Tourism Sector Transformation

 The following are programmes and projects executed by the Tourism Sector Transformation Unit:


The unit aims to facilitate and drive transformation programmes intended to create opportunities for the historically disadvantaged individuals through amongst others:


  • Conduct baseline study on the industry transformation


  • Implement BEE roll out plan on transformation


  • Coordinate and facilitate Provincial BEE quarterly Forums


  • Conduct tourism BEE workshops with NDT, municipalities and our BEE Unit.


  • Please note: this function is carried out in collaboration with our BEE Branch




The Tourism Mentorship Programme remains a flagship programme aimed at advancing the objectives of the Tourism B-BBEE Sector Code through the mentoring of Small Medium Micro Enterprises (SMME’s) through partnership with well-established business. The programme has had nine intakes within a period of nine years and has assisted numerous tourism small enterprises inclusive of tour operators, accommodation establishments, travel agents and restaurants.



The programme focuses on the following:


  • Customer services


  • Business management


  • Hospitality Business Skills training


  • Access to market


  • Marketing in Tourism




In partnership with various stakeholders, the unit facilitates tourism workshops, awareness and safety campaigns. This is undertaken in an effort to capacitate, create awareness and ensure growth and sustainability of tourism within the province. The list below outlines the various awareness workshops and campaigns undertaken by the tourism unit:








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