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 Branch Structure

  • Title: Ms
    Surname: Silulwane
    Name: Nonkqubela
    Branch: Tourism Research, Policy and International Relation
    Designation: Chief Director
    Component: Research and Knowledge Management
    Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6402
    Fax:
    Email: nsilulwane@tourism.gov.za
    Purpose: To facilitate research, statistical analysis, monitoring and evaluation, and knowledge management in the tourism sector at a national level.
    Functions: Provide strategic direction and management of knowledge systems, databases and projects. Provide strategic direction in the execution and management of tourism research. Lead and facilitate the statistical analysis of tourism data and dissemination of tourism statistics. Provide strategic direction in monitoring and evaluation of tourism projects and programmes implemented by the department.
  • Title: Ms
    Surname: Tlabela
    Name: Kholadi
    Branch: Tourism Research, Policy and International Relation
    Designation: Director
    Component: Research
    Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6384
    Fax:
    Email: ktlabela@tourism.gov.za
    Purpose: To manage tourism research and guide the execution of tourism research.
    Functions: Coordinate and manage research conducted in collaboration with Research Institutions. Conduct tourism sector research. Provide research support to programmes in the Department. Develop and implement the National Tourism Research Agenda. Coordinate and manage dissemination of research findings.
  • Title: Mr
    Surname: Mafela
    Name: Thomas
    Branch: Tourism Research, Policy and International Relation
    Designation: Director
    Component: Monitoring and Evaluation
    Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6371
    Fax:
    Email: tmafela@tourism.gov.za
    Purpose: To implement the monitoring and evaluation programmes for the Department.
    Functions: Evaluate departmental programmes and report on the Government Frameworks Monitor, manage and maintain data for monitoring and evaluation of departmental programmes and projects.
  • Title: Ms
    Surname: Machitje
    Name: Lydia
    Branch: Tourism Research, Policy and International Relation
    Designation: Director
    Component: Statistical Analysis
    Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6317
    Fax:
    Email: lmachitje@tourism.gov.za
    Purpose: To manage the execution and analysis of tourism statistics and information.
    Functions: Manage and conduct the analysis of tourism statistics to provide knowledge on trends and patterns on the performance of the tourism sector. Develop and manage a centralised statistics repository to facilitate access to tourism information. Manage and provide methodological and statistical support in research studies. Manage and coordinate the dissemination of tourism statistics and information.
  • Title: Ms
    Surname: Ngidi
    Name: Sibongumusa
    Branch: Tourism Research, Policy and International Relation
    Designation: Chief Director
    Component: Policy Planning and Strategy
    Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6326
    Fax:
    Email: sngidi@tourism.gov.za
    Purpose: To oversee and guide policy and strategy development for the tourism sector.
    Functions: Manage the analysis and development of tourism policy frameworks and regulations. Manage the development of sector strategies to stimulate sustainable tourism growth.
  • Title: Mr
    Surname: Nkala
    Name: Senzo
    Branch: Tourism Research, Policy and International Relation
    Designation: Director
    Component: Policy Development and Regulations
    Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6316
    Fax:
    Email: snkala@tourism.gov.za
    Purpose: To manage the analysis and development of tourism policy frameworks and regulations.
    Functions: Manage the development and review of tourism policy frameworks. Manage policy analysis and policy advocacy in the process of policy development. Provision of policy positions to other sector department's policies with impact to tourism.
  • Title: Ms
    Surname: Peege
    Name: Bahupileng
    Branch: Tourism Research, Policy and International Relation
    Designation: Director
    Component: Strategy Development
    Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6324
    Fax:
    Email: bpeege@tourism.gov.za
    Purpose: To manage the development and review of tourism sector strategies to stimulate sustainable tourism growth.
    Functions: Develop and review national tourism sector strategies. Coordinate implementation mechanisms of tourism sector strategies. Monitor and Report on the implementation of tourism sector strategies.
  • Title: Ms
    Surname: Moolla
    Name: Nururessa
    Branch: Tourism Research, Policy and International Relation
    Designation: Chief Director
    Component: International Relations and Cooperation
    Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6528
    Fax:
    Email: nmoolla@tourism.gov.za
    Purpose: To oversee and guide South Africa’s bilateral and multilateral cooperation on tourism with the world
    Functions: Manage bilateral, regional, multilateral and international partnerships in order to contribute to the achievement of South Africa’s tourism priorities. Contribute to the development of tourism in South Africa and the continent through strategic international interventions and partnerships. Ensure we leverage of the presence of SA diplomatic missions abroad in the quest to expand the international footprint of SA Tourism abroad to promote South Africa as a tourism destination of choice.
  • Title: Mr
    Surname: Buso
    Name: Ntobeko
    Branch: Tourism Research, Policy and International Relation
    Designation: Director
    Component: Multilateral Relations and Cooperation
    Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6632
    Fax:
    Email: nbuso@tourism.gov.za
    Purpose: To drive South Africa's national interest through multilaterals and other strategic formations.
    Functions: Coordinate South Africa’s participation in international organisations and institutions in line with South Africa's national values and foreign policy objectives. Strengthen tourism-related regional, continental and international collaboration and partnerships. Coordinate and drive South Africa's national priorities through multilateral and other strategic formations.
  • Title: Mr
    Surname: Mukwevho
    Name: Shavhani
    Branch: Tourism Research, Policy and International Relation
    Designation: Director
    Component: Africa and the Middle East
    Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6633
    Fax:
    Email: smukwevho@tourism.gov.za
    Purpose: To drive South Africa's national interest and promote regional integration through bilateral relations with Africa and the Middle East
    Functions: Drive SA's national priorities through bilateral relations and co-operation with prioritised countries from Africa and the Middle East. Negotiate and implement international tourism agreements with prioritised countries from Africa and the Middle East. Facilitate capacity building initiatives as a contribution to regional integration.
  • Title: Vacant
    Surname:
    Name:
    Branch: Tourism Research, Policy and International Relation
    Designation: Director
    Component: Bilateral Relations and Cooperation
    Telephone:
    Fax:
    Email:
    Purpose: To manage South Africa’s national interest and values through bilateral engagements
    Functions: Drive SA's national priorities through bilateral relations and co-operation with prioritised countries on tourism. Negotiate and implement international tourism agreements with prioritised countries. Stakeholder engagement to identify and resolve international tourism-related barriers. Provide advice and support for engagements on bilateral forums. Facilitate capacity building initiatives as a contribution to regional integration. Development of tourism through strategic interventions and the formation of partnerships.