'It was unnecessary': SA Tourism CEO returns after 9-month suspension

2020-01-14 06:00

SA Tourism CEO Sisa Ntshona tells Fin24 he has "mixed feelings of anger" as he heads back to the job after being cleared of all charges.

Parly left red-faced as committee member slams Ramaphosa's tourism plan

2019-11-23 17:00

Parliament's portfolio committee on tourism has been left red-faced after the DA's spokesperson on tourism – also a member of said committee – accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of setting unrealistic targets and "living in a different reality" to the rest of the country.

Unabridged birth certificates: SA 'own goals' not over despite latest waiver

2019-11-11 16:31

Research by BDO estimates that SA lost about R10bn per year since 2015 due to the requirement for unabridged birth certificates.

SA's business events capabilities on display in Frankfurt

2019-05-21 20:43

SA business events, conferencing and meetings products will be on display at one of the world's premier Meetings, Incentives, Conference and Events shows, IMEX Frankfurt.

Air access important if SA wants 5 million more tourists - official

2019-05-05 17:57

Air access is very important if SA wants to deliver on the goal of attracting 5 million more tourists by 2021, says the head of global trade for SA Tourism.

Suspension of SA Tourism CEO: What has happened since?

2019-04-19 16:03

More than two weeks after SA Tourism CEO Sisa Ntshona was abruptly put on "precautionary suspension", the board has still not revealed details of allegations involved.

I don't know why I was suspended, says SA Tourism CEO

2019-04-02 17:32

Suspended SA Tourism CEO Sisa Ntshona has said his precautionary suspension came as a surprise.

SA tourism 'must not create cheap image'

2018-11-17 09:42

The SA tourism industry must not position itself as a cheap destination for international tourists, says SA Tourism CEO Sisa Ntshona.

'Take care of tourists in remote areas of SA' - tourism expert

2018-11-07 08:30

If a tourist becomes seriously ill or has an accident in a remote area of SA and there was a lack of suitable medical support, it is the reputation of that business and region that will suffer, warns a local expert.

Weaker rand impacting smaller SA tour operators from marketing their brand

2018-11-06 12:17

The ailing rand has made it more challenging for smaller tour operators in South Africa to market internationally, local SMEs tell Fin24.


SA Tourism says CEO to return after probe clears him

2019-12-13 17:14

After having been suspended for almost nine months, SA Tourism CEO Sisa Ntshona was found not guilty on Friday of charges brought against him.

SA tourism hamstrung by safety and security issues

2019-11-20 22:01

Safety and security issues have become a serious threat to SA tourism, industry leaders have warned, after survey results indicated foreign travellers had safety concerns about South Africa.

Why it's business unusual for SA tourism industry

2019-10-26 16:53

The SA tourism industry faces a time of "business unusual" where many factors conspire against it, says the director of the tourism specialist unit at BDO.

Jerry Mpufane takes bite of Big Apple for SA Tourism

2019-05-06 16:38

Jerry Mpufane, chair of diversified marketing agency M&C Saatchi Johannesburg Group, is the new Americas hub head for SA Tourism in New York.

Hanekom on suspension of tourism CEO: no such thing as bad timing for right governance

2019-04-22 15:49

There is no such thing as bad timing when it comes to the right governance, Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom says about the suspension of the SA Tourism CEO.

Tourism industry 'shocked' by SA Tourism CEO's suspension

2019-04-03 13:10

The precautionary suspension of SA Tourism (SAT) CEO Sisa Ntshona on Tuesday has left industry experts "shocked", with some saying that the development would cause "turbulence" that the country could ill afford.

SA Tourism CEO Sisa Ntshona suspended pending investigation

2019-04-02 15:08

The CEO of South African Tourism, Sisa Ntshona, has been suspended, the board said in a statement on Tuesday afternoon.

How SA should handle its branding - SA Tourism CEO

2018-11-12 19:39

SA must make its brand stand out among competitors, says Sisa Ntshona, CEO of SA Tourism.

Big potential for SA in sport tourism – SME owners

2018-11-06 23:06

Tourists are increasingly travelling to have experiences and this is where the potential lies for South Africa to benefit from sport tourism, the CEO of a specialist tour company tells Fin24.

Tourists urged not to cancel trips over SA water hurdles

2018-04-13 08:29

South African Tourism is encouraging tourists not to cancel their trips to the Eastern, Northern or Western Cape - or anywhere in SA - due to water challenges.

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