Tourism is going to play an even greater role in South African’s lives that ever before, in terms of job creation and economic development, said Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk this week. “We are well positioned as a tourist destination. Our efforts before and after the World Cup have had a big impact,” said the […]
Marthinus van Schalkwyk
A Taste of South Africa
The South African wine tourism industry is about to take off big time – at least, if Minister for Tourism Marthinus van Schalkwyk gets his way. “The wine industry in South Africa plays a vital role in both job creation and rural economic growth,” said the minister while giving a talk during a workshop for […]
South Africa Aims to Double Tourist Arrivals
South Africa is launching ambitious plans to open up the country as one of the world’s top holiday destinations. Last Wednesday in parliament, the country’s Minister for Tourism Marthinus van Schalkwyk, detailed his government’s plans to more than double the number of foreign visitors to the country over the next eleven years.