Accreditations of the South African Tourism Company



We fall under the umbrella company of The South African Tourism Company, which has been involved in the tourism sector in South Africa since 2001. Our main operations are and, which have been offering our clients holiday and accommodation experiences mainly in Southern African Region.

Over the years we have built solid relationships with the accommodation providers, which we represent, and our clients who have the assurance that our qualified in house reservation team handles all aspects of the booking process with professional diligence.

We have launched the SOUTH-AFRICAN-HOMES.COM website due to the benefits and increased demand for luxury self-catering holiday establishments. Guests inquiring through this portal will be assured of the same professional service which has made the South African Tourism Company one of the leading Internet based travel organizations in South Africa.

Our memberships include:
  • Cape Town Tourism
  • Africa Travel Association (ATA)
  • Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA)
  • Advancing Tourism to Africa (Atta)
  • South African Tour Operators Association (SATOA)
  • The Association for the Promotion of Tourism to Africa (APTA)
  • American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA)

1. Cape Town Tourism, South Africa

  • Our membership number: KB00020
  • Contact person: Fuad Peters (Industry Services - Sales and Retention)
  • Contact details:; Tel: 021 487 6862
  • Address: Pinnacle Building Cnr Burg & Castle Street, Cape Town 8000, Western Cape, South Africa

Cape Town Tourism is the City of Cape Town's official regional tourism organisation, responsible for destination marketing, visitor and industry services. 

Cape Town Tourism deals with approximately 3-million enquiries per year through its network of well positioned Visitor Information Centers (VICs). The organisation has close to 2 500 members, making it one of the largest and most representative voluntary tourism industry membership associations in the world.

2. Africa Travel Association (ATA)






  • Our membership number: 12-3-985-3B
  • Contact person:  Mr. Lehlohonolo Moagi (ATA Board member resident in South Africa)
  • Contact details:; Tel: +1.212.447.1357
  • Address: ATA International Headquarters, 152 Madison Avenue, Suite 1702, New York, NY 10016 USA

The Africa Travel Association (ATA) is the leading global trade association promoting travel and tourism to Africa and strengthening intra-Africa partnerships. Established in 1975, ATA serves both the public and private sectors of the international travel and tourism industry. 

ATA membership comprises African governments, their tourism ministers, tourism bureaus and boards, airlines, cruise lines, hotels, resorts, front-line travel sellers and providers, tour operators and travel agents, and affiliate industries. ATA partners with the African Union Commission (AU) to promote the sustainable development of tourism to and across Africa.

3. Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA)

  • Our membership number: JATA Overseas Allied Membership 42954
  • Contact person: Jungo Kikuma
  • Contact details:; Tel 81-3-3592-1271
  • Address: Zen-Nittu Kasumigaseki Bldg. 3-3 Kasumigaseki 3-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0013, Japan

An association sanctioned by the Commissioner of the Japan Tourism Agency based on the Travel Agency Law, the Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) seeks to improve the quality of services provided to travelers to and from Japan.

It contributes to the development of the travel and tourism industry through a variety of activities including disseminating information, encouraging cooperation among members, and promoting the development of businesses and legislation that will benefit the membership and the industry at large.

4. Advancing Tourism to Africa (Atta)

  • Our membership number: 203523
  • Contact person: Annabella Marquis (Membership Manager)
  • Contact details:; Tel +44 20 7937 4408
  • Address: 56 Gloucester Road, London, SW7 4UB, United Kingdom
  • African Travel and Tourism Association trading as Atta - Advancing Tourism to Africa
  • Registered in England No 4087771. VAT No 672 676205

The African Travel & Tourism Association (Atta) is a trade association that promotes tourism to Africa from all corners of the world. Recognised as the Voice of African Tourism, Atta serves and supports business leaders in Africa representing the elite buyers and suppliers of tourism product across 22 African countries. 

With over 550 members, Atta acts as Pan-Africa’s largest network of tourism product covering not only accommodation, transport and travel specialists in Africa, but a formidable selection of tour operators, representation and PR companies in Europe, USA and worldwide promoting tourism to Africa. 

5. South African Tour Operators Association SATOA

  • Membership contact: Sue Gallagher (SATOA does not provide membership numbers)
  • Contact details: Tel +44 207 801 9872 (International) /
  • Contact address: Unit C7 Commodore House, Juniper Drive, London SW18 1TW, United Kingdom

SATOA is a leading professional non-profit travel and tourism association formed in 1982. Managed by a committee in the UK on behalf of its members, SATOA promotes travel to Africa and the Indian Ocean while providing its members with a platform from which to promote their products, network and create new business opportunities.

SATOA also encourages the exchange of ideas and improves marketing and tourism to the region.

6. The Association for the Promotion of Tourism to Africa (APTA)

  • Contact person: Kathryn Monaco (Executive Director APTA)
  • Contact details: Tel (631) 661-6871 / APTA Email:
  • Address: Primary Sales Consulting Inc., Babylon NY 11702, USA

APTA is a non-profit, volunteer, B-2-B association of travel professionals on a mission to promote Africa and her islands as tourist destinations to the retail travel agents and tour operators in the United States.

7. American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA)


  • Our membership number: 900127359
  • Contact person: James Taylor (
  • Contact details: Tel: 703.739.2782 /
  • Address:  1101 King Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314, U.S.A

ASTA (American Society of Travel Agents) is the world's largest association of travel professionals. The mission of ASTA and its affiliated organizations is to facilitate the business of selling travel through effective representation, shared knowledge and the enhancement of professionalism.

ASTA seeks a retail travel marketplace that is profitable, growing and a rewarding place to work, invest and do business. Founded in 1931 as the American Steamship and Tourist Agents' Association, ASTA and its affiliates now comprise the world's largest and most influential travel trade association with members in 140 countries. As the world's largest travel trade association, their work encompasses every aspect of the travel experience.