Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
There is no reason why the tourism industry cannot strive to create black industrialists in its midst, says Minister of Tourism Tokozile Xasa.
South Africa is no longer like the eldest child who gets all the attention from tourists visiting Africa – there are brothers and sisters also demanding their turn.
Other destinations are gaining tourism growth, because self implemented hindrances mean SA is "scoring own goals", claims a hospitality leader.
Various factors, including visa restrictions, labour unrest, Ebola and high fuel costs are negatively impacting the SA tourism industry, an index shows.
The weak exchange rate and a strong overseas leisure demand have helped SA's tourism business, according to an index.
SA Tourism CEO Sisa Ntshona explains why transformation is not a scary word for the tourism industry.
The travel and tourism sector in SA will have to make a big effort to create a balance between security and commerce, says the CEO of the Tourism Business Council.
Insufficient overseas leisure demand is now the greatest negative factor for tourism business performance, according to the latest index by the Tourism Business Council of SA.
South Africa's tourism business index has dropped to its lowest level in nearly four years due to new visa restrictions, says an industry body.
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