News

Latest news

INDABA 2015: A platform to optimise African tourism business growth

  • January 22, 2015
  • Trade

South African Tourism CEO, Nzima: “Every single INDABA element must give exhibitors an unrivalled and effective platform to showcase their products and services, and to do business. INDABA belongs to them.”

more

G'day, mate! How to welcome Aussie tourists to South Africa

  • January 21, 2015
  • Trade

When it comes to making tourists to South Africa feel welcome, it’s best to do your homework, even if you think you know it all already.

more

Five ways to be at the top of your game in 2015

  • January 09, 2015
  • Trade

Ready to tackle the new year with vigour? Here are five ways South African Tourism is making it easier for you to be at the top of your game.

more

National Geographic launches new Unique Lodges of the World list

  • January 08, 2015
  • Trade

Three South African lodges have been chosen as part of an exclusive National Geographic list of Unique Lodges of the World.

more

A new partnership to increase sustainable tourism certification

  • January 08, 2015
  • Trade

Business development support services will be offered to people in the tourism industry this year to encourage fair trade certification, following a partnership deal between Fair Trade Tourism and the Tourism Enterprise Partnership.

more

South Africa has the Klout to be the most popular country in the world

  • December 19, 2014
  • Trade

When it comes to Twitter, @SouthAfrica is officially the cool kid on the block. So says a recent report that recognised this Twitter handle’s impressive score of 95 on social media tracking app Klout.

more

South African Tourism’s new-look Welcome website launched

  • November 19, 2014
  • Media and StakeholderTrade

South African Tourism’s new-look Welcome website was launched recently. The site, which is aimed at the travel trade, forms part of South African Tourism’s Welcome initiative that aims to create and sustain engagement with industry stakeholders, and encourage information sharing.

more

It’s here! Register and upload your deals on Sho't Left

  • November 13, 2014
  • Trade

Do you own holiday accommodation, a restaurant or tourist attraction? Create and advertise your domestic travel packages on www.shotleft.co.za for free and get South Africans to travel their own country with you.

more

​The Lilizela Tourism Awards help to spur the country’s global competitiveness and create tourism businesses of excellence

  • November 13, 2014
  • Trade

​The Lilizela Tourism Awards help to spur the country’s global competitiveness and create tourism businesses of excellence

more

South African Tourism's travel directory gets a new look

  • November 12, 2014
  • Media and StakeholderTrade

South African Tourism has revamped its online travel directory, making it easier for tourism operators to update their offering and for travellers to find accommodation, activities and attractions.

more