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Rules Subcommittee: Chief Whips Forum; House Ruling; Declarations of Vote; Questions to Deputy President; Unanswered Questions by Executive
5 Feb 2021
Video: Subcommittee on the Review of Assembly Rules, 5 February 2021
On the matter of the Chief Whips Forum, the Rules Subcommittee felt that the need for consistency and continuity was paramount. Whilst smaller parties should have a say, the weekly meeting demands continuity in representation. If a party change ...
State of Tourism at Local Government Level: CoGTA briefing; with Minister
24 Nov 2020
The Committee was briefed by the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) on the state of tourism at local government level. The meeting took place on a virtual platform. The presentation reflected on key opportunities and challenges in relation to the development of the tourism sector, from a ...
Tourism Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report
17 Nov 2020
The Portfolio Committee met to consider and discuss its Budgetary Review and Recommendation Report. Particular comments were made on the econometric study regarding tourism advertisement to attract tourists at an ideal spend. There was concern no results were really seen from the study and there ought to be ...
The National Federation of Tourist Guides Association (NFTGA) briefed the Committee on activities and issues pertinent to the tourism sector. The main challenges included the guide categories, the accreditation of providers, the training process, continued professional development, industry transformation through the development of a tourism culture, and language proficiency.
The Committee convened on a virtual platform to be briefed by the South African Tourism (SAT) on their 2020/21 first quarter performance and to also consider the Committee Report on transformation of the tourism sector.
The entity reported that according to the UNWTO Tourism Barometer, international tourist arrivals (overnight ...
The Department of Tourism presented its quarter one performance report for the 2020/21 financial year in a virtual meeting. It looked at the challenges which COVID-19 had posed for the industry, and the measures that had been put in place to ensure the industry bounced back from the present situation. ...
South African Tourism 2019/20 Quarter 4 performance
25 Aug 2020
South African Tourism reported that in the fourth quarter, it started to see the global results of how tourism slowed down. Globally, tourism was down 22% and this was during the first waves of the coronavirus in Asia, Europe and the United States. South Africa had experienced a decline of ...
South African Women in Tourism on Women in Tourism programmes / activities
18 Aug 2020
The Committee was briefed on the Women in Tourism (WiT) programme and the progress made in each of the provincial chapters. The meeting took place on a virtual platform. The presentations addressed the various events in the provinces for the WiT programme. ...
Department of Tourism 2019/20 Quarter 3 & 4 performance
28 Jul 2020
On a virtual platform, the Committee was briefed on the quarter three and four reports of the Department of Tourism. In quarter three, overall performance achieved for the quarter is 71.62%. The percentage which is not achieved but there is ...
Tourism Budget: Committee Report
16 Jul 2020
In a virtual meeting, the Committee met to consider its Report on the adjustment budget for vote 38: Department of Tourism.
The Committee’s Content Adviser presented only the ‘Observations’ and ‘Recommendations’ of the Report, drawing on the most important points. The main ...