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Trek4Mandela team returns victorious

  • July 21, 2015
  • Media and StakeholderTrade

Exactly a week since departing for their trek up Mount Kilimanjaro, the executive team that formed part of this year’s Trek4Mandela returned victorious to Johannesburg on 20 July.

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South African Tourism CEO Thulani Nzima joins the Trek4Mandela

  • July 13, 2015
  • Media and StakeholderTrade

As day dawned on the morning of 13 July, a group of courageous adventurers set forth on their journey to Mount Kilimanjaro. This was part of the Trek4Mandela challenge to summit the highest peak in Africa and to raise money to buy sanitary pads for underprivileged girls.

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New South African Tourism Board members announced

  • May 02, 2015
  • Media and StakeholderTrade

The Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom, has welcomed new appointees to the Board of South African Tourism.

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Mobile app puts a guide to Madiba’s South Africa in your pocket

  • April 01, 2015
  • Media and StakeholderTrade

The #MadibaJourney app is available for free download now on Android and Apple devices.

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South African Tourism welcomes new CMO Margie Whitehouse

  • March 09, 2015
  • Media and StakeholderTrade

South African Tourism’s new chief marketing officer, Margie Whitehouse, is warm, passionate and a nurturer of people who is excited about the ‘sense of purpose’ her position offers.

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INDABA exhibitors drive fierce demand for participation in Africa’s largest hosted buyer program

  • January 30, 2015
  • Trade

Exhibitors are proving a powerful magnet to buyers eager to meet and conduct business with the largest team of African exhibitors under one roof.

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Tribute to esteemed hotelier Liz McGrath

  • January 30, 2015

It takes a certain kind of woman to develop three South African hotels, and have them all recognised by the international luxury group, Relais & Château. South African hotelier Liz McGrath, who passed away on Saturday 24 January 2015 after a short illness, was such a woman.

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Website on Mahatma Gandhi's South African sojourn launched

  • October 16, 2014
  • Media and StakeholderTrade

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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Rethinking travel at the E-Tourism Africa Summit 2014 #eTAS14

  • September 04, 2014
  • Trade

The seventh annual E-Tourism Africa Summit, which looks at digital advances in the travel space, kicked off in Cape Town on Thursday 4 September 2014. For the first time, this popular conference is being held in two cities, with the second leg planned for Johannesburg on 8 and 9 September.

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Nadine Gordimer – a life celebrated in words

  • July 15, 2014

Nobel laureate and political activist Nadine Gordimer has died at the age of 90. Gordimer used her formidable talent as a writer to shine a light on prejudice in South Africa.

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