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International Tourist Guiding Celebrations – Gauteng
International Tourist Guiding Celebrations – Gauteng

​​​​The Department of Tourism, in collaboration with the Gauteng Tourism Authority (GTA) will host the International Tourist Guides’ Day (ITG) celebrations at Constitutional Hill in Johannesburg – Gauteng.

Themed “Tourist Guides – Contributors to Sustainable Tourism and Jobs,” the ITG celebrations will take stock of the contribution of the Guiding Profession in creating sustainable tourism economies and jobs.

Programme highlights:
  • Overview on current state of guiding - Morongoe Ramphele, National Registrar of Tourist Guides
  • Promotion of guides around the world - Alushca Ritchie, President of WFTGA
  • The need for a skilled workforce - SAQA and CATHSSETA
  • Tackling safety and security - Col. Marakalla, SAPS
  • Promoting rural tourism - Thabo Matsafu, Deputy Director: Regional Tourism, GDED
  • The future is about seamless travel - Prof Karen Harris, HOD: Historical and Heritage Studies, UP
  • The future is digital - Mmboneni Muofhe, Deputy Director-General for Technology Innovation, DST
  • Tourist guide success story - Bulelani Futshane, 2019 Lilizela Winner— Best Culture Guide

DATE: 12 -13 March 2020 [two days]
VENUE: Constitutional Hill - Johannesburg Gauteng Province
TIME: 08h00 for 08h45

Kindly confirm your attendance to:

Ms Sindi Zwane
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6620
Cell: +27 (0) 812 674665