New app aims to have SA at fingertips

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Cape Town, 9 June 2015 - A young Cape Town entrepreneur has his sights firmly set on changing local tourism. 'Awesome South Africa' is a new mobile app tailor-made for South Africans and tourists.

CAPE TOWN - From accommodation and businesses to local recreation.

‘Awesome South Africa’ is a new mobile app, tailor-made for locals and tourists.

It promotes products and services for various industries.

The four-month-old app was created by entrepreneur Brandon Wilson, and has been downloaded close to 10,000 times since its launch.

Endorsed by Tourism South Africa, it is billed as the first of its kind because of the extensive information available on the app.

It is free to download and small business owners have the opportunity to list their products in one of over 20 categories, at no cost.

The are four formats under which they can broadcast specials, promotions, news and events.

But if they want to run adverts they have to pay an annual subscription of R1,900.

Awesome South Africa is available to download for iPhone and Android users.

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