Question NW3736 to the Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services

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08 December 2017 - NW3736

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Ketabahle, Ms V to ask the Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services

1. Whether (a) his department and / or (b) entities reporting to him procured services from a certain company ( name furnished); if so, (i) what services were procured in each case and (ii) what is the total amount that was paid to the specified company in each case;

Reply:

I have been informed by the Department and Entities reporting to me as follows:

1 (a) Kindly note DTPS only existed May 2014. No services were procured from Travel with Flair by the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services

  1. Not Applicable
  2. Not Applicable

1 (b) No services by entities of DTPS that had dealings with Travel with Flair (Pty) Ltd, except USAASA and Sentech have procured services from Travel with Flair.

  1. USAASA procured travel services.
  1. USAASA paid R29, 679.00 and USAF paid R17, 106.01.

2. (b)(i)(ii)(iii) USAASA procures services from the company for international travel and the details are as follows:

Who travelled

Date

Travel Route

Invoice Amount

Agency Fee

P Radebe

17 Oct 2015

Sweden

R130 484.72

R275.00

Z Nkosi

17 Oct 2017

Sweden

R117 954.72

R275.00

SENTECH

(1)&(2) Sentech procured the following services from Travel with Flair:

Labels Sum of TWF Fee

2016 516 725

Accommodation (Acc) 234 124

Car Hire (Car) 91 522

Conference (Ccc) 31 074

Domestic Air Travel (Dom) 119 366

Insurance (Ins) 130

International Air Travel (Int) 7 985

Regional Air Tickets (Reg) 2 055

Transfers & Shuttles (Tra) 29 969

Trav Other (Sao) 280

Trav_ Accomod (Sac) 220

2017 484 090

Accommodation (Acc) 197 976

Bus & Rail Reservations (Bus) 110

Car Hire (Car) 74 501

Conference (Ccc) 58 428

Domestic Air Travel (Dom) 118 597

Insurance (Ins) 510

International Air Travel (Int) 6 215

Regional Air Tickets (Reg) 4 900

Tours (Tou) 110

Transfers & Shuttles (Tra) 22 113

Trav Other (Sao) 515

Trav_Conference (Sap) 115

2015 161 764

Accommodation (Acc) 51 790

Car Hire (Car) 22 930

Conference (Ccc) 29 207

Domestic Air Travel (Dom) 38 470

International Air Travel (Int) 4 840

Transfers & Shuttles (Tra) 14 412

Air (Ai1) 115

Grand Total 1 162 580

SENTECH