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  • 1. 21 January 2010 - Istanbul
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  • 3. Facts & Figures
    • Population 49 millions
      • 79 % Africans - 9 main ethnic groups
      • 9 % Europeans
      • 8 % Colored
      • 3 % Indians/ Asian
    • Area 1.220.000 km2 – nearly twice the size of Turkey
    • Provinces 9
    • Capitals Pretoria - Administrative
      • Cape Town - Legislative
      • Bloemfontein - Judicial
      • Johannesburg the Financial hub
  • 4. Why propose and sell S.A.
    • Relatively ‘New’ tourism destination
    • World in one country – combinations of landscapes, people, history and culture offer the traveler a unique experience
    • Ideal for all travellers and segments : individual travellers, honeymooners, families, leisure groups, incentives, conventions and congresses
    • Easy air access : only 9 – 11 hours flight and no jet lag
    • First rate infrastructures, combined with African experience and atmosphere
  • 5. Facts & Figures
    • Coastline 3.000 km
    • Oceans Atlantic and Indian
    • Languages 11 official – English is mostly spoken
    • Currency Rand (ZAR)
      • TRY 1.00 = R 5.07
      • USD 1.00 = R 7.38
      • EURO 1.00 = R 10.63
    • International Airports :
      • Johannesburg
      • Durban
      • Cape Town
  • 6. Why propose and sell S.A.
    • Opposite seasons and favourable climate all year round
    • Good value for money – great shopping and entertainment
    • Excellent cuisine and renowned South African wine
    • Limited Formalities - valid passport: 2 blank pages 30 day visa
    • Malaria restricted to Kruger Park and Kwa Zulu Natal
    • South Africans renown for their hospitality and friendliness
    • 2010 World Cup will generate awareness to visit
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  • 8. Sun International
    • Leader in the Hospitality industry, founded in 1978 and quoted in the JSE
    • 17 Hotels and 17 casino’s in Southern Africa
    • 6,500 employees
    • Ideal for all segments of travelers
    • Over 35 Convention / meeting venues – capacities from 10 up to 6,000 people
    • Price / quality ratio
  • 9. Sun International
    • 4 important elements that our properties are renown for:
      • Position
      • Atmosphere
      • Luxury
      • Service
  • 10. Turkish Arrivals – S.A.
  • 11. S.I. - Turkey
    • Sun International Italy has been responsible for this market : 1° July 2008 - committed to grow and support this market
    • Revenue :
      • FY 08 / 09 : + 45 % on previous FY
      • FY 09 / 10 : + 8 % (July-December)
    • Main segments : Leisure groups & MICE
    • Main travel areas : Cape Town, Sun City & Johannesburg - Zambia visa issue
    • EMITT – present on S.A. stand organised by Embassy
  • 12. 21 January 2010 - Istanbul
  • 13. Cape Town - Western Cape
  • 14. Cape Town
    • Cape Town, the "Mother City", Considered as one of the most beautiful cities in the world
    • 2° biggest city of South Africa
    • Famous for 3 landmarks : Table Mountain, Robben Island and Cape Point
    • The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in the heart of Cape Town's working harbor has become South Africa's most visited locality
    • Recommended duration : 4 days +
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  • 17. The Table Bay Hotel 5*
    • The best address in Cape Town, heart of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
    • 329 rooms - All with views of either Table Mountain or the Bay of Cape Town
    • 2 restaurants of which the famous Atlantic Restaurant
    • Convention Centre with 4 venues, high-technological equipment
    • Health Spa, sauna, gym and beauty centre, Swimming Pool (heated during the winter)
    • Leading Hotels of the World
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  • 22. Do & See
    • Cape of Good Hope Peninsula tour
    • City Tour of Cape Town, visit up Table Mountain - by cableway
    • Excursion to Robben Island
    • Helicopter trip around Cape Town and Cape Point
    • Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
    • Beaches – Clifton, Camps Bay + Muizenberg
    • Wine lands : Stellenbosch + Franschoek - some of the world's best wines are produced
    • Shopping
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  • 33. Cape Town -> Port Elizabeth 750 km
  • 34. Cape Town to Port Elizabeth
    • The Garden Route
    • Highlights
      • Hermanus : Whales (July to Nov)
      • Knysna & Plettenberg bay : miles of sweeping, un spoilt golden beaches
      • Oudsthoorn : Cango carves and ostriches
      • Tsitzikama Forest
      • Addo Elephant park + selection of Private Game Reserves – all Malaria Free
    • Recommended duration: 3 to 5 days
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  • 42. Port Elizabeth -> Durban 40 minutes flight
  • 43. Durban - KwaZulu-Natal
    • Durban is South Africa’s 3° most populous city
    • Major centre of tourism due to the city's warm subtropical climate and beaches – referred to as the Miami of S.A.
