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As part of the Nelson Mandela Centenary celebrations, South African Tourism will host 17 journalists from around the world later this week. The journalists will get a first-hand experience of attractions, key landmarks and sites that formed part of his life as they look into walk in the footsteps of the late former president. These visitors from countries such as Spain, Italy, India, Brazil, Japan, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Australia, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands will visit, amongst other places, the Apartheid Museum; the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory; the award-winning heritage site Liliesleaf; the Union buildings in Pretoria; the Nelson Mandela Capture Site in Kwa Zulu-Natal; Madiba’s birth province in the Eastern Cape and the Drakenstein Correctional Services in the Western Cape.
Sho’t Left Travel Week Highlights World Tourism Month – Domestic Tourism to benefit from new exciting initiative South Africans keen to explore the sights and sounds of their own country will have a great opportunity to get their hands on exciting local travel deals next month. The Sho’t Left Travel Week was one of the key highlights announced at the launch of World Tourism Month this morning at the Tsitsikamma Village Inn, Eastern Cape. The Eastern Cape will be the host province for World Tourism Month which falls in September with World Tourism Day taking place in Mthatha on 27 September 2018.
South Africa continues to be an attractive tourist destination for travelers from across the world, with the latest figures showing an increase of 2.7% for the first five months of 2018 compared to the first five months of 2017.
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Exhibitor registrations for the African continent’s largest tourism trade show, Africa’s Travel Indaba, are open for 2019 - secure your spot!
Judges announced for the Lilizela Tourism Awards 2018
Connections, engagement and showcasing South Africa’s diverse tourist offerings will be on the cards at the inaugural ‘Learn SA Roadshow’ in the Middle East.
South African Tourism travel trade workshops with top tour operators in Beijing, Chongqing & Shenzhen re-affirming premium destination for Chinese travelers.
The Hotel Show Africa 2018, taking place from the 24th to the 26th of June 2018 at The Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, will be introducing owners, operators and managers of hotels, restaurants, cruise liners, resorts, cafes, bars, pubs and clubs from around the continent to a new era of hospitality. The sector is one of the fastest-growing and most vibrant within Africa’s economy and has significant potential to create jobs, uplift inclusive economic growth across the continent and reduce poverty, according to PwC’s Hospitality outlook: 2017-2021.
Seasonal Cape Town rains and water sustainability measures renew confidence in city tourism growth and opportunity.
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.
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.