Tag: World Travel and Tourism Council

How this Stellenbosch sculptor is cashing in on the World Travel and Tourism Council

Stellenbosch sculptor Jacques Buys spoke to CNBC Africa’s Lubabalo Mashiqana at ongoing World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Africa Leaders Forum on how local artists benefit from this event.

How South Africa is propelling the continent into the forefront of the tourism sector

Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom, expressed his gratitude at the opportunity and confidence given to South Africa to be first host of the WTTC Africa Leaders Forum on African soil.

SA Tourism CEO on the upside to digital innovation in tourism

CEO of South African Tourism, Sisa Ntshona spoke to CNBC Africa about scaling up tourism in Africa and tackling visa challenges that hinder growth in the sector.

TBCSA’s Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa on how digital innovation is impacting tourism

Tourism Business Council of South Africa CEO Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa spoke to CNBC Africa on how South Africa can best leverage innovation and technology to boost tourism in the country.

Derek Hanekom on the need to reform SA’s visa system to boost tourism

SA Tourism minister Derek Hanekom spoke to CNBC Africa’s Lubabalo Mashiqana on the side-lines on the World Travel and Tourism Council about the need to tackle the country’s visa challenges as a way to boost tourism.

Leveraging technology to boost tourism in Africa

The tourism sector's contribution to GDP in Africa will increase to $121 billion in 2026, according to forecasts by the World Travel and Tourism Council. How effectively can technology be used to boost tourism on the continent? For more CNBC Africa is joined by Samba Bathily, Chief Executive Officer at Solektra International.
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