Unveiling the Blueprint of Success in Developing Markets: Webinar Recap


The turnout was overwhelming with an impressive 277 members registering and 102 attendees actively participating. Such an enthusiastic response underscores the pivotal role of such initiatives in shaping the tourism industry.

We extend our sincere thanks to Sadiq Dindar, Manager: Marketing & Promotions Middle East for South African Tourism. His dedication, active involvement, and collaborative spirit provided us with an invaluable roadmap for successful partnership with the private sector. Sadiq’s commitment to South Africa's tourism sector and the development of emerging markets set an extraordinary benchmark for all participants.

Our gratitude also extends to Mr. Afzal Parambil, Regional Manager (Southern Africa) for Emirates, for enriching the webinar with his strategic insights and industry knowledge. His willingness to explore partnerships with SATSA members is a testament to Emirates' dedication to nurturing industry relationships that drive the growth and advancement of tourism in Southern Africa.

The strategy laid out in the webinar, centred on the growth of developing markets, has kindled a new wave of enthusiasm among SATSA members. To revisit the comprehensive presentations, backed by solid research and brimming with illuminating insights, please click here.

The webinar exemplifies the immense potential of public-private partnerships in shaping the future of tourism. The fusion of diverse perspectives and expertise not only broadened our understanding but has set a foundation for an enduring collaboration aimed at enhancing South Africa as a premier tourism destination.

Let us continue to share knowledge, skills, and resources as we strive to make South Africa a beacon of tourism excellence. Here's to many more fruitful discussions, partnerships, and shared successes in the future!