Tag Archives: South Africa

OTOAI embraces digitisation

Besides gaining knowledge about various tourism products of South Africa, agents agreed in unison that the need of the hour is to change and adopt digitalisation to remain relevant in business. Kanchan Nath from Cape Town Guldeep Singh Sahni, Founder Member, OTOAI & Managing Director, Weldon Tours & Travels The …

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Shop till you drop at Cape Town

Whether you are looking for something specific to shop or just window shopping, South Africa’s boutiques, malls and street shops have it all. Take a look at some of the popular malls in Cape Town… TT Bureau The quality, cost and variety of goods on offer along with the safe …

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Digitalisation takes centre stage

The Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI) is set to organise its fourth annual convention in Cape Town, South Africa from August 11-14, 2018 on the theme ‘Digitalisation – The Way Forward’. Amrita Ghosh & Simranjeet Singh Arora The Exceutive Committee of OTOAI led by its President Mahendra Vakharia …

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Agents explore African horizons

Held in Durban, South Africa, Indaba 2018 was a great opportunity for trade to forge partnerships, study existing and emerging products as well as network with like-minded individuals. Amrita Ghosh from Durban Mehernosh Colombowalla, Director, Beyond Borders Travel Management Company Business matchmaking at Africa’s Travel Indaba was structured around the …

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STHI eyes smaller cities

STHI Holidays India is going all guns to target Tier-II and III cities across India to grow its footprint in outbound travel and reach out to the right partners. TT Bureau The company plans to market and promote itself through various channels that include both physical and online platforms. “Our …

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Realstar places consumers first

Realstar Hospitality lays special emphasis on building top line revenues, maximising efficiencies and minimising operating expenses. Talking about the growth and investment in the Indian market, Eric Barber, Senior Director, National Sales said, “With a 50 per cent ownership with the South Asian franchisee, Realstar Hospitality focuses on developing hotel …

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Plettenberg’s exciting escapades

Plettenberg Bay in South Africa’s Western Cape may be a new region for Indian visitors, but it merits a few days stay, especially for those who love adventure, nature, wine, seafood and beautiful selfies! HAZEL JAIN While many Indian travellers already visit Plettenberg Bay, the region is still relatively new …

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George Tourism adapts to India market

The city in the Western Cape province of South Africa has recently opened up to the India market and is now promoting itself as a destination instead of just catering to travellers in transit. HAZEL JAIN Located halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, George is a popular holiday centre …

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Experience South Africa with a twist

To ensure that 100,000-plus Indian travellers who visit South Africa annually experience something new and different, the South Africa Tourism Board has been promoting places beyond the cities of Cape Town and Durban and activities that are novel and exciting. Here are 10 reasons why they will want to return …

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Adventure rules the roost in Knysna

At the heart of the Garden Route in South Africa, Knysna is the perfect base from which Indian travellers can explore the area with adventure as its biggest draw. The coastal town has been a destination for the Indian market for some time. HAZEL JAIN With close to 100,000 Indian …

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