Explore new research on LGBTI
MAKING THE SOUTH AFRICAN
travel markets both
globally and locally.
Meet our new IGLTA
MEMBERS: members and even make use of exclusive specials for IGLTA members only
Peek ok at the new
IGLTA.org site and learn about marketing opportunities
Some member updates
10 – 12% of CPT International arrivals are LGBT?
Key facts for PINK tourism According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s LGBTI research South
The United Nation’s World Travel Africa’s liberal constitution and the ability to explore cosmopolitan city experiences Organization rates SA as leading destination for pink weddings, 10-12% of arrivals at CPT International are gay? http://unwto.org/en/publication/am-reports-
within driving distance of wildlife has driven pink travellers to our sunny shores. Here are some quick facts 6 highlights. -
SA is an international destination leader in same sex weddings &
10 – 12% of arrivals at CPT International Airport are LGBT.
Cape Town rated “a worldwide favourite”
Rapid development without losing our “African-ness” is a major draw-card.
LGBT tourism to SA set to grow.
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+ NEW IGLTA MEMBERS The IGLTA SA would like to
Shisa Guest Farm:
introduce the following members:
Sleek & sexy Tulbagh based gay only
Located in trendy Melville, the
farm, with “plaasdam” friendly service
guesthouse is on Melville's vibrant
and relaxed mingling of other guest
Beefcakes Burger Bar:
around the honesty bar, tanning deck
As the home of “The Best Buns In
and vast gardens.
(Cape) Town”; Beefcakes delights
Chitwa Chitwa: An eclectic blend of European style
its clientele with burgers and cocktails as sumptuous as their
with African chic, Chitwa Chitwa
hunky topless waiters.
Specializing in same sex weddings
has emerged as an exquisite
and events, Mary’s team delivers
balance between unbridled luxury
entire solutions to turn big days into
and environmental harmony in the
magic moments, with highly personal
The first gay-only guesthouse in
South Africa offering stunning city
50% off planners fee this winter.
and mountain views. An oasis of
Waverley Hills Wines: Organic wines with a unique style.
gay –only luxury with pool, sauna & Jacuzzi
Melon Lounge & Restaurant:
Extremely smooth with soft ripe
Midweek R725p.n for IGLTA
This stylish Melville haunt is where
tannins and robust fynbos
the People, the Place and the
characteristics. Just off the R46
Possibilities are watchwords of
road between Tulbagh and Ceres.
excellence for one of Johannesburg's
+R36 a bottle (R47 usually) incl.
leading new restaurants.
delivery of Semillion Sauv. Blanc
+ NEW LOOK, MORE BENEFITS INCREASE YOUR BRANDâ€™S VISIBILITY. The IGLTA website www.iglta.org has
The migration has however not copied each profile
relaunched with a fresh feel and usability as
exactly and we ask that you visit your profile page
well as a much more consumer centric
and make sure your images,copy and contact details
are as desired.
The benefits of this for you as a members is that Further more there are options now for marketing these changes are predicted to grow the
such as feature writing, special promotions, offers
numbers of visitors to the site, which in return
added to the originally newsletter, e-mail blasts and
should drive more views to your profile, which
should in turn lead to more bookings and business leads.
Contact Eugene firstname.lastname@example.org for futher enquiries regarding marketing.
MEMBER UPDATES PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS HERE!
Spirit of Africa launched Out & About
The Turbine Boutique Hotel and Spa was host to
Africa. A specialist inbound travel services
a VIP dinner evening during the Pink Loerie
company catering specifically to the
Mardi Gras festival in Knysna.
needs of the GLBT market. In recognition of Africa being an unknown and oftentimes misperceived destination, we are able to inspire our customers and provide customized itineraries tailored exactly to briefs and budgets, with personalized services and special touches to ensure the most extraordinary experiences possible.
The Turbine Hotel situated on Thesen Island within a transformed the old power station was the place to be seen the night before the Pink Loerie parade, with whoâ€™s who of the gay community in attendance.
Published on May 5, 2012
Published on May 5, 2012
This month's newsletter covers the UN World Travel Organization's LGBT travel research findings on SA, features of our new members, the reva...