Marthinus Van Schalkwyk

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.

Hotels look to cash in on World Cup

About half of hotels, lodges and other accommodation in South Africa will charge premium rates during the World Cup.

Van Schalkwyk nominated for top UN climate post

The government has nominated Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk to head the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Van Schalkwyk tipped for top UN job

Resignation of climate chief makes SA's tourism minister a frontrunner for the position.


Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders