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14 June 2018

Seasonal rains and water measures renew confidence in Cape Town tourism

Press Release | 14 June 2018
Seasonal rains and water measures renew confidence in Cape Town tourism

Seasonal Cape Town rains and water sustainability measures renew confidence in city tourism growth and opportunity.

12 June 2018

Registrations for Meetings Africa 2019 Now Open

Press Release | 12 June 2018
Registrations for Meetings Africa 2019 Now Open

Monday, 4 June 2018, JOHANNESBURG: Registration for Africa’s premier business events trade show is now open. South Africa’s travel tourism products and services in the Meetings Incentive, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) sector can now register to exhibit at Meetings Africa 2019, which takes place from the 25th to the 27th of February at the Sandton Convention Centre.

29 May 2018

The SANCB invites our business events stakeholders to join the SA Pavilion at IBTM China from 12 – 13 September 2018 in Beijing, China.

News | 29 May 2018
The SANCB invites our business events stakeholders to join the SA Pavilion at IBTM China from 12 – 13 September 2018 in Beijing, China.

IBTM (Incentive, Business Travel and Meeting Exhibition for Travel and Tourism) China provides the ultimate platform for the world's leading suppliers to the MICE industry to meet top level buyers with strong purchasing power who are responsible for organising and planning meetings, events and business travel, both in China, Asia and the rest of the world. Participating at this event will allow you to strengthen your connections with meetings and event planners based in both China and the rest of Asia.

29 May 2018

THUMBS UP FOR JOBURG – AS IT MAKES TRIPADVISOR’S LIST OF TOP 10 DESTINATIONS IN AFRICA!

THUMBS UP FOR JOBURG – AS IT MAKES TRIPADVISOR’S LIST OF TOP 10 DESTINATIONS IN AFRICA!

The Joburg Tourism team is thrilled that destination Johannesburg has made TripAdvisor’s top ten list in the Travelers’ Choice Awards for Best Destinations in Africa.

25 May 2018

2018 BASSLINE FESTIVAL – CELEBRATING AFRICA DAY

Press Release | 25 May 2018
2018 BASSLINE FESTIVAL – CELEBRATING AFRICA DAY

With Africa month in full swing, we are on the brink of Africa day on 25 May 2018 – and what better way to express African dynamism, promote social cohesion, anti-xenophobia, arts, culture and tourism than through the Bassline Jazz Club?

22 May 2018

JOBURG TOURISM’S CONVENTION BUREAU CELEBRATES DRAMATIC IMPROVEMENT IN CITY’S ICCA RANKINGS

JOBURG TOURISM’S CONVENTION BUREAU CELEBRATES DRAMATIC IMPROVEMENT IN CITY’S ICCA RANKINGS

Joburg Tourism’s Convention Bureau team is delighted with the City’s improved International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) rankings, a development worthy of celebration!

22 May 2018

South Africa voted as the Best International Destination for Wildlife in 2018 by Lonely Planet India readers

Press Release | 22 May 2018
South Africa voted as the Best International Destination for Wildlife in 2018 by Lonely Planet India readers

South Africa voted as the Best International Destination for Wildlife in 2018 by Lonely Planet India readers

15 May 2018

South Africa showcases to the world at IMEX Frankfurt 2018

Press Release | 15 May 2018
South Africa showcases to the world at IMEX Frankfurt 2018

Johannesburg, South Africa: This week, 28 South African exhibitors, led by Deputy Minister of Tourism Elizabeth Thabethe and South African Tourism’s Chief Convention Bureau Officer, Amanda Kotze-Nhlapo, will be serving up an enticing taste of South Africa’s vast business events industry offering at IMEX Frankfurt, one of the world’s largest business events trade shows. Amongst the exhibitors are the city of Cape Town which recently claimed the top spot as the number one city in Africa for hosting international association meetings by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). South Africa still remains the top ranked destination in Africa and the Middle East by ICCA.

10 May 2018

Announcement of the National Tourism Visitor Information System (NTVIS)

Press Release | 10 May 2018
Announcement of the National Tourism Visitor Information System (NTVIS)

Amadeus and South Africa’s tourism industry in innovative private-public collaboration, for transformational growth of tourism in South Africa Amadeus IT Group today announced a historic initiative that will see the creation of a new model for public-private collaboration in the tourism industry in South Africa. This partnership will initially develop a new, National Tourism Visitor Information System (NTVIS). In addition, a new Travel and Tourism Training Academy will be established to accelerate skills development and create career opportunities for young South Africans in the industry.

08 May 2018

Minister Derek Hanekom opens Africa's Travel Indaba - An African showcase to the world

Press Release | 08 May 2018
Minister Derek Hanekom opens Africa's Travel Indaba - An African showcase to the world

Opening the 2018 Africa’s Travel Indaba national minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom, called it the “greatest Indaba of all time” because of the 1 747 buyers from all over the world, 1 120 exhibitors showcasing a range and diversity of products from the continent, and no less than 22 African countries and 80 countries globally represented at this year’s travel trade show. Africa’s Travel Indaba runs for the next three days, from 8 to 10 May at the Durban ICC in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN). It is the largest travel trade show in Africa and one of the top three on the global calendar.

08 May 2018

Africa’s Travel Indaba welcome address by Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom

Speech | 08 May 2018
Africa’s Travel Indaba welcome address by Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom

Welcome address by Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom at Africa’s Travel Indaba at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban on Tuesday 8 May 2018

08 May 2018

Telling our own stories

Press Release | 08 May 2018
Telling our own stories

This year’s Africa’s Travel Indaba BONDay sessions highlighted that while Africa needs to tell stories about itself, these must not be the stereotypical view of the continent.

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