South African Tourism board appoints new Chairperson

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

Minister of Tourism Mr Derek Hanekom has appointed Mr. Zwelibanzi Mntambo as the new Chairperson of the board with immediate effect.

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Joint media statement on the meeting between the Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba and the Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom

  • Media and StakeholderTrade
The Minister of Home Affairs, Minister Malusi Gigaba and the Minister of Tourism, Minister Derek Hanekom met on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 in Cape Town to discuss the impact on the tourism sector of the new Immigration Regulations which came into effect on 26 May 2014.Key…
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Cape Town Tourism reappointed city’s tourism agency

  • July 31, 2014
  • Trade

Cape Town Tourism is to continue marketing the city for another three years following the signing of a three-year agreement with the City of Cape Town.

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Highlighting hospitality: SAB World of Beer to host 5th annual Concierge Conference

  • July 30, 2014
  • Trade

The 5th annual Concierge Conference, which takes place on 17 September 2014 at the SAB World of Beer in Johannesburg, is a skills-development initiative that brings together players in the four- and five-star hospitality industry from across the country.

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Chairperson of South African Tourism resigns.

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

​Frank Kilbourn, the chairperson of South African Tourism has decided to resign from the board effective 25 July 2014 to focus on his long-term business interests.

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South African Tourism CEO unveils updated five-year strategic plan

  • July 24, 2014
  • Trade

The key objectives are to grow tourism’s contribution to the economy by 1.5% annually, create a thriving tourism sector, and make the South Africa brand a global player in portfolio markets.

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IN THE NEWS: “CTICC celebrates sod turning on expansion project”

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

Hard work and careful planning over the past few months culminated in the first sod being turned on the construction site of the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) expansion today.

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South African Tourism appoints new Chief Operating Officer (COO)

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

​South African Tourism is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Chief Operating Officer (COO), Ms Sthembiso Dlamini

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Minister announces initiatives to create work opportunities in tourism sector

  • July 18, 2014
  • Trade

South Africa’s new Tourism Minister, Derek Hanekom, gave his first Tourism Budget Vote speech in the National Assembly on 16 July 2014, highlighting growth in the sector and announcing new opportunities for employment.

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Satsa conference to focus on issues relevant to members

  • July 17, 2014
  • Trade

The Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (Satsa) is to host its annual conference at Spier wine estate in Stellenbosch from 7 to 9 August 2014.

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