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Re-instatement of the Annual Star Grading System

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

The Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA), a unit of South African Tourism, today announced a decision to revert to the Annual Star Grading System.

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City of Durban ready for 90th Comrades Marathon

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

The City of Durban is ready to welcome about 90 000 thousand visitors, comprising of participants, spectators and families, who will descend to the City for the 90th Comrades Marathon.

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Africa’s Top Travel Show, INDABA 2015 concluded on a high note

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

INDABA 2015 concluded on May 11, 2015. Africa’s Top Travel Show enjoyed great participation from 20 countries from around the African continent. More importantly, the level of connectivity between buyers and exhibiters vastly improved over 2014.

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South Africa’s rise up the ICCA rankings

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

SOUTH AFRICA’s global ranking as a business event destination of choice has gone up two places on the ICCA rankings list, moving South Africa from 34th position in 2013 to 32nd position in 2014.

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South African Tourism, FTT and TEP empower small businesses for INDABA 2015

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

A strategic partnership between South African Tourism, Fair Trade Tourism Enterprise (FTT) and Tourism Enterprise Partnership (TEP) empowers small businesses with skills needed to engage buyers at INDABA 2015

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South African Tourism is gearing up to welcome over 1000 exhibiting companies and more than 2 000 buyers at INDABA 2015

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

On the eve of INDABA 2015, delegate numbers for the show are looking excellent.

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INDABA 2015 Bid Parties welcome the world to tourism INDABA

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

The tourism INDABA hosts, South African Tourism, and the show’s Bid Parties (KwaZulu-Natal province, Tourism KwaZulu-Natal, the City of Durban and the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre) welcome media and trade delegates to Durban for what is set to be an exceptionally productive tourism INDABA, in celebration of the thriving Pan-African travel and tourism industry.

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Final call to enter Lilizela Tourism Awards

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

THE CLOSING DATE to enter the prestigious Lilizela Tourism Awards is fast approaching and qualifying industry members are urged to submit their applications.

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Emirates and South African Tourism sign Agreement to Explore Joint Marketing Activities

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

DUBAI, U.A.E., 4 MAY 2015 – Emirates, a global connector of people and places, and South African Tourism, the marketing agency for South Africa, today signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) that will open the way for the development of joint marketing initiatives aimed at growing the number of visitors from the Middle East to South Africa.

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Speed Marketing session at INDABA gives local businesses access to quality hosted buyers

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

Two days of robust and engaging speed marketing sessions are on offer at this year’s INDABA trade show.

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