Mboweni: SA's black middle class needs to travel more domestically

Tito Mboweni has emphasised the importance of South Africans travelling more domestically and contributing towards growing the country's economy.

Mboweni, who was previously SA's Reserve Bank Governor, has recently been appointed as the chairman of the Tourism Business Council.

702's John Robbie spoke to him on the nature of his role and what he hopes to achieve in his new position.

He acknowledges the potential that lies in the tourism sector in creating jobs in the country and stimulating the economy.

Listen to the interview for more:

One of the things we need to promote is domestic tourism to a very large extent... We need to get the black middle class to start loving the country more and travel domestically more.

Tito Mboweni, Chairman of Tourism Business Council
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