SA: North West tourism shoots for the stars

By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – The leisure industry in the North West is set to benefit from a pact aimed at increasing the number of...

New World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Agenda for Africa moves ahead in Berlin

Issues on the UNWTO Agenda for Africa include, among others, connectivity, the image and brand of Africa, poverty alleviation, climate change, education and skills...

New UN report encourages African countries to harness growing tourism sector

The UN official also noted the importance of keeping money in the continent – such as by sourcing food from local farmers, many of...

Why Johannesburg conference will help shape Africa’s tourist experience for years to come

Why Johannesburg conference will help shape Africa’s tourist experience for years to come In June this year, The Hospitality Leadership Forum brings together key personnel...

South Africa: Mandarin Trainees Head to China

Pretoria — The first group of frontline tourism staff to be trained in Mandarin have completed the initial phase of their training and are...

Tourism contributes greatly to economy

By– SAnews.gov.za Tourism Minister Tokozile Xasa on Tuesday said the South African tourism sector had contributed greatly toward moving the country out of a recession. “Tourism...

All systems go for Africa’s Travel Indaba 2018

KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Sihle Zikalala, says it is all systems go for Africa’s Travel Indaba 2018. Previously known as...

Could tourism be the new mining boom for SA?

By– SAnews.gov.za Throughout the economic downturn, which began in 2008, the tourism industry has continued to be an economic driving force for South Africa. With...

AfDB joins international community in supporting sustainable tourism development in Africa

This World Tourism Day, September 27, 2017, the African Development Bank has called for collaborative actions from all stakeholders for sustainable tourism development in...

R5m boost for a Mpumalanga tourism company

A R5 million boost to the Graskop Gorge Lift Company in Mpumalanga by the Tourism Transformation Fund will jumpstart more development in the popular...

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