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Domestic Tourism

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 About the Branch

Deputy Director General: Ms Morongoe Ramphele

Deputy Director General: Ms Morongoe Ramphele

Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6552
Fax: +27 (0) 12 444 7070

 

 

Purpose

To provide strategic policy direction for the development and growth of sustainable domestic tourism throughout South Africa.

Functions 

  • ​Domestic Tourism Management: Southern Region develops potential in promoting and supporting the growth of South African domestic tourism in Eastern Cape, Free State, Northern Cape, Western Cape and Garden Route and Overberg leading in Heritage and Rural Tourism.
  • Domestic Tourism Management: Northern Region develops potential in promoting and supporting the growth of South African domestic tourism in Gauteng, North West and Limpopo (leading in niche tourism development), and KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga (leading in social tourism development).
  • Social Responsibility Implementation facilitates the development of tourism infrastructure projects under the expanded public works programme through the use of labour intensive methods targeting the unemployed, youth, women, the disabled and SMMEs.
Strategic objectives of the Branch:  
  • To enhance understanding and awareness of the value of tourism and its opportunities.
  • To accelerate the transformation of the tourism sector.
  • To facilitate tourism capacity-building programmes.
  • To diversify and enhance tourism offerings.
  • To create employment opportunities by implementing tourism projects.

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