Tourism: Russian Tourists know nothing about West Africa

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Russian Tourists know nothing about West Africa West Africa tourism destinations remain largely untapped for the huge number of potential Russian tourists whose incomes have steadily grown over the past years and shown interest in touring different parts of the world. In terms of tourist flow from new regions including Russia, the West Africa Region remains unknown, primarily due to […]

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Tourism: INDABA 2017 Media Registration Opens

INDABA 2017 Media Registration Opens South African Tourism has opened Media registration for Africa’s Travel INDABA 2017. It said members of the media can now apply online for accreditation to Africa’s Travel INDABA 2017, taking place from Tuesday 16th to Thursday 18 May 2017 at the ICC in Durban, South Africa. It said: “South African Tourism promises more involvement, collaboration […]

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Tourism: Nigerian Tourists to South Africa grew at double digit figures last Year – SAT boss

Tourism: Nigerian Tourists to South Africa grew at double digit figures last Year – SAT boss The head of South African Tourism (SAT), the department charged with marketing and promoting South Africa  as a destination, Mr.  Sisa Ntshona said the country has relaxed the stringent conditions given to Nigerian families wishing to the enter the country. He said the law […]

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TOURISM: NANTA, NATOP, TOUGHA Sign MOU With SA Tourism At Akwaaba

It was memorable occasion at the Akwaaba African Travel Market in Lagos on Monday, October 31 as the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies, NANTA, the Nigeria Association of Tour Operators, NATOP and the Tour Operators Association of Ghana, TOUGHA signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the South African Tourism. The MoU which was signed at the South African stand […]

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Tourism: South Africa Storms Magical Kenya with Indaba and Meetings Africa

Tourist arrivals from Kenya to South Africa registered a 6.7 per cent growth in the first seven month of this year. According to regional director for Africa at South African Tourism, Evelyn Mahlaba, the number of Kenyan tourists, who visited South Africa from January to July this year rose 6.7 per cent to 15,719 compared to the same period last […]

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Africa: Former SAA manager Mr Ntshona appointed CEO of South Africa Tourism

Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom has welcomed the appointment of Mr Sisa Ntshona as the Chief Executive Officer of South African Tourism. The appointment has been approved by the Cabinet and was announced today by the Chairperson of the SA Tourism Board, Dr Tanya Abrahamse. Mr Ntshona has previously worked as Executive Manager for Africa and the Middle East at […]

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EVELYN MAHLABA: Nigeria contributed the highest spends to our tourism

South African Tourism (SAT) last month was in Nigeria for a travel road show with the regional director, Africa, Evelyn Mahlaba leading the team from SAT’s Johannesburg office. She speaks with ANDREW IRO OKUNGBOWA on the tourism agenda of her country and the premium its places on the Nigerian market among other related issues. What are your core responsibilities as […]

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Tourism: NANTA, NATOP welcomes South African Tourism delegates with “Fela the legend tour of Lagos”

By Renn Offor South Africa Tourism delegates on a road show to Nigeria were taken on a historic tour into the life and times of the Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti. The tour was put together by the collaborative effort of NANTA and NATOP. The event in Lagos is the second phase of the South African Tourism roadshow for 2016 […]

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Africa: The South African Tourism Roadshow in West Africa begins in Kumasi, Accra, Lagos, Abuja

The 2016 Annual South African Tourism West Africa Roadshow kicked off in Kumasi today and will proceed to Accra, Lagos, Port Harcourt & Abuja. South African Tourism hosts travel and tourism trade workshops annually where West African Trade (Travel Agents) engages with SA product owners to promote South Africa as a preferred holiday destination. The aim of the workshop is […]

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Africa: Tourism Business Council of South Africa Appoints New Boss

The Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) has elected former South African Reserve Bank Governor, Tito Mboweni, as the Chairman of its Board of Directors. Mboweni will take over the reins from Mavuso Msimang who served two terms on the position. TBCSA is a member-based organisation, made up of trade associations as well as leading corporations in the travel […]

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