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SSouth African Tourism works to support both local and international travel trade partners through education about South Africa, tools to assist with the marketing of South Africa and South African products and strives to unlock opportunities for business in the tourism value chain. Keep up to date with the latest industry news and events in South Africa and abroad, and become an expert on South Africa through our various support tools and programmes listed below.

Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
TGCSA is the only officially recognised organisation that authorises accommodation establishments to display stars. Get graded today!
Lilizela Tourism Awards
Recognising and rewarding tourism players and businesses who work to deliver world-class products and services.
SA Specialist
SA Specialist
SA Specialist is an interactive online learning programme that will improve your knowledge of South Africa.
Welcome South Africa
Welcome South Africa aims to create and sustain engagement with industry stakeholders, and encourage information sharing.
Digital Assets Library
Digital Assets Library
A collection of some beautiful images and video clips made for the esteemed partners of South African Tourism in promoting travel in and to South Africa.
Deals Dashboard
Deals Dashboard
If you're a travel trade partner, widen your reach by uploading your latest and greatest South African travel deals to South African Tourism's own Deals Dashboard.
Travel Directory
Travel Directory
Tourism operators can update their offering and for travellers to find accommodation, activities and attractions.
Africa's Travel Indaba
Africa's Travel Indaba
One of the largest tourism marketing events in Africa and one of the top three ‘must visit’ events of its kind on the global calendar.

Research

Tourist Arrivals

2016 Tourist arrival September

Tourist Arrivals
2016 Tourist arrival September

This report analyses tourist arrivals to South Africa. As part of a national effort to improve the quality of tourism statistics in South Africa, tourist arrivals, as opposed to visitor arrivals, is now been released. Please note that published figures exclude Transit tourist.

Tourist Arrivals

2016 Tourist arrival October

Tourist Arrivals
2016 Tourist arrival October

This report analyses tourist arrivals to South Africa. As part of a national effort to improve the quality of tourism statistics in South Africa, tourist arrivals, as opposed to visitor arrivals, is now been released. Please note that published figures exclude Transit tourist.

Tourist Arrivals

2016 Tourist arrival November

Tourist Arrivals
2016 Tourist arrival November

This report analyses tourist arrivals to South Africa. As part of a national effort to improve the quality of tourism statistics in South Africa, tourist arrivals, as opposed to visitor arrivals, is now been released. Please note that published figures exclude Transit tourist.

Tourist Arrivals

2016 Tourist arrival May

Tourist Arrivals
2016 Tourist arrival May

This report analyses tourist arrivals to South Africa. As part of a national effort to improve the quality of tourism statistics in South Africa, tourist arrivals as opposed to visitor arrivals is now been released. Please note that published figures exclude Transit tourist.

Tourist Arrivals

2016 Tourist arrival June

Tourist Arrivals
2016 Tourist arrival June

This report analyses tourist arrivals to South Africa. As part of a national effort to improve the quality of tourism statistics in South Africa, tourist arrivals, as opposed to visitor arrivals, is now been released. Please note that published figures exclude Transit tourist.

Tourist Arrivals

2016 Tourist arrival July

Tourist Arrivals
2016 Tourist arrival July

This report analyses tourist arrivals to South Africa. As part of a national effort to improve the quality of tourism statistics in South Africa, tourist arrivals as opposed to visitor arrivals is now been released. Please note that published figures exclude Transit tourist.

Tourist Arrivals

2016 Tourist arrival January

Tourist Arrivals
2016 Tourist arrival January

This report analyses tourist arrivals to South Africa. As part of a national effort to improve the quality of tourism statistics in South Africa, tourist arrivals, as opposed to visitor arrivals, is now been released. Please note that published figures exclude Transit tourist.

Tourist Arrivals

2016 Tourist arrival February

Tourist Arrivals
2016 Tourist arrival February

This report analyses tourist arrivals to South Africa. As part of a national effort to improve the quality of tourism statistics in South Africa, tourist arrivals, as opposed to visitor arrivals, is now been released. Please note that published figures exclude Transit tourist.

Events

Gauteng

Meetings Africa 2020

Gauteng
Meetings Africa 2020

In recent years, the global meetings industry has begun to recognise Africa as a sought after destination. Meetings Africa showcases Africa’s diverse offering of services and products where African associations and African meetings industry professionals can partner to help transform our continent. In the last five years (between 2013 and 2017) Meetings Africa has hosted over 1000 international and regional buyers, 1336 exhibitors and over 7000 visitors. Meetings Africa 2020 will take place from 24-26 February 2020, with BONDay on the 24th.

13 February 2020

South African Tourism launches its brand campaign

Press Release | 13 February 2020
South African Tourism launches its brand campaign

“It is time for us to shift our tourism brand focus beyond built and endowed features to include our true magic…our people.” Sisa Ntshona, CEO South African Tourism

12 February 2020

South Africa explores ways of facilitating inclusive economic growth through tourism

South Africa explores ways of facilitating inclusive economic growth through tourism

We wish Meetings Africa another great 15 years. It needs to be 15 years of doing things differently, a quantum leap so that South Africa could cement its market share in the business tourism sector!

03 February 2020

South African Tourism to re-energise its Brand with a new set of Agencies

Press Release | 03 February 2020
South African Tourism to re-energise its Brand with a new set of Agencies

South African Tourism (SA Tourism) is pleased to announce that we have appointed a suite of marketing and communications agencies in response to the RFP162/19 the organisation issued in June 2019.

27 January 2020

15 Years of Advancing Africa Together

15 Years of Advancing Africa Together

In just over a month’s time, Meetings Africa will reach a significant milestone when it’s held for the 15th time at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg between 25 and 26 February 2020.

24 January 2020

Sho’t Left partnership with Universal Music set to elevate local travel

Sho’t Left partnership with Universal Music set to elevate local travel

Travelling your own country is fun and easy. Now popular South African musician, Cassper Nyovest is going on a trip around South Africa.

21 January 2020

SA Tourism calls on all stakeholders to support the efforts being made by the airline

Press Release | 21 January 2020
SA Tourism calls on all stakeholders to support the efforts being made by the airline

The airline has today issued a statement that has outlined the steps it is taking to manage the re-scheduling of both domestic and international passengers on affected routes.

20 January 2020

South Africa set for increased arrivals from India as Tourism Minister hails a successful market outreach to Mumbai

Press Release | 20 January 2020
South Africa set for increased arrivals from India as Tourism Minister hails a successful market outreach to Mumbai

South Africa set for increased arrivals from India as Tourism Minister hails a successful market outreach to Mumbai

17 December 2019

United Airlines Inaugurates First Ever Nonstop Service Between Cape Town and New York/Newark

Press Release | 17 December 2019
United Airlines Inaugurates First Ever Nonstop Service Between Cape Town and New York/Newark

United Airlines Inaugurates First Ever Nonstop Service Between Cape Town and New York/Newark

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