The Pan-African business tourism Lekgotla, which will be hosted by the Sandton Convention Centre, from February 27, is expected to attract in the region of 600 buyers from around the globe.
Gigaba said that the admittance of 5.5 million visitors over the festive season showed that the country remained a safe and trusted destination.
Minister for Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, said in a statement that an official report on the summer season would be released later in January.
The university had more than 1 000 students participating in its exchange programme in 2016, spending US$6 000 in tuition alone.
If there’s a must-see wine destination in the Cape Winelands then, according to the Great Wine Capitals Tourism Awards, it’s Vergelegen.
The African elephant poaching crisis not only has a dire effect on the species, but is bad for tourism too, a new study says.
Speaking in Osaka this week, Xasa said it would be prudent for South Africa and Japan to build on the Strategic Cooperation Partnership, which first developed when the countries established ties back in 1992.
A KwaZulu-Natal MEC said on Thursday that there is an investigation underway, into the Sodwana Bay guest house that made headlines on Thursday, for refusing to accommodate black patrons.
“While the tourism sector contributes a significant portion to South Africa’s GDP, its impact will be even more significant as the country faces the possibility of a recession, and the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) having cut its growth forecast to 0.9% from 1.5% for this year,” says Charnel Kara, Tourism Specialist for FNB Business.
“ISIS has transformed the global landscape in numerous ways. I don’t know when we will truly be able to understand the aftereffects of their two years of terror thus far.”