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TAAI signs agreement with South Africa Tourism to educate agents across India

South Africa Tourism (SAT) and Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) have once again entered into an agreement to offer training to travel agents across India. Learn SA in its seventh edition will hold training programs in over 17 cities in India where TAAI members are situated, starting from July 6-29, 2017. The schedule will cover Tier II and Tier III cities of India starting from Mumbai, Rajkot, Baroda, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Delhi, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Indore,  Nagpur, Pune and Goa. Mumbai and Delhi will host two sessions each. DMCs, hoteliers and other stakeholders of tourism from South Africa shall be a part of the B2B interactions and presentations made by SAT. Detailed presentations on itineraries and attractions in South Africa shall be made during each session. Hon. Secretary General of TAAI, Bettaiah Lokesh, says, “We shall be giving a ‘Certificate of Participation’ to each agent along with study materials.” Jay Bhatia, Hon. National Treasurer, TAAI, adds, “The training shall be open to all travel agents and professionals across the country who are already selling SA or have a potential to promote the destination to tourist. This shall be offered free of cost to the entire trade, so as to promote the destination and also to ensure continuous education and updates on tourism products.” This agreement was undertaken under the Preferred Partner Programme wherein destinations are promoted by TAAI to educate its members and the trade at large.

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South Africa’s Learn SA program to start from July 2017

The seventh edition of South African Tourism’s annual training program titled ‘Learn SA’ will start from July 2017. The program equips travel agents with the best tools and tips to sell South Africa in the Indian market. Hanneli Slabber, Country Manager, South African Tourism-India, says, “South African Tourism promises that the 2017 version of ‘Learn SA’ will have new, exciting and useful sessions that will ensure a profitable South Africa business and repeat customers for travel agents who attend the training. Also on offer for the first time ever, attending travel agents displaying high interest levels and strong potential, stand the chance of being invited to participate in marketing activities supported by South African Tourism.” Registration for this is free and travel agents are encouraged to sign up multiple participants. ‘Learn SA’ will cover 17 cities to ensure that travel agents all over the country are given the opportunity to learn and thereby sell the destination. It starts from July 6 in Mumbai and continues to other metro cities and tier II cities across India.  

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