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5 trends that will shape the way South Africans travel in 2021
5 trends that will shape the way South Africans travel in 2021Article

Travel trends ebb and flow, but nothing has reshaped the way that people plan, book and travel quite like Covid-19. While 2020 put paid to many a trip (almost overnight), 2021 will give us the first taste of travel and tourism in a post-pandemic world...

9 Feb 2021

Tourism SMMEs: Looking for opportunity in uncertainty
Tourism SMMEs: Looking for opportunity in uncertaintyArticle

It's hard not feel overwhelmed. But while 2020 saw the overnight shutdown of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries, Jurni CEO, Dr Nomvuselelo Songelwa believes that 2021 will usher in a new way of travelling, opportunities amid the uncertainty, and the space to develop new tourism products and services...

28 Jan 2021

CPT Tourism provides support for tourism SMMEs
CPT Tourism provides support for tourism SMMEsArticle

Support and mentorship from industry leaders could be the key to transforming a start-up into a successful, and sustainable, business.

1 Dec 2020

Sars red tape jeopardises recovery of tourism SMMEs
Sars red tape jeopardises recovery of tourism SMMEsArticle

South Africa's tourism SMMEs face another hurdle in their battle for survival as Sars seeks to charge them VAT on fees made for international travel arrangements - something which is VAT-exempt by law...

12 Oct 2020

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Impacting lives through sustainable tourism and transformationArticle

With the gradual easing of border restrictions around the world and as countries slowly start welcoming tourists back, it goes without saying that Covid-19 has been particularly devastating on the tourism sector...

Sisa Ntshona 29 Jul 2020

Supporting local tourism SMMEs during lockdown
Supporting local tourism SMMEs during lockdownArticle

It is no secret that the tourism industry has been hit the hardest by the Covid-19 pandemic and this is a critical time to support tourism businesses...

24 Jul 2020

#TourismStrong: Let's start creating digital stories about South Africa
#TourismStrong: Let's start creating digital stories about South AfricaArticle

Molefi Moketsi, chief technology officer at Jurni, shares four tips for tourism #SMMEs to leverage technology efficiently...

Molefi Moketsi 4 May 2020

5 tips on how tourism SMMEs can survive lockdown
5 tips on how tourism SMMEs can survive lockdownArticle

With no airlines flying into or out of South Africa and no tourists to participate in experiences, tourism SMMEs are finding themselves in a difficult situation. Is it even possible for tourism SMMEs to remain productive during lockdown?

6 Apr 2020

Why #LockdownSA shouldn't be a holiday for tourism SMMEs
Why #LockdownSA shouldn't be a holiday for tourism SMMEsArticle

The lockdown time could be put to good use to make such businesses more competitive and efficient...

1 Apr 2020

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4 innovations to disrupt SA tourism in 2020Article

Will 2020 herald in the decade of flying cars, AI concierges and holograph meetings with clients and colleagues across the world?

27 Jan 2020

#SONA19: Let's support President Ramaphosa's dream for a better South Africa
#SONA19: Let's support President Ramaphosa's dream for a better South AfricaArticle

The tourism industry is ideally placed to help President Cyril Ramaphosa achieve his dream for a better South Africa through job creation and increased investment, says Nomvuselelo Songelwa, CEO Jurni.

Nomvuselelo Songelwa 27 Jun 2019

Tourism SMMEs and students cross pollinate skills
Tourism SMMEs and students cross pollinate skillsArticle

A partnership between Cape Town Tourism and the Tourism and Events Management Department at Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) aims at cross-pollinating skills development between SMMEs and students...

12 Feb 2019

TKZN incubator programme a hybrid for SMME support
TKZN incubator programme a hybrid for SMME supportArticle

As part of the programme's market access initiative, incubatee's are given the opportunity and support to participate in trade shows and exhibitions that have been guiding and shaping dozens of emerging tour operators and tourism-related business to success through invaluable and practical support...

9 Jul 2018

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Northern Cape tourism SMMEs to benefit from new business incubatorArticle

The Tourism Business Incubator, which has now officially been launched in the Northern Cape, is poised to improve the viability and sustainability of SMMEs. The incubator will provide business support interventions to 50 tourism enterprises...

22 Mar 2018

Tourism business incubator launched in Limpopo
Tourism business incubator launched in LimpopoArticle

The Phalaborwa incubator is one of a few that will be launched across the country as part of a greater objective of the revised National Tourism Sector Strategy 2016-2026 to ensure the sustainable growth and development of the industry...

5 Mar 2018

Tsogo Sun Supplier Showcase developing and supporting SMMEs
Tsogo Sun Supplier Showcase developing and supporting SMMEsArticle

More than 100 enterprises recently showcased their products and services to potential buyers at a Tsogo Sun Supplier Showcase, providing market and development access for small, medium and micro-enterprises...

26 Jun 2017

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#EntrepreneurMonth: what does it take to survive as an entrepreneur?Article

In the tourism sector, we see hundreds of entrepreneurs stepping out, some make it, some don't. There are some key factors to consider when taking the leap into starting your own business...

Enver Mally 28 Nov 2016

INDABA puts greater focus on tourism SMMEs
INDABA puts greater focus on tourism SMMEsArticle

Putting a firm focus on the sector's, Tourism INDABA will have a Hidden Gems Zone built to showcase products and services from 70 South African SMMEs...

5 May 2016

TEP launches B-BBEE Codes programme
TEP launches B-BBEE Codes programmeArticle

The Tourism Enterprise Partnership (TEP) has launched an Enterprise and Supplier Development Solutions (ESDS) programme to assist corporates in the sector meet the new amended B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice..

29 Apr 2015

Angling for the big fish
Angling for the big fishArticle

With leisure tourism somewhat curtailed by recession, a diversified strategy has become the best bet for sustained growth into the next decade. As a result, SA Tourism is looking at aggressively driving gains in business-related tourism through hosting more conventions, exhibitions and international meetings on SA soil.

15 Oct 2013

Green IDs open local tourism doors
Green IDs open local tourism doorsArticle

If you've got a green South African ID you are about to become the envy of every other nation this Tourism Month as the Tourism Enterprise Partnership (TEP) and its sub-brand, South African Hidden Treasures, launches its nationwide dynamic new domestic tourism campaign - the Green ID Specials.

31 Aug 2012

E-Tourism Africa Summit judged a successArticle

Approximately 300 people attended the recent fourth annual E-Tourism Africa Summit at the CTICC, sponsored by South African Tourism and Cape Town Tourism, and more than 20 pages of Tweets made the summit a trendy topic on Twitter.

27 Sep 2011

Short-haul, domestic tourism lucrative, says Van SchalkwykArticle

The short-haul and domestic tourism markets are proving to be very lucrative and valuable to South Africa and, consequently, these markets must be nurtured and developed, Marthinus van Schalkwyk, the Minister of Tourism said yesterday, Tuesday, 4 August 2009.

5 Aug 2009

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