Website on Mahatma Gandhi's South African sojourn launched

  • October 16, 2014
  • Trade

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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Celebrating excellence in the tourism industry

  • October 16, 2014
  • Trade

Service excellence drives the tourism industry, a growing sector that contributes 9% to South Africa’s GDP, Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom said at the recent Lilizela Awards.

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World Travel Market offers global business-to-business opportunities for South Africa

  • October 15, 2014
  • Trade

World Travel Market 2014 is the international travel industry event of the year, offering business-to-business opportunities to international travel stakeholders from across the globe.

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Record number of Blue Flag sites for South Africa

  • October 15, 2014
  • Trade

Tourism in South Africa’s coastal cities has been given a boost with the announcement of a record 82 Blue Flag sites for the 2014/15 season, which starts on 1 November 2014.

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​SA tourism industry celebrates excellence

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

Products and services offered by the tourism industry are contributing to South Africa’s growth, competitiveness and transformation.

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Limpopo tourism products showcased at speed-marketing session

  • October 09, 2014
  • Trade

Tourism businesses met the industry at the latest round of speed-marketing sessions in Limpopo.

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South African Tourism appoints new UK country manager

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

Travel industry expert Tolene van der Merwe is the new UK Country Manager, South African Tourism (SA Tourism) announced today.

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ASATA Board Annoucement

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

New Association of Southern African Travel Agents board to champion members as preferred travel channel

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South African Tourism to host South Africa Imbizo 2014 in Italy

  • September 30, 2014
  • Trade

South African Tourism’s Italy office will host the South Africa Imbizo 2014 at the Castel Monastero in the Tuscany region, famous for Chianti wine, from 8 to 10 November.

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The 5th annual Concierge conference round-up

  • September 30, 2014
  • Trade

The recent 5th annual Concierge conference, which took place in Johannesburg on 17 September 2014, brought together approximately 100 Concierges from leading accommodation establishments across South Africa.

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