Small businesses form the back bone of the economy. Exhibiting at the Africa's Travel Indaba, here in Durban provides the much needed platform to attract more tourists. CNBC Africa's Fifi Peters caught up with Stembiso Foster, Founder of Ezethu Tours about what they gain at the Indaba.
The South African shores of KwaZulu-Natal is hosting one of the biggest tourism spectacles across Africa. Africa’s Travel Indaba kicked off the second day of its three day attraction today. CNBC Africa's Fifi Peters joins spoke Thulisile Galelekile, GM of Marketing at Tourism KwaZulu-Natal.
Staying with attracting investments in your city for critical for growth, Durban seems to be making greater strides in this regard. Head of Invest Durban, Russel Curtis told CNBC Africa's Kopano Gumbi about their multi-billion rand investments.
Africa's Travel Indaba, on day two, at the Durban Exhibition centre, showcasing what Africa Tourism has to offer. CNBC Africa's Kopano Gumbi is spoke to Cheryl Peters, Tourism and Investment Promotion Manager for iLembe Enterprise, about investment opportunities in Kwa Zulu-Natal.
The MEC for Finance, Economic Development, Environmental affairs and Tourism in the Eastern Cape, Lubabalo Mabuyane, says the province could do a lot more to attract tourists including development of the airports and road infrastructure.
Tourism minister Derek Hanekom spoke to CNBC Africa about what South Africa is doing to ease travel restrictions at the ongoing Africa's Travel Indaba.
On top of being one of the most popular tourist destinations, Mpumalanga also holds the countries coal and energy reserves. MEC for Economic development, tourism and Environmental Affairs, Eric Kholwane, spoke to CNBC Africa's Kopano Gumbi about job creation beyond coal mining.
Africa's Travel Indaba, currently underway in Durban, is showcasing some of the best tourism destinations Africa has to offer. CNBC Africa's Fifi Peters caught up with Philip Sithole, Deputy City Manager for Economic Development and planning for eThekwini Municipality about uplifting township tourism.