Videos from the JAMMS Meeting on the water crisis (held on 2 February) have been made available for our members to view. Wesgro has cut the videos so that you’re able to view the sessions most relevant to your business. [cbc_playlist videos="43173,43176,43179,43182,43185,43188"] Wesgro has also made all the answers to the FAQs received during their Tourism Update  Read more


Dear SATSA Members It’s been less than a week in my new role as Chairperson and I’ve already hit the ground running, trying to fill the large shoes left by Gavin Courtenay. The tourism, hospitality, and conferencing industries are rallying together against the Cape Town water crisis. I can assure you that we are working hard... Read more

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As you know SATSA has for many years run an Introductory Course for Tour Operators. Over time the course has been refined to offer a solid grounding in the fundamental skills required to design, develop, market and operate travel packages and tours to a discriminating travel public. The course is open to anyone and you do not have to be a SATSA member to... Read more

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As a member-driven association it is critical for SATSA to understand from our members what we should be doing more of and what we can improve on. We have developed a quick survey which won’t take more than 10 minutes to complete. This is your opportunity to help guide the SATSA 2018 strategic focus.  Read more


The message is clear – keep booking clients to visit Cape Town. South African Tourism CEO, Sisa Ntshona, Wesgro CEO, Tim Harris, and COO Tsogo Sun Hotels, Ravi Nadasen attended a Johannesburg panel discussion hosted by SATSA on the Cape Town water crisis. The good news is that... Read more


Transformation is a national imperative and therefore an area that SATSA prioritises. As Mohamed Baba so eloquently put it at the SATSA 2017 Conference transformation was more about considerably growing the tourism sector, and not about replacing those who already operate in the sector. “All of you still here, just multiplied by 3”.  Read more


SATSA’s website receives on average 36,500 page views a month ranging from users in South Africa to key overseas markets including the UK, US, Netherlands, etc. It’s the ideal platform to get your message across to the right client – the overseas and local buyer. Your membership includes a dedicated mini website within the... Read more


Some of our chapters are already preparing for their first Chapter Meetings of the year, with CEO, David Frost, attending to give members an overview of tourism in 2017. Chapter meetings are as follows: • Mpumalanga - 12 February, Graskop Gorge Lift Company • Limpopo - 13 February, Magoebaskloof Canopy Tour • Western... Read more