State of tourism in Rural Areas
24 Jun 2020
The Chairperson said that both the provincial legislatures and Parliament, at the national level, represented the same sector, which was the legislative sector. The Portfolio Committee of Tourism in Parliament, during its deliberations since 2019, had realised that there had not been consistent interactions between Members of the Committee, at ...
Tourism Business Council of South Africa on Risk Adjusted Strategy and Recovery Plan
9 Jun 2020
The Chairperson noted that South Africa has responded well in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. This pandemic has affected the Tourism Sector more than any other sector as it relies and survives on the movement and interaction of people. Right before the pandemic arose, Tourism was struggling with contraction ...
Tourism Budget: Committee Report; Tourism 2019/20 Quarter 2 performance
2 Jun 2020
The Chairperson opened the meeting by greeting the attendants and followed by announcing the duration of the meeting. He reminded the Committee that the agenda, minutes and the Draft Report were sent in advance to all the Members. He mentioned the focus of the current meeting and reminded the attendants ...
South African Tourism 2020/21 Annual Performance Plan
27 May 2020
The Chairperson said that the pandemic offered South Africa an opportunity for its tourism industry to get ready. As the entire world was under lockdown, tourists would not be able to see which country was safer than others. After lockdown restrictions were lifted, there were only two things that tourists ...
Department of Tourism 2020/21 Annual Performance plan
26 May 2020
The Chairperson welcomed all the Members to the meeting. He noted that the Committee was meeting a day after Africa Day. He explained how achieving democracy in Africa had been a long protracted struggle which led to the formation of the African Union (AU). Celebrating Africa Day was a reminder ...
Department of Tourism 2020/21 Annual Performance Plan
11 May 2020
The Chairperson gave condolences to the family of the Deputy Minister and requested the administrator to provide the list of apologies.
Minister of Tourism on impact of COVID-9 pandemic to Tourism Industry & mitigating measures initiated by Department; with Deputy Minister
4 May 2020
The Chairperson welcomed everyone and asked if there were any apologies made by Members. There was a delay caused by a technical problem. He asked if there were any items to be included or excluded from the agenda. Having not received any indication, he would convene the meeting according to ...
SAT Quarter 2 & 3 performance; Reputational risks to tourism industry posed by captive breeding: Expert briefing
17 Mar 2020
The Chairperson stated that government had put certain measures in place for South Africans to adhere to due to the outbreak of the Corona Virus. He urged South Africans to remain calm but to be vigilant.
Brand SA on mandate, activities and programmes in relation to tourism development; Second Term Committee Programme
10 Mar 2020
The Chairperson stated that in 2019 the Committee had taken the decision to work with as many stakeholders as possible and BrandSA was one of them. The Committee needed to understand what BrandSA did and how it worked with the National Department of Tourism (NDT) and SA Tourism. The meeting ...
Meeting with NHTL to discuss state of tourism in rural areas; Committee oversight approach to tourism development; Second Term Committee Programme
3 Mar 2020
The Chairperson stated that the aim of the meeting was to have an interaction with the National House of Traditional Leaders (NHTL) on issues of development in villages.