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10 Gandhi-inspired attractions to add to your travel package

  • October 29, 2014 | Category: Trade

Travel and tour operators have been urged to enhance their tourism offerings by adding in heritage and culture experiences, such as Gandhi-inspired tourism attractions, which’ve been listed on a new website by South African Tourism.

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EIBTM 2014 set to boost business-related travel initiatives

  • October 27, 2014 | Category: Trade

The European Incentive and Business Travel and Meetings 2014 (EIBTM), which takes place from 18–20 November in Barcelona, Spain, aims to grow any business that falls within the meetings, events, conference, incentives and business travel industry spheres.

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Website on Mahatma Gandhi's South African sojourn launched

  • October 16, 2014 | Category: Southafrica.net, Trade

The year 2014 marks 100 years since Mahatma Gandhi left South Africa for good after spending his formative years in this country. A new South African Tourism website traces his 21-year path in South Africa.

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Perceptions of safety in South Africa are improving, says Nzima

  • October 16, 2014 | Category: Trade

The perception of crime and safety in South Africa among international visitors is improving, says CEO of South African Tourism Thulani Nzima, but remains a challenge for destination marketing.

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Celebrating excellence in the tourism industry

  • October 16, 2014 | Category: Trade

Service excellence drives the tourism industry, a growing sector that contributes 9% to South Africa’s GDP, Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom said at the recent Lilizela Awards.

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World Travel Market offers global business-to-business opportunities for South Africa

  • October 15, 2014 | Category: Trade

World Travel Market 2014 is the international travel industry event of the year, offering business-to-business opportunities to international travel stakeholders from across the globe.

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Record number of Blue Flag sites for South Africa

  • October 15, 2014 | Category: Trade

Tourism in South Africa’s coastal cities has been given a boost with the announcement of a record 82 Blue Flag sites for the 2014/15 season, which starts on 1 November 2014.

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Limpopo tourism products showcased at speed-marketing session

  • October 09, 2014 | Category: Trade

Tourism businesses met the industry at the latest round of speed-marketing sessions in Limpopo.

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South African Tourism to host South Africa Imbizo 2014 in Italy

  • September 30, 2014 | Category: Trade

South African Tourism’s Italy office will host the South Africa Imbizo 2014 at the Castel Monastero in the Tuscany region, famous for Chianti wine, from 8 to 10 November.

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The 5th annual Concierge conference round-up

  • September 30, 2014 | Category: Trade

The recent 5th annual Concierge conference, which took place in Johannesburg on 17 September 2014, brought together approximately 100 Concierges from leading accommodation establishments across South Africa.

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