INDABA 2017

INDABA is one of the largest tourism marketing events on the African calendar and one of the top three ‘must visit’ events of its kind on the global calendar.

It showcases the widest variety of Southern Africa's best tourism products and attracts international buyers and media from across the world.

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SA Specialist

SA Specialist is an interactive online learning programme that will improve your knowledge of South Africa. It will equip you with the skills to better sell South Africa as a tourist destination.

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TGCSA

The Tourism Grading Council of South Africa is the only officially recognised organisation that authorises accommodation establishments to display stars. Become graded now. 

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Lilizela

The Lilizela Tourism Awards recognise and reward tourism players and businesses who work passionately and with pride to deliver world-class products and services.

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Travel directory

The South African National Travel Directory is the most comprehensive showcase of South African tourism destinations and services. Add or edit your entry here.  

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Welcome SA

Welcome is a South African Tourism initiative that aims to create and sustain engagement with industry stakeholders, and encourage information sharing.

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Latest News

The role of Trade Hostings for SMMEs in South Africa
  • March 29, 2017

The Garden Route is one of South Africa’s most beautiful areas with an array of modern golf courses, ancient forests, craft centres, mountain hideaways and beach holidays. So many couples, families and travellers are drawn to this magnificent stretch of coastline for weekend getaways and holidays.
While the scenery is enough to make you stop and stare, it’s the people, the products, friendly service and welcoming tourist attractions found on the route that forms the real allure of the Garden Route.

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Speed Marketing in Mossel Bay – a resounding success
  • March 28, 2017

From the scenic harbour town of Mossel Bay and the green countryside city of George to the vast Klein Karoo town of Oudtshoorn, this year’s provincial speed marketing sessions couldn’t have asked for better hosts than these incredible Western Cape gems.

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High-level SA delegation to make the case for tourism at ITB Berlin
  • March 09, 2017

The South African tourism industry will be showcasing South Africa to the world at ITB Berlin, the world’s leading travel trade show, which takes place from today 8th to 12th March 2017. Leading the delegation is Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom and South African Tourism Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Sisa Ntshona.

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Transformation and unity, crucial for a sustainable tourism sector
  • February 13, 2017

2017 the year of Oliver Reginald Tambo, asks of us to deeply interrogate how we are using our efforts to achieve unity and eradicate inequality in our society. His commitment to this vision for his country is aptly tied to our journey as one of the key players in the tourism sector. We understand that the realisation of his vision in our space demands of us to set the economic inclusivity and transformation agenda in all our efforts and engagements.

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SAT US office wins Best Tourism Board (Africa) at the Travvy Awards
  • February 13, 2017

And the award goes to… South African Tourism! The year has just begun and already the awards are coming in.

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