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Cape Point Route and Tourism Radio launch travel guide app

  • November 22, 2013 | Category:, Trade

Destination marketing organisation Cape Point Route has teamed up with travel technology innovator Tourism Radio to produce an all-in-one mobile travel guide aimed specifically at visitors to the Cape Peninsula.


SA Tourism CEO invites the global business events industry to Africa

  • November 21, 2013 | Category: Business Tourism, Trade

South African Tourism CEO Thulani Nzima invited delegates at EIBTM in Barcelona to seriously consider Africa as a destination for meetings, events, incentives and exhibitions.


2014 to herald new era for INDABA

  • November 21, 2013 | Category: Trade

INDABA stakeholders and delegates can expect a very different INDABA 2014, with a new look and feel and the emphasis on the facilitation of business.


Heritage awards South Africa's first Diamond classification

  • November 21, 2013 | Category: Trade

Tsogo Sun’s Drakensberg Sun Resort has become the first hotel in South Africa to achieve Diamond classification status from The Heritage Environmental Management Company (Heritage).


SAT North America wins prestigious award

  • November 15, 2013 | Category: Trade

South African Tourism (SAT) North America has been honoured for the third consecutive year with a Gold Magellan Award by Travel Weekly magazine.


SA's status as world design leader to be championed at WTM 2013

  • November 01, 2013 | Category: Trade

South African Tourism together with Wallpaper* magazine’s Nick Compton and Cape Town’s IMISO Ceramics have launched a design-themed social media competition celebrating South African design at WTM.


Gauteng sees increase in FTT-certified businesses

  • October 24, 2013 | Category: Trade

In an effort to position Gauteng as a responsible tourism destination, the Gauteng Tourism Authority partnered with Fair Trade Tourism (FTT) to support and encourage tourism product owners to achieve FTT certification.


In Your Pocket city guide to launch in Johannesburg

  • October 22, 2013 | Category:, Trade

From February 2014, visitors to Johannesburg will have an independent, well-researched and up-to-date city guide that shares all they need to know about what to do in Johannesburg.


Fair Trade Tourism signs mutual recognition agreement with TourCert

  • October 18, 2013 | Category: Trade

Fair Trade Tourism and Germany-based TourCert signed a mutual recognition agreement at the Travel Trade Workshop in Zurich.


The 6th Annual E-Tourism Africa Summit in Cape Town: 'Be smart, be real, be bold'

  • October 11, 2013 | Category: Trade

The 6th Annual E-Tourism Africa Summit, sponsored by South African Tourism, brought together all the brightest and the best to share ways of harnessing digital technology and social media to grow the tourism industry.