Pieter de Bruin, Head of Tourism at FNB Commercial Banking: “Welcome Awards semi-finalists points to world class service, world class fun and world class hospitality for 2010 visitors”
Starwood Celebrates Football with Discounts of up to 40% off Hotel Rooms at Participating Sheraton, Le Méridien, The Luxury Collection and Four Points by Sheraton Hotels and Resorts Across 10 African Countries
SOUTH AFRICAN Tourism’s new Chief Executive Officer, Ms Thandiwe January-McLean is keenly aware that she takes up the reigns at the destination marketing organisation at a momentous time in the tourism industry’s history
Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk, Minister of Tourism, welcomed one of the largest tourism industry delegations to the country and expressed his confidence that the delegation would be impressed by South Africa’s depth of offering as a long term investment market.
The Seychelles Islands has been named as one of the top 10 Best Ethical Destinations of the developing world by Ethical traveller, a project of ‘Earth Island Institute’ based in San Francisco.
South African Tourism (SAT) claimed the lime light at the Netherlands’ premier travel trade show by delighting over 13000 visitors with several opening day events. Vakantiebeurs is open to the Netherlands’ public and travel trade from the 13th to 17th January 2010.
“It’s a beautiful, engaging and celebratory portrayal of our country” Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk
“We are a business tourism destination the world is sitting up and taking notice of” Nomasonto Ndlovu, Business Tourism Global Manager
Seychelles is forging ahead with its growth ambitions to capture a bigger market from Africa as it maximised all opportunities from the recent Indaba tourism trade fair in Durban, South Africa, to increase its visibility on that continent.
Pieter de Bruin (FNB): “We have seen the industry’s best, and it has delighted us”
“Estimated 23.5 percent increase in foreign direct spend is especially encouraging,” says Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Marthinus van Schalkwyk
Swiss national “Since I first came to South Africa, I feel South African in my soul”
The 2009 International Destination Expo hosted by the American Society of Travel Agents and South African Tourism was a resounding success, attracting more than 850 delegates, and exceeding last year’s event in both agents and suppliers.
For the first time, the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) will host their annual International Destination Expo (IDE) on the African continent. ASTA is the world’s largest association of travel professionals. Members include travel agents and the companies whose products they sell such as tours, cruises, hotels, car rentals, etc.
South African Tourism: “Confederations Cup, FIFA 2010 will offset depressed arrivals and help maintain industry even keel.”
Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, has appointed a new overall head of its South African operations: Lothar Kilchenmann (53), who served until recently as Head of Sales & Marketing at Swissport Zurich, will assume his new duties as CEO of Swissport South Africa on 1 May. He […]