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  1. 1. Anukool Kumar Group # 1+919999779713 CITY : LONDON COUNTRY : SOUTH AFRICA
  2. 2. As a destination, South Africa is multi-faceted - we are never just one thing at anyone time. From our people, to ourlandscapes to our abundant wildlife we haveso much to inspire and enthral. Let us takeyou on an enlightening journey across ourcountry far and wide…
  3. 3.  Location – Southern Tip of Africa  Population – 50 Million People  Climate – Temperate Climate  Winter - May to August; Spring - September to October; Summer - November to February; Autumn - March to April;  Languages – 11 Official Languages  Animals - The country is home to the famous Big Five (Rhino, Elephant, Lion, Leopard and Buffalo). Peak Season : Summers(Nov to Feb) & Winters(June to August)Summer is the time for adventure in Winter is the perfect time to exploreSouth Africa, whether you’re after a South Africa’s Big 5 gamebeach holiday, hiking in the mountains reserves, go hiking, and is one ofor taking a road trip around the the best times to visit the Northern
  4. 4. Rainbow Nation Natural Beauty Affordable World Class Facilities WeatherResponsible Tourism Wildlife
  5. 5. Number of Tourist by Month and year of travel, 2010 & 2011International Tourists: 8.34Mn (2011) Tourism Revenue: 9.5 Bn$ (2011) Source : UNWTO(World Tourism Organization)
  6. 6. Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula up toCape Point, are famous for scenic beauty;celebrity beaches; Table Mountain; whale-watching; world-class shopping, nightlife,food & wine; and a laid-back atmosphere.This world-renowned park of nearly 2 millionhectares features 16 ecosystems. Spot theBig Five on a 4x4 game drive or walkingsafari.
  7. 7. South Africa’s pulsating African heartbeat is felt in the ‘Cityof Gold’ with its endless opportunities for shopping,entertainment, freedom tours and eating out.Founded on a gold rush; it’s the financial andentertainment epicentre of the country.If you’re looking for a hotdestination - Durban is it!From its sultrynightlife, weather, beachesand heady cultural mix to itsfamous curries.It is also home to the FIFAstadium – Moses MabhidaStadium,
  8. 8. Most famous forGod’s Window, thepanoramic splendourof the Blyde RiverCanyon makes itideal for scenicdrives and hikingtrails.Known as thefriendly city, thiseasy-goingbayside metropolisis known for itshospitality andbeautiful beaches
  9. 9. Hallmark EventThe streets of Cape Town come alive on 2January when the Cape Minstrels celebrateTweede Nuwe Jaar in style wearing brightlycoloured outfits, sporting umbrellas andsinging traditional songs. Major EventNamaqualand Daisies is a major event on theNorthern Cape’s calendar! In springtimemillions of wild daisies sprout after the firstrains, a sight to behold
  10. 10. Hallmark EventThis ultra-marathon that takes place betweenDurban and Pietermaritzburg has becomeknown as the ‘greatest race on earth’. Greatspectator value! Local Event In July, the student town of Grahamstown comes to live during the National Arts Festival – a celebration of song, dance and creativity.
  11. 11. Local Event A race of a different kind! Thousands upon thousands of silvery sardines make their way to the South Coast of KwaZulu Natal, followed closely by sharks and dolphins.Lots of fun for the wholefamily – the JoburgEaster Festival is a greatplace to shop forhousehold goods, thereare also live musicconcerts that shouldn’tbe missed. Major Event
  12. 12. Major EventWoodstock is the largest youth-oriented musicand lifestyle festival in South Africa. In addition tomainstream music, the festival offers a market ofcrafters and alternative lifestyle products overfour days. Local EventThe Klein Karoo town of Calitzdorp is the port-winecapital of South Africa. Its annual port festival, held over aweekend in June, is hosted by the eight wine cellars ofCalitzdorp.
  13. 13. Mega Event Event’s Role in Tourism FIFA WORLD CUP • Increase local economic In 2 months, 309,554 foreign tourists activity and development, • Enhance the profile and Tourist Receipt : R3.64 billion appeal of the destination, • Encourage external•Changed Perception about South Africa visitation,•Generated awareness about South Africa • Enhance the visitor experience,• Tourism up by 3.3% due to the same • Demonstrate future growth & sustainability.
  14. 14.  Country – England Population – 8 Million People Climate Temperate Oceanic Climate UNPREDICATABLE WEATHER Carry both Sunglasses and an Umbrella Peak Season : April to September Weather Considerations May to September Events and Festivals May-June-July2011 Tourism StatisticsOverseas Tourists : 15.4 MillionTourism Receipts : £9.4 billion
  15. 15. The EDF Energy London Eye is a major feature of Londons skyline. It is the worlds highest observation wheel, with 32 capsules, each weighing 10 tonnes, and holding up to 25 people. Climb aboard for a breathtaking experience, with unforgettable views of more than 55 of Londons most famousLondon Eye – Time Lapsed View landmarks – all in just 30 minutes! The world- famous British Museum exhibits the works of man from prehistoric to modern times from around the world.
  16. 16. The crowning glory of Trafalgar Square, Londons National Gallery is a vast space, filled to the rafters with Western European paintings from the 13th to the 19th centuries. In this iconic art gallery you can find works by masters such as Van Gogh, Da Vinci, Botticelli, Constable, Renoir, Titian and StubbsAt Madame Tussauds, youll come face-to-face with some of the worlds mostfamous faces. From Shakespeare toBritney, youll meet influential figures fromshowbiz, sport, politics and even Royalty.Sing along with Kylie; strike a penalty withRooney or receive a once-in-a-lifetimeaudience with Her Majesty the Queen.
  17. 17. MONTH EVENTS JULY’12 Olympics 2012,BBC Proms 2012 AUGUST’12 Carnaval del Pueblo 2012, The Great British Beer Festival ,Notting Hill Carnival 2012, London Mela 2012SEPTEMBER’12 Vintage Fashion Fair 2012 , London Fashion Week 2012, Liberty Festival , London Design FestivalOCTOBER’12 BFI 56thLondon Film Festival, The Restaurant Show 2012, HalloweenNOVEMBER’12 Bonfire Night 2012 , London Jazz Festival 2012, Barclay ATP World Tour Finals , Diwali , Thanksgiving, Lord Mayor’s ShowDECEMBER’12 Taste of Christmas 2012, New Year Eve Fireworks, Hanukkah JANUARY’13 New Year Day’s Parade 2013,Outdoor’s Show 2013FEBRUARY’13 UK Wedding Show 2013 , Valentine’s Day
  18. 18. The London 2012 Olympic and ParalympicsGames will mark the third time London hashosted the modern Olympics. It will be a veryexciting time for London and for visitors to thecity. Notting Hill Carnival Wimbledon
  19. 19. Bonfire Night London Fashion WeekDiwali Eid