BY DEBASHREE CHAKRABORTY
NEW DELHI, 31 JANUARY 2023:
South African Tourism is going to organize India Consumer Event and Roadshow at New Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad and Mumbai in February.
The first Consumer Event will be held at DLF Saket in New Delhi on 11 and 12 February 2023 from 12 noon to 9 PM.
The road shows will be held at Kolkata on 13 February, Chennai on 14 February, Hyderabad on 15 February and Mumbai on 16 February.
“The land of adventure comes to Indian shores! Journey with us across magnificent bushes, soak in the splendor of a starry night, let loose with our rhythmic drum circles, witness luxury and nature collide and conquer your fears with adrenaline pumping adventure. This year as we celebrate 30 years of successful bilateral relationship and friendship with India, South African Tourism invites you to attend its annual Roadshow in your city. To inspire the Indian traveler South African Tourism would also be hosting a consumer event to bring the destination alive with the sights, sounds and taste of South Africa @DLF Saket in New Delhi. Come, witness the magic of the Rainbow Nation,” says South Africa Tourism Board.
About 11,300 visited South Africa from India between January to April last year. India is the sixth largest international source market and is one of the top-three focus markets for South African Tourism globally.
South Africa, often described as ‘a world in one country’, is perhaps the most diverse of all African holiday destinations. The country’s incredible landscapes are made up of stark deserts, lush forests, grassy savannahs and jagged mountains. More than 20 national parks and hundreds of reserves protect a huge variety of wildlife. Throw in cosmopolitan cities, stunning beaches, award-winning wineries and an interesting melting pot of cultures and you’ve got a world-class tourist destination.
The lip smacking street food – Bunny Chow has Indian origins and is one of the most popular dish of the Rainbow Nation.
The tourism hotspots are –
Kruger National park, Sami Sand Game Reserve, Cape Town, The garden Route, the Drakensburg, Cradle of Humankind ( Unesco World Heritage Site), Mapungubwe National Park, Namaqualand, Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve, etc.
This is the 30 th year of India – South Africa bilateral relationships and the relationship is beyond the three ‘C’s – Cricket, Cuisine, Culture and two ‘M’s – Mahatma and Mandela. South African legendary leader Nelson Mandela was awarded the Mahatma Gandhi Peace Prize and the highest civilian award Bharat Ratna by the Indian government..