South African Tourism CEO unveils updated five-year strategic plan

  • July 24, 2014
  • Trade

The key objectives are to grow tourism’s contribution to the economy by 1.5% annually, create a thriving tourism sector, and make the South Africa brand a global player in portfolio markets.

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IN THE NEWS: “CTICC celebrates sod turning on expansion project”

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

Hard work and careful planning over the past few months culminated in the first sod being turned on the construction site of the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) expansion today.

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South African Tourism appoints new Chief Operating Officer (COO)

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

​South African Tourism is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Chief Operating Officer (COO), Ms Sthembiso Dlamini

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Minister announces initiatives to create work opportunities in tourism sector

  • July 18, 2014
  • Trade

South Africa’s new Tourism Minister, Derek Hanekom, gave his first Tourism Budget Vote speech in the National Assembly on 16 July 2014, highlighting growth in the sector and announcing new opportunities for employment.

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Satsa conference to focus on issues relevant to members

  • July 17, 2014
  • Trade

The Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (Satsa) is to host its annual conference at Spier wine estate in Stellenbosch from 7 to 9 August 2014.

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Capture the Dutch market at Roadshow South Africa in the Netherlands

  • July 16, 2014
  • Trade

Roadshow South Africa in the Netherlands offers an excellent platform for the South African trade to explore opportunities in the Dutch market, promote products, and network with Dutch travel agents and tour operators.

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Job creation a top priority for South Africa’s new tourism minister

  • July 09, 2014
  • Trade

South Africa’s new Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom, says the tourism sector has a major contribution to make in addressing the three societal challenges of unemployment, poverty and inequality.

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7th E-Tourism Africa Summit to be held in Cape Town and Johannesburg

  • July 07, 2014
  • Trade

The E-Tourism Africa Summit will for the first time be held in both Cape Town and Johannesburg, making it accessible to a greater number of travel and tourism industry members.

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UNWTO report reflects on worldwide tourism trends

  • June 27, 2014
  • Trade

In its latest report, the UNWTO, the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism, reflects on worldwide industry trends during 2013, predictions for 2014 and tourism growth in the long term.

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