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Mmabatho Palms Hotel fire a setback for provincial tourism, says Maape

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New North West Premier, Bushy Maape, says the fire that broke out at the Mmabatho Palms Hotel is a setback for the province’s tourism industry. The fire began ...
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Cape Town Tourism joins call for Ramaphosa to move WC to alert level 2

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Cape Town Tourism has also joined the call for the president to move the province to alert level 2 as it has passed the peak of the third ...
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Iyanya Appointed As Governor Ayade’s SSA On Tourism And Entertainment

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The Governor of Cross River State, Prof Ben Ayade, has appointed popular singer, Iyanya, as Senior Special Assistant Tourism and Entertainment. Iyanya’s appointment was announced on Wednesday night ...
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Tourism council calls on Lindiwe Sisulu to prioritise rekindling international tourism

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The Tourism Business Council on Monday called on Lindiwe Sisulu to hit the ground running in her new portfolio. President Cyril Ramaphosa moved Sisulu out of her position ...
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COVID-19: Tourism insiders believe its safe to travel to SA as they hope to see the return of international visitors

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Travel and tourism insiders and experts insist that South Africa is open for business and ready to welcome international visitors. This comes after months of lockdown restrictions imposed ...
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SA lockdown: EFF and hospitality workers protest at Tshwane tourism offices

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President Cyril Ramaphosa should consider the relaxation of lockdown regulations on the hospitality industry by lifting the alcohol ban and allowing sit-ins at restaurants. This was the call ...
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SA tourism on edge with double impact of virus and riots

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Graced with rolling vineyards, bountiful big game, the iconic Table Mountain, endless sandy beaches, and vast cultural riches, South Africa would have expected to cash in on a ...
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Covid-19 & protests a double impact on SA tourism

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Graced with rolling vineyards, bountiful big game, the iconic Table Mountain, endless sandy beaches and vast cultural riches, South Africa would have expected to cash in on a ...
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Government continues Tourism Equity Fund despite legal action

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The government and agencies supporting SMME growth in the tourism sector, which has been decimated by COVID-19 and the lockdown, plan on continuing to support the Tourism Equity ...
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VIDEO: Somizi hint at being paid for the Ministerial cook-off despite the Tourism Department claiming otherwise

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Somizi Mhlongo trends on social media after hinting at being paid for the ministerial cook off show organized by the Tourism Department. eNCA teased a show named Checkpoint ...
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‘In My Maserati’ Hitmaker, Olakira Follows Up With ”4play” Ep: A Musical Tourism Of African Sounds

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‘In My Maserati’ Hitmaker, Olakira Follows Up With ”4play” Ep: A Musical Tourism Of African Sounds | 36NG Strong, sensual and powerful are the words used to describe ...
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Deputy Tourism Minister: Don’t exclude minority groups when developing tourism

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Deputy Tourism Minister Fish Mahlalela said women, youth, and people with disabilities should not be excluded in the development of the tourism sector. Mahlalela held a media briefing ...
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Applications Open for The South African Tourism Internships Programme 2021

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Applications Open for The South African Tourism Internships Programme 2021. The Graduate Internship Programme is an Intensive cross functional programme which offers unemployed South African graduates opportunities to ...
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St Paul's Cathedral could close without tourism cash

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The world-famous cathedral has seen its finances devastated by the pandemic. ...
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I’ll abide by court order halting Tourism Equity Fund, says Minister Kubayi-Ngubane

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Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane on Tuesday said she would abide by a court order stopping payments from the Tourism Equity Fund. The North Gauteng High Court on Monday ...
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South Africa tourism industry wants explanation for US travel warning

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The South African tourism industry has questioned why a travel advisory has been issued from the United States against travelling to South Africa. The US State Department this ...
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Tourism sector to fully recover once enough people vaccinated, says Kubayi-Ngubane

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Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane on Thursday said the sector would only fully recover once enough people were vaccinated against COVID-19. Kubayi-Ngubane briefed the media in Johannesburg on Thursday ...
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Durban tourism gets a boost

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Durban hotels are experiencing a boom with occupancy already at over 60-percent. More than 42,000 people are expected to descend on the city for the ...
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Lagos gives N1billion loan to tourism practitioners » NEWS

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The Lagos State government gave loans totalling N1 billion to some tourism and hospitality sector practitioners in the state on Thursday. The loans were meant to be seed ...
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Australians to be offered half-price flights to boost local tourism

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Travel subsidies will help the local tourism sector recover from the pandemic, PM Scott Morrison says. ...
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Covid: Qantas launches 'mystery flights' to boost tourism

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Airlines are coming up with different strategies to tackle the pandemic travel slump. ...
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Tourism hotspots hit hard by Covid-19 jobs crisis

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Experts say the pandemic has exposed “underlying inequalities in the labour market”. ...
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Tourism and liquor sectors breathe sighs of relief after lockdown eased

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The tourism and liquor industries will be breathing sighs of relief a little louder than most now that lockdown restrictions that have hammered their finances have been eased. ...
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President Ramaphosa launches Tourism Equity Fund to revive COVID-hit industry

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has launched the Tourism Equity Fund aimed at reviving the coronavirus-hit tourism sector and promoting transformation. The fund has been established by the Department of ...
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COVID-19: Tourism sector hopes equity fund will provide major boost

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The tourism industry is hoping for a boost after the president unveiled a more than R1 billion fund on Tuesday. The Tourism Equity Fund is aimed at drawing ...
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Zambian diplomat says innovation could save tourism after Covid-19 devastating effects

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Zambian high commissioner to South Africa Jackson Miti has called for increased innovation within Zambia’s tourism sector to ensure the survival of the industry amid the debilitating effects ...
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Naomi Campbell’s Kenya tourism role causes row

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“The sector hence lost over 110bn Kenyan shillings [$1bn, £738m] of direct international tourists’ revenue due to the Covid-19 pandemic,” Kenya’s Tourism Research Institute reported last month. ...
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SA Tourism working to get sector back on track

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South African Tourism on Wednesday said the industry was slowly starting to get back on track through local tourism, but it remained a worrisome time for the sector ...
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TBCSA warns small businesses in tourism sector to be hit hard by level 3 rules

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The Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) on Tuesday said it was concerned that small businesses in the sector would be adversely affected by South Africa’s move ...
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Tourism and alcohol industry suffering due to Covid-19 restrictions

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The festive season meant the timing for further restrictions to curb the spread of Covid-19 could not have come at a worse time, Tshwane Tourism Association chairperson Bronwen ...
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