South African Tourism (SAT) and Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for promoting tourism to South Africa by conducting the Learn South Africa Program for the Association’s members. The schedule 6 of the Program shall be conducted in association with TAAI in over 15 cities of India from July 13-August 4, 2015, a release states. The MoU was signed by Alpa Jani, Manager – Trade Relations, SAT, and Jay Bhatia, Chairman – Tourism Council, TAAI, in Mumbai.

“This endeavour of India’s premier and largest tourism association (TAAI) to educate their members on products and facilities the destination offers shall enhance the agents’ abilities to grow their business effectively,” stated Harmandeep Singh Anand, Secretary General, TAAI.Participants in the workshops shall be awarded certificates for the Learn South Africa Program and also qualify for a FAM trip to South Africa, organised by SAT. “This Program shall give trade colleagues a platform to learn, interact, and network with suppliers, hotels, and local trade from South Africa on one platform so as to boost their skills and business opportunities,” said Bhatia.