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The Portfolio Committee on Tourism met on a virtual platform to receive a briefing from the South African Police Service (SAPS) on the national intervention to prevent attacks on long-distance bus operators, which had negative implications for domestic and foreign tourism in South Africa.
The SAPS presented the National ...
SA Tourism Q3 & 4 2021/22 Performance
6 Sep 2022
South African Tourism (SAT) noted amongst its achievements for Quarter 3 and 4 of 2021/22 that it had exceeded its targets on international and regional tourist arrivals, domestic holiday trips and Rand value of domestic holiday direct spend. The tourism activation at the Dubai World Expo 2020 was also ...
Department of Tourism Quarter 3 & 4 2021/22 Performance
30 Aug 2022
Report of the meeting to follow.
The Intercape Bus Service (Intercape) briefed the Portfolio Committee on Tourism on its perspectives regarding incidents of violence in the long-distance transport sector. The South African National Taxi Council (SANTACO) sent through a briefing, but was unable to attend the meeting.
Intercape outlined the nature of the attacks on ...
Tourism Infrastructure Projects & DBSA MOU; with Deputy Minister
7 Jun 2022
The National Department of Tourism (NDT) and Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) gave an overview of the Memorandum of Agreement between the two parties for the 2020/21 to 2022/23 financial years with the DBSA acting as an implementing agent for the NDT in 78 tourism projects for which ...
Tourism Budget: Committee Report; with Minister
17 May 2022
The Committee considered and adopted its report on the Budget Vote of the Department of Tourism.
In discussions, Members raised several concerns. They noted the slow progress in appointing a chief financial officer. It was suggested that the Department had not done much to assist after the ...
South African Tourism 2022/23 Annual Performance Plan; with Deputy Minister
10 May 2022
In a virtual meeting, the Committee was briefed by South African Tourism (SAT) on its Annual Performance Plan (APP) and budget allocation for 2022/23.
SAT reported that the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic and its effects have decimated the ability of many of the prioritised source markets to travel to ...
Department of Tourism 2022/23 Annual Performance Plan; with Deputy Minister
3 May 2022
The Portfolio Committee on Tourism met with the Department of Tourism on the virtual platform to receive a briefing on its Annual Performance Plan for the 2022/23 financial year. The Deputy Minister was present at the meeting. The Chairperson opened the meeting with a note on Members’ ...
Tourism Sector current state of affairs: TBCSA briefing
15 Mar 2022
In a virtual meeting, the Portfolio Committee heard a presentation by the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) which described the desperate need for the tourism sector to recover from the impact of COVID-19 and its regulations which hamper its ability to contribute towards the economy. The meeting ...
The Committee received a briefing in a virtual meeting from the Audit and Risk Committee of the Department of Tourism. The Audit Committee had noted findings from the Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) and advised management to develop an action plan that should focus on the root causes of the ...