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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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South African Tourism openly welcomes recommended Immigration Regulations

  • October 23, 2015
  • Trade

Cabinet was briefed on the progress on the Inter- ministerial committee on Immigration Regulations which was led by the Deputy President.

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It’s all systems go for South Africa’s first Oceans Festival.

  • October 22, 2015
  • Trade

South Africa’s oceans are to take on a wholly new, exciting approach to recreation and leisure, and deliver a further much needed boost to national marine tourism business and investment with the launch in October of a national Ocean Festival in Cape Town.

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Homo Naledi set to boost Tourism for the Cradle of Humankind

  • October 22, 2015
  • Trade

Increased economic activity envisioned as a result of latest discovery at The Cradle of Humankind

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Presidents Zuma and Nyusi unveil Matola Raid Memorial

  • September 30, 2015
  • Trade

​On the night of 30 January 1981, a group of South African Defence Force (SADF) special forces troops infiltrated Mozambique and launched simultaneous raids on three ANC safe houses in Matola, a suburb of Maputo.

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South African Guest Relations/Concierge Conference held this month

  • September 30, 2015
  • Trade

The South African Guest Relations/Concierge Conference was held in three different cities – Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg – during Heritage and Tourism month.

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Tourism INDABA 2016: Africa’s Top Travel Show is open for buyer registrations

  • September 29, 2015
  • Media and StakeholderTrade

South African Tourism CEO, Mr. Thulani Nzima has announced that Buyer registrations for Tourism INDABA 2016 will open on October 1, 2015. INDABA 2016 will take place at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban from May 7 to 9, 2016.

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Six finalists chosen for Tsogo Sun Entrepreneur of the Year Award

  • September 28, 2015
  • Media and StakeholderTrade

Six finalists have been selected from a pool of 131 entrepreneurs in Tsogo Sun’s entrepreneurial development programme to compete for the winner’s title in the Tsogo Sun Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

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Tourism Safety Initiative upgrades its incident-reporting portal

  • September 22, 2015
  • Trade

Reporting tourism-related crime to the Tourism Safety Initiative (TSI) has just become easier.

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Tools, tips and social media at day two of #eTAS15 in Tshwane

  • September 22, 2015
  • Trade

The second and final day of #eTAS15 in Tshwane offered insights into the ways in which businesses can plug into a range of booking and review tools, as well as social media platforms, in order to better manage and promote their service offerings.

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