U.S. Consulate General visits Ugu

2016-02-18 06:00
PHOTO: supplied At the meeting (from left) Charmaine Redman (U.S. Embassy), Justin Mackrory (USCT), Tobi Nxumalo (U.S. Embassy), Joshua Buxton (U.S. Embassy) and Nikki Tilley (USCT).

PHOTO: supplied At the meeting (from left) Charmaine Redman (U.S. Embassy), Justin Mackrory (USCT), Tobi Nxumalo (U.S. Embassy), Joshua Buxton (U.S. Embassy) and Nikki Tilley (USCT).

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AT a recent meeting with the visiting U.S. Consulate General, Joshua Buxton, Ugu South Coast Tourism (USCT) committed to assisting U.S. visitors to the South Coast.

The meeting was held to discuss the landscape with regards to U.S. visitors who come to the South Coast and Durban.

Tourism CEO Justin Mackrory and his team said many aspects were touched on in the meeting.

“Through developing key stakeholder relations such as this, we at Ugu South Coast Tourism are constantly striving to find ways in which to facilitate improved experiences for the visitor - tourists and business alike - on the greater South Coast,” said Nikki Tilley of USCT.

She said acquiring knowledge and networking will contribute to their objective.

“Tourism is going that one step further to assist any inquiries and create a platform of support for visitors.

“Some of the topics discussed in the meeting were business and leisure, including cultural emergences, growth of business and the South Coast’s diverse tourism and adventure activities,” said Tilley.

“The U.S. Consulate General was very impressed and promised that he will be coming to the South Coast again soon,” she said.

Mackrory said this is great news for South Coast tourism.

“We truly welcome this relationship with the general consulate.”

Mackrory said as Tourism South Coast they will assist American visitors­ who want to come to the South Coast. For more information, contact the South Coast Tourism offices on 309 682 7944 or email info@tourismsouthcoast. co.za

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