South African Tourism News

Derek Hanekom, minister of tourism, South Africa

Derek Hanekom, minister of tourism, South Africa

9 November 2018 Videos

South Africa minister of tourism Derek Hanekom tells Breaking Travel News how new visa regulations will benefit the tourism sector in the destination during World Travel Market in London. Also up for discussion are the messaging around the apparent water shortage in Cape Town and the value of attending the leading European trade show.

Tolene van der Merwe, hub head, UK & Ireland, South African Tourism

Tolene van der Merwe, hub head, UK & Ireland, South African Tourism

9 November 2018 Videos

As the country seeks to allay fears over water shortages and visa restrictions, Breaking Travel News here speaks to Tolene van der Merwe, hub head in the UK & Ireland for South African Tourism, about a return to form for the destination in 2019. Also on the agenda are opportunities created by the falling value of the rand and a fresh tourism push under the new political administration.

Breaking Travel News: Indaba 2017, South Africa

Breaking Travel News: Indaba 2017, South Africa

22 May 2017 Focus

Indaba is one of the largest tourism marketing events on the African calendar and one of the top three must visit events of its kind on the global calendar. It showcases the widest variety of Southern Africa’s best tourism products and attracts international buyers and media from across the world. Here Eleanor Hawkins visits for Breaking Travel News.