Call for Event Proposals: Gauteng Provincial Government

The Gauteng Provincial Government invites interested parties to submit Events Proposals for the 2002/23 Financial year. Gauteng Tourism in partnership with the Gauteng Department of Sports Arts Culture and Recreation on behalf of the Gauteng Provincial Government seeks to invest in the listed below that generate significant immediate and long-term economic benefits and align to […]

President’s Office releases Country Investment Strategy

The President’s office has just released the “Country Investment Strategy” in terms of the Infrastructure Development Act 23 of 2014 for public comment.  It is a lengthy (212 pages), complex and comprehensive document and obviously important so far as the country is concerned. Click here to view the strategy. It has a two page executive […]

Invitation – Hospitality Industry Stakeholders Engagement Session

The past two years have presented a myriad of challenges for the hospitality industry, however it has also enabled the UIF to discover some gaps in service delivery to the industry. The UIF will, therefore, together with FEDHASA host a stakeholder engagement session as follows: Date : 23 June 2022 Venue : TBC Time : […]

Government clarifies requirements for verifiable vaccination proof for international travellers

The South African Government has noted the recent incidents at some ports of entry involving international travellers who presented proof of vaccination which is not defined in the current regime of health regulations. According to current regulations regarding incoming international travellers (Gazette No. 46319), all inbound travellers should present a valid certificate as proof of […]

Good News Fridays

Limpopo has opened its first national Botanical Garden. The launch of the Thohoyandou National Botanical Garden by the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Barbara Creecy, took place on Sunday, May 22, the International Day for Biodiversity.  Read more here. ACSA has reported that its passenger network recovery is at an all-time high. Airports Company South […]

Zimbabwe Exemption Permits

As reported in FEDHASA’s newsletters earlier in the year – all Zimbabweans currently on a Zimbabwean Exception Permit (ZEP) which currently permits them to work in SA, now need to successfully apply and receive a ‘mainstream visa’ by the latest 31st December 2022, in order to continue legally working and living in SA. See below an article […]

Are you Graded? Up to 100% Free Membership -Do not miss out

The Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) and The National Department of Tourism are currently running an incentive programme offering establishments up to 100% free membership as a drive to encourage grading and promote the highest level of Quality in Tourism. This is applicable for new grading applications, as well as renewals. To qualify for this […]

Improving member communication – help us with your suggestions

We know that you have many demands for your attention, not least our weekly FEDHASA newsletter aimed at providing you with news, insights and helpful information to run your business. To that end, we want to make sure that your weekly FEDHASA newsletter is one that serves your needs and would ask you to take […]

FEDHASA to investigate impact of Property Practitioners Act

FEDHASA is investigating the implications on and sphere of influence over the hospitality sector of the recently introduced Property Practitioners Act. In addition to consulting with our legislative advisor, Peter Cumberlege, we have engaged with the Property Sector Charter Council and will also be meeting the Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority, hopefully, next week, after which we’ll […]