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Minister Sisulu engages with Limpopo tourism officials


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Minister of Tourism Lindy Wesisl today hosted a stakeholder engagement summit with the Rinpopo Tourism Sector. The event, co-sponsored by the Limpopo Bureau of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism and the Limpopo Tourism Board (LTA), was held at the Protea Hotel in Polokwane. Various stakeholders such as Women in Tourism (WIT), South African Township and Village Tourism Association (SATOVITO), Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (SATSA), Traditional African Homestays South Africa (TAHS-SA), and representatives of local governments I participated.

Minister Issle in Rinpopo has effectively joined the delegation to attend the ANC’s January 8 statement on the 110th anniversary of the ruling party and Saturday. Some of the concerns raised by stakeholders are what the government was doing to support the tourism sector adversely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, and the government to support township and rural tourism. It included what he was doing.

Minister Sisulu was also asked what the government is doing to ensure the safety of tourists visiting the country. She told stakeholders that the government is still sympathetic to the sector recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic and everything will be done to ensure that the sector recovers. She said the Tourism Sector Recovery Plan (TSRP), available on the sector’s website, is a comprehensive response by the sector and its constituent partners to the multiple challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

“The plan recognizes the need for targeted and coordinated action to mitigate the effects of the crisis and sets the sector on the optimal path to recovery, transformation and long-term sustainability,” said Thisl. The minister said. She has enabled safe travel, rebuilt traveler confidence, and initiatives and campaigns, among other strategic interventions to support the revival of the sector.

Minister Sisulu has been optimistic about the outlook for tourism to bounce, and recently by several source market governments to remove South Africa from the Travel Red List because tourism can only thrive when borders are open. Welcomed the announcement. She said the government would continue to engage with countries whose borders remain closed to South Africa and other African countries. Minister Sisulu concluded that by promising stakeholders she would eventually visit the state for several days, get more involved with them, and visit several tourist facilities in the state.

Distributed by the APO Group on behalf of the South African Tourism Board.

Minister Sisulu engages with Limpopo tourism officials

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