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Support provided by banking sector to tourism industry, especially SMMEs
1 Jun 2021
The Portfolio Committee (PC) on Tourism received a briefing from the Banking Association South Africa (BASA) on its perspective of the support provided by the banking sector to the tourism industry, especially to small, micro and medium enterprises (SMMEs).
The Committee ...
In a virtual meeting the Committee was briefed by the South African Tourism (SAT) on its Annual Performance Plan.
Members heard the SAT’s budget has been restored to 2019 levels. The SAT’s approved ...
Department of Tourism 2021/22 Annual Performance Plan; with Ministry
4 May 2021
The Portfolio Committee received a briefing from the Department of Tourism on its 2021/22 – 2023/24 Annual Performance Plan. It noted that the plan is tabled in a precarious operational environment, as the tourism sector has been the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Committee ...
The Portfolio Committee on Tourism received a briefing in a virtual meeting from South African Tourism (SAT) on its second and third quarter performance for the 2020/21 financial year.
SAT reported that it had achieved 16 of its 26 key performance indicators (KPIs) across five programmes, and that seven KPIs ...
Department of Tourism 2020/21 Quarter 2 & 3 performance; with Minister
2 Mar 2021
In a virtual meeting, the Portfolio Committee (PC) on Tourism was briefed by the Department of Tourism on its performance in the second and third quarter of the financial year 2020/2021.
The Tourism Ministry appealed to people to help the Department, because a short-term opening of the sector does not ...
Developments in tourism sector: TBCSA briefing; Impact of SONA on Tourism Sector
23 Feb 2021
In a virtual meeting, the Committee heard a series of presentations by representatives of the South African tourism industry, which painted a bleak picture of the sector ...
Tourism Equity Fund: NDT & SEFA briefing; Impact of SONA on tourism sector
16 Feb 2021
In a virtual meeting, the Portfolio Committees on Tourism and Small Business Development received a briefing from the Department of Tourism (DT) and the Small Enterprise Finance Agency (Sefa) on the Tourism Equity Fund (TEF), ...
First Term Committee Programme
2 Feb 2021
In a virtual meeting, the Committee met to consider its draft programme for the first term of 2021. Members felt strongly that the programme must accommodate oversight visits especially in key areas negatively impacted, or hard hit, by the pandemic and lockdown regulations – it would also be an opportunity ...
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 ...