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Reply received: December 2013

QUESTION NUMBER:

3153

[NW3710E]

DATE OF PUBLICATION:

15

November 2013

(NA IQP:

38

DATE OF REPLY:

2

December 2013

MR S B FARROW (DA) TO ASK THE MINISTER OF TOURISM:

(1) Whether his department received any funds for the Expanded Public Works Programme in the (a) 2010-11, (b) 2011-12 and (c) 2012-13 financial years;

(2) whether any of these funds were earmarked for (a) capital or (b) infrastructure related projects; if so, (i) what are the names of these projects, (ii) where are these projects situated, (iii) what is the value of each project and (iv) how many jobs have been created by each project

(3) in each case, what process was followed to appoint project (a) implementers and (b) consultants;

(4) in each case, were funds transferred to project implementers (a) in a lump sum or (b) through progress payment;

(5) whether any projects have been impeded due to maladministration or corruption; if so, (a) which projects have been affected and (b) what action has been taken in each case? NW3710E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM REPLIES:

(1) (a) Yes.

(b) Yes.

(c) Yes.

(2) (a) No. (i) – (iv) falls away.

(b) Yes. The funds were earmarked for the Expanded Public Works projects.

(i) Name of Project

(ii) Location of project per District Municipality

(iii) Budget allocated for the implementation of the Project

(iv) Full Time Equivalent Jobs created

EC – Biko Heritage Trail –

Phase 2

Amatole

R 10 162 348

35

EC – Cebe Campsite

Phase 2

Amatole

R 9 500 000

12

EC – Abathembu Cultural Calabash

Chris Hani

R 11 400 000

17

EC – Tyolomnqa Estuary

Amatole

R 9 500 000

110

EC – Grahamstown Caravan Park

Cacadu

R 11 147 640

7

EC - Mthathta Airport Information Centre

O R Tambo

R 9 500 000

11

EC - Qatywa Eco Tourism development

Amatole

R 23 750 000

97

EC – Upgrading of Kiwane Camp site Phase 2

Amatole

R 9 500 000

154

EC – Upgrading of Kiwane Camp site Phase 3

Amatole

R 9 500 000

183

EC – Establishment of Chalets at Nyandeni Great Place

O R Tambo

R 7 600 000

139

EC – Bumbane Cultural Exhibition Centre – Phase 2

O R Tambo

R 4 750 000

89

EC – Rock Art Tourism Phase 2

Kou- Kamma

R 4 750 000

48

EC – Western Tembuland Phase 2

Chris Hani

R 9 500 000

185

EC Wonkumuntu Tourism Project Phase 2

O R Tambo

R 5 700 000

4

EC Wonkumuntu Tourism Project Phase 3

O R Tambo

R 9 500 000

130

EC Ports St John Waterfront

O R Tambo

R 10 450 000

31

EC – Mbashe, Coffe Bay, Mvezo Nelson Mandela – Phase 2

O R Tambo

R 28 500 000

322

EC – Beach Facilities and Boat Launching

O R Tambo

R 5 200 000

30

EC Manqondo Tourism Information Centre to Coffee Bay

O R Tambo

R 4 750 000

4

EC – Maluti Hiking and Horse Trail

Alfred Nzo

R 4 750 000

90

EC – St Matthews and Bholotwa Tourism Project

Amatole

R 20 900 000

112

EC – Ndlambe Tourism Infrastructure and Heritage

Cacadu

R 13 945 656

136

EC – Vusubuntu Cultural Village and Tourism Info Phase 2

Chris Hani

R 5 700 000

15

EC – Motherwell Eco Tourism Development Phase 2

Nelson Mandela Bay Metro

R 5 700 000

46

EC – Hamburg Arts Colony

Amatole

R 20 900 000

73

EC - Aliwal Spa Phase 2

Ukhahlamba

R 19 000 000

214

EC – Bulhoek Massacre Heritage Site

Chris Hani

R 9 500 000

160

EC – Ubuntu Craft Market Phase 2

Alfred Nzo

R 7 600 000

168

IP – Quakeni Great Place Cultural Village

O R Tambo

R 20 500 000

25

EC – Tourism Ambassador

All District Municipalities in the Eastern Cape

R 1 000 000

46

FS – Tokologo Game Farm – Phase 2

Lejweleputswa

R 4 750 000

46

FS Barolong B Seleka Village –

Phase 2

Mangaung

R 3 372 500

64

FS – Lekgalong Mantsopa

Motheo

R14 250 000

21

FS - Accommodation Facilities at Metsi Matsho Dam – Phase 2

Thabo Mofutsanyane

R 23 750 000

206

FS – Tourism Ambassador Programme – Phase 2

All District Municipalities in the Free State

R 5 940 000

73

FS – Witsieshoek Mountain Hotel Project

Thabo Mofutsanyane

R 19 000 000

288

FS Interpretation Centre – Phase 2

Fezile Dabe

R 3 009 453

47

FS – Black Water Fly Fishing and Trout

Thabo Mofutsanyane

R 2 700 000

8

FS – Qwa Qwa Guest House

Thabo Mofutsanyane

R 17 328 655

14

FS Tourism Ambassador Programme

All District Municipalities in the Free State

R 1 000 000

25

GP – Ke Ditselana Phase 2

Ekurhuleni

R 14 250 000

34

GP – Komjekejeke Heritage Site

Metsweding

R 21 185 000

49

GP - Moretele Park

City of Tshwane Metro

R 8 850 000

128

GP – Tourism Ambassador Programme

All District Municipalities in Gauteng

R 7 920 000

60

GP – Tourism Ambassador Programme Phase 2

All District Municipalities in Gauteng

R 11 880 000

80

GP – Tourism Safety Monitors

City of Tshwane Metro

R 11 880 000

74

GP Tourism Safety Monitors Phase 2

Mogale City

R 10 000 000

209

GP – Ga Mothaga Resort Youth Camp

City of Tshwane Metro

R 9 850 000

147

GP – Mamelodi Rondavels

City of Tshwane Metro

R 8 850 000

129

Gauteng and Western Cape Sommelier Training

City of Johannesburg and Cape Town Metros

R 13 543 200

172

KZN Tourism Safety Monitors

All District Municipalities in KwaZulu-Natal

R 11 880 000

192

KZN – Tourism Ambassador programme

All District Municipalities in KwaZulu-Natal

R 28 000 000

2043

KZN – Isibhubhu Project

Zululand

R 15 000 000

18

KZN – Tourism Attractions Ntuzuma

eThekwini Metro

R 4 167 000

18

KZN – Tourism Attractions Ntuzuma Phase 2

eThekwini Metro

R 28 000 000

28

LP – Sekhukhune Cultural Village

Greater Sekhukhune

R 7 600 000

73

LP – Vha Tsonga Cultural Village – Phase 2

Vhembe

R 6 650 000

43

LP – Tourism Ambassador programme Phase 2

Capricorn

R 1 980 000

55

LP – Phiphidi Waterfall

Vhembe

R 6 650 000

59

LP – Mukumbani Falls Phase 2

Vhembe

R 7 600 000

13

24 Rivers CBNRM (Phase 2)

Waterberg

R 9 500 000

12

LP - Nehakwe Mountains Tourism

Mopani

R 31 500 000

162

LP – Tourism Safety Monitors

Capricorn

R 11 880 000

133

LP – Ngove Cultural Centre and Theatre

Mopani

R 9 500 000

71

LP – Khalanga Guest Lodge

Mopani

R 19 000 000

18

MP – Tourism Safety Monitors

All District Municipalities in Mpumalanga

R 13 068 000

216

MP – Mnisi Resort

Ehlanzeni

R 10 940 000

38

MP – Barberton Tourism and Biodiversity Corridor

Ehlanzeni

R 24 784 279

49

MP – Tourism Ambassador Programme

Mbombela

R 3 500 000

72

MP – Tourism Ambassador Programme – Phase 2

Ehlanzeni

R 3 960 000

109

MP – Zithabiseni Resort

Nkangala

R 28 500 000

41

MP Huntington Village Tourism Project Phase 2

Ehlanzeni

R 3 325 000

106

NW – Tourism Ambassador programme Phase 2

Bojanala

R 1 980 000

64

NW – Lehurutse Bird and Supingstad Trophy Hunting Phase 2

Central

R 2 375 000

41

NW – Tlokwe N12 Cultural Village

Southern

R 5 700 000

63

NC – Frances Baard Skateboarding Park

Frances Baard

R 20 800 000

171

NC – Tourism Ambassador Programme

Frances Baard

R 400 000

12

NC – Tourism Ambassador Programme – Phase 2

Frances Baard

R 1 980 000

31

NC – Kamiesburg Tourism Development

Namakwa

R 5 100 000

7

Hospitality Youth Initiative project

National

R 22 000 000

423

Chefs Training Project

National

R 25 000 000

868

WC Donkey Tracking Route Phase 2

West Coast

R 11 400 000

109

WC- Tourism Development Programme Atlantis

City of Cape Town Metro

R 9 500 000

129

False Bay Ecology Park Project

All District Municipalities along the False bay Coast

R 23 750 000

118

WC – Tourism Safety Monitors

City of Cape Town Metro

R 11 880 000

167

WC – Tourism Ambassadors

West Coast

R 4 500 000

89

WC Tourism Ambassador Programme Phase 2

All District Municipalities in the Western Cape

R 15 840 000

247

WC – Stony Point Eco- Centre

Phase 2

Overberg

R 8 550 000

13

WC George Tourism Information Centre – Phase 2

Eden

R 9 500 000

99

(3) (a) Some projects were ceded to the Department of Tourism when the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism was split in terms of the Presidential Proclamation on 1 April 2010 with then already appointed implementers. In the subsequent financial years, the Department used a turnkey process to appoint an implementer for each project following the National Treasury's supply chain management directives.

