Entries by Wilandré

UIF RELIEF SCHEME FOR TOURISM INDUSTRY FINALISED

The COVID-19 UIF Beneficiary Process Temporary Employers Relief Scheme (TERS) has been finalised and applications are open. TERS is the final product of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA), the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) and the Department of Labour. CEO of the TBCSA, Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa, told Tourism Update […]

PAYING IT FORWARD IN PAARL AND WELLINGTON

 The towns of Paarl and Wellington are revealing the deep compassion that lies at the heart of their communities during the lockdown period by providing shelter and food to the homeless, elderly and vulnerable children. According to CEO Annelize Stroebel, they have been overwhelmed by the generosity and commitment shown by businesses and the NGO […]

COVID-19 UPDATE: DRAKENSTEIN’S LATEST UPDATE TO THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY

As the municipality, we aim to provide you with regular updated and relevant information via our website link at http://www.drakenstein.gov.za/coronavirus. For the past week we have been working closely with the Western Cape Government to make sure that we provide sufficient support to businesses and the broader community to share as much information as we […]

COVID-19: SOUTH AFRICAN TOURISM UPDATE – NATIONAL SHUTDOWN FAQs

South African Tourism, in light of the President’s announcement on 23 March of a nationwide lockdown, has prepared a comprehensive list of FAQs to help guide the tourism industry to address questions and uncertainties. These FAQs can be accessed here. South African Tourism would also like to highlight the following: Tourism is not an essential service and […]

EXPLORE PAARL WINERIES

As more and more people practice social distancing across the country, our wineries will feel the impact. Some wineries have already taken the decision to close visitor centres. If you are uncertain and do not want to head out to do some wine tasting or buy your favourite Paarl Wine Route brand, then you can […]

PET-FRIENDLY PLACES IN PAARL

Several of our visitor establishments understand that pets are part of the family and welcome our furry friends.  It is always a good idea to contact places you intend to visit to enquire about their pet policies, but here are a couple of great spots for pet lovers.