FEDHASA’s allegations baseless – Airbnb
May24

FEDHASA’s allegations baseless – Airbnb

Following to a press statement published yesterday (23 May 2017) from FEDHASA titled “Airbnb non-compliant with South African Liquor Act – FEDHASA” Airbnb issued the below reply from Velma Corcoran, Regional Market Consultant for Southern Africa: “These are baseless allegations filed by lobby groups who want to avoid competition and protect their bottom line. Hosting on Airbnb allows regular South Africans to share their homes,...

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Airbnb non-compliant with South African Liquor Act – FEDHASA
May23

Airbnb non-compliant with South African Liquor Act – FEDHASA

The Federated Hospitality Association of South Africa (FEDHASA) has called on the government to intervene to ensure online hospitality platform Airbnb becomes industry complaint and regulated to safeguard the tourism sector. Speaking at the Indaba Ministerial Session at the Tourism Indaba in Durban last week, FEDHASA’s Chief Executive Officer, Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa expressed his concern at the hospitality service’s “non-compliance”...

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Tourvest consolidates inhouse brands
May17

Tourvest consolidates inhouse brands

It gives us great pleasure to announce the merge of Welcome Tourism Services, Your Africa, SST and Focus Tours to form Tourvest DMC. This union follows a long legacy of combining forces through consolidating market specific inbound travel brands and forming greater operating capacity in more markets, including Italy; North America; Australia; New Zealand; United Kingdom; Scandinavia and other European German-speaking countries (such...

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Tourism Minister meets industry captains
May17

Tourism Minister meets industry captains

Minister Tokozile Xasa today met and engaged with industry leaders at a breakfast event held at Southern Sun Elangeni in Durban. The event afforded the Minister an opportunity to share her vision for the sector, and to encourage industry leaders to work together on the initiatives that will make tourism inclusive and sustainable under the “I do Tourism” banner.  This campaign was launched yesterday by President Jacob Zuma and Minister...

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Liquor Amendment Bill ‘un-pragmatic’ says FEDHASA
May17

Liquor Amendment Bill ‘un-pragmatic’ says FEDHASA

The Federated Hospitality Association of South Africa (FEDHASA) has called on the National Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to communicate openly with the hospitality industry around the status of the proposed Liquor Amendment Bill after the association raised some pertinent concerns around its implications. Speaking at the Food and Hospitality Africa Seminar in Johannesburg last week, FEDHASA CEO, Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa said the...

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