(b) No consultants are appointed to implement EPWP projects.

Name of Project

Project Implementer appointment process

EC – Biko Heritage Trail – Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Abathembu Cultural Calabash

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Tyolomnqa Estuary

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Grahamstown Caravan Park

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC - Mthathta Airport Information Centre

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

EC - Qatywa Eco Tourism development

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Upgrading of Kiwane Camp site Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Upgrading of Kiwane Camp site Phase 3

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Establishment of Chalets at Nyandeni Great Place

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

EC – Bumbane Cultural Exhibition Centre – Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer

EC – Rock Art Tourism Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Western Tembuland Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC Wonkumuntu Tourism Project Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC Wonkumuntu Tourism Project Phase 3

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

EC Ports St John Waterfront

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Mbashe, Coffe Bay, Mvezo Nelson Mandela – Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Beach Facilities and Boat Launching

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC Manqondo Tourism Information Centre to Coffee Bay

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Maluti Hiking and Horse Trail

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – St Matthews and Bholotwa Tourism Project

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Ndlambe Tourism Infrastructure and Heritage

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Vusubuntu Cultural Village and Tourism Info Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Motherwell Eco Tourism Development Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Hamburg Arts Colony

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC - Aliwal Spa Phase 2

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

EC – Bulhoek Massacre Heritage Site

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Ubuntu Craft Market Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

IP – Quakeni Great Place Cultural Village

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Tourism Ambassador

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

FS – Tokologo Game Farm – Phase 2

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

FS Barolong B Seleka Village (Phase 2)

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

FS – Lekgalong Mantsopa

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

FS - Accommodation Facilities at Metsi Matsho Dam – Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

FS – Tourism Ambassador Programme – Phase 2

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

FS – Witsieshoek Mountain Hotel Project

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

FS Interpretation Centre – Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

FS – Black Water Fly Fishing and Trout

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

FS – Qwa Qwa Guest House

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

FS Tourism Ambassador Programme

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

GP – Ke Ditselana Phase 2

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

GP – Komjekejeke Heritage Site

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

GP - Moretele Park

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management single source supplier.

GP – Tourism Ambassador Programme

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

GP – Tourism Ambassador Programme Phase 2

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

GP – Tourism Safety Monitors

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

GP Tourism Safety Monitors Phase 2

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

GP – Ga Mothaga Resort Youth Camp

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management single source supplier.

GP – Mamelodi Rondavels

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management single source supplier.

Gauteng and Western Cape Sommelier Training

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management single source supplier.

KZN Tourism Safety Monitors

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

KZN – Tourism Ambassador programme

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

KZN – Isibhubhu Project

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

KZN – Tourism Attractions Ntuzuma

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

KZN – Tourism Attractions Ntuzuma Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

LP – Sekhukhune Cultural Village

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

LP – Vha Tsonga Cultural Village – Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

LP – Tourism Ambassador programme

Phase 2

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

LP – Phiphidi Waterfall

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

LP – Mukumbani Falls Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

24 Rivers CBNRM (Phase 2)

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

LP - Nehakwe Mountains Tourism

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

LP – Tourism Safety Monitors

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

LP – Ngove Cultural Centre and Theatre

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

LP – Khalanga Guest Lodge

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

MP – Tourism Safety Monitors

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

MP – Mnisi Resort

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

MP – Barberton Tourism and Biodiversity Corridor

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

MP – Tourism Ambassador Programme

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

MP – Tourism Ambassador Programme – Phase 2

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

MP – Zithabiseni Resort

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

MP Huntington Village Tourism Project

Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

NW – Tourism Ambassador programme Phase 2

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

NW – Lehurutse Bird and Supingstad Trophy Hunting Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

NW – Tlokwe N12 Cultural Village

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

NC – Frances Baard Skateboarding Park

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

NC – Tourism Ambassador Programme

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

NC – Tourism Ambassador Programme – Phase 2

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

NC – Kamiesburg Tourism Development

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

Hospitality Youth Initiative project

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

Chefs Training Project

Single source supplier.

WC Donkey Tracking Route Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

WC- Tourism Development Programme Atlantis

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

False Bay Ecology Park Project

Single source supplier.

WC – Tourism Safety Monitors

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

WC – Tourism Ambassadors

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

WC Tourism Ambassador Programme

Phase 2

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

WC – Stony Point Eco- Centre Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

WC George Tourism Information Centre – Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

(4) (a) Not applicable

(b) Payments for the implementation of EPWP projects are done through progress reports in terms of an agreed business plan with specific deliverables.

(5)Yes. (a) and (b)

Sixteen (16) projects were impeded due to alleged mismanagement of project funds by the service providers. Criminal cases have been opened with the police for three (3) of the sixteen projects and forensic audits are taking place on certain of the other projects.

Reply received: December 2013

QUESTION NUMBER:

3152

[NW3710E]

DATE OF PUBLICATION:

15

November 2013

(NA IQP:

38

DATE OF REPLY:

2

December 2013

MR S B FARROW (DA) TO ASK THE MINISTER OF TOURISM:

(1) Whether his department received any funds for the Expanded Public Works Programme in the (a) 2010-11, (b) 2011-12 and (c) 2012-13 financial years;

(2) whether any of these funds were earmarked for (a) capital or (b) infrastructure related projects; if so, (i) what are the names of these projects, (ii) where are these projects situated, (iii) what is the value of each project and (iv) how many jobs have been created by each project

(3) in each case, what process was followed to appoint project (a) implementers and (b) consultants;

(4) in each case, were funds transferred to project implementers (a) in a lump sum or (b) through progress payment;

(5) whether any projects have been impeded due to maladministration or corruption; if so, (a) which projects have been affected and (b) what action has been taken in each case? NW3710E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM REPLIES:

(1) (a) Yes.

(b) Yes.

(c) Yes.

(2) (a) No. (i) – (iv) falls away.

(b) Yes. The funds were earmarked for the Expanded Public Works projects.

