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South African Tourism 2022/23 Annual Performance Plan
10 May 2022
Report of the meeting to follow.
Department of Tourism 2022/23 Annual Performance Plan; with Deputy Minister
3 May 2022
The Portfolio Committee on Tourism met with the Department of Tourism on the virtual platform to receive a briefing on its Annual Performance Plan for the 2022/23 financial year. The Deputy Minister was present at the meeting. The Chairperson opened the meeting with a note on Members’ ...
Tourism Sector current state of affairs: TBCSA briefing
15 Mar 2022
In a virtual meeting, the Portfolio Committee heard a presentation by the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) which described the desperate need for the tourism sector to recover from the impact of COVID-19 and its regulations which hamper its ability to contribute towards the economy. The meeting ...
The Committee received a briefing in a virtual meeting from the Audit and Risk Committee of the Department of Tourism. The Audit Committee had noted findings from the Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) and advised management to develop an action plan that should focus on the root causes of the ...
Tourism infrastructure projects; with Deputy Minister
1 Mar 2022
The Department of Tourism made a presentation to the Committee that focused on infrastructure projects being developed, maintenance of existing facilities as well as enhancing universal access. Some projects were being implemented by agencies, in particular Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA). The Department had appointed the Government Technical Advisory ...
In a virtual meeting, the Committee was briefed by the National and Provincial Registrars of tourist guides on progress made regarding the centralised and provincial databases of tourist guides. Delegates from the Department of Tourism, led by the Deputy Minister, were present in the meeting.
The Committee noted the report ...
State of the Nation Address implications for Tourism
15 Feb 2022
The Committee Content Advisor and Researcher briefed the Committee on the implications of the State of the Nation Address (SONA) on tourism and its importance for economic recovery and growth. An overview was given of global and domestic tourism ...
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. ...
South African Tourism 2021/22 Annual Report, with Minister
16 Nov 2021
In virtual meeting together with the Minister, the Committee was briefed by South African Tourism on its 2021/22 Annual Report. The SA Tourism interim board chairperson said that this was the first time in 17 years that it had received a qualified audit report.
The Committee members ...
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.