COVID-19: How to kick-start SA’s small, medium & large tourism businesses

PUBLISHED: Tue, 12 May 2020 14:00:00 GMT


Kickstarting SA’s tourism businesses

One in 22 working South Africans is employed in the tourism sector. It directly contributes 2.9% to the country’s gross domestic product. In 2017 tourists spent just over half a million rand every minute or R277 billion for the entire year in South Africa, according to Stats SA. All this has changed with COVID-19 and lockdown. The industry has been brought to a virtual standstill. But as the country has entered phase 4 of lockdown what measures and funding are in place to help kick-start the tourism industry? Is it enough? Find out on this riveting #BusinessTomorrow Zoom virtual panel discussion.

Date: 12th May 2020

Time: 2pm CAT


Sisa Ntshona, CEO of South African Tourism

Don Scott, Owner of Tanda Tula

Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa, CEO of Tourism Business Council of South Africa

David Frost, CEO, SATSA


  • Funding options for B&Bs, small, medium and large businesses operating in the tourism sector during times of lockdown and COVID-19
  • How to access the funding
  • Is it enough?
  • What measures are in place to help tourism businesses survive?
  • Rebuilding your tourism business for tomorrow

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