Alarming Tourism Statistics

Tourism Statistics - The latest Tourism Business Index (TBI) 3rd quarter results from Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) has been released and the findings are alarming.   Business confidence is at a record low, with the … [Read more...]

Youth should consider tourism as a career

Tourism Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa on Monday called on young people to consider taking tourism as a career. … [Read more...]

Minister speaks on new immigration regulations

Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom says the regulation of immigration matters is the constitutional responsibility of the Department of Home Affairs. … [Read more...]

Tourism marketing reaching consumers

Durban - Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk has announced that through South Africa’s marketing efforts in tourism they have reached over one billion consumers. … [Read more...]

Impressive tourism figures

Pretoria – The tourism industry has been congratulated on the impressive tourism figures which show that South Africa continues to be an attractive international tourism destination. Tourism is one of the country’s six job drivers in … [Read more...]

Tourism Minister to open Meetings Africa

Pretoria- Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk is set to open the Meetings Africa, the biggest business events exhibition on the continent. Van Schalkwyk will officially open the exhibition, which takes place at the Sandton Convention … [Read more...]

Visa, SA Tourism promote SA Tourism

  Pretoria – Visa and South African Tourism (SA Tourism) have signed an agreement that will see the two organisations working closely together to promote the country’s tourist attractions to an international audience. The … [Read more...]

Domestic tourism key to local jobs

Mbombela – Domestic tourism is key to creating sustainable jobs for locals, says Deputy Tourism Minister Thokozile Xasa. “Domestic tourism has the power to assist the province and the municipality in developing local products … [Read more...]

SA to strengthen relations with the Philippines

Pretoria - International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim is to pay a two-day working visit to the Philippines next week to strengthen relations with that country, in the areas of trade, investment, tourism and … [Read more...]

E-visas to grow tourism, create jobs

Pretoria - The introduction of e-visas will serve not only to grow tourism volumes but will also create new job opportunities, Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk said on Sunday. “There are opportunities to accelerate the … [Read more...]