How do we make tourism matter? TBCSA conference panel discussion | The Planner

The second Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) Leadership Conference was held at Sun City from 6-8 September 2023, under the theme “Tourism – The Engine of Growth”.

One of the questions tackled was: How do we make Tourism matter?

South Africa’s Travel and Tourism industry still lags compared to 2019 in the number of tourists and spending, but the industry is in recovery mode. So what must South Africa and the SADC region do to recover to 2019 levels and grow? What policies are required?

Watch the video recording of this session discussion here:

The following experts of featured in the video:

Moderator: Lee-Anne Bac | BDO Advisory Director

Panellists (left to right):

Elmar Conradie | FlySafair CEO
Martin Wiest | Tourvest Destination Management CEO
Akona Matsau | Bidvest Services South Africa CEO
Fouad Caunhye | Qatar Airways Regional Manager

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