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Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 23:30

The European Parliament is about to say yes to travel and tourism, and after today's election, new trends may be set in European Tourism Policies. The bars for tourism are ... Read More

Marthinus van Schalkwyk: New South African High Commissioner to Australia

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 17, 2019 01:33

News broke during World Travel Market Africa in Cape Town that effective Monday, April 15, Marthinus van Schalkwyk will transfer from Athens to Australia for the next four years as ... Read More

SA tourism minister to lead new UNWTO initiative

editor editor- May 30, 2013 01:25

At a meeting of the Executive Council of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) in Belgrade, Serbia, this morning, the South African Minister of Tourism, Mr Marthinus van Schalkwyk, ... Read More

It’s official: Olympics did not bankrupt London tourism

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- May 14, 2013 07:20

One of the perks of being able to attend the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) annual Global Tourism Summit is that it gives me access to the top executives ... Read More

Marthinus van Schalkwyk: South Africa stands out as tourist destination

editor editor- April 19, 2013 04:56

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - South Africa stands out as a tourist destination in the world, Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk said. Read More

South Africa’s tourism experienced excellent first half of the year

editor editor- October 16, 2012 07:24

According to the most recent tourism figures, tourist numbers to South Africa increased by an impressive 10,5% during the first six months of 2012, which is double the global tourism ... Read More

United Kingdom’s APD: Tax from hell?

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- April 3, 2012 03:10

(eTN) - The increase in United Kingdom’s Air Passenger Duty on April 1 has become a major cause of contention between the UK government and the global travel and tourism ... Read More

Tourism minister represents Zuma at the wedding of Prince Albert II of Monaco

editor editor- July 1, 2011 05:43

Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk will represent President Jacob Zuma at the wedding of Prince Albert II of Monaco and former SA Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittstock, the presidency announced on Read More

South Africa ‘delighted’ with 2010 visitor numbers

editor editor- March 2, 2011 04:42

Tourist arrivals to South Africa increased to more than eight million in 2010, Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk said on Tuesday. Read More

South African tourism minister most likely next UN climate chief

editor editor- May 7, 2010 05:08

South Africa's minister of tourism Marthinus van Schalkwyk is front-runner to replace Yvo de Boer as UN climate chief, sources familiar with the selection process said on Thursday. Read More

South African tourism minister nominated to become new UN climate chief

editor editor- March 9, 2010 03:29

The South African president's office today announced the nomination of its tourism minister for the United Nations' top climate post. Read More

Tourism Minister urges South Africans to travel domestically

editor editor- August 29, 2009 06:35

Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk is encouraging South Africans to travel more domestically and contribute to the local tourism industry. Read More

S. Africa records 9mn tourists in 2007

editor editor- March 5, 2008 15:51

South Africa is well on its way to reaching a total of 10-million arrivals, according to Minister for Environmental Affairs and Tourism Marthinus van Schalkwyk. Read More