Tropika Island of Treasure is back with a new host

2017-09-01 07:59

Cape Town - Following the success of Tropika Island of Treasure season seven (#TIOT7) Tropika has officially announced the launch of #TIOT8 .

In this eighth season of the popular campaign and TV show, seven consumers will once again join seven celebrities in paradise and compete for a shared smooth R1 million!

Destination - The Maldives

The seven celebrities and the lucky seven contestants will jet off to the Maldives.

With celebs and contestants competing in fun and challenging games to get to that grand prize - against the breath taking Maldivian backdrop – viewers will be in for a real treat!

Miantha Padayachee, Brand Group Manager for Tropika, is looking forward to seeing how the show plays out in the Maldives with a new group of contestants. “The past seven seasons of TIOT have been incredibly successful, and so for season eight we needed to up the ante and really take it to the next level. The Maldives is the epitome of smoooth island living and will add a new dimension to the show. Fans can expect the same exciting and fun Tropika Island of Treasure that they have come to know and love – with a few surprise twists this season…”.

Meet the new host

Espresso presenter Katlego Maboe will be taking over the reins from Minnie Dlamini.

His charismatic nature has gained him many fans, and his inquisitive nature and zest for life (and travel) will stand him in good stead as he takes the reins and hosts #TIOT8.

"One really exciting part of #TIOT8 is finding talent across SA. Often, the contestants go on to become stars. So I'm really looking forward to the auditions! I'm also excited to spend time in the Maldives - it is the ultimate paradise destination - and to see what challenges the contestants will be put up against on the island," Maboe says.

In addition to hosting the show, Katlego will also be performing the theme tune for #TIOT8 which will be launched to Tropika fans, soon.

Here's how you can get to the Maldives

South Africans dreaming of amazing prizes, fame, fortune, and joining their favourite celebs in paradise, have a few ways to enter.

Join the auditions:

From 1 September, buy any Tropika product and join the Tropika team at the #TIOT8 auditions: 

- Saturday, 30 September 2017 – Cavendish Square, Cape Town

- Saturday, 7 October 2017 – Gateway, Durban

- Saturday, 14 October – The Zone, Johannesburg

Consumers who join at the auditions should keep an eye out for their favourite celebs, who’ll be making appearances when least expected.

Competition for those seven coveted spots to join the celebs competing for that smoooth R1 million will be fierce, so consumers must bring their A-game to the auditions. 

Solve riddles and get a golden ticket to the auditions

From Monday, 4 September 2017, Tropika will be sharing a riddle a day on their social media with clues as to which celebs will feature in #TIOT8.

Each day a new clue will be revealed, and one lucky person who correctly guesses the celeb each day will win a golden ticket that’ll allow them access to the audition phase and the opportunity to jump the queue. 

Seven celebs; seven clues over seven days; seven golden tickets. 

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