NEWSLETTER – 17 October 2018

A warm welcome to our new members

African Drive Travel and Tours – Experience the African flavour.

Café2go – Café2Go South Africa is proudly born, built, owned and franchised in South Beautiful Africa. Our franchisees are found at events, sport days, schools, corporate events, product launches, corporate and retail sites. We're mobile! Book us!

Nandis Guest Houses – Our premises, your home.

Nova Chocolate – Locally-made artisinally created sugar-free vegan friendly chocolate slabs, spreads, hot chocolate and other chocolate products.

SDI Training – Established in 2002, SDI Training is a private provider of high quality accredited short courses, skills programmes, and full qualifications.

Lilizela Tourism Award winners

Congratulations to the following TTA members who are winners in the Regional Gauteng Lilizela Tourism Awards.

TTA member events and special offers

Does the idea of sipping wine in a beautiful bushveld setting appeal to you? Visit Ritsako Wining in the Wild on 20 October 2018.
012 Central is the hottest and most happening venue in the CBD. Incorporating African Beer Emporium it's a great space to take visitors or spend some time with family and friends. Have a look at the latest events happening at 012 Central.
Enjoy a light luncheon on Garden Day, Sunday 21 October at Waterkloof Guest House. Visit their Facebook page for more information.
Sentinel Luxury Suite Hotel, Court Classique's sister hotel, will be converting some of their units into female student accommodation.
Brooklyn Theatre is hosting the third annual Grulac Film Festival entrance is free and the public need to book.
Whistletree Lodge re-opens as Whistletree Manor. The multi-award winning Whistletree Lodge, Pretoria, South Africa has recently re-opened under a new identity as Whistletree Manor.
Check out these forthcoming attractions at Roodevalley Faircity Hotel. Jazz in October and a new market to open in November 2018.
Kievitskroon, as part of the Faircity family is introducing the use of biodegradeable straws.
Ditsong Heritage Day at Tswaing Crater. Don' miss the Ditsong Tswaing Cultural celebration to be held on the 20 October 2018.

For more information on specials and events being organised by TTA members please visit the TTA Facebook Page.

Change of date for Dinokeng Speed Marketing

Gauteng Provincial Government has sent a notification that the date for the planned speed marketing initiative hosted by them in collaboration with SA Tourism has been changed to 30 November 2018.

Products and services are still encouraged to submit their information forms and contact Kgomotso Phoofolo, Deputy Director, Dinokeng Projects, Gauteng Government, Tel: (011) 085 2196, Cell: 082 928 5700, E-mail: Kgomotso.Phoofolo@gauteng.gov.za for more information or to RSVP.

TTA gets new team member

We are pleased to be able to inform you that the TTA has employed an In-service Trainee, Ntombikayise Magagula (Ntombi), in an administration position.

Ntombi is currently completing her Ecotourism Management studies with Tshwane University of Technology and this appointment, with the experience she will gain in the TTA office, will contribute to her achieving that goal.

We are certain that Ntombi will be an asset to the association and we look forward to upcoming opportunities for you to meet her in person. In the interim Ntombi can be contacted on (012) 841 4212 or admin@tshwanetourism.com.

Recommended reading

In the Accommodation Management space: LittleHotelier Resource Hub
In the Attractions Management space: Attractions Africa
General Tourism news: Tourism Update

Upcoming industry conferences, exhibitions and events

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Meetings Africa, 25–27 February 2019
WTM Africa, 10–12 April 2019
Africa's Travel Indaba, 7–9 May 2019

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