Deputy Director General: Mr Victor Tharage
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6379
Fax: +27 (0) 12 444 7090
To support sector policy development and evaluation, research and knowledge management, promotion of transformation and responsible tourism.
Manage policy development and planning, monitoring and evaluation and promote responsible tourism;
Facilitate research, information and knowledge management in the Tourism sector;
Administer the funding of SA Tourism;
Serve as National Tourist Guide Registrar.
Branch Strategic Objectives
Monitoring and evaluation tourism sector performance, strategies and policies;
Create an enabling policy environment and improve intergovernmental coordination;
Provide Knowledge Management for Tourism Sector.
To professionalise tourist guiding services;
Manage and conduct tourism research to inform tourism growth and development;
Increase compliance with the gazetted tourism charter and
Promote Responsible Tourism best practice.