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Tourism Budget Vote 2021
Tourism Budget Vote 2021

​Minister of Tourism Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, and Deputy Minister Fish Mahlalela, will deliver the Tourism Budget Vote highlighting the Department’s vision and strategic focal points for the 2021/22 financial year. The vote will also expand on the Tourism Sector Recovery Plan, and initiatives on advancing transformation and skills development in the sector.


Date: 18 May 2021
Time: 10h00 until 11h45
Venue: National Assembly Chamber, Parliament - Cape Town
Virtual Parliament Link: DSTV Parliamentary Channel


14 May 2021  Virtual Engagement with youth in Tourism

Youth in Tourism – A force for development and social change: Deputy Minister Fish Mahlalela will participate in a virtual engagement with youth on tourism matters. The youth and women make up a large number of the tourism sector’s workforce. The virtual dialogue will explore the challenges faced by youth in the sector, and delve into the innovating ideas that they have for advancing the tourism. This engagement is one of a number of planned dialogues that Deputy Minister Mahlalela will host with youth countrywide. Event will be streamed on Facebook: NationalDepartmentOfTourism

17 May 2021 Youth Engagement and Cook-Off at Bambisandla-Sam NPC, Carletonville – Gauteng

Showcasing skills development initiatives in the sector: Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane will visit the Bambisandla-Sam NPC training facility to engage with learners and staff ahead of the budget vote. Bambisandla-Sam is a subsidiary company of ECMDP Academy (Ergonomic Construction and Managed Disability Projects), a CATHSSETA accredited training provider based in Carletonville Gauteng that provides, amongst others, accredited training in the culinary arts, hospitality and accommodations services to the youth.

14 – 15 May 2021 Domestic Tourism Reactivation – Western Cape

WE DO TOURISM Campaign: Deputy Minister Fish Mahlalela will visit the Garden Route & Klein Karoo areas in the Western Cape as part of the Domestic Travel Activation Campaign. The visit will include engagements with tourism stakeholders and business owners on the Tourism Sector Recovery Plan that is poised to revive tourism, and set the sector on an optimal path to recovery, transformation and long-term sustainability.

18 May 2021 Stakeholder Engagement – Western Cape

Charting a path for tourism recovery: The Minister and Deputy Minister of Tourism will meet with Tourism stakeholders and key players in the Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing and Exhibition (MICE) industry on the roll-out of the Tourism Sector Recovery Plan. The Tourism Sector Recovery Plan was recently approved by Cabinet and is poised to revive tourism, and set the sector on an optimal path to recovery, transformation and long-term sustainability.

For inquiries contact:

Ms. Hlengiwe Nhlabathi (Ministry of Tourism)
Tel: 012 444 6772/ 064 754 8426


Ms. Sindi Zwane (Department of Tourism)
Tel: 012 444 6620/ 081 267 4665