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The Tourism Grading Council of SA (TGCSA) briefed the Committee on the tourism grading system in SA. The TGCSA, at present, was focused primarily on the grading of accommodation establishments due to resource constraints but would like to move into other areas of the value chain. To date, 5 200 ...
The Tourism Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Charter Council briefed the Committee on the state of transformation in the tourism sector and in so doing elaborated on the work done by the former Charter Council that had served from 2016 to 2019. The current Charter Council was appointed by the ...
National Tourism Sector Strategy: Department briefing; Tourism BRRR
22 Oct 2019
Available here once adopted: BRRR 2019
The National Department of Tourism (NDT) briefed the Committee on its National Tourism Sector Strategy (NTSS). Members were provided with background on the NTSS and also on what the NTSS entailed. What was being presented before the Committee was the second iteration of the ...
Tourism Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report; Howick Oversight Report
15 Oct 2019
Available here once adopted: BRRR 2019; Draft Howick, KwaZulu-Natal Province Oversight Report [not made available]
The Committee discussed the 2019 Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report (BRRR) and its Draft Howick Oversight Report. It was agreed that both Reports would be adopted at later date.
Being the first BRRR of the ...
South African Tourism 2018/19 Annual Report, with Minister
9 Oct 2019
South African Tourism (SAT) briefed the Committee on its 2018/19 Annual Report and financial statements. The Minister was in attendance.
In her opening remarks, the Minister gave an update on Board resignations and vacancies at the entity.
She noted that there were concerns around the ...
Audit Outcomes of Department and entities: AGSA briefing
8 Oct 2019
The Auditor General of SA (AGSA) briefed the Committee on the 2018/19 audit outcomes of the National Department of Tourism (NDT) and SA Tourism (SAT). For the past five financial years, the overall audit of the tourism portfolio had regressed as the NDT had received ...
The Department of Tourism briefed the Committee on its 2018/19 Annual Report and financial statements. The Minister and Deputy Minister were present.
In her opening remarks the Minister stated that the NDT had regressed on its audit outcome. The NDT had obtained a qualified audit ...
In his opening rematks, the Chairperson expressed his sadness on the passing of Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources Ms Bavalile Hlongwa on Friday, 13 September 2019. She had tragically died in a motor-vehicle accident. He described her as being fearless and someone who was never afraid to express her views ...
SIU on SABC investigations; ICASA Quarter 1 performance; with Minister
10 Sep 2019
Department of Tourism 2018/19 Quarter 4 performance
10 Sep 2019
The National Department of Tourism (NDT) briefed the Committee on its Fourth Quarter Performance Report 2018/19. An overview of performance for Quarter 4 was that the NDT had 83 targets of which 75 had been achieved. The briefing included an overview of Quarter 4 performance across the NDT’s ...