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Women in Tourism (WiT) Conference 2017

​Minister Tokozile Xasa will host the annual Women in Tourism (WiT) Conference in Port Elizabeth themed: "Sustainable Tourism: A Tool for Radical Socio-Economic Development for Women"

The Women in Tourism (WiT) aims to elevate women representation in the sector through the 30in5 programme which advocates for the attainment of a 30% target for women at executive level within the next five years.

As the country observes 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children under the theme: "Count Me In: Together Moving a Non-Violent South Africa Forward", women in tourism will add their voice in calling for an equitable industry that promotes radical socio-economic transformation.

Conference highlights:

  • Minister Tokozile Xasa – Address to set the tone of the WiT Conference 2017
  • Guest Speaker – "A Regional perspective: The Value of Tourism as a Driver of Radical Socio-Economic Development"
  • Panel Discussion – Women and Radical Economic Transformation
  • Opportunities for Women in Oceans Economy
  • Panel Discussion – Beach Front & Marina Development
  • Celebrating Achievements in the Tourism Value Chain - Success Stories  
  • Panel Discussion – Pioneers in Tourism Industry – Where Are they now?
  • Empowering Women in Tourism

 

Members of the media are cordially invited

Venue  : The Boardwalk Hotel – Port Elizabeth (Eastern Cape) 

Day 1     : Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Time      : 12h30 for 13h00

Day 2     : Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Time      : 08h30 for 09h00

Kindly confirm your attendance by no later than 24 November 2017 to:

Mr Thapelo Mohale                      
Tel: 012 444 6619           
E-mail: tmohale@tourism.gov.za           

Ms Sindi Zwane
Tel: 012 444 6612 / 0812674665
E-mail: szwane@tourism.gov.za