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South African Tourism appoints a new Chief Executive Officer

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The Chairperson of the South African Tourism Board, Dr Tanya Abrahamse, today announced that Mr Sisa Ntshona has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of South African Tourism.

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More than 4.9 million tourists to South Africa in the first six months of 2016

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South Africa continues to enjoy a strong growth trajectory in tourist arrivals with a 15.4% increase overall for the first six months of 2016, compared to the same period in 2015.

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Cape Point Launches Free Audio Tour

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In time for tourism month, Cape Point has launched a free audio tour for those wanting an even more memorable experience at the iconic attraction. For a fun, information-rich and easy-to-use way of enhancing your exploration, simply download the tour, plug in your earphones and push play.

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Change of date for INDABA 2017

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Next year’s Tourism INDABA will be held from the 16th to 18th May.

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Association of Southern African Travel Agents and South African Tourism join forces to promote domestic tourism

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

JOHANNESBURG, 14 July 2016 – Over 1000 South African business travellers have been exposed to a wide range of fantastic domestic travel destinations and deals as part of a joint pilot project between SA Tourism and ASATA. This project is aimed at promoting leisure travel across South Africa among business travellers.

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Stop Hunger Now SA commits to pack 2 million meals For International Mandela Week

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Stop Hunger Now SA continues to break world records by this year undertaking and leading Stop Hunger Now International to package 10 million meals between 13th and 20th July 2016.

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Tourism Minister acts on racism

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The Department of Tourism has referred allegations of racism by the owner of Sodwana Bay Guest House to the South African Human Rights Commission for investigation.

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South African Tourism and Mumford and Sons presents Johannesburg – A South African Experience in New York City

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Mumford & Sons and Gentlemen of the Road are pleased to announce the launch of a free pop-up exhibition at Okayafrica’s Okay Space in New York this summer

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