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29 February 2024 | Suren Naidoo | Moneyweb

SA Tourism gets a permanent CEO and new board

South African Tourism (SAT) finance chief Nombulelo Guliwe has officially been appointed CEO of the organisation, which also has a new board

27 March 2024 | Clinton Thom,

Why 2024 will be the year of tourism FDI in South Africa

The dawn of 2024 brings with it a palpable sense of optimism in South Africa's tourism and hospitality industry.

08 Dec 2022 | SABC News

Hospitality industry’s hopes of a bumper festive season being hampered by power outages

The National Accommodation Association of South Africa says rolling blackouts are having a dire impact on the hospitality industry, leading to loss of business.

02 Sept 2022 | Fin24 Carin Smith

Ramaphosa gives green light for SA Tourism, Brand SA merger

President Cyril Ramaphosa has given the green light for the merger of Brand SA and SA Tourism, Minister of Tourism Lindiwe Sisulu said on Thursday.

She said a process of legal and regulatory changes still needs to be completed. In the meantime there will be a combined interim board. This will allow the two entities to collaborate as single entities under the Tourism Ministry.

08 Sept 2022 | EWN


Britain's Queen, Elizabeth II has passed away on Thursday evening, the royal family confirmed.

04 Oct 2022 | BizCommunity

'Business as usual' will fail to deliver tourism growth SA needs

According to the July tourist accommodation statistics issued by Stats South Africa, the country's hospitality sector is on the road to recovery. But the opportunity exists to speed that recovery up, says Fedhasa, South Africa's national trade association for the hospitality industry.

01 Sept 2022 | FEDHASA

Competition Commission Online Intermediation Platform Market Inquiry Provisional Findings

The Online Intermediation Platform Market Inquiry (“OIPMI”) published its provisional findings and remedies in its provisional report on 13 July 2022.

The provisional findings and remedies may impact online travel and accommodation platforms, and search engines and could also impact travel and accommodation service providers.

Your business is welcome to make written submissions to the inquiry and submit them to by 7 September 2022.

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