    • Do & See :
      • City tour of Durban
      • uShaka Marine World
      • Botantical Gardens
      • Indian market
      • Beachfront stalls sell traditional arts and crafts
    • Recommended duration: 1 to 2 days
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  • 46. Wild Coast Sun 3*
    • 160 km south of Durban
    • 336 rooms : ocean or garden view
    • Choice of bars and restaurants
    • Championship golf course
    • Variety of sporting + leisure options
    • Unique sea view casino
    • Entire complex to undergo refurbishment – new facilities: completion early 2012
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  • 50. Sibaya Lodge 3*
    • 12 km north of Durban
    • 118 rooms
    • Pool facilities with ocean views
    • Casino in walking distance
    • Extensive Convention & banqueting facilities
    • 2° hotel to be developed
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  • 53. Do & See
    • Drakensberg mountains – highest mountain range in S.A.
    • Safari - Hluhluwe / Umfolozi Park - renowned for its white rhino conservation
    • Shakaland – Zulu cultural village
    • Diving along the Sodwana and Rocktail Bay coast
    • Recommended duration : 2 to 3 days
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  • 57. Durban -> Nelspruit 470 km
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  • 63. Swaziland
  • 64. Swaziland
    • The Kingdom of Swaziland, is a landlocked country
    • Bordered by South Africa and to the east by Mozambique
    • Swaziland is a small country, no more than 200 km north to south and 130 km east to west
    • Visa’s get issued at Border
    • Recommended stay : 1 night stop over
  • 65. Royal Swazi Resort
    • 3 hotels:
      • The Royal Swazi Spa : 4 star
        • 149 rooms
      • Ezulwini Sun : 3 star
        • 60 rooms
      • Lugogo Sun : 3 star
      • 199 rooms
    • Each with restaurants and respective swimming spools
    • The Spa overlooks the Championship golf course
    • Casino
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  • 69. National Park in S.A. + private game reserves
  • 70. National Parks & Private Game Reserves
    • NATIONAL PARKS
    • 2 Government organisations :
      • - S.A. National parks - 19 parks
      • - Kwa ZuluNatal parks -24 parks
      • Travel with own car, organised tours - entrance fee
      • Accommodation in rest camps – various options
    • PRIVATE GAME RESERVES
    • Privately owned +- over 500 in S.A.
    • Normally neighbouring National parks or inside the parks
    • Capacity at each lodge limited
    • Safaris on open land drovers, Luxurious and more expensive
  • 71. Kruger National Park
  • 72. Kruger National Park
    • Kruger National Park, established 1898 to protect the wildlife of S.A. - offers an experience that ranks the best in Africa
    • 350 km north-south & 60 km east-west
    • The Big Five – Buffalo, Elephant, Leopard, Lion and Rhino
    • 22 rest camps – camps have restaurants, shops etc
    • Safaris : cars, open jeeps, coaches, day and night safaris, walking trails, etc
  • 73. Private Game Reserves
    • 15 concessions given to private game reserves within Kruger
    • Majority bordering with the Kruger
    • Lodges are small + luxurious offering a personalized service and attention
    • All safaris are done in open jeeps accompanied by rangers
    • Rates are higher: all meals & 2 game drives are included in daily rate
    • Recommended stay : 2 to 4 days – ideal mix: Kruger and a private game reserve
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  • 88. Mpumalanga
  • 89. Mpumalanga
    • KMIA Airport – flights linked from Cape Town and Johannesburg
    • Mpumalanga is one of South Africa’s top tourist destinations.
    • Known as "Paradise Country": Mountains, panoramic passes, valleys, rivers, waterfalls and forests characterize the landscape.
