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Local Government Tourism Conference to Inspire New Ways of Moving Tourism Forward

Local Government Tourism Conference to Inspire New Ways of Moving Tourism Forward

The Department of Tourism in partnership with the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), South African Local Government Association (SALGA) and the City of Ekurhuleni will host the 2017 Local Government Tourism Conference at Emperors Palace – Kempton Park.   Themed, “Tourism Planning is Everybody’s Business,” the conference will provide a platform for public […]

Gauteng Tourism showcases niche tourism offerings at the International Travel Berlin Show 2017

Gauteng Tourism showcases niche tourism offerings at the International Travel Berlin Show 2017

Gauteng Tourism, the official destination marketing agency for the Gauteng City Region, is in Berlin as part of the South African Tourism delegation attending the world’s largest travel trade and leisure show, International Travel Berlin (ITB), from 8-12 March 2017. ITB, as the show is popularly known, hosts on an annual basis more than 2000 […]

Tsogo Sun’s special spots for sundowners

Tsogo Sun’s special spots for sundowners

“Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words,” said Roman playwright Plautus more than 2 000 years ago. Jo’burgers love to do just that – celebrate any and every occasion with something bubbly, a glass of wine or a delicious cocktail and scintillating company, somewhere special. The combination of the perfect drinks offering and […]

DEREK HANEKOM, Africa is on the rise

DEREK HANEKOM, Africa is on the rise

“Meetings Africa is South Africa’s premier business tourism event. It mirrors the success and achievement of the tourism industry in 2016. All thanks are due to everyone all along the value chain and to the organisers of this event – the capable and energetic people we have at South African Tourism: well done on putting […]

Meetings Africa kicked 0ff with meet-up Sessions

Meetings Africa kicked 0ff with meet-up Sessions

Speakers’ corner in this edition of the Meetings Africa Newsletter was  solely dedicated to corporate buyers’ Meet-up Sessions. These speed dating sessions are on both day of the Trade show. On Tuesday 28 February buyers  got to sample products and services offerings from our exhibitors. However on Wednesday 1st March it’s a date with an […]

Tasting Tsogo Sun’s top auction wines

Tasting Tsogo Sun’s top auction wines

With the buying done, it’s time to taste. Tsogo Sun shared some of the auction wines it purchased in a close on R3.7 million shopping spree at the Nederburg and Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild wine auctions last year at an intimate wine tasting at the Sandton Sun’s chefs table. Tsogo Sun took top honours the third […]

Local crafters to exhibit for the first time at the Sustainability Village – a first for Meetings Africa!

Local crafters to exhibit for the first time at the Sustainability Village – a first for Meetings Africa!

In line with Meetings Africa 2017’s theme of sustainability which looks at how the business events industry can protect the planet, empower people and increase the profit of all involved in the value chain of delivering exceptional products and services; the show will have its own vendor village where buyers, visitors and exhibitors alike can […]

Gauteng Tourism targets lucrative North American travel market

Gauteng Tourism targets lucrative North American travel market

Gauteng Tourism has taken its promotion drive to the United States of America through its participation in the New York (NY) Times Travel Show that ends on Sunday, January 29. Gauteng Tourism Head of Promotions and Marketing Barba Gaoganediwe believes the show presents an exceptional opportunity to sell Gauteng in particular and South Africa in […]

Tsogo Sun’s SunSquare Montecasino adds more Flair to the Square

Tsogo Sun’s SunSquare Montecasino adds more Flair to the Square

SunSquare Montecasino, the trendy, sought after hotel overlooking the award-winning Montecasino complex in Fourways, is the latest Tsogo Sun hotel to modernise its guest offering. At an approximate cost of R16 million, guests will enjoy even more comfort and convenience. Easily accessible from both O.R. Tambo and Lanseria airports, the SunSquare Montecasino hotel is conveniently […]