NEW YORK, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Tourism is excited to announce an interactive "Jeopardy!" game to educate and engage fans about South Africa through its website, www.SouthAfrica.net. The online game will launch on Thursday, March 8 in conjunction with a special video category highlighting the destination with the "Jeopardy!" Clue Crew. South African Tourism will also give away a 10-day luxury South African adventure to one lucky winner on the Facebook page Visit South Africa. Viewers will be encouraged through banner ads on the "Jeopardy!" website and on-air mentions by Host Alex Trebek to enter for a chance to "Leave Ordinary Behind" and experience an unforgettable, trip-of-a-lifetime.
"Jeopardy!" journeyed to the rich and vibrant country of South Africa, capturing its beauty and diversity, for categories to air this month, April and later this fall. "It was a pleasure to have America's top-rated quiz show explore South Africa," said Sthu Zungu, President of South African Tourism. "Popular shows like 'Jeopardy!' bring vital mainstream awareness about our amazing destination in an interactive, fun way. We're thrilled to work with shows that aid us in our quest to educate the American traveler on all that South Africa has to offer."
Tune-in to "Jeopardy!" on March 8 to learn more about the sweepstakes. Viewers will be directed to www.southafrica.net to test their South Africa I.Q. The incredible trip give-away will include round-trip airfare; three nights at the renowned Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town; two nights on board the world-class Rovos Rail; two nights at Fairlawn's Boutique Hotel & Spa; two nights on safari at the luxury MalaMala Private Game Reserve; cultural tours and thrilling activities. The sweepstakes ends on March 22 at 7 p.m. EDT.
For more information on South Africa's rich and diverse offerings visit www.southafrica.net, follow @SouthAfrica on Twitter and Visit South Africa on Facebook.
South African Tourism is the national tourism agency responsible for the marketing of South Africa as a preferred tourist destination. It is headed by Chief Executive Officer Thulani Nzima and Chief Operating Officer Timothy Scholtz.
SOURCE South African Tourism