#TOURISMTUESDAY Recap 28 July 2020

Yesterday,  we launched our very first #TravelTuesday virtual meeting to share information about #SouthAfricaisTravelReady and #IAmTourism.

With many of us feeling overloaded with webinars and Zoom meetings, a massive thank-you to those who joined us. Here’s the full recap if you were unable to attend:

Keen to join us again? Our next #TourismTuesday session is scheduled for Tuesday, 04 August. Get ahead of the curve and save your spot by registering here.

#IAMTOURISM:

As mentioned in the session, our toolkit has also been updated. If you’re looking for resources to use on your website and social media, this is the place to start.

Then, if you haven’t done so already, please remember to submit one image of yourself (or your female staff) showing the message of #IAMTOURISM.

Email it to: [email protected] OR WhatsApp it to: 061 354 3286

The target is 3 000 images by Women’s Day, 9 August (we’re just over the 1 000 mark).

Woman holding a sign with #iamtourim hashtag

*Feel free to wear your mask should you want to preserve your anonymity.

Key stories for the week (our 5 in 5):

Feeling out of the loop? Here are a few key updates we’ve been posting about over the last few days:

The South Africa is Travel Ready collective released this easy to follow domestic air travel explainer video. Perfect for sharing with friends, family & clients.

Ryan Enslin wrote up this excellent piece for Bizcommunity on the readiness of the local tourism industry after his experience at The Capital on the Park in Sandton.

Thembi Kunene-Msimang, the chief operating officer of Tourvest IME – the Meetings Incentives Conferences & Events Division, also took to the Daily Maverick to pen this brilliant article tackling the struggles we are facing in our sector.

Robert More, CEO and Founder of MORE Family Collection unpacked the challenges faced by the lodge sector at the moment.

Interested in the youth market? This article outlines why younger travellers will lead SA’s tourism recovery.

Lastly, don’t forget to spread the message that South Africa is Travel Ready! Like, follow and share from our Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter, Tag your social media with the hashtag #SouthAfricaisTravelReady

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