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Three former Cabinet ministers resign from Parliament

Three more ANC MPs have resigned, days after President Jacob Zuma announced his new Cabinet, which did not include them.

Van Schalkwyk resigns from Parliament

Former tourism minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk has resigned from Parliament, a day after President Jacob Zuma's new Cabinet was announced.

SA business tourism gets R1.6bn injection

South Africa has secured over 200 international conferences, which Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk says will provide a boost of R1.6-billion.

Hotels suffer after World Cup slump

Hotels that expanded for football fans during last year's World Cup now face declining occupancy rates that are taking a toll on the industry.

SA seeks 15-million tourists by 2020

SA is aiming to increase the number of foreign tourist arrivals from seven-million in 2009 to 15-million by 2020, says Marthinus van Schalkwyk.

Wine tourism most lucrative sector

Wine tourism was one of the fastest growing and most lucrative sectors of the global tourism market, Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk said on

Govt ‘delighted’ with 2010 tourist numbers

Tourist arrivals to South Africa increased to more than eight million in 2010, Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk said on Tuesday.

Fishing experts put red alert on lobsters

Industry experts warn that lobsters will soon disappear from the nation's menus.

Van Schalkwyk to chair international tourism council

Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk will chair the World Economic Forum's (WEF) aviation, travel and tourism industry agenda council.

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