(i) Name of Project

(ii) Location of project per District Municipality

(iii) Budget allocated for the implementation of the Project

(iv) Full Time Equivalent Jobs created

EC – Biko Heritage Trail –

Phase 2

Amatole

R 10 162 348

35

EC – Cebe Campsite

Phase 2

Amatole

R 9 500 000

12

EC – Abathembu Cultural Calabash

Chris Hani

R 11 400 000

17

EC – Tyolomnqa Estuary

Amatole

R 9 500 000

110

EC – Grahamstown Caravan Park

Cacadu

R 11 147 640

7

EC - Mthathta Airport Information Centre

O R Tambo

R 9 500 000

11

EC - Qatywa Eco Tourism development

Amatole

R 23 750 000

97

EC – Upgrading of Kiwane Camp site Phase 2

Amatole

R 9 500 000

154

EC – Upgrading of Kiwane Camp site Phase 3

Amatole

R 9 500 000

183

EC – Establishment of Chalets at Nyandeni Great Place

O R Tambo

R 7 600 000

139

EC – Bumbane Cultural Exhibition Centre – Phase 2

O R Tambo

R 4 750 000

89

EC – Rock Art Tourism Phase 2

Kou- Kamma

R 4 750 000

48

EC – Western Tembuland Phase 2

Chris Hani

R 9 500 000

185

EC Wonkumuntu Tourism Project Phase 2

O R Tambo

R 5 700 000

4

EC Wonkumuntu Tourism Project Phase 3

O R Tambo

R 9 500 000

130

EC Ports St John Waterfront

O R Tambo

R 10 450 000

31

EC – Mbashe, Coffe Bay, Mvezo Nelson Mandela – Phase 2

O R Tambo

R 28 500 000

322

EC – Beach Facilities and Boat Launching

O R Tambo

R 5 200 000

30

EC Manqondo Tourism Information Centre to Coffee Bay

O R Tambo

R 4 750 000

4

EC – Maluti Hiking and Horse Trail

Alfred Nzo

R 4 750 000

90

EC – St Matthews and Bholotwa Tourism Project

Amatole

R 20 900 000

112

EC – Ndlambe Tourism Infrastructure and Heritage

Cacadu

R 13 945 656

136

EC – Vusubuntu Cultural Village and Tourism Info Phase 2

Chris Hani

R 5 700 000

15

EC – Motherwell Eco Tourism Development Phase 2

Nelson Mandela Bay Metro

R 5 700 000

46

EC – Hamburg Arts Colony

Amatole

R 20 900 000

73

EC - Aliwal Spa Phase 2

Ukhahlamba

R 19 000 000

214

EC – Bulhoek Massacre Heritage Site

Chris Hani

R 9 500 000

160

EC – Ubuntu Craft Market Phase 2

Alfred Nzo

R 7 600 000

168

IP – Quakeni Great Place Cultural Village

O R Tambo

R 20 500 000

25

EC – Tourism Ambassador

All District Municipalities in the Eastern Cape

R 1 000 000

46

FS – Tokologo Game Farm – Phase 2

Lejweleputswa

R 4 750 000

46

FS Barolong B Seleka Village –

Phase 2

Mangaung

R 3 372 500

64

FS – Lekgalong Mantsopa

Motheo

R 14 250 000

21

FS - Accommodation Facilities at Metsi Matsho Dam – Phase 2

Thabo Mofutsanyane

R 23 750 000

206

FS – Tourism Ambassador Programme – Phase 2

All District Municipalities in the Free State

R 5 940 000

73

FS – Witsieshoek Mountain Hotel Project

Thabo Mofutsanyane

R 19 000 000

288

FS Interpretation Centre – Phase 2

Fezile Dabe

R 3 009 453

47

FS – Black Water Fly Fishing and Trout

Thabo Mofutsanyane

R 2 700 000

8

FS – Qwa Qwa Guest House

Thabo Mofutsanyane

R 17 328 655

14

FS Tourism Ambassador Programme

All District Municipalities in the Free State

R 1 000 000

25

GP – Ke Ditselana Phase 2

Ekurhuleni

R 14 250 000

34

GP – Komjekejeke Heritage Site

Metsweding

R 21 185 000

49

GP - Moretele Park

City of Tshwane Metro

R 8 850 000

128

GP – Tourism Ambassador Programme

All District Municipalities in Gauteng

R 7 920 000

60

GP – Tourism Ambassador Programme Phase 2

All District Municipalities in Gauteng

R 11 880 000

80

GP – Tourism Safety Monitors

City of Tshwane Metro

R 11 880 000

74

GP Tourism Safety Monitors Phase 2

Mogale City

R 10 000 000

209

GP – Ga Mothaga Resort Youth Camp

City of Tshwane Metro

R 9 850 000

147

GP – Mamelodi Rondavels

City of Tshwane Metro

R 8 850 000

129

Gauteng and Western Cape Sommelier Training

City of Johannesburg and Cape Town Metros

R 13 543 200

172

KZN Tourism Safety Monitors

All District Municipalities in KwaZulu-Natal

R 11 880 000

192

KZN – Tourism Ambassador programme

All District Municipalities in KwaZulu-Natal

R 28 000 000

2043

KZN – Isibhubhu Project

Zululand

R 15 000 000

18

KZN – Tourism Attractions Ntuzuma

eThekwini Metro

R 4 167 000

18

KZN – Tourism Attractions Ntuzuma Phase 2

eThekwini Metro

R 28 000 000

28

LP – Sekhukhune Cultural Village

Greater Sekhukhune

R 7 600 000

73

LP – Vha Tsonga Cultural Village – Phase 2

Vhembe

R 6 650 000

43

LP – Tourism Ambassador programme Phase 2

Capricorn

R 1 980 000

55

LP – Phiphidi Waterfall

Vhembe

R 6 650 000

59

LP – Mukumbani Falls Phase 2

Vhembe

R 7 600 000

13

24 Rivers CBNRM (Phase 2)

Waterberg

R 9 500 000

12

LP - Nehakwe Mountains Tourism

Mopani

R 31 500 000

162

LP – Tourism Safety Monitors

Capricorn

R 11 880 000

133

LP – Ngove Cultural Centre and Theatre

Mopani

R 9 500 000

71

LP – Khalanga Guest Lodge

Mopani

R 19 000 000

18

MP – Tourism Safety Monitors

All District Municipalities in Mpumalanga

R 13 068 000

216

MP – Mnisi Resort

Ehlanzeni

R 10 940 000

38

MP – Barberton Tourism and Biodiversity Corridor

Ehlanzeni

R 24 784 279

49

MP – Tourism Ambassador Programme

Mbombela

R 3 500 000

72

MP – Tourism Ambassador Programme – Phase 2

Ehlanzeni

R 3 960 000

109

MP – Zithabiseni Resort

Nkangala

R 28 500 000

41

MP Huntington Village Tourism Project Phase 2

Ehlanzeni

R 3 325 000

106

NW – Tourism Ambassador programme Phase 2

Bojanala

R 1 980 000

64

NW – Lehurutse Bird and Supingstad Trophy Hunting Phase 2

Central

R 2 375 000

41

NW – Tlokwe N12 Cultural Village

Southern

R 5 700 000

63

NC – Frances Baard Skateboarding Park

Frances Baard

R 20 800 000

171

NC – Tourism Ambassador Programme

Frances Baard

R 400 000

12

NC – Tourism Ambassador Programme – Phase 2

Frances Baard

R 1 980 000

31

NC – Kamiesburg Tourism Development

Namakwa

R 5 100 000

7

Hospitality Youth Initiative project

National

R 22 000 000

423

Chefs Training Project

National

R 25 000 000

868

WC Donkey Tracking Route Phase 2

West Coast

R 11 400 000

109

WC- Tourism Development Programme Atlantis

City of Cape Town Metro

R 9 500 000

129

False Bay Ecology Park Project

All District Municipalities along the False bay Coast

R 23 750 000

118

WC – Tourism Safety Monitors

City of Cape Town Metro

R 11 880 000

167

WC – Tourism Ambassadors

West Coast

R 4 500 000

89

WC Tourism Ambassador Programme Phase 2

All District Municipalities in the Western Cape

R 15 840 000

247

WC – Stony Point Eco- Centre

Phase 2

Overberg

R 8 550 000

13

WC George Tourism Information Centre – Phase 2

Eden

R 9 500 000

99

(3) (a) Some projects were ceded to the Department of Tourism when the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism was split in terms of the Presidential Proclamation on 1 April 2010 with then already appointed implementers. In the subsequent financial years, the Department used a turnkey process to appoint an implementer for each project following the National Treasury's supply chain management directives.

(b) No consultants are appointed to implement EPWP projects.

Name of Project

Project Implementer appointment process

EC – Biko Heritage Trail – Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Abathembu Cultural Calabash

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Tyolomnqa Estuary

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Grahamstown Caravan Park

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC - Mthathta Airport Information Centre

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

EC - Qatywa Eco Tourism development

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Upgrading of Kiwane Camp site Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Upgrading of Kiwane Camp site Phase 3

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Establishment of Chalets at Nyandeni Great Place

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

EC – Bumbane Cultural Exhibition Centre – Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer

EC – Rock Art Tourism Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Western Tembuland Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC Wonkumuntu Tourism Project Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC Wonkumuntu Tourism Project Phase 3

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

EC Ports St John Waterfront

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Mbashe, Coffe Bay, Mvezo Nelson Mandela – Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Beach Facilities and Boat Launching

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC Manqondo Tourism Information Centre to Coffee Bay

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Maluti Hiking and Horse Trail

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – St Matthews and Bholotwa Tourism Project

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Ndlambe Tourism Infrastructure and Heritage

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Vusubuntu Cultural Village and Tourism Info Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Motherwell Eco Tourism Development Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Hamburg Arts Colony

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC - Aliwal Spa Phase 2

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

EC – Bulhoek Massacre Heritage Site

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Ubuntu Craft Market Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

IP – Quakeni Great Place Cultural Village

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

EC – Tourism Ambassador

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

FS – Tokologo Game Farm – Phase 2

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

FS Barolong B Seleka Village (Phase 2)

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

FS – Lekgalong Mantsopa

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

FS - Accommodation Facilities at Metsi Matsho Dam – Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

FS – Tourism Ambassador Programme – Phase 2

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

FS – Witsieshoek Mountain Hotel Project

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

FS Interpretation Centre – Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

FS – Black Water Fly Fishing and Trout

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

FS – Qwa Qwa Guest House

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

FS Tourism Ambassador Programme

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

GP – Ke Ditselana Phase 2

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

GP – Komjekejeke Heritage Site

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

GP - Moretele Park

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management single source supplier.

GP – Tourism Ambassador Programme

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

GP – Tourism Ambassador Programme Phase 2

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

GP – Tourism Safety Monitors

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

GP Tourism Safety Monitors Phase 2

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

GP – Ga Mothaga Resort Youth Camp

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management single source supplier.

GP – Mamelodi Rondavels

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management single source supplier.

Gauteng and Western Cape Sommelier Training

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management single source supplier.

KZN Tourism Safety Monitors

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

KZN – Tourism Ambassador programme

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

KZN – Isibhubhu Project

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

KZN – Tourism Attractions Ntuzuma

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

KZN – Tourism Attractions Ntuzuma Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

LP – Sekhukhune Cultural Village

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

LP – Vha Tsonga Cultural Village – Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

LP – Tourism Ambassador programme

Phase 2

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

LP – Phiphidi Waterfall

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

LP – Mukumbani Falls Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

24 Rivers CBNRM (Phase 2)

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

LP - Nehakwe Mountains Tourism

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

LP – Tourism Safety Monitors

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

LP – Ngove Cultural Centre and Theatre

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

LP – Khalanga Guest Lodge

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

MP – Tourism Safety Monitors

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

MP – Mnisi Resort

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

MP – Barberton Tourism and Biodiversity Corridor

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

MP – Tourism Ambassador Programme

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

MP – Tourism Ambassador Programme – Phase 2

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

MP – Zithabiseni Resort

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

MP Huntington Village Tourism Project

Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

NW – Tourism Ambassador programme Phase 2

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

NW – Lehurutse Bird and Supingstad Trophy Hunting Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

NW – Tlokwe N12 Cultural Village

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

NC – Frances Baard Skateboarding Park

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

NC – Tourism Ambassador Programme

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

NC – Tourism Ambassador Programme – Phase 2

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

NC – Kamiesburg Tourism Development

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

Hospitality Youth Initiative project

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

Chefs Training Project

Single source supplier.

