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Tourism Trends 2020

#MeetingsAfrica discusses why diversity gives Africa its competitive advantage
Business events industry leaders at this year's Meetings Africa explored reasons why Africa's diversity gives it a competitive advantage and called for more partnership across nations within the continent to ensure success in the tourism sector. Delegates also discussed the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement that could help fast-track Africa's growth in the tourism industry. The agreement looks to allow free movement of travellers across 54 African countries and attract long-term investment....
28 Feb 2020 11:40
#MeetingsAfrica connects people, ideas to advance African toursim
The 2020 edition of Meetings Africa kicked off with BONDay (Business Opportunities Networking Day) where buyers and exhibitors discussed building relationships and shared ideas on how they can impact tourism across the continent. The theme for this year was "Shared economies", focusing on collaborative African growth, with speakers delving into the continent's value proposition within the global economy.
26 Feb 2020 15:24
2019 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards
The country's best restaurants were honoured at the 2019 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards, which was held at GrandWest in Cape Town on the 17 November 2019. The Western Cape's restaurants cleaned up - taking most of the top honours including the number one spot, which went to La Colombe.
18 Nov 2019 09:42
2020 JHP Gourmet Guide Awards
The JHP Gourmet Guide recently announced the 2020 plated restaurants and awarded chefs at an event held at the new KitchenAid Africa venue in Cape Town.
23 Oct 2019 09:37
American Express Dining Awards 2020 - Cape Town
The second of two awards ceremonies to announce the winners of the American Express Dining Awards 2020 was held in Cape Town, on Monday night 21 October 2019.
22 Oct 2019 13:01
American Express Dining Awards 2020 - Gauteng
The Gauteng and surrounding regions winners of the 2020 American Express Dining Awards were recently announced at Olives and Plates at Embassy Towers in Sandhurst, Johannesburg.
15 Oct 2019 14:14
The Drakensberg Experience
Tourism SA recently hosted a contingent of SA travel media in the Drakensberg, giving them a taste of the variety of experiences on offer. Read more about our experience of the Drakensberg here. All images courtesy of Tourism KZN.
7 Sep 2019 07:10
Kubayi-Ngubane launches Tourism Month in the Drakensberg
Speaking at the Tourism Month launch at the Drakensberg Sun Resort in KwaZulu-Natal on 23 August, Minister of Tourism Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane emphasised that tourism has the potential to boost South Africa's economic growth and improve job creation, which requires an inclusive tourism sector. She highlighted the importance of Tourism Month as a means to both South Africans and visitors from outside the country's borders to travel and experience our country's diverse offerings. Read more about the launch...
3 Sep 2019 12:03
Premier Hotel The Winkler celebrates 50th-anniversary with black tie dinner
To celebrate the 50 years since it first opened, the Premier Hotel The Winkler in White River hosted a black tie formal dinner. Guests included original owner Erwin Winkler, along with subsequent owners, former general managers, local dignitaries and staff members who have been with the hotel for over 40 years.
27 Jun 2019 09:46
Montecasino management team helps name SA Guide Dogs' newest additions
As part of its partnership with the SA Guide Dogs Association, Montecasino's executive management team suggested names for the association's newest additions. Following the final decision made by the SA Guide Dogs Naming Committee, the labrador puppies were named Bella and Mario.
24 Jun 2019 09:59
Cape Town Tourism plans on making the city more halal for Muslim tourists
Muslim tourism is already one of the fastest growing sectors with visitor spending predicted to reach $220bn within the next three years. Cape Town Tourism is making an extra effort to make Muslim travellers feel at home in the city. Read more here..
19 Jun 2019 11:47
Airbus's 50th-anniversary celebrations take flight in France
To kick off its 50th-anniversary celebrations, six of Airbus’s aircraft – A319neo, A220, A330neo, A350-1000, A380 and BelugaXL – participated in an aerial demonstration alongside Patrouille de France in Toulouse, France.
30 May 2019 08:43
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