Sisa Ntshona joins SA Tourism as new CEO
Sep29

Sisa Ntshona joins SA Tourism as new CEO

The Chairperson of the SA Tourism Board, Dr Tanya Abrahamse, today announced that Mr Sisa Ntshona has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of South African Tourism. “Sisa has displayed the right attributes for this position. He is an energetic leader for an everchanging world, with its challenges and opportunities for the growth and sustainability for South Africa’s tourism,” said Dr Abrahamse. “He has more than 15 years’...

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Enver Duminy, Mmatšatši Ramawela joins SA Tourism
Sep23

Enver Duminy, Mmatšatši Ramawela joins SA Tourism

Cape Town Tourism CEO Enver Duminy’s expertise at promoting tourism has earned him a place as a board member at SA Tourism by special invitation from Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom.  Enver Duminy has been CEO at Cape Town Tourism since 2013; his current focus is to work alongside his team and the stakeholders of Cape Town Tourism (including more than a thousand signed-up members), to find ways to address seasonality in Cape Town by...

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South Africa attracts 4.9m tourists in first 1/2 of 2016
Sep22

South Africa attracts 4.9m tourists in first 1/2 of 2016

South Africa continues to enjoy a strong growth trajectory in tourist arrivals with a 15.4% increase overall for the first six months of 2016, compared to the same period in 2015. The 15.4% translates to more than 4.9 million tourists from across the globe. Asia leads the growth with an increase of over 40% with close to 162 000 tourists coming from this region during this period. Europe still dominates as the key source market with...

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Mpumalanga launches Tourism Month #tourismforall
Sep05

Mpumalanga launches Tourism Month #tourismforall

Last week (Thursday, 01 September 2016) the province of Mpumalanga officially launched Tourism Month in Nelspruit, with Lowveld National Botanical Garden as the host venue. Tourism Month aims to shine the spotlight on attractions that don’t normally command big tourists numbers so that more people would be encouraged to consider them on their next holiday plans… Address highlights by Mpumalanga’s Finance, Economic Development and...

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Gauteng Tourism eyes’ senior citizen market
Aug30

Gauteng Tourism eyes’ senior citizen market

As part of the celebrations of the Women’s Month, the Gauteng Tourism Authority (GTA) will take a group of elderly women on a two-day tour of key tourism products and experiences in the province. “They remain the most vulnerable to abuse, ill-treatment and all sort of things while they did their best to produce and build the current generation,” said GTA CEO Siphiwe Ngwenya. “It is for that reason that GTA has decided to focus on this...

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Tourism for All – Cape Town’s Challenge
Aug26

Tourism for All – Cape Town’s Challenge

Universal Access is being celebrated during Tourism Month in September 2016. Cape Town Tourism is advocating for a ‘Tourism for All’ approach where everyone, regardless of their abilities, can enjoy the tourism industry in Cape Town. In addition, inclusivity irrespective of financial capacity is to be encouraged, so that even disadvantaged individuals can enjoy tourism attractions and experiences in their own city. Transformation goes...

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