Africa: Tourism Business Council of South Africa Appoints New Boss

The Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) has elected former South African Reserve Bank Governor, Tito Mboweni, as the Chairman of its Board of Directors. Mboweni will take over the reins from Mavuso Msimang who served two terms on the position. TBCSA is a member-based organisation, made up of trade associations as well as leading corporations in the travel […]

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INDABA 2016 to focus on SMMEs

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Tourism INDABA will put a firm focus on and have a special showcase of the sector’s Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) this year. For the first time at INDABA, there is a Hidden Gems Zone built to showcase products and services from 70 South African SMMEs. There will also be workshops facilitated to provide knowledge and tools on how […]

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Tourism rebounds in South Africa

Notwithstanding the rising inflation and slow economic growth, overall business performance levels in South Africa’s travel and tourism sector have remained steady in the first quarter of 2016. This is highlighted in the latest results of the TBCSA Tourism Business Index (“TBI”), published today by the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (“TBCSA”). The report shows that businesses in the […]

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