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Joburg Tourism: AfroPunk will round off festive season

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018 16:15

With the curtain coming down on another busy year in Joburg, the globally renowned AfroPunk Festival is due to wrap up the festive season as the city’s preeminent festive event ... Read More

Johannesburg remains Africa’s most popular destination city

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018 16:20

Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index. The City of Gold attracted ... Read More

The most popular destination cities in Africa emerged

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2018 00:50

Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index. The City of Gold attracted ... Read More

Johannesburg most popular destination in Africa

editor editor- June 7, 2013 14:50

Johannesburg is set to be the most popular destination in Africa, with a projected 2.54 million international visitors expected to visit the city in 2013, according to the third annual ... Read More

Joburg in Durban at Hotel Investment Conference Africa and Indaba in May

editor editor- May 7, 2013 06:55

Joburg Tourism and the City’s Department of Economic Development are joining forces to promote the city from both a tourism investment and a leisure destination perspective at two marketing platform Read More

Joburg encourages locals to discover 365 species in their own backyard

editor editor- March 23, 2013 02:33

KayaFM will be broadcasting live from the iconic Joburg Zoo today, Friday, March 22, from 1500 to 1800 hours, as part of Joburg Tourism’s Discover Your Own Backyard campaign, aimed ... Read More

Joburg Tourism entices visitors to explore, experience and enjoy the City of Gold

editor editor- March 15, 2013 05:21

Johannesburg Tourism Company will be participating at this year’s Cape Getaway Show (March 15-17) showcasing Joburg’s appeal as the African continent’s most exciting urban tourism destination. Read More

Joburg encourages locals to become tourism ambassadors

editor editor- March 13, 2013 00:56

Teaming with close to 30 Joburg-based tourism industry stakeholders who have generously sponsored fabulous prizes, and in collaboration with Kaya FM as a media partner, the next phase of the ... Read More

Linking investments and tourism – team Joburg heads to Berlin

editor editor- March 5, 2013 02:35

Joburg Tourism is at it again; in an effort to promote tourism investment opportunities in Johannesburg, MMC Ruby Mathang, member of the Mayoral Committee for Economic Development, is leading a ... Read More

Global summits and international meetings to be hosted in Joburg in 2013

editor editor- February 21, 2013 01:23

Johannesburg’s reputation as a premier destination for international conferences and exhibitions will receive a major boost this year when the city hosts three global summits, along with several lar Read More

AFI’s Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Joburg to unlock city’s fashion potential

editor editor- February 20, 2013 09:42

From March 7-9, African Fashion International (AFI), in partnership with Mercedes-Benz, will host the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg (MBFWJ) at Mary Fitzgerald Square in Newtown Cultural Precinct w Read More

Join Joburg Convention Bureau’s partnership program today

editor editor- February 19, 2013 00:31

Joburg Convention Bureau is delighted to invite all industry partners to join our brand new industry partnership program. Read More

Joburg Convention Bureau advances destination at Meetings Africa 2013

editor editor- February 18, 2013 08:46

The Johannesburg Convention Bureau team, part of the city’s Group Communication and Tourism Division, is looking forward to once again hosting exhibitors, delegates, and media from across the globe Read More

Visit the Joburg Tourism team at the Beeld Holiday Show

editor editor- February 16, 2013 01:52

Johannesburg Tourism Company will once again be participating at the Beeld Holiday Show, taking place at Gallagher Convention Centre from February 15-17 located in Midrand between Pretoria and Johanne Read More

Johannesburg launches red double-decker bus tours

editor editor- February 8, 2013 01:47

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 ... Read More

Showing off destination Joburg at World Travel Market

editor editor- November 6, 2012 06:48

Joburg Tourism’s marketing team is attending the annual World Travel Market in London from November 5-8, 2012 at the Excel Exhibition Centre, where they will be updating industry stakeholders on ... Read More

FCI Agility World Championships destined for Joburg in 2013

editor editor- October 11, 2012 02:05

Working closely with the local bid committee and KUSA (the Kennel Union of South Africa), Johannesburg Tourism Company is delighted to announce that Joburg has been selected as the host ... Read More

Joburg Tourism participates in Africa’s first Tale of Two Cities showcase in Lagos

editor editor- October 4, 2012 09:48

From October 3-6, 2012, the Joburg Tourism team will be accompanying Executive Mayor, Cllr Parks Tau, and other high-level city delegates to the inaugural and collaborative showcase of business, touri Read More

A warm welcome for the Joy of Jazz from Joburg Tourism

editor editor- August 23, 2012 08:11

In collaboration with SA Tourism (South African Tourism) and GTA (Gauteng Tourism Authority), today Joburg Tourism welcomed Joy of Jazz artists and international media to the city at a press ... Read More

Joburg abuzz with live performances in August

editor editor- August 21, 2012 07:49

In spite of the chilly weather, Joburg has been abuzz, anticipating and enjoying a diverse line-up of live performances from visiting artists during August 2012. Read More

Joburg looks forward to hosting Africa’s finest polo players this weekend

editor editor- July 19, 2012 05:36

“The Africa Cup Polo taking place at the Inanda Club from July 20-22 is a prime example of one of the most glamorous events on the Joburg’s social and sporting ... Read More

Johannesburg receives major boost as premier destination

editor editor- July 19, 2012 00:58

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. Read More

BRICS markets identified as priority for Johannesburg tourism

editor editor- June 6, 2012 06:37

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 Read More

Johannesburg hosting African Presidential Roundtable

editor editor- May 25, 2012 04:58

From May 23 to 25, Johannesburg will be playing host to the African Presidential Roundtable 2012, at the University of Witwatersrand. Read More

Joburg: open for business

editor editor- May 24, 2012 01:37

Joburg is open for business, with the capacity to host events across a spectrum of size, scope, and price. Read More

Success of Johannesburg as a tourism destination pivots on business

editor editor- May 23, 2012 16:44

Joburg prides itself on being one of Africa’s most exciting and rapidly-developing cities. Read More

Joburg CEO steps down to take on Deputy City Manager position

editor editor- December 20, 2011 08:17

Lindiwe Kwele has resigned as CEO of Johannesburg Tourism Company after three years at the helm of the city’s destination marketing organization. Read More

City of Gold to host green world conference

editor editor- November 17, 2011 03:17

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 ... Read More

Spring is Joburg Shopping Festival time

editor editor- September 9, 2011 09:00

Enjoy the spring sunshine by getting out and about and shopping up a storm in Joburg! Read More

Joburg to host One Young World 2013

editor editor- September 5, 2011 07:29

The news from Zurich is that Joburg will host One Young World (OYW) in 2013. Read More

Johannesburg aligns tourism strategy with ICTP

editor editor- June 17, 2011 06:13

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, whi Read More

Johannesburg reigns as top MICE destination in South Africa

editor editor- May 24, 2011 03:44

South Africa was chosen as the suitable destination to host the 59th CIC General Assembly due to its unique wildlife ranching model, demonstrating its international leadership in sustainable use. Read More