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Satsa to facilitate EC tourism transformation of ownership project
Satsa to facilitate EC tourism transformation of ownership projectArticle

Satsa's Access, Inclusivity and Diversity Committee, under the guidance of the Satsa Eastern Cape Chapter Chair, Mandisa Magwaxaza, has joined forces for good with a member association in the Eastern Cape to pioneer a Proof of Concept that will become a blueprint for sustainable transformation of ownership...

31 Mar 2021

Tourism funding applications now open
Tourism funding applications now openArticle

All eligible tourism enterprises are urged to submit fully completed application forms within the timeframe and in accordance with the requirements of the Tourism Transformation Fund and the Tourism Incentive programmes. Incomplete applications will not be considered...

5 Sep 2019

Tourism businesses encouraged to apply for transformation, incentive funding
Tourism businesses encouraged to apply for transformation, incentive fundingArticle

The Department of Tourism's Tourism Transformation Fund and Green Tourism Incentive Programme has opened for application...

2 Apr 2019

Zurab Pololikashvili
Growth of African tourism as industry remains resilientArticle

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation's Zurab Pololikashvili shares his insights with Josephine Wawira on the growth of Africa's tourism sector...

Josephine Wawira 28 Dec 2018

SA's Tourism Charter Council releases industry B-BBEE report
SA's Tourism Charter Council releases industry B-BBEE reportArticle

As part of its monitoring of B-BBEE in the tourism industry, the Tourism Charter Council has released the state of tourism sector transformation report to advise the minister of tourism on the extent of transformation...

30 Aug 2018

The state and potential of the aviation sector in Kenya
The state and potential of the aviation sector in KenyaArticle

Jumia Travel engages Kelvin Mwasi, the commercial manager of Skyward Express to shed some light on the state and potential of the aviation sector in Kenya...

Josephine Wawira 26 Jul 2018

SMME development programmes essential to SA tourism business growth
SMME development programmes essential to SA tourism business growthArticle

"We strongly encourage SMMEs and new entrants, especially those located in our rural tourism nodes, to attend the information sessions in the upcoming months and help build an inclusive and transformed sector."

15 Jun 2018

#Indaba2018: Amadeus, SA tourism industry enters into transformational collaboration
#Indaba2018: Amadeus, SA tourism industry enters into transformational collaborationArticle

Amadeus IT Group - in a first-of-its-kind public-private collaboration - will develop a new National Tourism Visitor Information System as well as establish a Travel and Tourism Training Academy to accelerate skills development and create career opportunities for young South Africans in the industry...

11 May 2018

How tourism impacts the pillars of sustainability
How tourism impacts the pillars of sustainabilityArticle

While sustainability was a major focus for world tourism in 2017, by its very nature it is a concept that the industry must take forward in everything that we do...

Brett Hendricks 24 Jan 2018

Empowering women to accelerate transformation, growth of tourism industry
Empowering women to accelerate transformation, growth of tourism industryArticle

"Women have an important role to play in transforming the industry and growing tourism. The empowerment of women, especially at decision making and executive levels, needs to be accelerated..."

1 Dec 2017

Dr Ramakrishna Sithanen invited to Zanzibar to help eradicate poverty through tourism
Dr Ramakrishna Sithanen invited to Zanzibar to help eradicate poverty through tourismArticle

Former Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of Mauritius, Dr Ramakrishna Sithanen has been invited to Zanzibar because of his knowledge and expertise on being a key role player in the transformation of Mauritius...

2 Jun 2017

Department of Tourism briefs parliament on plans to advance inclusive growth
Department of Tourism briefs parliament on plans to advance inclusive growthArticle

Minister Xasa noted that while the overall economy has witnessed a slowdown, the tourism growth trajectory is on the rise. While these positive signs are welcome, there is a need to focus on achieving inclusive growth...

9 May 2017

Tourism and natural treasures to pull Ethiopia out of poverty and famine
Tourism and natural treasures to pull Ethiopia out of poverty and famineArticle

Despite a cultural, historical and linguistic identity quite distinct from the rest of Africa, Ethiopia never became a major tourist destination on the continent...

James Jeffrey 6 Jan 2016

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