Phumeza Theodora Mpushe

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Phumeza Theodora Mpushe

Committee Meetings Attended

  • Tourism 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 Tourism Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report
    17 Nov 2020

    2020 BRRRs

    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 ...

  • Tourism Department of Tourism Annual Report 2019/20 & Auditor-General input: with Minister
    10 Nov 2020

    Auditor General South Africa (AGSA) reported that both the National Department of Tourism (NDT) and South African Tourism (SAT) audit outcomes had improved compared to the previous year. NDT received an unqualified audit opinion with findings on compliance. SAT received an unqualified audit with findings on predetermined objectives and compliance. ...

  • Tourism National Federation of Tourist Guides Association on activities and issues pertinent to the tourism sector
    3 Nov 2020

    The National Federation of Tourist Guides Association (NFTGA) briefed the Committee on activities and issues pertinent to the tourism sector. The main challenges included the guide categories, the accreditation of providers, the training process, continued professional development, industry transformation through the development of a tourism culture, and language proficiency.

    The ...

  • Tourism Board of Airline Representatives of South Africa on pertinent issues
    27 Oct 2020

    The Board of Airline Representatives of South Africa (BARSA) briefed the Portfolio Committee on its activities and issues pertinent to tourism airlift prospects and challenges within SA in a virtual meeting.

    BARSA said the aviation and tourism sector is greatly challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic and it resulted in massive ...

  • Tourism CATHSSETA on training programmes in Tourism Sector; Committee Report on 2020/21 Quarter 1 performance
    20 Oct 2020

    The Culture, Art, Tourism, Hospitality and Sport Sector Education Training Authority (CATHSSETA) presented a background paper to the Committee with an overview of its skills development and training programmes in the tourism and travel services sector. The discussion was on the mandate of developing a credible Sector Skills Plan (SSP) ...

  • Tourism Department of Tourism 2020/21 Quarter 1 performance; with Minister and Deputy
    6 Oct 2020

    The Department of Tourism presented its quarter one performance report for the 2020/21 financial year in a virtual meeting. It looked at the challenges which COVID-19 had posed for the industry, and the measures that had been put in place to ensure the industry bounced back from the present situation. ...

  • Tourism Strategies to expedite transformation in the tourism sector
    1 Sep 2020

     A virtual meeting of the Portfolio Committee focused on the importance of the tourism sector’s transformation agenda, and how this would be carried out as part of transforming the country as a whole. The Chairperson described this as part of the goal of building a democratic, non-racial, non-sexist South Africa ...