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Tourism Month Programme

 2012 Tourism Month Programme

Theme: Tourism and Sustainable Energy - Powering Sustainable Development
06h35 Minister van Schalkwyk’s interview
06h45 Chief Edem Duke live interview
Morning Live
ML Studio
Pre launch interview with morning live in studio
06h00 Traditional Xhosa dancers
06h10 Minister’s call time
06h35 Minister van Schalkwyk’s interview
06h45 Chief Edem Duke live interview
Media Launch
The Dome Randburg
Official launch of Tourism month by Minister at the Getaway show
09h00 Arrival and Registration
09h30 Buffet breakfast
10h00 Opening & Welcome
· Minister’s speech and official launch
· Introduction of Minister of Tourism Nigeria
· Address by Chief Edem Duke
· Gift presentation to Nigeria’s Minister Chief Edem Duke
10h30 Vote of thanks
10h35 Minister and SAT CEO’s interviews
11h00 Minister’s walk about and official opening
of the getaway show
11h30 Media roundtable – NDT, DEDEA,
12h30 Programme ends
Business Breakfast
East London ICC
Engagement with tourism enterprises in the Eastern Cape by the Minister and MEC focusing on tourism coordination and collaboration between the 3 spheres of government
08h00 Opening & Welcome
08h05 NTSS implementation report
08h25 Private sector presentation
08h45 Q & A
09h00 Provincial perspective MEC
09h15 Keynote Address: Minister
09h35 Q&A
10h00 Breakfast is served - Meeting adjourned
DRESS CODE: Business
Student’s Tourism Research Discussion
Fort Hare – Alice
Post graduate tourism students discussion/presentation of research work done towards the case for their thesis
09h30 Arrival - Tea/Coffee Served
10h00 Opening and Welcome
10h05 Research Presentations
11h00 Discussion
11h45 Summary of discussion
11h55 Vote of Thanks
12h00 Programme Ends
Public Lecture
Fort Hare University
· To provide an academic perspective to Tourism Development drivers, focusing on sustainable energy as this year’s theme.
· Presenter: Prof E Meyer
· Panellists – Eskom, Nelson Mandela University, Unisa (Kevin Mearns), Peter Myles (Private Sector)
13h00 Registration
13h30 Opening & Welcome
13h35 Paper presentation
14h00 Minister’s Remarks
14h25 Discussion
15h00 End of Lecture/Vote of Thanks
15h05 Project site visit
15h30 Visit ends
DRESS CODE: Business
Welcome Dinner
East London
Official welcome by the province to all stakeholders attending the tourism month celebrations to be hosted the following day on the 27th September.
Programme to be confirmed
18h30 – 22h00 Arrival & Registration
WTD Morning Live
Morgans Bay
Broadcast interview with the Minister on SABC morning live
06h00 – 08h00
World Tourism Day Celebrations
Celebrations at Mbashe Royal Village
Official national celebrations of the World Tourism Day showcasing how south Africa as a Tourism destination creates memorable cultural experiences for both domestic and international tourists.
08h00 Travel to Mbashe
09h30 Arrive & Registration (Mbashe)
10h30 Opening & Welcome
10h35 National Anthem
10h45 Acknowledgement of Dignitaries
10h55 Performance
11h10 Introduction of the Keynote Speaker (Premier/MEC)
11h20 Keynote Address by Minister NDT
11h45 Vote of Thanks (HOD)
12h00 Lunch
12h30 Minister Departs<>
06h35 Minister van Schalkwyk’s interview
06h45 Chief Edem Duke live interview