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

  • July 07, 2014 | Category: 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 | Category: 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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Tourism minister to focus on transformation

  • June 25, 2014 | Category: Trade

On 26 May 2014, Derek Hanekom officially took office as South Africa’s new minister of tourism, having previously held the post of minister of science and technology.

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SAA to introduce Airbus A330-200 on Washington, DC route

  • June 24, 2014 | Category: Trade

Daily South African Airways (SAA) flights between Washington, DC and Johannesburg via Dakar will soon feature an aircraft popular among major carriers and passengers alike: the Airbus A330-200.

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Inaugural attractions management conference held in Cape Town

  • June 05, 2014 | Category: Trade

​Online ticketing, maximising profitability and spend, developing staff, and making the most of marketing were some of the key themes at the inaugural Attractions Management in Southern Africa conference held in Cape Town this week.

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International tourist arrivals to South Africa approach the 10-million mark

  • May 23, 2014 | Category: Trade

More than 9.6-million international tourists visited South Africa in 2013, representing an increase of 4.7% on the 2012 arrivals figures.

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Two key industry conferences coming up in August and September

  • May 22, 2014 | Category: Trade

SAACI holds its annual congress in St Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal, from 17 to 19 August 2014, while HICA takes place in Johannesburg from 14 to 16 September 2014.

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South Africa shines as Africa’s top business events destination

  • May 19, 2014 | Category: Trade

The 2013 ICCA rankings confirm South Africa as the leading business events destination in Africa.

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TEP partners with GTA to launch Gauteng Hidden Treasures

  • May 15, 2014 | Category: Trade

The Tourism Enterprise Partnership (TEP) partnered with the Gauteng Tourism Authority (GTA) to launch Gauteng Hidden Treasures at INDABA 2014, which took place from 10 to 12 May.

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Tourism industry urged to support Tourism Safety Initiative

  • May 13, 2014 | Category: Trade

The Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) has called on all tourism industry role players to support the Tourism Safety Initiative (TSI).

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