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Well-known and respected Marketing and Advertising Executive, Jerry Mpufane, will swop his Johannesburg office for the Big Apple. Mpufane has been appointed as the new South African Tourism Hub Head for USA and Canada, taking over from Bangu Masisi whose term in office has come to an end.
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – A delegation of about 50 professionals from the United States arrived in South Africa on Sunday, 17 March, led by former United Nations Ambassador and Mayor of Atlanta Andrew Young and his wife Carolyn. Among many highlights of this once-in-a-lifetime trip will be the unveiling of a statue of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at the Cradle of Humankind exhibition, a short drive from Johannesburg.
Thought Leadership piece by Minister of Tourism in South Africa, Derek Hanekom
Speakers Notes for South African Tourism, Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Sisa Ntshona
South African Tourism set to bolster engagements at ITB 2019
Meetings Africa 2019 is promising to be the biggest one yet. Since the first Meetings Africa took place in 2004, the event has grown year on year with more registered buyers and exhibitors attending this year’s event than ever before.
It’s been an exciting start to the year for the team at the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA). 2019 represents a historic and momentous year for the Grading Council with the soon to be implemented revised grading standards for accommodation establishments taking effect on 01 April 2019.
The 2019 Africa’s Travel Indaba will take place from 02-04 May 2019 at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban. This means that Indaba has been brought forward by four days. Last week, President Cyril Ramaphosa, announced in his state of the nation address that the national election will take place on 08 May 2019. This would have coincided with Indaba.
This follows this evening’s State of the Nation address by President Cyril Ramapahosa, who confirmed that 08 May 2019 will be the date for the national elections. Indaba was scheduled to take place from 06-09 May at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre (ICC) in Durban.
South African Tourism CEO welcomes all delegates to Meetings Africa 2019
South African Tourism will be hosting the “Learn SA Roadshow” for the first time in Istanbul, Turkey, in a bid to increase the knowledge of the trade in Turkey and to create platforms for trade from South Africa to get access to the Turkish market.