WC Donkey Tracking Route Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

WC- Tourism Development Programme Atlantis

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

False Bay Ecology Park Project

Single source supplier.

WC – Tourism Safety Monitors

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

WC – Tourism Ambassadors

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

WC Tourism Ambassador Programme

Phase 2

Project implementer appointed in terms of the supply chain management tender procedures.

WC – Stony Point Eco- Centre Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

WC George Tourism Information Centre – Phase 2

Project ceded to the Department of Tourism with implementer.

(4) (a) Not applicable

(b) Payments for the implementation of EPWP projects are done through progress reports in terms of an agreed business plan with specific deliverables.

(5)Yes. (a) and (b)

Sixteen (16) projects were impeded due to alleged mismanagement of project funds by the service providers. Criminal cases have been opened with the police for three (3) of the sixteen projects and forensic audits are taking place on certain of the other projects.

Reply received: December 2013

QUESTION NUMBER:

3091

(NW3647E)

DATE OF PUBLICATION:

15

November 2013

(NA IQP:

38

DATE OF REPLY:

2

December 2013

MR L P KHOARAI (ANC) TO ASK MINISTER OF TOURISM:

What steps has his department taken to reduce the cost of air travel to (a) Kimberly, (b) East London,

(c) Port Elizabeth and (d) Nelspruit to stimulate domestic travel and tourism?

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM REPLIES:

(a), (b), (c) and (d)

The department is not involved in the supply of air travel services; hence it does not have any control over pricing of air travel, which is determined by the airlines.

Reply received: December 2013

QUESTION NUMBER:

3090

[NW3646E]

DATE OF PUBLICATION:

15

November 2013

(NA IQP:

38

DATE OF REPLY:

2

December 2013

MR F BHENGU (ANC) TO ASK MINISTER OF TOURISM:

(1) What are his department's plans for tourism with regard to protected areas;

(2) has his department identified priorities for tourism in areas like the Kruger National Park, Addo Elephant National Park and any other national parks; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details? NW3646E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM REPLIES:

(1) The Protected areas are not the mandate of the National Department of Tourism (NDT) but falls under the competency of the Department of Environmental Affairs. However, the NDT's Heritage and Cultural Tourism Strategy developed in 2012 has highlighted as a key action the prioritisation and further development and promotion of the eight World Heritage sites in South Africa. In order to action this strategy, the National Department of Tourism has become a permanent member of the World Heritage Site Steering committee chaired by the Department of Environmental Affairs. The eight World Heritage sites all fall within the ambit of protected areas managed by entities such as SANParks, Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife and Eastern Cape Tourism and Parks Agency with the exception of Robben Island which is managed by the Department of Arts and Culture (DAC).

(2) The Department has developed a needs assessment for each of the eight World Heritage Sites in partnership with the relevant conservation agencies such as SANParks. The purpose of the needs assessments was to arrive at an understanding of the tourism development potential for each of these sites.

Reply received: December 2013

QUESTION NUMBER:

3089

[NW3645E]

DATE OF PUBLICATION:

15

November 2013

(NA IQP:

38

DATE OF REPLY:

2

December 2013

MRS V BAM-MUGWANYE (ANC) TO ASK THE MINISTER OF TOURISM:

(1) (a) What plans does his department have in place to facilitate transformation in the tourism industry and (b) is something specific and tangible happening to support emerging businesses like craft markets, shuttles, bed and breakfast establishments and food outlets that can increase the volume of business in these areas;

(2) is there an innovative approach targeted to address this need; if so, what are the relevant details? NW3645E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM REPLIES:

(1)

(a) The Department appointed Tourism Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Charter Council, to strengthen the monitoring of transformation in the sector. The Council is composed of members from business, labour and civil society across the tourism spectrum as expressed in the gazetted Tourism B-BBEE Charter. To date, the Council has developed a Plan of Action outlining its focus areas and strategic projects for the period up to 2015.

(b) The Domestic Tourism Strategy as approved for the period 2012-2020 is focused inter alia on growing Domestic Tourism revenue by inter alia increasing domestic tourism volumes. Targeted programmes under this strategy serve to cater for emerging businesses whilst also promoting the growth of established businesses.

The Department is implementing the SMME development programme through Tourism Enterprise Partnerships (TEP) to support emerging tourism business such as accommodation including bed and breakfasts and travel services with mentorship, training, and market access (to increase tourism volume and revenue) and to create and sustain full time equivalent jobs.

(2) The Department will be launching the new Tourism Incentive Programme early 2014 which will cater for the entire tourism value chain. The incentive will also serve as a catalyst in driving transformation within the industry with very stringent criteria which will be based on BEE level points and other factors for enterprises to qualify. The Department will over time be able to build a basket of different and complimentary types of incentive programmes (i.e. a broad programme with different incentive components in a phased approach). The proposed phased approach will include Market Access Programme and Grading Support Programme in 2014/15. The Department will then introduce a specific incentive programme (e.g. Product Development Programme) to support product and service enhancement amongst small and emerging businesses in 2015/16 and beyond.

Reply received: December 2013

QUESTION NUMBER:

3088

[NW3644E]

DATE OF PUBLICATION:

15

November 2013

(NA IQP:

38

DATE OF REPLY:

2

December 2013

Ms R M M Lesoma (ANC) to ask the Minister of Tourism:

Whether, given the fact that international operations are expanding and that this exposes SA Tourism (SAT) and his department to foreign currency risk, his department and SAT have plans to investigate this in the management of risk to exposure; if not, why not; if so, what plans? NW3644E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM REPLIES:

In terms of the Board of SAT's fiduciary responsibilities, SAT Management prepares a Risk Register on an annual basis for Board's review and approval. Amongst the "Top Ten (10)" Strategic Risks is SAT's Currency Risk Exposure, categorised under Funding (i.e. Finance Risk).

The Board reviews this risk at each and every Board meeting and requires management to continuously improve the control environment to mitigate this risk.

Management identified the following key controls to mitigate the currency risks:

- Enhancing planning processes and quarterly cash flow requirements per business unit;

- Enhancing the implementation of the PFMA and Treasury Regulations including Supply Chain guidelines, to ensure and strive for economic, effective and efficient mechanisms of utilizing public funds;

- Re-prioritisation of projects, monitoring and evaluations, and

- Assessment of further exposures with financial implications to SAT Quarterly risk review by Risk Management unit.

Reply received: December 2013

QUESTION NUMBER:

3087

[NW3643E]

DATE OF PUBLICATION:

15

November 2013

(NA IQP:

38

DATE OF REPLY:

2

December 2013

Mrs F Mahomed (ANC) to ask the Minister of Tourism:

(1) What specific steps has his department taken to exploit the opportunities brought about by the BRICS economic grouping to promote South Africa as a destination to a number of emerging markets that are experiencing relatively high growth;

(2) (a) how has local tourism been benefiting from this and (b) what are the benefits;

(3) whether he has found an increase in direct travel from these countries to South Africa; if so, what are the relevant details? NW3643E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM REPLIES:

(1) The Department has signed bilateral agreements on Tourism with Russia (in 1998), India (1997) and China in October this year. An agreement is currently being negotiated with Brazil and it is envisaged that it will be signed in the next financial year.

(2) (a) South African Tourism's departure survey results indicate that the average spend per person coming into South Africa from the BRICS countries increased by 1.4% for the period

2010 to 2012.

(b) In 2012 the benefits of this kind of exposure also contributed to the increase of our overall

brand awareness score from 13% at the beginning of 2012 to 16% at the beginning of 2013.

(3) Yes

Tourist Arrivals to South Africa from BRIC(s) countries

Country

2011

2012

Change

Number

Number

%

Brazil

54 183

78 376

24 193

44.7

Russia

10 487

13 350

2 863

27.3

India

90 367

106 774

16 407

18.2

China

(incl. Hong Kong)

84 883

132 334

47 451

55.9

TOTAL

239 920

330 834

90 914

37.9

Source: Statistics South Africa and SA Tourism

Reply received: December 2013

QUESTION NUMBER:

3084

[NW3640E]

DATE OF PUBLICATION:

15

November 2013

NA IQP:

38

DATE OF REPLY:

2

December 2013

Mrs Z C MAKASI (ANC) TO ASK MINISTER OF TOURISM:

(1) Whether his department has any strategies in place to utilise vacant government properties for tourism purposes; if so,

(2) whether he intends to approach the (a) Department of Public Works and (b) other relevant government departments to find ways by which these vacant properties can be transferred to historically disadvantaged individuals to ensure that the poor can begin to own property which may be utilised for tourism purposes? NW3640E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM REPLIES:

(1) Yes

(2) (a) & (b)

The department has conducted a preliminary tourism inventory audit in partnership with the IDC and provinces (feasibility study underway) that can be used to stimulate domestic tourism. In due course, the department will receive the final report in this regard.

