About the Trade Contact Manager

Services for tourism products

GoSouthAfrica provides over 6000 registered tourism products in Southern Africa with accurate market intelligence of over 9000 trade partners to enable to gain easier and more affordable market access. You manage your contacts through your own customer relationship database where you can monitor your progess of converting trade leads into business. We've done the research of the trade partners so you dont have to.

Tools included:

  • Keeping your rates current with the agents that use your product
  • Educating yourself as to how the industry works best for you
  • Sustainability survey and self certification
  • Rate setting tool where you can make sure your rates are in line with the commission you are paying
  • Get overflow business when your competition is fully booked
  • Present your product in online speed marketing sessions
  • Network with other products
  • Manage your trade contacts and leads with a CRM system specifically designed for this purpose.
  • Intergrate your contact database with mailchimp
  • Tools to clean up your trade contact database
  • Contact media with press releases and content for bublication
  • Intergrate automatic answering of email enquiries, rates upates and special offers onto your website
  • Find service providers to the tourism industry in your area.
  • Contact media with press releases and content for publication

Membership:

  • Membership is limited to tourism products which includes, accommodation of any kind, activities, craft outlets, restaurants, information providers, tour guides
  • Free membership which enables all the tools to be used with a limitation on volume. ie try before you buy
  • Premium subscription membership which has no volume limitation
  • Self managed account
  • Free premium accounts available to emerging SMMEs who qualify

Services for tour operators, travel agents, DMCs.

GoSouthAfrica provides accurate market intelligence of over 9000 trade partners to enable to gain easier and more affordable market access. You manage your contacts through your own customer relationship database where you can monitor your progess of converting trade leads into business. Additionally GoSouthAfrica provides over 9000 registered tour operators/agents/DMCs with accurate descriptions, images, social media profiles, rates, special offers and accolades of over 6000 tourism products in Southern Africa to enable them sell the region effectively. You manage your contacts through your own customer relationship database where you can monitor your progess of converting trade leads into business. The database also shares market intelligence about supplier products with its users.

Tools included:

  • Update management of supplier information in partnership with the supplier
  • Manage your STO contracts and rates with your supplieres
  • create and manage packages
  • Manage your reservations through an streamlined workflow process
  • Contact your supplier database via email including filter mechanisms.
  • Survey your supplierers for any information that you might need from them
  • Contact media with press releases and content for publication
  • Search for new supplier offers using online speed marketing sessions
  • Manage your trade contacts and leads with a CRM system specifically designed for this purpose.
  • See how many other trade buyers list your favourite suppliers and services
  • Intergrate your trade contact database with mailchimp
  • Tools to clean up your trade contact database

Membership:

  • Membership is limited to tourism products that collect a commission from suppliers that are independently managed. Tour operators, travel agents and DMCs
  • Free membership which enables all the tools to be used with a limitation on volume. ie try before you buy
  • Premium subscription membership which has no volume limitation
  • Self managed account
  • Free premium accounts available to emerging SMMEs who qualify

Services for tourism associations, trade bodies and product representation companies

GoSouthAfrica offers the tools to enable easy management and marketing opportunities for your association, trade body or product representaion company.

Tools included:

  • Update management of member/client information
  • Present your organisation in online speed marketing sessions
  • Network with other associations
  • Contact your member/client database via email including filter mechanisms.
  • Manage subscriptions and invoices.
  • Survey your members/clients for any information that you might need from them
  • Manage your trade contacts and leads with a CRM system specifically designed for this purpose.
  • Intergrate your contact database with mailchimp
  • Tools to clean up your trade contact database
  • Contact media with press releases and content for publication

Membership:

  • Membership is limited to tourism associations, hotel groups, product representation companies
  • Free membership which enables all the tools to be used with a limitation on volume. ie try before you buy
  • Premium subscription membership which has no volume limitation
  • Self managed account