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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 ...
Resolution Tracking Tool; Committee Performance Plan & Study Tour
31 May 2022
In a virtual meeting, the Committee finalised and adopted the Committee Annual Performance Plan (APP) for 2022/23 and its Strategic Plan. Research had been provided to guide the Committee on the choice of a country for a benchmarking study tour. Committee members deliberated on which country to prioritise and the ...
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 2021/22 Quarter 1 & 2 Performance
1 Feb 2022
In a virtual meeting, the Portfolio Committee was briefed by the Department of Tourism on its performance in the first and second quarter of the 2021/2022 financial year.
The Deputy Minister highlighted that the Department had not done very well overall in the first and second quarter but there ...
09 Nov 2021
The Committee convened on a virtual platform to be briefed by the Department of Tourism on its responses to the issues raised by the Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) for the 2020/21 financial year, and by South African ...
Employment patterns in Tourism; with Deputy Minister of Employment & Labour
30 Nov 2021
The Department of Employment and Labour (DEL) briefed the Tourism Portfolio Committee on employment patterns in the sector and migration trends. Foreigners made up 7% of the workers in the South African labour force. Migration patterns showed that since 2000 there had been a “dramatic influx” of undocumented migrants. ...
Tourism BRRR; Tourism Quarter 4 2020/21 Performance Report
23 Nov 2021
The Portfolio Committee on Tourism convened on a virtual platform to adopt its Budgetary Review and Recommendation Report for the 2020/21 financial year on the annual performance of the Department of Tourism and SA Tourism.
The Committee agreed that the report was ...
Department of Tourism 2020/21 Annual Report, with Deputy Minister
9 Nov 2021
The National Department of Tourism (NDT) obtained an unqualified audit with findings for the financial year 2020/21. The Director General commented on the outcomes of the Auditor General report noting there were a few matters which NDT needed to address. It was ensuring that all the ...
Department of Tourism 2020/21 audit outcomes: AGSA briefing
9 Nov 2021
The Auditor General of South Africa (AGSA) briefed the Committee on the 2020/21 audit outcomes of the National Department of Tourism (NDT) and SA Tourism (SAT). AGSA noted that there has been a regression in the last two years in performance reporting of NDT and SAT.