The Garden Route is one of South Africa’s most beautiful areas with an array of modern golf courses, ancient forests, craft centres, mountain hideaways and beach holidays. So many couples, families and travellers are drawn to this magnificent stretch of coastline for weekend getaways and holidays.
While the scenery is enough to make you stop and stare, it’s the people, the products, friendly service and welcoming tourist attractions found on the route that forms the real allure of the Garden Route.
From the scenic harbour town of Mossel Bay and the green countryside city of George to the vast Klein Karoo town of Oudtshoorn, this year’s provincial speed marketing sessions couldn’t have asked for better hosts than these incredible Western Cape gems.
The South African tourism industry will be showcasing South Africa to the world at ITB Berlin, the world’s leading travel trade show, which takes place from today 8th to 12th March 2017. Leading the delegation is Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom and South African Tourism Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Sisa Ntshona.
2017 the year of Oliver Reginald Tambo, asks of us to deeply interrogate how we are using our efforts to achieve unity and eradicate inequality in our society. His commitment to this vision for his country is aptly tied to our journey as one of the key players in the tourism sector. We understand that the realisation of his vision in our space demands of us to set the economic inclusivity and transformation agenda in all our efforts and engagements.
The Globus Travel Award took place last week on 26 January 2017 at Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof, Germany. Over 300 tourists were among the nominees, travel agencies and panel of judges to witness the well-deserved accomplishments of each office on the night.
Media Registration for one of Africa’s biggest business events trade show is now open! Members of the media can now register for accreditation for Meetings Africa 2017, taking place from the 28th February to 21st March 2017 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa.
It gets under your skin and creeps into your heart. The Karoo is a magical place of open spaces and warm hospitality. Oudtshoorn, Beaufort West and Prince Albert are just some of the iconic Karoo must-see towns with so many interesting and soul-filling activities. A place of wide-angled horizons, rugged mountain ranges and a sky so big that at night it feels like you could reach for the stars.
It may come as no surprise that South Africa has just secured the Destination Award for Wildlife & Nature at the recent Travel Agents Choice Awards held at the World Travel Market in London this November.
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