Travelling to South Africa
The Department of Tourism, Brand South Africa and other partners in the South African tourism
industry attended the 36th World Travel Market in London. Minister Derek Hanekom spoke at the
event, detailing the highlights of the country's tourism and future plans for the industry.
South Africa has announced amendments to the recently implemented visa regulations for
travellers into and out of South Africa. The changes have been largely welcomed by the tourism
industry and South Africans travellers alike. The changes will be implemented from November
September 22 2015 is World Rhino Day, a day of celebration of one of the world's most intriguing
animals, but also one of the most endangered creatures walking the earth.
The Springbok Experience Rugby Museum at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town has received the Travellers' Choice Award by the travel website, Trip Advisor, and it's been named in the top 1% of world attractions. The establishment celebrates its second birthday on Heritage Day.
The National Heritage Monument in Pretoria encompasses South Africa's history. It features bronze life-size statues of people who have left their mark, from the precolonial era, through the colonial times to the liberation struggle. It should become a must-stop visit for tourists.
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