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Maropeng is given Fair Trade Tourism certification

  • October 23, 2013

The Maropeng Visitor Centre at the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site has received Fair Trade Tourism certification.


In Your Pocket city guide to launch in Johannesburg

  • October 22, 2013
  • Trade

From February 2014, visitors to Johannesburg will have an independent, well-researched and up-to-date city guide that shares all they need to know about what to do in Johannesburg.


South Africa featured in Brazil edition of Harper's Bazaar

  • October 10, 2013
  • Trade

The October 2013 issue of the Brazilian edition of Harper’s Bazaar – the luxury fashion magazine – features a series of editorials on fashion, lifestyle and cuisine in South Africa.


Exciting new #MeetSouthAfrica video content

  • September 19, 2013

South African Tourism is making use of narrative video content to tell real South African stories as part of its #MeetSouthAfrica campaign.


Northern Cape eagerly awaits the Kimberley Diamond Cup

  • September 04, 2013

A new international skateboarding event called the Kimberley Diamond Cup will be held from 27 to 29 September, underlining Kimberley’s reputation as the skateboarding capital of South Africa.


Flower season in full swing

  • August 20, 2013

It’s time to stop and smell the daises ... that is, if you’re visiting Namaqualand and the West Coast of South Africa. And this year, ‘flower season’ promises to be a long one, thanks to the early rains.


New Wikitourism initiative offers free info about the South African tourism industry

  • July 12, 2013
  • Trade

The Tourism Enterprise Partnership has launched an easy-to-use online resource called Wikitourism that provides up-to-date information about the tourism industry and calls for industry contributions.


South Africa scores with TripAdvisor travellers (again)

  • June 24, 2013
  • Media and Stakeholder

The 2013 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice list for best destinations was published recently, and shows that South Africa is still extremely popular with TripAdvisor’s well-travelled readers.


SAT’s Thulani Nzima takes the plunge

  • June 07, 2013
  • Media and StakeholderTrade

South African Tourism (SAT) CEO Thulani Nzima took the job of destination marketing from theory to spectacular practice as he plunged 216m off the Bloukrans Bridge.


South Africa to host Africa's Next Top Model

  • June 03, 2013

It was recently announced that the reality series Africa’s Next Top Model will be filmed on location in South Africa.