South Africa Tourism (SAT) and Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) once again have entered into an agreement to offer training to travel agents across India. Learn SA in its 7th edition will hold training programs in over 17 cities in India where TAAI members are situated, from 6th July 2017 to 29th July 2017. The schedule shall cover Tier 2 and Tier 3 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 2 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. An opportunity to equip the travel agents to use the best tools and tips to sell and promote South Africa as a tourism destination in the Indian Market. Detailed presentations on itineraries and attractions in South Africa shall be made during each session.
“We shall be giving a ‘Certificate of Participation’ to each agent along with study materials” said Bettaiah Lokesh, Hon. Secretary General of TAAI.
“The training shall be open to all travel agents and professionals across the country that 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”, stated Jay Bhatia, Hon. National Treasurer-TAAI.
This agreement was undertaken under the Preferred Partner Programme, wherein destinations are promoted by TAAI (the oldest and largest travel tourism Association in India), to educate its members and the trade at large.