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South African Tourism conducts ‘Learn South Africa’ training programme

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New Delhi, July 17:South African Tourism’s popular training programme ‘Learn South Africa’ is back with its unique class room style training.

The sixth module of the training kick started in Goa on July 13 and travels to 14 other cities until August 4.

‘Learn South Africa’ training programme was launched in 2010 with the objective to further intensify knowledge about South Africa as a destination, amongst the frontline staff of travel agencies.

With an aim to train 1,600 Indian trade partners, ‘Learn South Africa’ VI will cover Goa, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Delhi, Jalandhar, Lucknow, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Chennai, Trichy, Bangalore, Cochin and Nagpur.

The South Africa Tourism has this year offered a lucky draw for the participants. One lucky travel agent from each city will get a chance to win an expense paid trip to South Africa.

“Based on our research, we noticed that behaviour of Indian traveller is changing, they look for more experience based and memorable holidays than time in educating the trade partners on how they can maximize from the offerings available,” said Hanneli Slabber, Country Manager , South African Tourism, while commenting on the upcoming module of ‘Learn South Africa’.

“We have received encouraging response for Learn South Africa each year shows that is a perfect platform to enhance trade partner’s knowledge on South Africa,” Slabber added.

The participating suppliers for this year are Abercrombie and Kent,

Tsogo Sun, Extraordinary, Private Safari, Emirates, TravCare, Accor Hotels, South African Airways and SST.

South African Tourism is the national tourism agency responsible for the marketing of South Africa as a preferred tourist destination. (ANI)