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Travel Agents

“We’re seeing a reverse of the direct booking trend”: SA Tourism acting CEO talks agents role in Africa’s return

by Nancy Hromin

South African Tourism’s Themba Khumalo shares how the African continent can excite the international market and how travel agents will play a key role.

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Events

“We can breathe again, We can live again”: South Africa Tourism Minister opens Africa’s Travel Indaba

by Nancy Hromin

Ready the confetti guns: after nearly three years of hibernation, Africa has kicked off its flagship trade tourism show in Durban.

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Destinations

‘The South Africa Show’ goes off with a bang as travel restrictions relax

While ‘The South Africa Show’ sounds like a strange sitcom, we’re upset to report that it’s not, although it did feature some Aussie comedy talent.

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Destinations

Enter now to win a trip to South Africa with the ‘Beat Your Bucket’ List campaign!

South African Tourism is encouraging Aussie travellers to beat their bucket lists before they beat them, which sounds equal parts threatening and thrilling.

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News

Tourism

OMICRON: WHO urges those over 60 to cancel travel plans as SA tightens restrictions

The UN health authority warned countries that blanket bans don’t work, while an Aussie epidemiologist says the government’s current restrictions won’t make much difference.

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Tourism

Australia’s international border opening paused amid Omicron variant concerns

Border pause looks to be temporary as Hunt claims the Omicron variant is ‘manageable’.

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Events

Africa’s Travel Indaba and Meetings Africa to make massive 2022 comeback

Dust off your suitcases, because South African Tourism has announced the long-awaited return of its signature global trade shows!

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Aviation

Qantas and Virgin put Bali flights back on the menu

Both airlines have pencilled in dates for flights between Bali and Australia alongside a few more overseas destinations.

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South African Tourism teams up with comedian Urzila Carlson for new agent training platform

Agents can reconnect with South Africa and have a few laughs with Carlson using this funky new platform, and be in with a chance to win a bottle of wine!

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South African Tourism partners with Google to launch virtual travel experiences

Got a client or few who are craving a trip to South Africa? Provide them with some virtual relief, thanks to this new partnership.

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Australia extends halt on Kiwi travellers for another three days

Australian health authorities have decided New Zealanders aren’t quite ready to travel quarantine-free, as two more cases surface across the ditch.

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Ardern threatens to delay two-way trans-Tasman ‘bubble’ after Australia halts Kiwi travellers

by Ali Coulton

The prospect of sending your clients to New Zealand in the first quarter of this year has once again been thrown into jeopardy.

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