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Tourism Sector Collaborates To Develop A Recovery Plan

SA Tourism CEO, Sisa Ntshona with logo and Coronavirus

Johannesburg, 16 April 2020 – According to travel and tourism industry leaders who participated in a series of webinars hosted by South African Tourism, the sector must use the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic to address barriers to tourism growth ...

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Vote for the Ultimate 2020 Tourism Gem in South Africa

To celebrate the 2020 bicentennial, South African travel and tourism data management company Jurni has announced it will award no less than two unique tourism gems this year. Last year, Jurni launched the hugely successful Jurni Gem social media campaign ...

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SA Tourism Board Clears CEO Ntshona of all Charges

SA Tourism CEO Sisa Ntshona

JOHANNESBURG, 14 December 2019 – The South African Tourism (SA Tourism) Board has cleared CEO, Mr Sisa Ntshona of all charges brought against him. A press statement, issued by the SA Tourism Board today, says that the Board received the ...

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South Africa Scraps Travel Restriction for Minors

SA Tourism Welcome Man logo with Unabridged Birth Certificate Scrapped wording

JOHANNESBURG, 11 November 2019 – International minors travelling to South Africa will no longer require Unabridged Birth Certificates or consent letters when travelling with their parents. The announcement made by the Home Affairs Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi,  yesterday comes into ...

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Tencent To Help Boost Chinese Tourism To South Africa

MoU signing between SA Tourism and China's Tencent

SHENZHEN, China, 22 October 2019 – South Africa’s Minister of Tourism, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane witnessed the signing of a strategic co-operation agreement between South African Tourism and Tencent – a company that owns a popular platform in China called WeChat. This ...

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Sun City Re-opens After Freak Hail Storm

Sun City hail storm damage

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 16 December 2018 – Following yesterday’s freak hail storm in the North West Province that saw damage to the Sun City property, forcing guests to abandon their rooms due to flooding, South African Tourism (SA Tourism) management have been in ...

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SA Tourism Invites Trade For Nordic Roadshow

South African Tourism is inviting the South African travel trade to apply to join a roadshow through the Nordic region from 23 to 27 October 2017. The participation cost will be 1500 euro per person, with a maximum of two people ...

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SA Tourism Hosts ‘We do Tourism’ Roadshow

South African Tourism will be hosting a ‘We do Tourism’ roadshow aimed at providing a platform for dialogue between South African Tourism and key stakeholders to engage on topical and crucial issues. Stakeholders will have the opportunity to share information ...

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SA Tourism Launches #INDABA2017 Road Show

To help new, confirmed and potential exhibitors prepare for this year’s Indaba, South African Tourism will host a series of briefing sessions around the country between 4 and 20 April 2017. Indaba 2017 takes place from 16 to 18 May ...

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Colours and Characters of the Karoo

South African Tourism hosted the travel trade in the Karoo region of South Africa and gave a variety of tourism facilities the opportunity to present what they had to offer to local operators who are responsible for packaging and selling ...

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SA Tourism Connects with Ghana Trade

South African Tourism recently concluded a very successful trade workshop that was held at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Kumasi City, Ghana. The workshop, the first of five covering two cities in Ghana and three in Nigeria, was held in ...

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Looking to China for SA Inbound Tourists

Billions of rands are being invested into South Africa by Chinese corporations, trade delegations are coming and going on official visits, and interest in South Africa is on the rise in terms of tourism. By Enver Duminy, CEO, Cape Town ...

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SA Tourism Walks in Madiba’s Footsteps

Nelson Mandela once said “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” and it was with these words in mind, that today (Friday 18 July 2014) South African Tourism celebrated the statesman’s birthday and ...

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SA Tourism Numbers Reach Record High

South Africa welcomed a total of 9,616,964 tourists in 2013, up from the 9,188,368 tourists that visited South Africa in 2012. Tourist arrivals to South Africa in 2013 showed positive growth from all regions. The latest release from Statistics South ...

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Inbound Demand Lifts SA Tourism

Strong Overseas Leisure Demand Lifts SA’s Tourism Performance The first quarter results of the TBCSA FNB Tourism Business Index (TBI) point to the weak exchange rate and strong overseas leisure demand playing a significantly positive role in lifting business performance. ...

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