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Joburg holds its own at Cape Town Jazz Festival

Joburg holds its own at Cape Town Jazz Festival

While serious music aficionados descend on Cape Town this weekend for one of the city’s most illustrious annual events, the team from Joburg Tourism will be there to promote Joburg’s diverse appeal, signature events, and collaborative marketing opportunities … April 5, 2013
Please visit the Joburg Tourism stand at the Rand Show this Easter

Please visit the Joburg Tourism stand at the Rand Show this Easter

If you’re planning on visiting the Rand Show this year, please do pop in at the Joburg Tourism stand (8A05) in Hall 8. The Joburg Tourism team will be on hand to share news about the city’s calendar of events, sites and attractions across a broad … March 28, 2013
Iconic global tourism brand now operating in Johannesburg

Iconic global tourism brand now operating in Johannesburg

City Sightseeing, the brand that operates the iconic open-top red, double-decker buses on 6 continents and in over 100 cities in the world, was officially welcomed to Johannesburg at a launch event which took place at Gold Reef City on February 7, 2013. The … February 7, 2013
Seychelles top government representation at AFCON 2013 opening

Seychelles top government representation at AFCON 2013 opening

Seychelles Designated Minister, Mr. Vincent Meriton represented President James Michel at the launching of the 29th Edition of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) football tournament over the weekend in Johannesburg. During his stay in Johannesburg … January 23, 2013
Joburg to host three global summits in 2013

Joburg to host three global summits in 2013

Johannesburg’s reputation as a premier destination for international conferences and exhibitions will receive a major boost next year when the City hosts three global summits. The Executive Mayor, Clr Mpho Parks Tau, says Johannesburg was selected as … July 18, 2012
Air Seychelles to move to four weekly flights to South Africa from December 1

Air Seychelles to move to four weekly flights to South Africa from December 1

Air Seychelles has announced that it would double its Johannesburg services to 4 return flights a week from December 1. Cramer Ball, Air Seychelles’ Chief Executive Officer, said: “In March, we announced that we would double our services to Johannesburg … July 6, 2012
Taking Joburg to China

Taking Joburg to China

As part of its strategy to promote Johannesburg as Africa’s most vibrant business and leisure destination, Johannesburg Tourism Company (JTC) is participating in South African Tourism’s series of China Trade Workshops, taking place from June 6-11. … June 5, 2012
Joburg welcomes prestigious high-level conference

Joburg welcomes prestigious high-level conference

From May 23 to 25, Johannesburg will be playing host to the African Presidential Roundtable 2012, at the University of Witwatersrand. “As a city destination, we’re delighted to be partnering with Boston University’s African Presidential Center, … May 24, 2012
Impressive line-up of event bids awarded to Joburg

Impressive line-up of event bids awarded to Joburg

Joburg is open for business, with the capacity to host events across a spectrum of size, scope, and price. The Johannesburg Convention & Events Bureau (CEB) - a division of the Johannesburg Tourism Company - remains focused on aggressively promoting the … May 23, 2012
Update from Joburg – Africa’s most exciting city

Update from Joburg – Africa’s most exciting city

Joburg prides itself on being one of Africa’s most exciting and rapidly-developing cities. Not only is it the economic hub of the continent, the city also offers a plethora of cultural, leisure, sporting, fashion, and lifestyle activities that is fast … May 23, 2012
Joburg Tourism Company (JTC) presents winter campaign and names Lindiwe Sangweni-Siddo winner of Joburg Tourism Entrepreneur Award

Joburg Tourism Company (JTC) presents winter campaign and names Lindiwe Sangweni-Siddo winner of Joburg Tourism Entrepreneur Award

As part of their Indaba activities, Johannesburg Tourism Company will be hosting an informative breakfast briefing for media and industry stakeholders at the Hilton Hotel in Durban on May 14, 2011. From business to pleasure, having a great time is … May 14, 2012
South African urban tourism alliance made official at INDABA 2012

South African urban tourism alliance made official at INDABA 2012

Sunday, May 13, 2012, heralded the official signing of the Three Cities Alliance agreement between Cape Town Tourism, Durban Tourism, and Johannesburg Tourism. The Three Cities Alliance sees Cape Town Tourism, Durban Tourism, and Johannesburg Tourism … May 14, 2012
Promoting Johannesburg at INDABA 2012

Promoting Johannesburg at INDABA 2012

During the annual INDABA tourism marketing event in Durban, the Johannesburg Tourism Company (JTC) looks forward to networking with international leisure travel industry and business associates, media, and stakeholders at their exhibition stand, as well … May 8, 2012
Like South Africa and help them win the World Chefs’ bid!

Like South Africa and help them win the World Chefs’ bid!

