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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.
Election of Chairperson; Tourism Transformation Council of South Africa
7 Sep 2021
The Portfolio Committee on Tourism met virtually to be briefed by the Tourism Transformation Council of South Africa (TTCSA) on the state of transformation in the tourism sector. The Committee first elected Ms Tandi Mahambehlala as its Chairperson. In accepting her role, she stated the importance of an international ...
SAT 2020/21 Quarter 4 Performance Report; with Deputy Minister
24 Aug 2021
Audio: SAT 2020/21 Quarter 4 performance
The Committee met virtually to hear South African Tourism’s (SA Tourism) briefing on its fourth quarter 2020/2021 performance report. The Deputy Minister of Tourism was also in attendance.
The presentation yielded that SA Tourism it achieved 24 of 28 Key Performance Indicators in the ...
Department of Tourism 2020/21 Quarter 4 performance
17 Aug 2021
The National Department of Tourism (NDOT) presented on their Quarter 4 performance. At the end Quarter 4, NDOT achieved 64 of its 56 targets for an 87.5% overall achievement. Of the eight targets unachieved, three targets had significant work done, whilst five posed a serious challenge and needed intervention. The ...
South African Tourism Quarter 2 & 3 2020/21 performance; with Minister and Deputy Minister
9 Mar 2021
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
Audio: Developments in tourism sector: TBCSA briefing; Impact of SONA on Tourism Sector
President Cyril Ramaphosa: 2021 State of the Nation Address (SONA)
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 ...
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 ...
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.