Department of Tourism Quarter 4 performance
10 Sep 2019
Mr H Gumbi (DA) asked how domestic tourism was monitored. He further asked whether the Department monitored what the is cost of getting to SA. Airline ticket costs, airport taxes and visa application costs etc ought to be taken into consideration. At present, Ethiopian Airlines seemed to be the gateway ...
South African Tourism Quarter 4 performance
3 Sep 2019
Mr H Gumbi (DA) asked why there had been a drop in the grading figures for the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provinces. He suggested that the Committee be given a briefing on grading itself. It could shed light on what the benefits were, etc. He felt that the cost element ...
Joint Consultative Workshop on Tourist Safety and Security in South Africa
27 Aug 2019
Mr H Gumbi (DA) said that there is a grading system used for accommodations and this system is used both locally and internationally. There is a perception linked to a four or five star graded establishment, and people expect a certain level of security and comfort. The DOT and the ...
Committee Programme for Second Term
20 Aug 2019
Mr H Gumbi (DA) thanked the Chairperson for the opportunity and suggested that the Committee should organise joint-Committee meetings with other relevant Portfolio Committees. He acknowledged that other Committees had programmes which were different from that of the Portfolio Committee on Tourism, but the first joint Committee meeting should be ...
South African Tourism 2019/20 Annual Performance Plan
4 Jul 2019
Mr H Gumbi (DA) asked about the closing of sales internationally and SAT’s interaction with embassies abroad. Can SAT highlight its experiences with different embassies abroad? On the visa challenges, the Brazil Russia India China South Africa (BRICS) arrangement is to deal with the easier flow of people within ...
Election of Chairperson
2 Jul 2019
Mr H Gumbi (DA) nominated Mr M de Freitas (DA) as a candidate for Committee Chairperson.