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INDABA trade show wins coveted EXSA Award

  • December 18, 2015
  • Media and StakeholderTrade

South African Tourism is excited to announce that this year’s INDABA has won the Exhibition and Event Association of Southern Africa’s (EXSA) Platinum Award in the Trade Show (10 000 square metre) category.

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INDABA 2016 exhibitors already on board

  • December 18, 2015
  • Media and StakeholderTrade

More than 130 exhibitors have registered for INDABA 2016.

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Sandton Sun has re-opened for business

  • November 25, 2015
  • Trade

For ten months, the historic hotel underwent extensive renovations to keep up with the evolving metropolis of Sandton

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SOUTH AFRICA – “IT’S THE PLACE TO BE”

  • November 18, 2015
  • Trade

MINISTER OF TOURISM IN SOUTH AFRICA, OUTLINES NEXT DECADE OF OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE MICE INDUSTRY.

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Immigration amendments are welcome news!

  • November 04, 2015
  • Trade

The announcement to amendment the Immigration Regulations was jointly made on Friday, the 23rd of October, by the Tourism Ministry and minister in the Presidency for planning, monitoring and evaluation, Jeff Radebe. New amended regulations can mean only positive results for the South African tourism industry.

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South African beaches rate among the top in the world

  • October 26, 2015
  • Trade

More South African beaches get a nod from an international Blue Flag programme which is a voluntary eco-label for beaches, boats and marinas.

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Tourism excellence recognised at The Lilizela Tourism Awards

  • October 25, 2015
  • Trade

The South African Tourism Industry spent the better part of last night honouring the crème de la crème of the sector. The industry hosted by the esteemed Minister of Tourism, Mr Derek Hanekom, were treated to an evening of splendour and entertainment from local musicians.

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Skateboarding gives Northern Cape tourism a boost

  • October 24, 2015
  • Trade

Kimberley, in the Northern Cape recently hosted the local leg of World Skateboarding Championships for the third time. The Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom, paid a visit to Kimberley to highlight the potential growth of tourism in the province and to meet with local stakeholders to discuss government’s role in tourism in the Northern Cape.

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Speech by Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom, at the national Lilizela Tourism Awards 2015

  • October 23, 2015
  • Trade

Speech by Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom, at the national Lilizela Tourism Awards 2015 event on Thursday 22 October at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg

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