SA Tourism board conditionally approves Tottenham Hotspur deal
"Our administrative order is tied in with convincing worldwide voyagers to spend their cash in the country," Khumalo made sense of.
Khumalo said before the approach of the Coronavirus pandemic, the travel industry was contributing 6.4% to the nation's GDP (Gross domestic product). This has since dropped to 3.2%.
Additionally READ: Sisulu uninvolved in R1bn Tottenham Hotspur 'manage' SA The travel industry, says dept
He said SAT was not requesting "new cash" to go into the arrangement, yet rather that SAT would total the cash that would go into their more modest tasks to the arrangement.
"Assuming you take 2017 to 2019, we spent just shy of R1.2 billion concerning media venture on unfamiliar soil. With the goal that cash has been spent in global promoting regardless.
"Throughout the previous 20 years, cash has been spent on unfamiliar soil to convince far off nationals to go into South Africa."