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Animal Interaction Consultations Go Online

Cheetah cub paw in hand

Johannesburg, Tuesday 23 April 2019 – Following ten workshops held over the past two months across the country, the Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (SATSA) is making the content of the Animal Interaction workshop available online for comments and suggestions ...

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Animal Interaction Consultation Workshop Dates Announced

Cheetah cub paw in human hand

SOUTH AFRICA, Johannesburg – Thursday 24 January 2019: The Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (SATSA) is inviting the travel trade to join a series of consultative workshops on the topic of animal interactions to be held across the country from 12 February ...

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New SATSA WC Chapter Committee Appointed

Following the Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (SATSA) Western Cape Chapter’s annual general meeting held on Tuesday 23 May 2017, the following members were appointed to serve on the 2017-2018 committee: (Pictured from Left to Right in header image) Collin ...

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Robust Debate at SATSA 2016 Conference

The 44th edition of the Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (SATSA) annual conference was convened at Pine Lake Inn, in White River, from 21 to 24 July 2016. The three day event, preceded by a golf day, was a phenomenal ...

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South African Tourism Statistics: July 2016

The South African Tourism Statistics & SATSA Market Intelligence Report for July 2016 as indicated below was extracted from data available as at 27 June 2016. By Martin Jansen van Vuuren of Grant Thornton. WHAT THIS DATA MEANS FOR YOUR ...

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Tourism Insurance – Part 7

Bandaged couple on a bench

Summary: Part 1 in this series covered an introduction to insurance, an outline on the EC Directive, the basics of risk management, and financial guarantees. Parts 2 and 3 looked at liability insurance, Part 4 continued the subject of liability ...

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SATSA Market Intelligence Report – Jan 2016

Foreign tourism continues to decline (see Statistics South Africa data) while domestic tourism remains positive (see passengers arriving on domestic flights). It is hoped that the changes to the visa regulations will be implemented soon in order for foreign tourism ...

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Tourism Insurance Part 1

Bandaged couple on a bench

We all know that insurance is an essential component of risk management that requires an annual review to adjust to changes in the commercial circumstances and legal environment in which we operate. What we may need reminding of are the ...

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Tourism Market Intelligence Report – August 2015

This market intelligence report information below was extracted from South African source data available as at 01 AUGUST 2015. By Martin Jansen van Vuuren of Grant Thornton. The data from Statistics South Africa shows the continued decline in foreign tourist ...

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SATSA 2015 Conference Registration Opens

The Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (SATSA) is looking forward to welcoming you to South Africa’s Eastern Cape province in August for our annual conference. The conference kicks off at Fancourt from 14h00 on Thursday 13th and finishes at 12h15 ...

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The importance of Credibility in Tourism

Travellers want to deal with tourism service providers that they can trust to provide not only value and an experience of a lifetime, but also reassurance that their hard-earned holiday savings will be protected. But how does one provide such ...

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SATSA Aids Gauteng Tour Operator Permitting Issues

Following a meeting with MEC Ismail Vadi and his executive team, the Southern African Tourism Services association (SATSA) is pleased to announce that the Department of Transport in Gauteng has made an allowance to continue with the current permit system, ...

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Tour Operators Course for Cape Town

Following demand from the travel trade, an Introductory Training for Tour Operators course is being planned for Cape Town by the Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (SATSA). The course will be convened in Cape Town from the 25th to 29th ...

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Arrivals & Hotel STR Statistics

The current SATSA Market Intelligence Report can be viewed in the MAY 2014 magazine edition (Click on the cover image at right of the Tattler Home page – see page 10. Or download the PDF  HERE). Below are the statistics ...

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Tour Operator Training Ensures Sustainability

Johannesburg – 15 November 2013. Eight budding entrepreneurs completed their tour operator training today and were awarded their certificates by the Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (SATSA). “Education is the key to unlocking sustainability in southern Africa’s tourism services sector,” ...

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SATSA Market Intelligence Report

This month’s Market Intelligence Report from SATSA has been extracted from data available as at 27 September 2013, by Martin Jansen van Vuuren of Grant Thornton. To view the data, see page 21 of the Digital Magazine or Download a PDF ...

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