South Africa (SA) is one of three countries chosen to bid for the honor of hosting the World Association of Chefs’ Societies (WACS) Congress in 2016. SA is competing against Greece and Turkey and promoting Johannesburg as the city of choice for this … April 21, 2012
CEO of Johannesburg Tourism resigns to take on new Deputy City Manager role

CEO of Johannesburg Tourism resigns to take on new Deputy City Manager role

Lindiwe Kwele has resigned as CEO of Johannesburg Tourism Company after three years at the helm of the city’s destination marketing organization. Kwele will be taking up a position as one of three Deputy City Managers in the City of Tshwane at the beginning … December 20, 2011
Gold in the green age: World Orchid Conference 2014 for Joburg

Gold in the green age: World Orchid Conference 2014 for Joburg

From Singapore, where the 20th World Orchid Conference (WOC) is underway, comes the exciting news that the 21st WOC will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg in 2014. Lindiwe Kwele, CEO of Johannesburg Tourism is thrilled that the … November 16, 2011
Johannesburg invites the world to experience the true spirit of Ubuntu

Johannesburg invites the world to experience the true spirit of Ubuntu

We are all familiar with the word, uBuntu - the African expression of “oneness,” meaning a sense of generosity, a spirit of unity, and the essence of humanity. This November, there is a unique opportunity for both Africans and the rest of the world … October 26, 2011
Seychelles Oceana Fisheries Company states case for foreign investment at Johannesburg Seychelles Investment Forum

Seychelles Oceana Fisheries Company states case for foreign investment at Johannesburg Seychelles Investment Forum

Mr. Radley Weber of Oceana Fisheries, a privately-owned Seychelles fishing company, was one of the several private-sector businesses represented at the Seychelles Investment Forum held on July 21 and 22 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Making a strong … July 25, 2011
Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban initiate joint tourism marketing agreement

Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban initiate joint tourism marketing agreement

NEW YORK, New York - Cape Town Tourism, Johannesburg Tourism, and Durban Tourism have announced a joint city marketing agreement between the three cities. Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Durban are South Africa's economic and tourism hubs, and the joint … July 21, 2011
Seychelles Tourism Board delegation attends Seychelles Investment Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa

Seychelles Tourism Board delegation attends Seychelles Investment Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa

A three-man delegation from the Seychelles Tourism Board: CEO Alain St.Ange, Regional Tourism Director for Africa and the Americas David Germain; and Tourism Consultant and Copywriter Glynn Burridge, is attending the Seychelles Investment Forum being … July 20, 2011
Africa Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund for SMEs to be launched soon in Johannesburg, South Africa

Africa Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund for SMEs to be launched soon in Johannesburg, South Africa

In anticipation of the first Africa Fisheries and Aquaculture Conference to be held in Seychelles, a preparatory meeting of the “ Partnership for Africa Fisheries” (PAF) was held in Johannesburg on June 27 and 28, 2011. The fisheries and aquaculture … July 7, 2011
Johannesburg joins global destination alliance

Johannesburg joins global destination alliance

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) is a force for socially responsible and green travel, and provides joint marketing and branding opportunities in primary and secondary markets, which are ideal for small- to medium-sized destinations … June 16, 2011
Entrenching Joburg's position as Africa's premier business destination

Entrenching Joburg's position as Africa's premier business destination

JOHANNESBURG TOURISM’S CONFERENCE & EVENTS BUREAU ATTRACTS BUSINESS TOURISM EVENTS WORTH IN EXCESS OF R200 MILLION Having recently returned from a delegate-boosting trip to St. Petersburg (Russia) for the CIC Conservation and Hunting Congress - scheduled … May 23, 2011
Executive Mayor of Johannesburg enjoys hosting city tour demonstrating Joburg is on a roll

Executive Mayor of Johannesburg enjoys hosting city tour demonstrating Joburg is on a roll

Initiated by Cllr. Amos Masondo, Executive Mayor of Johannesburg, members of the Mayoral Committee and city officials thought leaders and the media would enjoy an extraordinary tour of Johannesburg today - showcasing the strides and investments made by … May 15, 2011
Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban initiate joint tourism marketing agreement

Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban initiate joint tourism marketing agreement

Cape Town Tourism, Johannesburg Tourism, and Durban Tourism met at INDABA this weekend to initiate a joint city marketing agreement between the three cities. Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Durban are South Africa’s economic and tourism hubs, and the joint … May 9, 2011
Air Botswana announces change to Johannesburg/Maun service

Air Botswana announces change to Johannesburg/Maun service

GABORONE, Botswana - As of October 1, 2010, Air Botswana’s direct service between Johannesburg, South Africa, and Maun, Botswana, will cease. From October 1 on, the route will include a 20-minute tech stop in Gaborone. The change is the result of Botswana/Republic … October 5, 2010
Afriqiyah Flight 771 crash release

Afriqiyah Flight 771 crash release

We are very sorry to announce the tragic loss of Afriqiyah airways flight 8U 771 from Johannesburg in an accident during landing at Tripoli international airport at 04:00 UTC. (06:00 am Tripoli time) today Wednesday, May 12. We extend our deepest sympathy … May 12, 2010



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