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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.

08 May 2018

Africa’s Travel Indaba gets a taste of Madiba Magic

Press Release | 08 May 2018
Africa’s Travel Indaba gets a taste of Madiba Magic

In celebration of African art, song and memory, renowned South African playwright and artistic director of the Market Theatre, James Ngcobo, has produced a stellar showcase of the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela in celebration of the former statesman’s 100th birthday.

07 May 2018

African Ministers meet to discuss integrated regional tourism

Press Release | 07 May 2018
African Ministers meet to discuss integrated regional tourism

Tourism Ministers from several African Countries have called for greater regional cooperation to ensure growth in tourism across the continent. This emerged at the fifth African Ministerial Session hosted by South African Minister of Tourism Mr. Derek Hanekom in Durban on the eve of Africa’s Travel Indaba. This session aimed to lay a foundation for an integrated and sustainable tourism framework for the region.

03 May 2018

South African Tourism North America celebrates Mandela Centenary Celebrations at Africa's Travel Indaba with 100

Press Release | 03 May 2018
South African Tourism North America celebrates Mandela Centenary Celebrations at Africa's Travel Indaba with 100

One hundred travel agents, media and trade partners will travel from North America to be a part of Africa’s Travel Indaba which kicks off in Durban, next week. The delegates will join in the Mandela Centenary Celebrations set to take center stage at this year’s Africa Travel Indaba.

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