The book covers aspects of the travel and tourism industry with entries pertaining to hospitality, transport, attractions, tourism services, the travel trade and sustainability.
TourismUpdate.zo.za quotes author and publisher, Elsabé Engelbrecht pictured), who says she wanted to bring tourism into her classroom and make the industry understandable to those learners who never had the opportunity to travel further than the white bridge outside town.
Engelbrech is the National Director of The Global Travel & Tourism Partnership (South Africa). She says: “South Africa is one of the most beautiful countries in the world and this book celebrates the diversity of our cultures, heritage and unsurpassed natural beauty with more than 6 500 entries, many of which reflect our uniquely South African spirit.”
The 400-page dictionary-encyclopedia combination unpacks more than 5 000 terms, concepts, jargon, expressions and uniquely South African words, and contains more than 900 acronyms and abbreviations.
Festivals and events
It is a useful resource for information on South African tourism organisations, associations, authorities and other stakeholders and features National Parks, Botanical Gardens, World Heritage Sites and even festivals and events.
Explaining technology concepts and technological jargon in a simple understandable way helps even the most novice user to master “new” generation tourism terminology and concepts.
More information can be found here: https://www.dictiopedia.co.za/