tourism (SAT) CEO Thulani Nzima took the job of destination marketing from theory to spectacular practice as he plunged 216m off the Bloukrans Bridge.

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SAT country manager awarded in India

  • May 29, 2013
  • Media and StakeholderTrade

South African Tourism (SAT) country manager for India Hanneli Slabber has been recognised for her outstanding work.

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