Why join Knys­na tou­rism

Knysna-Plett Herald - - News | Nuus - – Staff re­por­ter

Knys­na Tou­rism (pre­vi­ous­ly Knys­na & Part­ners) pro­vi­des des­ti­na­ti­on ma­na­ge­ment and mar­ke­ting ser­vi­ces for the be­ne­fit of the en­ti­re lo­cal e­co­nomy.

T­he­se ser­vi­ces in­clu­de ac­com­mo­da­ti­on book­ings; bro­chu­re dis­play and dis­tri­bu­ti­on; web­si­te ma­na­ge­ment and pro­mo­ti­on; at­ten­dan­ce at in­ter­na­ti­o­nal and na­ti­o­nal tra­de shows; exhi­bi­ti­ons and ro­ad shows; pro­mo­ti­ons of e­vents and fes­ti­vals; mar­ke­ting; pu­blic re­la­ti­ons and com­mu­ni­ca­ti­ons; so­ci­al me­dia; week­ly new­slet­ters to a da­ta­ba­se of a­bout 5 000 subscri­bers; pro­ducti­on of bro­chu­res and maps; hos­ting of tra­de and me­dia e­du­ca­ti­o­nals; and net­wor­king with pro­mi­nent re­gi­o­nal and na­ti­o­nal tou­rism bo­dies in­clu­ding SA Tou­rism and Wes­gro.

Knys­na Tou­rism chair El­may Bou­wer says vir­tu­al­ly e­very bu­si­ness in Gre­a­ter Knys­na be­ne­fits di­rect­ly or in­di­rect­ly from tou­rism. “It is one of the key e­co­no­mic dri­vers of the Knys­na e­co­nomy on which so ma­ny bu­si­nes­ses and re­si­dents of this to­wn are de­pen­dent – from the ga­ra­ge o­w­ner and fo­re­court at­ten­dants, guest­hou­ses and ho­tels, re­stau­rants and golf cour­ses, to re­tail bu­si­nes­ses, ar­chi­tects, de­cor shops, me­di­cal and le­gal practi­ti­o­ners, and acti­vi­ty sup­pliers,” said Bou­wer. Mem­bers­hip fees are just R750 a y­e­ar – or R62.50 a month. Knys­na Tou­rism and its sa­tel­li­te of­fi­ce Sed­ge­field Tou­rism are hos­ting an o­pen day on F­ri­day 27 Oc­to­ber from 11:00 to 15:00 for a­nyo­ne who would li­ke to meet the te­am* Call Ja­ni­ne on

044 382 5510 to book your ap­point­ment or e­mail mem­ber@vi­sit­knys­na.co.za to re­cei­ve an on­li­ne pro­spec­tus.

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