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ABOUT JOHANNESBURG
Johannesburg, also known as Joburg, Jozi or Egoli (“Place of Gold”), is the economic powerhouse of Africa, gateway to many parts of the world – and home to 4.6 million people.  Over 55 international airlines link the city to major centres worldwide, making Johannesburg one of the most accessible centres on the continent.  Now proudly taking its place as Africa’s most visited city for three consecutive years (2013, 2014 & 2015 - according to the MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index), Joburg is growing at an unprecedented rate, constantly and continuously transforming itself. Joburg, also offers a plethora of cultural, leisure, sporting, fashion and lifestyle activities that are fast making the city the leading destination for both leisure and business tourists. Joburg’s legendary shopping, dining, entertainment and nightlife are complemented by fabulous weather, as well as an astonishing array of facilities including spectacular golf courses, gyms, spas and wellness centres that add to its appeal as a destination.
Aside from being Africa’s Most Visited City, the stature of Johannesburg is underscored by the many accolades that it has received, including:

  • The “Most Popular African City” overall for young people aged 15-to-29 in 2015 - Youthful Cities Index
  • SA’s wealthiest city
  • The Best City in South Africa for Business
  • The New Cool Capital of the Southern Hemisphere (GQ Magazine, UK – 2015)

For further information please go to www.joburgtourism.com or contact +27 87 151 2950

 
ABOUT ABSOLUT VODKA
On every bottle of ABSOLUT, you will find the portrait of an extraordinary entrepreneur and the founder of the world’s most iconic vodka brand: Lars Olsson Smith.  In 1879, at 43, he created the purest vodka that gave birth to the ABSOLUT brand we know today. His superior vodka blend was made out of a distinct character of grain using a revolutionary distilling method called continuous distillation. ABSOLUT’s reputation as a premium vodka applies the simple concept of “One Source”.   This means that the sourcing of all natural ingredients to the bottling of the final product is completed at one location to maintain the highest levels of quality and production, i.e.Åhus, Sweden.
 
ABOUT MTN GROUP
Launched in 1994, the MTN Group is a multinational telecommunications group, operating in 22 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. The MTN Group is listed on the JSE Securities Exchange in South Africa under the share code: “MTN.” As of 30 June 2016, MTN recorded 233 million subscribers across its operations in Afghanistan, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Cyprus, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Republic, Iran, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo (Congo Brazzaville), Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Uganda, Yemen and Zambia. Visit us at www.mtn.com.
 
ABOUT GOOGLE
Google’s innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google’s targeted advertising program provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia.  For more information, visit Google at Google Africa G+ page or the Google Africa Blog: google-africa.blogspot.com. You can also follow Google's Africa team on Twitter: twitter.com/googleafrica.
 
ABOUT DSTV
Over 5.7 million South Africans invite DStv into their homes every day. With a sporting offering that is unrivalled, blockbuster movies, children’s entertainment, independent news channels and the most awarded series, as well as the best of local content, it’s not surprising that DStv continues to grow its customer base every year. DStv delivers this content through a range of different platforms – from its flagship Explora decoder to its DStv Now app.  The additional services it offers such as streaming live television and Catch Up on DStv Now app, its DStv Catch Up and BoxOffice service, puts its offering amongst the best on demand providers in the world.