Rules about greetings and handshakes vary across cultures – do your research.



Information about tourist behaviour and statistics.


Welcoming tips from across South Africa

The Welcome South Africa team recently travelled around the country as part of a #MeetSouthAfrica bloggers’ trip, gathering some welcoming…


Events in the tourism industry

 Keep track of what's happening in the tourism industry locally and globally.

Vilakazi Street, in Soweto, is the only street in the world where two Nobel Peace Prize winners have lived.


Chinese tourists' opinions of South Africa after a visit

‘South Africa is like a paradise.’ Chinese tourists discuss how their opinions of South Africa have changed after their visit,…


Unusual facts about South Africa

We all know South Africa is a wild, weird and wonderful place, and we want our visitors to know this…

SA Specialist

The SA Specialist programme is a two-part online course, in which trade can learn more about South Africa as a tourism destination.