Johannesburg Tourism Company News

Positive outlook for Johannesburg tourism in 2013

Positive outlook for Johannesburg tourism in 2013

23rd Apr 2013 Hotel News

Results of the latest Tourism Business Council of South Africa FNB Tourism Business Index have confirmed a return to normal trading levels and an overall positive outlook for the travel and tourism sector in Johannesburg during 2013.

IHIF: Johannesburg Tourism arrives in Berlin

IHIF: Johannesburg Tourism arrives in Berlin

Joburg Tourism is at it again. In an effort to promote tourism investment opportunities in the city, MMC Ruby Mathang is leading a delegation to Berlin where the City of Gold will be participating in the 16th International Hotel Investment Forum. “As the city’s leadership, we recognise that tourism is a significant economic growth imperative and an important catalyst for building a vibrant city.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week set for Joburg

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week set for Joburg

From March 7th-9th, African Fashion International, in partnership with Mercedes-Benz, will host the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg at Mary Fitzgerald Square in Newtown Cultural Precinct. This will reinforce Johannesburg as a world-class African city that serves as the global market’s gateway into the continent.

Johannesburg to welcome three international conferences in 2013

Johannesburg to welcome three international conferences in 2013

Johannesburg’s reputation as a premier destination for international conferences and exhibitions will receive a major boost next year when the city hosts three global summits. Executive mayor Mpho Parks Tau explained Johannesburg was selected as the host city for these summits because of its excellent record of success in organising major international events.

Johannesburg on show in China

Johannesburg on show in China

As part of its strategy to promote Johannesburg as the most vibrant business and leisure destination in Africa, Johannesburg Tourism Company is participating in South African Tourism’s series of China Trade Workshops. The events take place from today until June 11th and will visit Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong.

INDABA 2012: Three Cities plan formalised

INDABA 2012: Three Cities plan formalised

The cities of Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg have formally joined forces to simultaneously address the substantive global shift toward urban tourism and the pressures being felt by their respective visitor industries.The three year Memorandum of Understanding between the cities – signed today at INDABA 2012 - will result in joint marketing and development programs,  aimed at establishing the urban dimension of South Africa’s visitor brand and generating demand specifically for each city.