Tag: South Africa

South Africa voted Best International Family Destination at 2019 Travel+Leisure India Awards

Renowned for its wildlife-driven holidays and adventure capabilities, South Africa received yet another vote of confidence as the Best Family Destination (International) from Indian readers of Travel + Leisure. Commenting on the win, Neliswa Nkani, Hub Head for Middle East, India and Southeast Asia, South African Tourism said, “Family dynamics in India are similar to […]

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South Africa voted as the Best International Destination for Wildlife in 2019 yet again by Lonely Planet India Readers

South Africa, a nation synonymous with magnificent wildlife offerings, bagged yet another accolade for being the ‘Best International Destination for Wildlife’ at the Lonely Planet Magazine India Travel Awards 2019 held recently. “By winning the prestigious ‘Best International Destination for Wildlife’ award for the 8th consecutive year, South Africa has truly staked its claim as […]

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MMPRC commences a series of marketing activities in South Africa

Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has commenced a series of marketing activities in South Africa. The marketing activities include a roadshow under the theme of ‘Journey to the Sunny Side’ in multiple cities targeting a wider audience to maximise the Maldives brand exposure, coinciding with the World Travel Market Africa 2019 held in […]

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Mauritius organised roadshows across five Indian cities to attract Indian tourists to its exotic locations

Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) conducted roadshows in Chandigarh, Pune, Nagpur, Hyderabad and Kolkata as part of its efforts to create destination awareness. A total of 20 Mauritian partners like DMCs, hotels, airlines and attractions were part of the roadshow. When asked about connectivity issues from India to Mauritius, Arvind Bundhun, Director, MTPA while talking […]

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South Africa Tourism flags-off 2019 with 16th Annual Roadshow in India

The 16th edition of South Africa Tourism Annual Roadshow came to a close this February after a successful run. Hosted in four major Indian cities of Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata, the roadshow was attended by over 1,300 Indian travel agents as they interacted with a plethora of key hospitality service providers, DMCs, airlines, tourism […]

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The World comes together to celebrate 100 years of Mandela

South Africa attracts an A-lister line up for Mandela Centenary celebrations July 18 (also known globally as Mandela Day) 2018 marks the passage of a century since the birth of the great South African revolutionary, Nelson Mandela. The Nelson Mandela Foundation is marking this year by investing their efforts in building a values-based society by […]

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South Africa bids to increase intra-Africa travel

Derek Hanekom, Tourism Minister of South Africa revealed an ongoing process to revise the country’s visa regime in order to increase the intra-Africa travel. Hanekom, speaking on the sidelines of the Africa Travel Indaba Conference held in Durban, said the government has already divided countries into two categories: those that need the visa and the […]

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Touchroad Holdings to construct USD 7 billion tourism city in Zimbabwe

Touchroad Holdings Group, a Chinese multinational company, is planning to develop a USD 7 billion tourism city in Zimbabwe. Dr Karikoga Kaseke, Chief Executive, Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) said that there had been massive interest from Chinese businesses in the local tourism sector and the Touchroad Chairman was expected in the country to explore investment […]

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Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism partners with UnionPay International

Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism and UnionPay International signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under which the two will jointly promote the acceptance of UnionPay cards, optimise the card-using environment and provide more convenient services to UnionPay cardholders visiting Nelson Mandela Bay. UnionPay International (UPI) is a subsidiary of China UnionPay focused on the growth and […]

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India emerges as 8th largest source market to South Africa

Plans to ease processing the visa to attract tourists from BRICS nation Shruti Dugar | Kolkata India has emerged as the eighth largest source market for South Africa. For the period of January 2017 to September 2017, MICE contributed 32.8% of total Indian arrivals into the land, leisure holidays made up 26.8% while business travellers […]

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