SOUTH AFRICAN TOURISM PARTNERS WITH THOMAS COOK TO OFFER SPECIAL HOLIDAY PACKAGES TO SOUTH AFRICA

SOUTH AFRICAN TOURISM PARTNERS WITH THOMAS COOK TO OFFER SPECIAL HOLIDAY PACKAGES TO SOUTH AFRICA

South African Tourism has partnered with Thomas Cook to offer exciting travel packages and deals for Indian travellers. Tourists eager to enjoy their Diwali and Christmas holidays in South Africa, now have the opportunity to take advantage of the special, fun-filled, activity and experience rich holiday itineraries from Thomas Cook in association with South African Tourism. Commenting on this joint marketing activity, Hanneli Slabber, Country Manager, South African Tourism said, “We constantly endeavor to create exciting and innovative experiences for our visitors. We would love for more Indians to come and witness the wonder that is South Africa– to truly experience and know the country like the locals. In close partnership with a leading travel trade partner like Thomas Cook, we hope to ensure that our Indian visitors have the best and most memorable experience from the minute they begin planning their trip. With a favorable exchange rate, Indian travellers going to South Africa will get an exceptional value on the ground as they can partake in so many more activities and experiences in their desired budget.” Rajeev Kale – President and Country Head – Leisure Travel & MICE, Thomas Cook (India) says, “For our Teams at Thomas Cook India, our partnership with South Africa Tourism has had a significant positive impact- South Africa has now emerged as one of our fastest growth long haul destinations for Indian outbound travelers! Our upcoming campaign is strategic and focused on a 3 pronged delivery: strong growth of over 15%; inspire demand not only for popular choices across individual and group travellers (Cape Town, Garden Route, Johannesburg, Sun City), but equally showcase newer regions like Kruger, Franschhoek, etc., and thirdly, catalyse uptake for fresh new opportunities like self-drives and winter-travel.”

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