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Knorr Flavour Tour meets South Africa

  • August 13, 2014 | Category: Trade

South Africa’s rich and colourful culinary heritage is being brought to the fore with the Knorr Flavour Tour, an SMS competition that sees winners travel the country in search of great tastes.


South Africa’s tourism sector in good shape

  • August 11, 2014 | Category: Trade

Despite global, regional and domestic challenges, the South African tourism sector remains in good shape.


Get an edge in the tourism sector with TripAdvisor business listings

  • August 06, 2014 | Category: Trade

​Is your tourism product featured on TripAdvisor’s business listing service? If not, you could be missing out on key opportunities to boost your online presence.


Cape Town Tourism reappointed city’s tourism agency

  • July 31, 2014 | Category: Trade

Cape Town Tourism is to continue marketing the city for another three years following the signing of a three-year agreement with the City of Cape Town.


Highlighting hospitality: SAB World of Beer to host 5th annual Concierge Conference

  • July 30, 2014 | Category: Trade

The 5th annual Concierge Conference, which takes place on 17 September 2014 at the SAB World of Beer in Johannesburg, is a skills-development initiative that brings together players in the four- and five-star hospitality industry from across the country.


South African Tourism CEO unveils updated five-year strategic plan

  • July 24, 2014 | Category: Trade

The key objectives are to grow tourism’s contribution to the economy by 1.5% annually, create a thriving tourism sector, and make the South Africa brand a global player in portfolio markets.


Minister announces initiatives to create work opportunities in tourism sector

  • July 18, 2014 | Category: Trade

South Africa’s new Tourism Minister, Derek Hanekom, gave his first Tourism Budget Vote speech in the National Assembly on 16 July 2014, highlighting growth in the sector and announcing new opportunities for employment.


Satsa conference to focus on issues relevant to members

  • July 17, 2014 | Category: Trade

The Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (Satsa) is to host its annual conference at Spier wine estate in Stellenbosch from 7 to 9 August 2014.


Capture the Dutch market at Roadshow South Africa in the Netherlands

  • July 16, 2014 | Category: Trade

Roadshow South Africa in the Netherlands offers an excellent platform for the South African trade to explore opportunities in the Dutch market, promote products, and network with Dutch travel agents and tour operators.


Job creation a top priority for South Africa’s new tourism minister

  • July 09, 2014 | Category: Trade

South Africa’s new Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom, says the tourism sector has a major contribution to make in addressing the three societal challenges of unemployment, poverty and inequality.