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On 31 March 2017, the President of South Africa, the Honourable Jacob Zuma has sworn in Minister of Tourism, the Honourable Ms Tokozile Xasa and the Deputy Minister of Tourism, the Honourable Ms Elizabeth Thabethe. The core mandate of the Department of Touris​m is to create conditions for the sustainable growth and development of tourism in South Africa.​




Minister Tokozile Xasa
 

D​eputy Minister Elizabeth Thabethe​​ Deputy Minister Profile​​




 Office of the Minister

Private Secretary to the Minister of Tourism: Ms Belinda Benadie

Pretoria:

Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6775
Fax: +27 (0) 12 444 7027
Email:
bbenadie@tourism.gov.za


 

Acting Chief of Staff: Ms Nomzamo Bhengu

Pretoria:
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6741
Fax: +27 (0) 12 444 7027
Email:  nomzamob@tourism.gov.za


 

Director: Mr Sharief Starke

Pretoria:
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6771
Fax: +27 (0) 12 444 7027
Email: sstarke@tourism.gov.za


 
Media Liaison Officer: Mr Praveen Naidoo

Pretoria:
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6772
Fax: +27 (0) 12 444 7027
Cell: +27 (0) 71 677 5004
Email: pnaidoo@tourism.gov.za


 

 ‭(Hidden)‬ Office of the Deputy Minister

Director: Office of the Deputy Minister: Nonzwakazi Sifanele

Pretoria:

Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6757
Fax: +27 (0) 12 444 7027
Email: nsifanele@tourism.gov.za​


PA to Deputy Minister: Vacant


 
Pretoria:
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6757
Fax: +27 (0) 12 444 7027​/8