SOTL in the South

University of Johannesburg

24 – 27 July 2017         |         University of Johannesburg, Bunting Campus

 

ACCOMMODATION

 

The conference will be held at the School of Tourism and Hospitality: The Kerzner | University of Johannesburg (UJ), Bunting Road Campus (APB).

Accommodation close to the UJ APB campus (Melville and Auckland Park) can be found here

 

BUS/SHUTTLE SERVICES

The shuttles are summoned by telephone. The rates vary between companies. It is advisable to ask for a fare estimate before you agree. We recommend:

Zebra

Phone: 0861 105 105

Email: info@zebracabs.co.za

EZ Shuttle

Phone 0861 397 488

E-mail info@ezshuttle.co.za

Uber is also widely available in Johannesburg. You need to create an account to make use of Uber.

Tuk-tuks

Switch Board: 072 316 8099

Web: http://e-tuktuk.co.za

Bookings: bookings@e-tuktuk.co.za

Rea Vaya Bus services

Johannesburg Call Centre on 0860 562 874.

Email: PalesaRA@joburg.org.za

 

TRAVEL

 

AIRPORT TRANSFERS

The OR Tambo International Airport is approximately 33km away from Melville/Auckland Park.

If you would prefer to arrange an airport transfer in advance, we would suggest:

Zebra

Phone: 0861 105 105

Email: info@zebracabs.co.za

EZ Shuttle

Phone: 0861 397 488

E-mail: info@ezshuttle.co.za

Uber is also widely available in Johannesburg. You need to create an account to make use of Uber.

Gautrain is another option for travelling.

 

VISAS

Visas are issued by the South African missions abroad and must be affixed in the applicant’s passport before departing for South Africa. Visas are not issued on arrival at South African ports of entry. Many nationalities do not require a visa to enter South Africa – please check with your travel agent. You can also click here to find out if you require a visa to travel to South Africa.

 

TOURS

SowetoTours

To get a taste of the thriving centre of Soweto, a Soweto tour is not to be missed. Here you will find a number of the Soweto’s top attractions, from the Hector Pieterson Museum and Memorial, Mandela House, Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication, and plenty more to see. We hope the tours will surely leave you with plenty of memories and photographs of this part of Johannesburg.

 

Soweto Full day Tour

Click here for more information

Contact: Mndeni

Tel: 0832128192

Email: info@zeigentours.com

Website: zeigentours.com

  • Visit FNB Stadium for Photo Opportunity
  • Visit Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication
  • Pass by Regina Mundi
  • Visit Mandela's House
  • Lunch - Buffet at Sakhumzi Restaurant
  • Visit Hector Pieterson Memorial
  • Drive past Orlando Stadium

Includes:

  • Transfers (pick-up & drop-off) from a central place around Joburg
  • Entrance fees where applicable
  • Lunch (buffet) included
  • Guided Tour

 

Soweto Bicycle Tours

Soweto Backpackers

Tel: +27 (0)11 936 3444

Cell: +27 (0)84 851 8681

Email: lebo@sowetobackpackers.com

Soweto Bicycle Tours offers a way to experience this excitement on two wheels, and makes for an unusual and memorable township tour. You can opt for two-hour, four-hour or full-day guided bicycle tours. There is also a three-hour tour of Kliptown, a section of Soweto where the Freedom Charter, a historic document outlining South Africa after apartheid, was signed in 1955. That document became the foundation of South Africa’s Constitution, one of the most progressive in the world.

 

Johannesburg Red City Tour and Soweto Combo

Explore Johannesburg at your own pace. Buy one ticket and hop on and off at any of the exciting stops. Your ticket is valid all day, so you can take your time to explore your favourite attractions.

Be sure to check the timetable and stop signage for departure times.

For more information regarding the tours and purchasing of tickets please click here and here

 

Places to visit/Sight Seeing

Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication

Mandela House

Hector Pieterson Museum and Memorial

Orlando Towers

Eating out in Soweto

 

Important Dates

First call for abstracts

22 August 2016

Second call for abstracts

28 October 2016

Abstract submission due (x1)

01 December 2016

Abstract submission due (x2)

15 February 2017

Notification of acceptance (x1)

01 February 2017

Notification of acceptance (x2)

15 March 2017

Full paper for proceedings

01 May 2017

Acceptance of full paper and/or suggestions for revision

01 June 2017

Revised and final paper submission

10 July 2017

Early Bird Registration

15 April 2017

Late Registration

15 June 2017

Enquires

For further information 

please contact

SOTLintheSouth@gmail.com

or

Tebogo Mokgokong:

+27 11 559 4658

 

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