Address your guests courteously with Mr, Mrs or their title, until you are invited to call them by their first name.



Information about tourist behaviour and statistics.


Chinese New Year: What you need to know

Chinese New Year, or as it is known in China – Spring Festival, is a celebration steeped in ceremony and…


Events in the tourism industry

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

At the Addo Elephant National Park in the Eastern Cape you can see the Big Seven – elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard, great white sharks and southern right whales.


Why Nigerian tourists visit South Africa

A brief look at what brings Nigerian tourists to South Africa, what their needs are and what they love about…


Impress Chinese guests with basic Mandarin

Mandarin has more native speakers than any other language in the world, with nearly a billion people speaking it.

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.