ASSOCIATION FOR THE PROMOTION OF TOURISM TO AFRICA

 

The Association for Promotion of Tourism to Africa creates networking and marketing opportunities for its members, and serves as a platform for buyers and sellers in the African travel and hospitality industry to meet, mingle, learn from each other and do business. Individual members are travel agents and tour operators in the USA who already sell Africa, or are interested in selling Africa as a tourist destination. Corporate members are the tourist boards of African countries

 

Latest APTA News

Home

SAA - Important Update - South African Immigration Act Update

SAA - Important Update - South African Immigration Act Update

July 18, 2014UPDATE REGARDING CHANGES IN SOUTH AFRICAN IMMIGRATION POLICIESDear Travel Partner,Last month we sent out an advisory regarding recent changes in the South African immigration policies.  At that time we conveyed to you that there were items that still required further[...]

Great Safaris Launches New Microsite with TravelPulse.com

Great Safaris Launches New Microsite with TravelPulse.com

Luxury African safari outfitter utilizes a new, informational platform designed to reach travel agents and adventure travelers alike. GLENDALE, Cali. – Starting today, award-winning luxury African safari outfitter Great Safaris embarks on a new content program geared toward trave[...]

Update on the VAT Situation in Tanzania

Update on the VAT Situation in Tanzania

Good day and greetings from Tanzania,                         Please allow me to give you a brief update on the VAT situation in Tanzania. The Tanzanian government through the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) has reviewed the Value Added Tax (VAT) Bill and there are likely to be[...]

Jenman African Safaris'  July Specials

Jenman African Safaris' July Specials

Western Cape - Winter Warmer Winelands Package!Winelands Package' SPECIAL!Enjoy a stay at the fabulous Winchester Mansions and Cascade Country Manor located in Cape Town and Paarl in the scenic Western Cape where you can explore some of the worlds' finest winelands.Priced from on[...]

Big Five Tours & Expeditions Receives Travel + Leisure SMITTY Award

Big Five Tours & Expeditions Receives Travel + Leisure SMITTY Award

The luxury tour operator Big Five Tours & Expeditions has been recognized as Best Outfitter with a 2014 SMITTY Award from Travel + Leisure. The magazine's third annual Social Media in Travel + Tourism Awards showcase the most innovative uses of social media in the travel indu[...]

Living Alongside Alice

Living Alongside Alice

The Bushcamp Company - Zambia would like to share their Living Alongside Alice 2 video with you on Safarious!* [...]

'No' to Serengeti Highway

'No' to Serengeti Highway

The proposed 53km super highway intended for construction across the Serengeti National Park has been declared unlawful. The East African Court of Justice made the ruling on Friday, June 20. The Judges have restrained the Tanzanian Government from constructing the road.  "The jud[...]

Tanzania Tourism VAT - canned for now

Tanzania Tourism VAT - canned for now

The Tanzanian Government is to keep the long-established VAT exemption on tourism-related services, such as air charters, tour guiding, park and wildlife fees, camping and concession fees, in place for now.  This decision was taken following an outcry by the Tanzanian inbound tou[...]