Reply received: November 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 2937 (NW3488E)

DATE OF PUBLICATION: 25 October 2013 (NA IQP: no 35)

DATE OF REPLY: 4 November 2013

Mr N J van den Berg (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:

(1) How much has (a) his department and (b) each of the entities reporting to him spent on advertisements placed on the Africa News Network 7 (ANN7) news channel;

(2) were these advertisements placed through the Government Information and Communications System? NW3488E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:

(1) (a) None

(b) None

(2) Not applicable

Reply received: November 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 2904 (NW3455)

DATE OF PUBLICATION: 25 October 2013 (NA IQP: no 35)

DATE OF REPLY: 4 November 2013

Ms E More (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:

(1) What amount has (a) his department and (b) each of the entities reporting to him spent on advertising (i) in The New Age newspaper and (ii) on its website between 1 December 2012 and 31 August 2013;

(2) were these advertisements placed through the Government Information and Communication System? NW3455E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:

(1) (a) (i) None

(ii) None

(b) (i) None

(ii) None

Reply received: November 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 2815 (NW3320E)

DATE OF PUBLICATION: 18 October 2013 (NA IQP: no 33)

DATE OF REPLY: 4 November 2013

Mr F A Rodgers (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:

(1) How much has (a) his department and (b) each of the entities reporting to him spent on advertisements placed on the SABC 24 hour news channel;

(2) were these advertisements placed through the Government Communication and Information System? NW3320E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:

(1) (a) None

(b) None

(2) (a) Not applicable

(b) Not applicable

Reply received: October 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 2655 (NW3144E)

DATE OF PUBLICATION: 11 October 2013 (NA IQP: no 32)

DATE OF REPLY: 21 October 2013

Mrs N W A Michael (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:

(1) Whether any performance bonuses were paid to employees in his department in the 2012-13 financial year; if so, what is the total (a) number of employees that received bonuses and (b) amount paid out by his department for these bonuses;

(2) what percentage of outputs were achieved by his department as measured against each target set in its Annual Performance Plan in the 2012-13 financial year? NW3144E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:

(1) (a) 253

(b) R 5 433 000

(2) The department had set itself a total of 92 annual targets for 2012-13 financial year, of which 89 were fully achieved, translating to an overall 97% achievement. Of the 92 annual targets, only two (2%) were partially achieved with significant work done. It was only one target (1%) target that was not achieved in the preceding financial year. This assessment was substantiated by findings of Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA), that the 2012-13 Annual Performance Report presented performance information that is reliable and useful in all material respects, in accordance with the identified performance management reporting framework.

Reply received: October 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 2590 (NW3077E)

DATE OF PUBLICATION: 11 October 2013 (NA IQP: no 32 )

DATE OF REPLY: 21 October 2013

Mr G G Boinamo (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:

What total amount has (a) his department and (b) each of the entities reporting to him spent on promotional events organised by The New Age newspaper during the period 1 September 2012 to 30 August 2013? NW3077E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:

(a) None

(b) None

Reply received: October 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 2458 (NW2943E)

DATE OF PUBLICATION: 20 September 2013 (NA IQP: no 31)

DATE OF REPLY: 8 October 2013

Mr M R Sayedali Shah (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:

(1) With reference to his reply to question 1953 on 19 August 2013, (a) what are the names of the three projects for which criminal cases have been opened and (b) in each case, (i) where is the project located, (ii) what are the criminal charges, (iii) on what date were the charges laid, (iv) who were the contractors that were employed and (v) at what stage of completion is the project;

(2) what are the names of the (a) 13 projects that are currently under forensic investigation and (b) in each case, (i) where are these projects located, (ii) on what date was a forensic investigation launched, (iii) on what date will the forensic investigation be completed, (iv) who were the contractors that were employed and (v) at what stage of completion is the project? NW2943E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:

(1) As per reply to question 1953 on 19 August 2013 the Minister is still unable to divulge any detail as the three cases are still sub judice.

(2) As per reply to question 1953 on 19 August 2013 the Minister is still unable to divulge any detail as the 13 cases are still under forensic investigation.

Reply received: September 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 2174 (NW2569E)
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 16 Augustus 2013 (IQP: NA no 27)
DATE OF REPLY: 3 September 2013
2147. Mrs H Lamoela (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism
:

(1) Whether any staff member in his department (a) performed work in addition to the responsibilities related to his or her work, outside normal working hours, in the (i) 2008-09, (ii) 2009-10, (iii) 2010-11, (iv) 2011-12 and (v) 2012-13 financial years and (b) has been performing such work during the period 1 April 2013 up to the latest specified date for which information is available; if not, how is it determined whether such work is being performed or not; if so, in each case, (aa) how many staff members and (bb) in what job or work categories are the specified staff members employed;

(2) whether approval for such work was obtained in each case; if not, what are the relevant details; if so, (a) what is the policy of his department in this regard, (b) by whom are such applications considered and approved, (c) how many contraventions of this policy were brought to the attention of his department in the (i) 2010-11, (ii) 2011-12 and (iii) 2012-13 financial years and (d) what steps have been taken against transgressors? NW2569E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:

1 (a)

Financial year

(a) Yes/No

(aa) How many staff members

(bb) Job categories

(i) 2008-09

Not applicable

-

-

(ii) 2009-10

Not applicable

-

-

(iii) 2010-11

None

-

-

(iv) 2011-12

Yes

One (1)

Management and Support

(v) 2012-13

Ye s

One (1)

Management and General Support


1(b)

Financial year

(b) Yes/No

(aa) How many staff members

(bb) Job categories

01 April 2013 to date

Yes

One (1)

Management and General Support



2 Yes.

(a)
Policy:
Approval should be obtained to engage in remunerative work outside the employment in the National Department of Tourism. The approval will be valid for a maximum period of 3 years, commencing from the date of approval. The duties to be performed or conducted during this period should not be of such a nature that the Department and the State is embarrassed in any way. The employee's responsibilities, outside the Public Service, should in no way hamper his or her official performance/duties/responsibilities.

(b) Approvals:

Levels 1 to 10: Chief Director
Levels 11 to 13: Deputy Director-General
Levels 14 and 15: Director-General
(c) Contraventions:
(i) 2010-11: None.
(ii) 2011-12: None.
(iii) 2012-13: None.

(d) Not applicable

Reply received: August 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 2114 (NW 2536E)
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 16 Augustus (NA IQP: No.27)
DATE OF REPLY: 19 August 2013
Mr M M Swathe (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:


(a) Does his department prepare quarterly interim financial statements and (b) are these statements considered by the Audit Committee? NW2536E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:
(a) Yes

(b) No, The department submits four quarterly interim financial statements and one final annual financial statement to National Treasury. Only the final annual financial statement is presented to the Audit Committee.

Reply received: September 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 2084 (NW2506E)
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 16 Augustus (NA IQP: No. 27)
DATE OF REPLY: 2 September 2013
Mr M R Sayedali Shah (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:


What is the current number of tourists who must enter the country in order for an additional job to be created? NW2506E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:

Globally there is no instrument to measure the ratio of tourists to jobs. However, a standard practice is to calculate such a ratio at particular instances based on employment figures as reported in the Tourism Satellite Account compared to tourists at such an instant. During 2010, such a ratio was at 16.1 tourists to 1 job.

Reply received: August 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 1967 (NW2319E)
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 2 Augustus 2013 (NA IQP: no 24)
DATE OF REPLY: 16 Augustus 2013

Mrs M A A Njobe (Cope) to ask the Minister of Tourism:

How many (a)(i) illegal and (ii) unregistered tour guides are still operating since 2010 and (b) of these tour guides have been (i) arrested and (ii) convicted for operating illegally? NW2319E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:

Since tourism is a concurrent function and tourist guiding falls within the domain of Provincial Tourism Departments it is recommended that the Honorable Member directs the question to the relevant provincial authorities

However, according to clause 21D of the Tourism Act, 1993 (as amended), complaints about illegal/unregistered tourist guides must be lodged with the Provincial Registrar who is obliged to lay a charge with the South African Police Services (SAPS) should the complaint constitute an offence.

Reply received: August 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 1966 (NW2318E)
DATE OF PUBLICATIO: 2
August (NA IQP: no 24)
DATE OF REPLY 19 August 2013
Mrs M A A Njobe (Cope) to ask the Minister of Tourism:


How many (a) cultural and (b) township tours has he found to have been cancelled as the result of the murder of Mrs Dewani on 15 November 2010. NW2318E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:

(a)and (b) The Department of Tourism has not conducted research on the number of cultural and township tours cancelled in Gugulethu, Cape Town, due to the murder of Mrs A. Dewani on15 November 2010. Township tours falls within the competency of Provincial and Local governments, thus the question should be posed to the Provincial and Local Tourism authorities.

Reply received: August 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 1965 (NW2317E)
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 2 August (NA IQP: no 24)
DATE OF REPLY: 19 August 2013
Mrs MA A Njobe (Cope) to ask the Minister of Tourism:


What has been the finding on the status of cultural and township tours in the aftermath of the murder of Mrs Dewani on 15 November 2010? NW2317E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:

Township tours falls within the competency of Provincial and Local governments, thus the question should be posed to the Provincial and Local Tourism authorities.

