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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 ...
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 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’ ...
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 ...
SA Tourism reported that International tourist arrivals declined by -55.6% in the period January to July 2021 compared to the previous period in 2019. A total of close to 1.3 million domestic holiday trips were recorded for January to July 2021. This was 27.5% lower compared to 2020.
SA Tourism ...
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 ...
First Term Committee Programme 2022
7 Dec 2021
In a virtual meeting, the Committee considered the draft Committee programme for the first term of 2022.
A Member said it was important for the Committee to visit tourism destinations that were of concern in the different provinces once the restrictions eased. As water and sanitation facilities, as well as ...