Tourism minister Lindiwe Sisulu approved a trip to London by a delegation led by SA Tourism board for the controversial nearly R1bn sponsorship proposal for English soccer team Tottenham Hotspurs.
The Tourism Business Council of South Africa says it is concerned by the way SA Tourism has gone about its decision.
#eNCA speaks to Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa from Tourism Business council of SA. #DStv403
South Africa's Tourism Industry Shows Signs Of Recovery | Business Edge
Statistics SA Domestic Tourism Survey findings reflect a general pattern of increase in domestic tourism from 2020 to 2021. Tourism is expected to make a significant contribution to the South African economy, as we head to the festive season business is likely to boom.
Stats SA released figures reflecting that more than 2.2 million people travelled in and out of the country in October 2022.
South Africa's tourism industry is bouncing back from COVID-19. The CEO of Tourism Business Council of South Africa, Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa discussed this with eNCA's Masego Rahlaga. Courtesy of #DStv403
Statistics South Africa is due to release the latest tourism accommodation figures and analysts are optimistic. Previous figures saw a 17.8% increase in the number of stay unit nights. This was attributed to the 53.4% hike in total income for the tourist accommodation industry. Tourism Business Council of SA CEO Tshifiwa Tshivhengwa weighs in.
Africa’s Travel Indaba starts tomorrow at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Convention Centre in Durban. Over 500 international buyers will interact with those selling products and experiences. Tourism Business Council of SA CEO Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa has the details.