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About Department of Tourism

 Department of Tourism

Strategic Overview


Leading sustainable tourism development for inclusive economic growth in South Africa.


To grow an inclusive and sustainable tourism economy through:
  • good corporate and cooperative governance;
  • strategic partnerships and collaboration;
  • innovation and knowledge management; and
  • effective stakeholder communication.

Performance values
  • Innovative: Leveraging of resources and partnerships to optimise delivery to our stakeholders, and being responsive to change.
  • Ethical (good corporate governance): Encapsulating the principles of integrity, transparency and accountability.
  • Customer focus: Providing services and solutions in a manner that is efficient, effective and responsive.​
Organisational values
  • Empowerment: Create an environment conducive to growth and development for our people
  • Integrity: Act with integrity by maintaining the highest standards for accountability, serving with respect, honesty and trustworthiness.
  • Recognition: Be an organisation that values its own people by ensuring fairness of systems and processes, being supportive as well as recognising and rewarding performance.