    • Do & See :
      • Bylde River Canyon : 3° largest canyon in the world
      • Pilgrims Rest : 1873 alluvial gold was discovered
      • God’s Window
      • Bourkes Luck Potholes
      • Three Rondavels – and numerous waterfalls
    • Recommended stay : 1 or 2 nights
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  • 97. Kruger -> Johannesburg 360 km
  • 98. Johannesburg - Gauteng
    • Biggest & most populated city of S.A. - 2° biggest in Africa after Lagos
    • The financial and economic heart of South Africa
    • Do & See :
      • Apartheid Museum
      • Gold reef city
      • Soweto and Nelson Mandela museum
      • And not to miss the Shopping malls
    • Recommended stay : 1 or 2 nights
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  • 102. Pretoria – Tswane Council
    • Administrative Capital of South Africa
    • 40 km from Johannesburg
    • Pretoria is also well known for its jacaranda trees that flower in spring
    • Do & See :
      • Union Buildings –South African presidency
      • Cullinan Diamond mine
      • Voortrekker Monument
    • Recommended stay : ½ or 1 day or stop over en route to Sun City
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  • 107. Johannesburg -> Sun City 170 km
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  • 109. Sun City Resort
    • Africa’s Kingdom to pleasure & premier holiday resort - offering a multitude of activities & unique stay
    • 4 world-class hotels:
      • The PALACE 5* deluxe 338 room
      • The CASCADES 5* 243 rooms
      • The SUN CITY MAIN 4* 340 rooms
      • The CABANAS 3* 380 rooms
    • Ideal for all types of travellers : individual clients, families, golfers, leisure groups to large Incentive groups or Conventions
    • The Palace Hotel – Leading Hotels of the World
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    • Valley of the Waves with selection of sport + fun activities
    • 2 world famous golf courses : Gary Player and Lost City
    • Safari Pilansberg & hot air ballooning (Malaria Free)
    • Elephant back Safaris and Interaction with the Elephants
    • Cultural Village + Kwena Crocodile Farm + Botanical gardens
    • Tennis, horse riding, quad bikes, cycling, health spa and gym
    • Relax and tanning at swimming pools
    • Shopping - gambling at the Casino
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  • 128. Convention Facilities
    • 28 Convention Venues at the Resort
    • State-of-the-art audio & visual equipment available
    • Team of expertise to assist and support each event
    • Team building activities / events : personalised to suite client
    • Gala and Theme evenings – can cater for any requests
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  • 131. Zambia : Victoria Falls
  • 132. Zambia: Victoria Falls
    • 1 hour and 20 min flight from Johannesburg to Livingstone – daily flights SAA + BA
    • The Victoria Falls - one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the world
    • A spectacular sight on the Zambezi River, bordering Zambia and Zimbabwe
    • Largest Waterfall in the world : 1,708 m wide & 108 m high,
    • In 1855 David Livingstone, was first European explorer to see the Victoria Falls
    • Visa required by Turkish citizens : 30 days
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  • 134. The Falls Resort
    • 10 Km from Livingstone airport
    • The resort is composed of 2 hotels:
      • The ROYAL LIVINGSTONE 5* deluxe 173 room
      • The ZAMBESI SUN 4* 212 rooms
    • The Hotels which closest to the Falls
    • Giraffes, zebras and monkeys are permanent guests
    • S.I. guests have free access to visit the Falls
    • Conference Centre with selection of venues
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  • 137. The Royal Livingstone 5*
    • 173 Rooms : 17 edifices along the Zambesi River - all face the gardens and the majestic river
    • Guests have a butler service from 7h00 to 23h00
    • Floating platform ideal for afternoon tea or cocktails
    • A la carte restaurant
    • Swimming pool with spectacular view
    • The Royal Spa, massages in private gazebo along the Zambesi
    • Unique “Out of Africa” atmosphere and experience
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  • 141. Zambesi Sun 4*
    • The Zambezi Sun, located on the edge of the eastern cataract of the Victoria Falls
    • 210 rooms – ethnic architecture, bright mosaics : afro chic style
    • 3 restaurants and live music in evening
    • Swimming pool
    • Ideal for clients looking for a more informal ambience
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    • Flight over the Falls in helicopter or micro light
    • Activities on the Zambezi River:
      • Rafting
      • Extreme Jet Boating
      • Kayaking, canoeing and fishing
      • Cruise on the Zambezi River
    • Elephant back Safaris
    • Visit to Livingstone Island, water level permitting
    • Journey and dinner on The Royal Livingstone Express Train
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  • 158. Conclusion
    • Other Sun International properties
      • Botswana, Gaborone: Gaborone Sun 4*
      • Namibia, Windhoek: Kalahari Sands 4*
      • Nigeria, Lagos: Federal Palace 5*
  • 159. Conclusion
    • Advantageous periods:
      • The Table Bay : 08 Jan to 21 Jan 01 May to 31 Aug
    • (2010 : Excluding 25 May to 17 Jul)
    • 01 Dec to 17 Dec
      • Sun City Resort : 03 Jan to 17 Dec – Mid Week
      • 01 Dec to 17 Dec
      • (Excluding days of Nedbank Golf)
    • Interline Rates available
  • 160. Via Meravigli, 16 20123 Milano Tel : +39 02 80583096 E-mail : [email_address] Lidia Martinuzzi Lucrezia Fisher
  • 161. 2010 FIFA World Cup SOUTH AFRICA 11 June to 11 July
  • 162. Match Schedule
    • 11 June: Opening – Johannesburg Soccer City
    • 11-25 June: Group Matches
    • 26-29 June: Round of 16
    • 2 & 3 July: Quarter finals
    • 6 & 7 July: Semi finals
    • 10 July: 3° e 4° Place
    • 11 July: Final – Johannesburg Soccer City
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