MEC Motara to provide an update on Gauteng Tourism performance and impact of hosted signature events

Johannesburg, On Tuesday 6th February 2024, Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Tasneem Motara will preside over an important session in which Gauteng tourism’s latest performance figures and the impact of signature events hosted in the province will take center stage.

Scheduled to take place at the Kyalami Tshisanyama in Midrand from 11:00 till 14:00, this highly anticipated session comes just a few days after the release of the latest international tourism arrival statistics which highlighted a continued growth trend and assurance that South Africa is on track towards total tourism economic recovery.

At the heart of the Gauteng tourism growth and recovery plans, the hosting of quality global signature events consistently remains an important element of the Growing Gauteng Together Vision 2030.

From September to December 2023, the golden city region of Gauteng hosted amongst others the DSTV Delicious Food & Music Festival, Standard Bank Joy of Jazz, Home Coming events, hey Neighbour Festival and a host of other quality #SportingGP events and signature exhibitions and conferences.

MEC Motara and the Gauteng Tourism Authority (GTA) will further provide an update on the progress made by Gauteng towards the attainment of over R30billion international tourism revenue, R10billion domestic tourism revenue and 1.6million international arrivals targets by the end of March 2024.

Members of the media are hereby invited to be part of this important event and fountain of tourism performance information in Gauteng. Ends//

For confirmation of attendance and further information contact Nonhlanhla Mbethe, nonhlanhla@gauteng.net 0824351649

Enquiries: Barba Gaoganediwe, Spokesperson Gauteng Tourism
0834467844
barba@gauteng.net
@Barba_G74 on twitter
124 Main Street, Marshalltown, Johannesburg
www.gauteng.net

 

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About the Gauteng Tourism Authority (GTA)
GTA is the official destination marketing agency for the Gauteng City Region. Its mission is to effectively, efficiently and professionally grow the visitor economy and enhance visitor’s experiences by branding, marketing and promoting tourism in Gauteng; bidding for and hosting mega, major, significant, local and community events; and providing and managing visitor information services.

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