Reply received: August 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 1953 (NW2302E)
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 2 August (NA IQP: no 24)
DATE OF REPLY: 19 August 2013
Mr M R Sayedali Shah (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:


(1) How many social responsibility implementation programmes have been (a) initiated and (b) completed;

(2) whether any social responsibility implementation programmes have been impeded due to maladministration or corruption; if so, (a) which programmes were affected and (b) what losses have been incurred? NW2302E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:

(1) (a) 42 projects have been initiated
(b) 12 projects have been completed.

(2) (a) Yes, sixteen (16) projects were impeded due to alleged mismanagement of project funds by the service providers. Criminal cases have been opened with the police for three (3) projects and the remaining thirteen (13) projects are still under forensic investigation. The Department is unable to divulge any names as yet as the matter has not yet been finalized.

(b) The losses, if any will be quantified as part of the forensic investigation and/or court proceedings.

Reply received: August 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 1952 (NW2301 E)
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 2 August (NA IQP: no: 24 )
DATE OF REPLY: 20 August 2013
Mr M R Sayedali Shah (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:


What are the criteria for the (a) appointment and (b) remuneration of project managers for social responsibility implementation programmes? NW2301E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:

(a) Project Managers for the Department's Expanded Public Works Programme Social Responsibility Implementation projects are essentially service providers that are appointed in accordance with the Department's supply chain management procedures, prescripts and processes. Criteria for an appointment are specified in the bid document of a project. The specifications are not uniform as each project differs in budget, deliverables and objective.

(b) Remuneration is specified in relation to the contract signed

Reply received: August 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 1927 NW2276E
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 2 August (NA IQP: no 24)
DATE OF REPLY: 19 August 2013
Mrs N W A Michael (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:


What was the (a) make, (b) model, (c) year, (d) purpose, (e) date and/or dates, (f) financial cost and (g) sum total of kilometers driven in respect of each vehicle hired for use by (i) him and (ii) the Deputy Minister since 1 January 2012.

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:

(i) 2013

(a) Make

(b) Model

(c) Year

(d) Purpose

(e) Dates

(f) Financial cost

(g) Sum total of Kilometres

Audi

Q7

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

24/09/2012 till 27/09/2012

R19 418.49

1344

Audi

Q7

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

24/02/2013 till 25/022013

R8 699.63

391

Audi

Q7

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

24/03/2013 till 26/03/2013

R10 471.03

409

Audi

Q7

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

08/05/2013 till 13/05/2013

R20 024.07

156

Audi

Q7

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

14/05/2013 till 15/05/2013

R7 107.39

224

Audi

Q7

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

23/06/2013 till 26/06/2013

R17 054.98

698


(ii) 2012

(a) Make

(b) Model

(c) Year

(d) Purpose

(e) Dates

(f) Financial cost

(g) Sum total of Kilometres

MBW

320i Auto

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

03/03/2012 till 05/03/2012

R2 929.50

Mercedes

C180 CGI

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

05/04/2012 till 06/04/2012

R1 983.47

Mercedes

C180 CGI

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

18/04/2012 till 19/04/2012

R252.00

Mercedes

C180 CGI

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

04/05/2012 till 06/05/2012

R 976.20

Mercedes

C180 CGI

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

19/05/2012

R2 077.56

Mercedes

C180 Auto

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

23/05/2012 till 24/05/2012

R3 633.95

Mercedes

C180 CGI

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

04/06/2012

R1 196.86

Mercedes

C180 Auto

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

10/06/2012 till 11/06/2012

R2 507.95

(a) Make

(b) Model

(c) Year

(d) Purpose

(e) Dates

(f) Financial cost

(g) Sum total of Kilometres

Mercedes

C180 Auto

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

29/06/2012 till 01/07/2012

R5 553.56

856

Audi

A4 1.8T

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

24/07/2012

R1 343.45

88

Mercedes

E300

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

13/07/2012 till 17/07/2012

R23 042.80

1368

Mercedes

C180 Auto

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

30/07/2012

R1 445.36

226

Mercedes

C180 CGI

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

02/08/2013

R1 101.85

32

Mercedes

C180 Auto

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

22/08/2012 till 23/08/2012

R5 126.10

891

BMW

320i Auto

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

29/08/2012 till 30/08/2012

2 684.57

475

Hyundai

IX35 GL 4x2 2.0

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

31/08/2012 till 03/09/2012

R7 249.33

1421



(a) Make

(b) Model

(c) Year

(d) Purpose

(e) Dates

(f) Financial cost

(g) Sum total of Kilometres

Hyundai

IX35 GL 4x2 2.0

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

07/09/2012 till 09/09/2012

R5 641.46

1057

Mercedes

C180 CGI

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

21/09/2012 till 22/09/2012

R2 271.69

264

Mercedes

C180 CGI

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

05/10/2012 till 07/10/2012

R6 067.29

1347

Mercedes

C180 CGI

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

24/10/2012 till 25/10/2012

R1 801.47

260

Mercedes

C180 F/L classic

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

27/10/2012 till 29/10/2012

R3 380.15

424

BMW

320i Auto

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

29/10/2012 till 30/10/2012

R2 779.15

402

Mercedes

C180 Auto

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

02/11/2012

R1 378.83

146

Hyundai

IX35 GL 4x2 2.0

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

02/11/2012 till 04/11/2012

R4 894.14

821



(a) Make

(b) Model

(c) Year

(d) Purpose

(e) Dates

(f) Financial cost

(g) Sum total of Kilometres

Mercedes

C180 F/L classic

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

10/11/2012 till 12/11/2012

R5 048.14

955

Mercedes

C180 F/L classic

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

13/11/2012 till 14/11/2012

R2 566.26

426

Kia Sportage

2x4 IGN 2.0

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

23/11/2012 till 25/11/2012

R4 154.43

680

Mercedes

C180 Auto

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

30/11/2012

R1 014.48

115

BMW

320i Auto

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

03/12/2012 till 04/12/2012

R3 620.99

744

Hyundai

IX35 GL 4x2 2.0

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

07/12/2012 till 10/12/2012

R3 231.66

347

Mercedes

C180 Auto

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

10/12/2012 till 13/12/2012

R5 541.43

1054



(II) 2013

(a) Make

(b) Model

(c) Year

(d) Purpose

(e) Dates

(f) Financial cost

(g) Sum total of Kilometres

Mitsubish

ASX 5dr GLX

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

14/01/2013

R2 039.17

427

Hyundai

IX35 GL 4x2 2.0

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

18/01/2013 till 19/01/2013

R2 567.92

331

Kia Sportage

2x4 IGN 2.0

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

21/01/2013 till 27/01/2013

R7 857.53

1548

Kia Sportgae

2x4 IGN 20.0

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

03/02/2013 till 04/02/2013

R669.99

26

Mercedes

C180 Auto

Not indicated

Official/stakeholder purpose/repairs/services to official vehicle

11/02/2013 till 12/02/2013

R1 561.07

185

Reply received: August 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 1870 (NWI 849E)
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 2 Augustus (NA IQP: No. 24)
DATE OF REPLY: 19 August 2013
Mr M R Sayedali Shah (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:


(a) What are the names of the projects that were approved for funding by his department in 2012, (b) in which municipalities are they situated, (c) what is the budget for each specified project and (d) what are the deliverables for each project? NW1849E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:

PROJECT NAME (a)

MUNICIPALITY (b)

APPROVED BUDGET ©

DELIVERABLES (d)

EASTERN CAPE

EC-Mdantsane Lodge

Amathole District
Municipality
Buffalo City Local
Municipality

R 13 537 500

Upgrading of tourism facility to build a lodge, a conference centre and accommodation units.

EC-Six Day Hiking Trail

0 R Tambo District Municipality
Port St Johns Local Municipality

R 9 500 000

Establish a six day hiking trail from Port St Johns to Coffee Bay

EC-Mthonsi Lodge Project

Amathole District Municipality
Nkonkobe Local Municipality

R 28 500 000

Upgrading facilities of an old farm lodge, horse trail destination.

FREE STATE

FS-Empereni Hospital Training Centre

Thabo Mofutsanayna District Municipality
Setsoto Local Municipality

R 19 000 000

Construction of chalets and conference center

GAUTENG

AP1-Mandela Yard (Alex Precinct)- Phase 2

Johannesburg Metro

R 5 000 000

Completion of the existing Mandela Yard (Alexandra Heritage Centre) project.

KWAZULU-NATAL

KZN-Lilani Hot Springs Project

Umzinyathi District Municipality
Umvoti Local Municipality

R 19 000 000

Upgrading of 12 existing chalets, conference centre and pathways and creating access to hot springs

LIMPOPO

LP-Tisane Cultural Village

Sekhukhune District Municipality
Makhundutamaga Local Municipality

R 19 000 000

To include cultural Village, conference centre, swimming pool, accommodation establishment, braai facilities, landscaping, internal road and fencing

LP-Mahlathi Village Project

Mopani District Municipality
Greater Giyani Local Municipality

R 14 250 000

Fencing the completion of eight Tsonga type rondavels, paving of the parking area, access road, signage, conference facilities, ablution facilities and entrance gate.

MPUMALANGA

MP-The Oaks Tourism Information Centre

Mopani District Municipality
Maruleng Local Municipality

R 9 500 000

Paving of the areas, building ablution facilities, extension of the conference facility, kiosk and internet café and signage

MP-Middleburg Tourism Information Project

Nkangale District Municipality
Steve Tshwete Local Municipality

R 4 75 000

Construction of visitors' information centre in Middleburg.

