The South African Embassy in Bucharest will be welcoming visitors at its stand within the Tourism Fair spring edition, 21 – 24 February 2019, Hall B2, sector C, stand no. 374a, ROMEXPO.
Mr. Jabu Mbalula, Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa to Romania, will attend the opening of the fair in Hall B3 on 21 February, 11:00 hours, and will welcome visitors and media representatives at South Africa’s stand from 12:00 to 14:00.
Speaking of his country, Ambassador Mbalula stated: “South Africa is one of the most unique and unforgettable travel destinations, a country that is endlessly diverse, filled with natural wonders and moments that make you say ”Wow!”
South Africa hosts the world’s largest green canyon, the world’s 2nd highest waterfall, the longest wine route, the 2nd biggest city in Africa.
South Africa is home to 21 National Parks, 1333 Natural Reserves and 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Table Mountain, the magnificent natural background of Cape Town, has been recently voted one of the New Natural Wonders of the World. Cape Town was voted 2nd Best City in the world to visit in 2017.
The country’s biodiversity is outstanding. South Africa is ranked number one in the world for its floral kingdom. It has 800 bird species and 5.8% of the planet’s mammal species. A South African fish migration is so huge it can be seen from space.
Tourism Report released by Statistics South Africa shows that South Africa welcomed over 10 million international visitors in 2017. Tourism is a significant and critical component of South Africa’s economy. The tourism strategy of the country is based on six pillars: Wildlife Safari, Active Adventure, City Lifestyle, Cultural Roots, Coastal Beach, Scenic Outdoors.
Some people ask themselves: Why should I visit South Africa?
The answer is: Because it is affordable, because South Africa has warm and peaceful people, sunny weather, diverse wild life, a spirit of freedom, cultural diversity and abundance of tourist attractions.”