SA tourism 'must not create cheap image'

2018-11-17 09:42

The SA tourism industry must not position itself as a cheap destination for international tourists, says SA Tourism CEO Sisa Ntshona.

How SA should handle its branding - SA Tourism CEO

2018-11-12 19:39

SA must make its brand stand out among competitors, says Sisa Ntshona, CEO of SA Tourism.

Derek Hanekom: Massively changed behaviour needed or growth in tourism will end

2018-11-11 17:29

Without massively changed behaviour the world stands to destroy itself and growth in tourism can come to an end, warns Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom.

Call for tourists to ‘please come back’ to Cape Town

2018-11-08 05:45

An official of the Western Cape government has called on attendees at a tourism conference in London to return to the Mother City after Day Zero was averted.

'Take care of tourists in remote areas of SA' - tourism expert

2018-11-07 08:30

If a tourist becomes seriously ill or has an accident in a remote area of SA and there was a lack of suitable medical support, it is the reputation of that business and region that will suffer, warns a local expert.

Weaker rand impacting smaller SA tour operators from marketing their brand

2018-11-06 12:17

The ailing rand has made it more challenging for smaller tour operators in South Africa to market internationally, local SMEs tell Fin24.


Hanekom on the Western Cape: Tourists, be water wise, but you can swim and bath

2018-11-15 05:45

One of the important messages SA has to bring to the international tourism industry this year is that the drought in the Western Cape is over, Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom tells Fin24.

Tourism industry looking for authentic, unique SA tourism experiences

2018-11-11 18:30

It seems that international tourists increasingly are looking for different experiences in SA than just the traditional sights and activities, according to participants at WTM London.

Be warm and welcoming to tourists, SA urged

2018-11-10 13:53

It's very important that South Africans are friendly to tourists, because the more time these tourists spend in SA, the more money they will spend says head of SA Tourism’s UK and Ireland hub.

'Impostor syndrome' holding back women in tourism

2018-11-07 19:43

Female entrepreneurs in Africa's tourism industry must beware of impostor syndrome, warns the chair of the Association of Women Travel Executives.

Big potential for SA in sport tourism – SME owners

2018-11-06 23:06

Tourists are increasingly travelling to have experiences and this is where the potential lies for South Africa to benefit from sport tourism, the CEO of a specialist tour company tells Fin24.

Hanekom: SA could migrate fully to e-visa system as early as next year

2018-11-06 10:45

If all goes according to plan, SA will be migrating fully to the use of an e-visa system for foreign travellers next year, says Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom.

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