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South Africa: world tourist hotspot

South Africa's popularity as a tourism destination, locally and globally, is on the up and the Department of Tourism says it is well on its way to achieving its goal to be a Top 20 destination by 2020.
SA improves travel, tourism competitiveness

Communities urged to embrace tourism

Communities urged to embrace tourism

Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk urged communities on World Tourism Day to embrace tourism development, saying it was central to economic growth and would become the country's biggest employer within the next decade.
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Call for e-visas to grow African tourism

The introduction of electronic visas would grow tourism volumes and create new job opportunities on the continent, Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk said at the opening of the 2012 Routes Africa Conference in the Seychelles.

South African minister gets top tourism post

South African Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk has been appointed chair of the World Economic Forum's aviation, travel and tourism industry agenda council for 2010 and 2011.
South African golf prodigy wins the British Open

Van Schalkwyk named for top UN job

South Africa’s Presidency has put forward the country’s minister of tourism, Marthinus van Schalkwyk, as a candidate to head the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Van Schalkwyk for top UN job?

South Africa’s Presidency has put forward the country’s minister of tourism, Marthinus van Schalkwyk, as a candidate to head the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Climate-friendly development

Emirates to fly to Durban daily

‘Enough accommodation for 2010 fans’

An extensive audit has revealed that South Africa has enough accommodation for fans expected to visit the country during the 2010 Fifa World Cup, Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk told the media in Cape Town last week.
2010 info centre for Polokwane

2010 info centre for Polokwane

A 2010 visitor information centre will be opened in Polokwane, Limpopo province this week to ensure that tourists arriving in the city for the 2010 Fifa World Cup get the best information and advice.
New national park for the Karoo

New national park for the Karoo

South Africa is set to proclaim its 22nd national park in the area surrounding Graaff-Reinet in the Eastern Cape. The park has been made possible by the World Wide Fund for Nature SA, which donated the 14 500ha Karoo Nature Reserve - worth an estimated R23-million - to form the centrepiece of the project.

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