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Exhibitor registrations open for INDABA 2017

  • Media and Stakeholder

South African Tourism confirmed today that exhibitor registrations for INDABA 2017 are now open.  One of the largest global tourism marketing events, INDABA 2017 will take place from 16-18 May 2017 and is set to connect the South African tourism industry with the best of quality global industry players by attracting quality international buyers and media from across the world.

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MOBILE TOURISM. Getting it right

  • Media and Stakeholder

Mobile Marketing is the buzzword in the marketing industry nowadays. We all know we have to get in there. But how does a small tourism business like a B&B, join the mobile marketing drive?

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Johannesburg Remains Africa’s Most Visited City in 2016 Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index

  • Media and Stakeholder

Johannesburg is set to be the most popular destination city in Africa for the fourth year, according to the 2016 Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index.

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Outstanding tourism performance for South Africa

  • Media and Stakeholder

South African Tourism has released positive figures revealing strong growth in the tourism industry. In the first half of 2016, South Africa enjoyed significant increases in the money foreign tourists spent while visiting the country; in the numbers of nights they spent and in the number of provinces they visited.

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SA Tourism appoints new representative agency in Italy

  • Media and Stakeholder

South African Tourism has reaffirmed its faith and investment in Italy as an important tourism source market by appointing Joyco’ as its official representative agency in that country.

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A night of the stars - Winners of 2016 Lilizela Tourism Awards are announced in Johannesburg

  • Media and Stakeholder

SA Tourism’s flagship tourism awards toast to service excellence in the travel industry.

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South African Tourism appoints a new Chief Executive Officer

  • Media and Stakeholder

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

  • Media and Stakeholder

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

  • Media and Stakeholder

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

  • Media and Stakeholder

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

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