NORTH WEST

NW-Manyane Lodge Project

Ngaka Molema District Municipality
Mafikeng Local Municipality

R 23 750 000

Establishment of tourism in Mafikeng Game Reserve by developing 28 new units, restaurant, conference centre and recreational area.

NORTHERN CAPE

NC-Platfontein Lodge Project

Francis Baard District Municipality
Sol Plaatje Local Municipality

R 9 500 000

Converting a farm house into a 10 bedroom safari lodge, improve fencing, reception office and creating a picnic camp

NC-Caravan Park Kai Garib Project

Siyanda District Municipality
Kai Garib Local Municipality

R 4 750 000

Upgrading of caravan park in three main towns in the Kai Garib Municipality.

Reply received: August 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 1842 (NW2190E)
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 26 July (NA IQP: no 23.)
DATE OF REPLY: 2 August 2013
Mr D C Ross (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:


(1) How many consultants has his department (a) contracted and (b) appointed (i) in the (aa) 2009-10, (bb) 2010-11, (cc) 2011-12 and (dd) 2012-13 financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2013;

(2) how many consultants (a) contracted and (b) appointed by his department (i) in the (aa) 2009-10, (bb) 2010-11, (cc) 2011-12 and (dd) 2012-13 and (ii) since 1 April 2013 are (aaa) former officials of his department and (bbb) former public servants?NW2190E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:

(1)(a) (i) (aa) none- the department did not exist
(bb) 15
(cc) 14
(dd) 14
(ii) 6

(b) (i) (aa) none
(bb) 15
(cc) 14
(dd) 14
(ii) 6

(2) (a) (i) (aa) none
(bb) none
(cc) none
(dd) none

(2) (a)(ii) (aaa) none
(bbb) none

(2) (b)(i) (aa) none
(bb) none
(cc) none
(dd) none

(ii) (aaa) none
(bbb) none

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Mr DC Ross (DA) QUESTION No 1842 (NW2190E)

Reply Received: August 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 1807 (NW2155)

DATE OF PUBLICATION: 26 July (NA IQP: No. 23)
DATE OF REPLY: 6 August 2013
Mr J J van der Linde (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:


What (a) buildings under the administration of (i) his department and (ii) entities reporting to him are national key points and (b) criteria were used to classify them as such? NW2155E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:

(a) (i) None
(ii) None

(b) Not applicable

Reply received: August 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 1775 (NW2122E)
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 26 July 2013 (NA IQP: no 23.)
DATE OF REPLY: 30 July 2013
Mrs P C Duncan (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:

What is the (a) make, (b) model, (c) year and (d) purchase price of each vehicle that was bought for official use by (i) him and (ii) the Deputy Minister since 1 January 2012? NW2122E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:

Or; 2 April 2013 the Minister's official lease vehicles contract expired and the department then opted to

purchase these vehicles.

(i)(a) Two Mercedes Benz's ( One in Pretoria and one in Cape Town)
(b) GL 320 CDi
(c) 2008
(d) R332 497.80 and R283 587.50 were paid in July 2013 for the two vehicles

(ii)(a) not applicable
(b) not applicable
(c) not applicable
(d) not applicable

Reply received: August 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 1739 (NW2086)
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 26 July (NA IQP: No. 23)
DATE OF REPLY: 6 August 2013
Mr M R Sayedali Shah (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:


(1) With reference to his reply to question 1351 on 25 June 2013, what are the deliverables for each infrastructure project;

(2) (a) which other projects were approved for funding by his department in 2012, (b) in which municipalities are they situated, (c) what is the budget for each specified project and (d) what are the deliverables for each project? NW2086E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:

(1) The deliverables of the infrastructure projects referred to in the reply to question 1351 on 25 June 2013 is as follows:

PROJECT NAME

DELIVERABLES

EASTERN CAPE PROVINCE

EC – Biko Heritage Trail (Phase2)

▪ Palisade fencing
▪ Sit clearance,
▪ Construction of Park walkway, paving, landscaping,
▪ Construction of water features, theme Garden,
▪ Construction of Memory wall,
▪ Construction of the parking areas,
▪ Sewer reticulation, water reticulation and construction of dining areas.

EC – Tyolomnqa Estuary

▪Construction of the Lodge with 7 (two) sleeper luxury chalets (including deck, full bathroom)
▪ Conference centre, kitchen, pool, braai area, dining area, pub, office, curio shop, under cover and open deck area, entrance, boat amenities and storage.

EC- Grahamstown Caravan Park (Phase 2)

▪ Repair of verandah,
▪ Implementation of a Storm Water Management System within the Caravan Park.
▪ Roadway construction within the Caravan Park.
▪ Parking area construction within the Caravan Park.



Attached find table hereunder:

Reply received: July 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 1351 (NW1681E)
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 31 May (NA IQP: no .19)
DATE OF REPLY: 25 June 2013
Mr M R Sayedali Shah (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:


(1) (a) Name the infrastructure projects that have been identified through his department's Social Responsibility Implementation Programme, (b) where are the specified projects located, (c) how much has been allocated to each project and (d) in each case, which local government department oversees the implementation of the programme;

(2) (a) what amount was allocated to the Mukumbani Falls Project in Limpopo and (b) what was this amount spent on? NW1681E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:

(1) (a), (b), (c) and (d); EPWP funds are funds that are specifically allocated by the National Treasury to the Department that may only be used for the Department's Social Responsibility Implementation programme:

PROJECT NAME (a)

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DM) (b)

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LM) (d)

APPROVED BUDGET ©

EASTERN CAPE

EC – Biko Heritage Trail (Phase2)

Amatole

Buffalo City

R 10 162 348

EC – Tyolomnqa Estuary

Amatole

Buffalo City

R 9 500 000

EC – Grahamstown Caravan Park

Cacadu

Makana

R 11 147 640

EC – Mthatha Airport Information Centre

O. R Tambo

King Sabata Dalindyebo

R 9 500 000

EC – Bongolo Dam

Chris Hani

Lukanji

R 14 107 500

EC – Upgrading of Kiwane Campsite – (Phase 3)

Amatole

Buffalo City

R 9 500 000

EC – Upgrading of Kiwane Campsite – (Phase 2)

Amatole

Buffalo City

R 9 500 000


NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Mr MR Sayedali Shah Question 1351 (NW1681E)


See attachment: Project Name; District Municipality; Local Municipality; Approved Budget

Reply received: August 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 1269 (NW1546E)

DATE OF PUBLICATION: 31 May (IQP: NA no 19)

DATE OF REPLY: 16 August 2013

Mr D M Gumede (ANC) to ask the Minister of Tourism:

Whether he intends to facilitate an initiative for the ratification of the Yamousssoukro Decision by various African countries at the level of the African Union to promote regional and international airlift for purposes of tourism growth? NW1546E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:

The ratification process of the Yamoussoukro falls within the mandate of the Department of Transport. The Honourable Member may consider posing the question to the Honourable Minister of Transport for a response.

Reply received: June 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 1249 (NW1495E)
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 24 May IQP: NA no 17)
DATE OF REPLY: 3 June2013
Mr M R Sayedali Shah (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:

What measures has his department put in place to transfer the necessary skills to municipalities through the Local Government Tourism Capacitation Programme? NW1495E

Reply by Minister of Tourism

In December 2012, as part of the Local Government Tourism Capacity Building Programme, the National Department of Tourism (NDT) appointed the University of Pretoria to develop course material and deliver training to tourism practitioners at local government, on various aspects of tourism, including Visitor Information Centre Management

In January 2013, correspondence was sent to Municipalities inviting them to attend pilot training on both Capacity Building for Tourism Practitioners and Visitor Information Centre Management.

The pilot training, which covered various facets areas of tourism, including an introduction to tourism, tourism planning, destination marketing, tourism research and tourism legislation took place from the 11th to 15th March 2013. The training focused on tourism management at local government with a view to grow tourism. The training was attended by a total of thirty (30) participants from local government, including representatives from Provinces.

The training on Visitor Information Centre (VIC) Management took place from 8 to 12 April 2013. The training was intended at capacitating VIC staff to be able undertake effective tourism promotion and marketing including dissemination of information to tourists. It was also attended by a total of thirty (30) participants.

Reply received: May 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 1242 (NW1488E)
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 24 May 2013 (IQP: NA no 17)
DATE OF REPLY: 30 May 2013
Mr G G Boinamo (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:


What amount has his department spent on (a) catering and (b) entertainment in the (i) 2012-13 financial year and (ii) since 1 April 2013?
NW1488E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM REPLY
(a) Catering

(i) 2012/13: R1 033 103, 17.

This includes catering for two days at the Local Government Tourism Conference which was attended by 600 delegates and the National Tourism Careers EXPO for learners, which was attended by 7400 learners and 200 educators from across the country, for a period of 3 days.

(ii) Since April 2013: R 67 224, 25.

(b) Entertainment

(i) 2012/13: R162 055,15.

(ii) Since April 2013: R 6 352.00.

