The inaugural South African Travel and Tourism Summit was held in Johannesburg this past week. Here is the first of a series of blog posts exploring the value of the traveller and new trends in destination marketing.
We are in the age of the urban tourist. For Cape Town there is no better time to invest in its urban tourism marketing proposition than 2014.
Top local and international tourism leaders are billed to speak at the inaugural South African Travel and Tourism Industry Summit.
The debate on what makes Nelson Mandela Bay sellable as a tourism destination will gain traction this week when former head of Cape Town Tourism meets with industry leaders for an interactive session aimed at unlocking new possibilities in destination marketing.
Waterkloof, the beautifully appointed wine estate ‘in the sky’ on the outskirts of Somerset West, will tantalise all the senses, when it kicks off the 2013 Helderberg Wine Festival in elevated style with a Six Senses Evening of sublime tastes unique to the area on Thursday, 14 November.
On 30 October, Gauteng socialites will be able to indulge in the very best the Stellenbosch Winelands has to offer when Sanlam Private Investments (SPI) hosts the fourth Stellenbosch at Summer Place event – an unsurpassed pairing of wines, food, art, music and fashion from the country’s premier wine destination.
With more than half of the world’s population living in cities and the number expected to reach almost five billion by 2030, the scope for city tourism is growing rapidly. Here are my top insights gained from the UNWTO Global City Tourism Summit.
This year’s theme for World Tourism Day highlights tourism’s role in water access and shines a spotlight on the actions currently being taken by the sector in order to contribute to a more sustainable future for tourism and the environment, as well as the challenges ahead.