Mr Marthinus Christoffel Johannes Van Schalkwyk

Marthinus Christoffel Johannes Van Schalkwyk

Appearances

  • Appropriation Bill 14 May 2013

    Chairperson, that is very kind of you. I might need the three minutes to deal with all the issues that hon members raised.

    First of all, I would like to thank all hon members who participated in this debate for their support and also the support from all the political ...

  • Appropriation Bill 14 May 2013

    Chairperson, South Africa consists of a tapestry of interwoven cultures and the world's eyes have opened up like never before to the beauty, the diversity of experiences and the endless possibilities our country has to offer.

    In 1993 our country received a mere 3,4 million foreign visitors. However ...

  • Tourism Bill (Second Reading Debate) 23 Apr 2013

    Madam Deputy Speaker, I would like to thank all hon members for participating in this debate and for their constructive contributions, but, especially their hard work in the portfolio committee. I would also like to thank all political parties for their unanimous support, it is highly appreciated.

    The chairperson of ...

  • Tourism Bill (Second Reading Debate) 23 Apr 2013

    Hon Speaker, prior to the drafting of the Tourism Bill 2012, the sector was governed by the Tourism Act of 1993. This Act was amended three times - 1996, 2000 and 2002 respectively. However, the Act fell short of being an overarching national legislative framework for management of tourism and became ...

  • Ministers 15 Aug 2012

    Deputy Speaker, because this is an alliance and an agreement between the three cities, I would think that the cities would be in a much better position to answer this question. However, let me say that all of us agree in the industry - the private sector, government and all three ...

  • Ministers 15 Aug 2012

    Deputy Speaker, in terms of overlap and waste and potential waste, the hon member's observation is correct. It is a concern for us as well, and we are working on that. There are two initiatives that I would like to refer to. The one is at international level. We ...

  • Ministers 15 Aug 2012

    Deputy Speaker, the joint promotion of the three cities of Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban under the Three Cities Alliance agreement pools the resources of these urban centres into a national partnership to promote the major urban tourism offerings of the country. In light of the previous questions to the ...

  • Ministers 15 Aug 2012

    Deputy Speaker, the issue of landing costs is an issue that is dealt with by Acsa, and that is under the leadership of the hon Minister of Transport. His predecessor appointed the panel to advise him. The increase that many stakeholders expressed concern about wasn't what the hon member ...

  • Ministers 15 Aug 2012

    Deputy Speaker, the hon member is quite correct with regard to what we are experiencing with the geographic spread. Therefore, we have the specific programme that focuses on the six least visited provinces - packages that we market through South African Tourism with the co-operation of the two operators to make ...

  • Appropriation Bill 3 May 2012

    Thank you, House Chairperson. Can I just conclude?