South African Fair Trade Travel Guide Launched

South African Tourism (SAT) and Fair Trade in Tourism South Africa (FTTSA) announced the launch of  South Africa: A Fair Trade Travel Guide. It is currently available in electronic format from the FTTSA website. The guide book includes only those organisation that are currently FTTSA certified, of which nine (four […]

National Minimum Standard for Responsible Tourism Launched

South Africa’s new National Minimum Standard for Responsible Tourism (NMSRT) was launched on 12 September 2011 at the Knysna Featherbed Nature Reserve by the national tourism minister, Marthinus van Schalkwyk. The NMSRT is a standard to accredit certification programmes, which is sometimes referred to as “certifying the certifier”. It is not a standard for […]