Reply received: May 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 1139 NW1372E
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 17 May (IQP: NA no 16)
DATE OF REPLY: 30 May 2013
Mr G G Boinamo (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:


(a) What total amount has (i) his department and (ii) each specified entity reporting to him spent on conferences in the (aa) 2009-10, (bb) 2010-11, (cc) 2011-12 and (dd) 2012-13 financial years and (b) what (i) amount was spent on, and (ii) is the breakdown of the expenditure for, each specified conference? NW1372

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:
(i) National Department of Tourism


(a) (aa) None.
(bb) None.
(cc) None.
(dd) R1 044 841,63.

(b) (i) R1044 841,63 for Local Government Tourism Conference on 26 to 27 February 2013.
(ii) Venue and facilities, including daily conference packages for 600 delegates.

(ii) South African Tourism

(a) (aa) None.
(bb) None.
(cc) None.
(dd) None.

(b) (i) None.
(ii) None.

Reply received: May 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 985. (NW1208E)
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 10 May 2013 (IQP: NA no 15)
DATE OF REPLY: 28 May 2013
Mr D C Smiles (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:


(1) Since 1 January 2011, how many applications under the Promotion of Access to Information Act, Act 2 of 2000, were received by (a) his department and (b) entities reporting to him, and in each case, how many were (i) granted, (ii) refused and (iii) deemed refused under section 27;

(2) since 1 January 2011, how many internal appeals under the Act were received by (a) his department and (b) entities reporting to him, and in each case, how many were (i) granted, (ii) refused and (iii) deemed refused under section 77(7);

(3) who is the information officer for (a) his department and (b) each entity reporting to him, and in each case, what are the contact details of the officer? National Assembly Smiles (DA) 985 (NW1208E)


THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:
(a) National Department of Tourism

1. (i) Four (04)
(ii) None.
(iii) None

2. (i) None
(ii) None.
(iii) None

3. Ambassador LM Makhubela, information Officer, 17 Trevenna street SUNNYSIDE, Private Bag X424 PRETORIA, 0001. Telephone numbers: 012-444-6721, Fax number: 012-444-7040 and E-mail address: msibiya@tourism.gov.za

(b) South African Tourism

1. (i) None.
(ii) None.
(iii) None.

2. (i) None.
(ii) None.
(iii) None.

3. Mr Thulani Nzima, information Officer or Mr Marc Rabie, Deputy Information Officer. Both can be reached at Bojanala House, 90 Protea Road, Chislehurston, Sandton, 21961 Private Bag X10012, SANDTON, 2146. Telephone numbers: 011-895-3045, Fax number: 096-601-4126 and E-mail address: marcr@southafrica.net

Reply received: April 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 653 (NW812 E)

DATE OF PUBLICATION: March 2013 (IQP: NA no 10)
DATE OF REPLY: 15 April 2013
Ms M Wenger (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:


(1) How many claims were instituted against your Department(a) in the (i) 2007-08, (ii) 2008-09, (iii) 2009-10, (iv) 2010-11 and (v) 201 1-12 financial years and (b) during the period 1 April 2012 up to the latest specified date for which information is available;

(2) in respect of each financial year (a) what amount was claimed, (b) how many claims were (i) finalised in court, (ii) settled out of court and (iii) are still outstanding and (c) what amount has been paid to each plaintiff in each case that was (i) finalised in court and (ii) settled out of court? NW812E

THE MINISTER OF TOURISM ANSWERS:

(1) (a) (i) None
(ii) None
(iii) None
(iv) 3
(v) 3

(b) 1

(2) (a) 2007/8: Nil
2008/9: Nil
2009/10: Nil
2010/11: R10290000.00
2011/12: R 4 569 000.00
2012/13: R 251 018.14

(b) (i) 2007/8: None
2008/9: None
2009/10: None
2010/11 : None
2011/12: None
2012/13: None

(ii) 2007/8: None
2008/9: None
2009/10: None
2010/11 : None
2011/12: 1
2012/13: 1

(iii) 2007/8: None
2008/9: None
2009/10: None
2010/11: 3
2011/12: 5
2012/13: 5

(c) (i) Nil
(ii) R251 018,14

Reply received: March 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 499 (NW653E)
DATE OF PUBLICATION: March 2013 (IQP: NA: No 9)
DATE OF REPLY: 28 March 2013
Mrs C N Z Zikalala (IFP) to ask the Minister of Tourism:


What is his department doing to align itself with the National Development Plan? NW653E

Reply

The National Tourism Sector Strategy is aligned to the broader objectives of the National Development Plan. The implementation of the National Tourism Sector Strategy currently underway will therefore contribute to the realisation of the 2030 national vision

Reply received: March 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 422 (NW571E)
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 22 March 2013 (IQP: NA No 9 )
DATE OF REPLY: 28 March 2013
Mr M R Sayedali Shah (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:


By when will he revise the National Tourism Strategy 2020 targets to incorporate the targets in the National Development Plan ?

NW571E

Reply
A review of the National Tourism Sector Strategy is scheduled for 2015. Although the National Tourism Sector Strategy is already aligned to the broader objectives of the National Development Plan, the review at the end of the first implementation phase in 2020 will again set targets for a further 10 years to 2030.

Reply received: March 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 385 (NW532E)
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 8 March 2013 (IQP: NA No: 6)
DATE OF REPLY: 28 March 2013
Mr M R Sayedali Shah (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:


Whether youth employment incentives established at the National Economic Development and Labour Council (NEDLAC) will be made accessible to the tourism sector; if so, (a) when will they be made accessible and (b) how much of the total budget for the programme will be allocated to the sector? NW532E

Reply


The Department of Tourism is awaiting a final government decision in this regard.

Reply received: March 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 247 (NW0099

DATE OF PUBLICATION: 22 February 2013 (1102)
DATE OF REPLY: 7 March 2013
Mr N J J van R Koornhof (Cope) to ask the Minister of Tourism:


Whether his department has assessed the tourism potential of the Mvezo Great Place near Qunu; if not; what is the position in this regard; if so, (a) what does this potential entail and (b) how do they plan to expand this potential? NW264E

Reply


Tourism is a concurrent function in accordance with the Constitution of South Africa and this therefore falls within the mandate of the Provincial Government of the Eastern Cape.

Reply received: March 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 159 (NW0165)
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 14 February2013 (no1)
DATE OF REPLY: 27 February 2013
Mr Steenhuisen (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:


(1) How many legal matters were dealt with by the Department (a) in the (i) 2009-10, (ii) 2010-11, (iii)2011-12 financial years and (b) during the period 1 April 2012 up to the latest specified date for which information is available;

(2) (a) how many of the specified legal matters were dealt with by (i) the State Attorney and (ii) private attorneys during the specified periods and (b) what are the reasons why Department was not represented by the State Attorney in each specified case;

(3) what total amounts were paid by Department to (a) the State Attorney and (b) private attorneys during the specified periods? NW 0165E

Reply

(1) (a) (i) None.
(ii) Five (5).
(iii) Ten (10)
(b) Nine (9).

(2) (a) (i) All matters indicated in question 1 above.

(ii) None.

(b) The Department was represented by the State Attorney in all cases

3 (a) R455 542
(b) None.

Reply received: March 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 126 (NW0132E)
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 14 February 2013 (no1)
DATE OF REPLY: 27 February 2013
Mr TW Coetzee (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism:


(1) whether (i) the department and/ or any entities reporting to it paid any bonuses to senior officials in December 2012;if so;(a) to whom and (b) how much was paid;

(2) Whether these bonuses were performance based; if not, how was each bonus justified;

(3) Whether in each case (a) a performance agreement was signed with the official and (b) was regular performance assessments conducted;

(4) From which budget was the performance bonuses paid?

NW 0132E
Reply

(i) NATIONAL DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM

(1) Yes, as per Public Service Handbook for Senior Management Services, the senior management of the department can structure their salary packages to make provision for the payment of a 13th cheque (birthday bonus) in the month they were born.

Three (3) senior officials received their bonuses as per structured salary packages.

(a) 3 X Chief Directors.

(b) 3X R44 264.55 (132 793.65)

(2) These bonuses were not performance based, as it is the choice of the senior official to structure his/her package to receive a 13Qheque. If not structured for a 13th cheque, the amount is part of a monthly non-pensionable allowance.

(3) (a) Yes.

(c) Yes

(4) No performance bonus.

(ii) SOUTH AFRICAN TOURISM

(1) No.

(a) Not applicable.

(b) Not applicable.

(2) Not applicable.

(3) (a) Not applicable.

(b) Not applicable.

(4) Not applicable.

Reply received: March 2013

QUESTION NUMBER: 93 (NW0099)
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 14 February 2013 (no 1)
DATE OF REPLY: 27 February 2013
Ms JF Terblanche (DA) to ask the Minister of Tourism


(I) (a)How many tickets did (i) his department and (ii) any of its entities purchase to attend business breakfasts hosted by a certain newspaper (name furnished) (aa) in the (aaa) 2010-11 and (bbb) 2011-12 financial years and (bb) during the period 1 April 2012 up to the latest specified date for which information is available and

(b) what was the total cost in each case?

NW-0099E

Reply

(i) National Department of Tourism
(a) (aa) Not applicable.
(aaa) Not applicable.
(bbb) Not applicable.
(bb) Not applicable.
(b) Not applicable.

(ii) South African Tourism

(a) (aa) Not applicable.
(aaa) Not applicable.
(bbb) Not applicable.
(bb) Not applicable.

(b) Not applicable.