South Africa Tourism

Johannesburg, Durban and Lagos to host Africa’s Travel and Tourism Summit

Johannesburg, Durban and Lagos are the host cities for the inaugural Africa’s Travel and Tourism Summit, 19-21 September 2021. The Sandton Convention Centre, the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Convention Centre and the Marriot Lagos Ikeja are the venues that will co-host the event’s numerous panel discussions, workshops and TED talks. Centred on the theme of Re-awakening Africa, the Summit calls on all tou...

African travel and tourism sector set for debut hybrid summit in September

The Department of Tourism and South African Tourism have announced, 20 August, they will host the first ever Africa’s Travel and Tourism Summit (ATTS). It is set to take place in a hybrid format, 19-21 September 2021, coinciding with Tourism Month in South Africa.  ATTS aims to attract African community delegates, African tourism ministers, industry associations, Tourism Boards, DMOs as well...

SA Tourism CEO Ntshona steps down

The Board of South African Tourism (SA Tourism) has accepted a request by its CEO, Sisa Ntshona to step down from his position at the helm of the organisation at the end of May 2021. Ntshona’s five-year contract was due to come to an end on 30 September 2021 and the CEO had indicated to the Board previously that he would not be re-applying for the position. “Sisa recently approached the Board for ...