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South African Tourism’s new-look Welcome website launched

  • November 19, 2014 | Category: Trade

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.

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

  • November 13, 2014 | Category: 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.

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

  • November 13, 2014 | Category: Trade

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

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South African Tourism's travel directory gets a new look

  • November 12, 2014 | Category: Trade

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.

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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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