The TTGIIP is a collaborative initiative between the Department of Tourism, the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and its entity the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA).
The TTGIIP supports tech-savvy entrepreneurs, between the ages of 18-35, to develop technologies to facilitate the introduction of new concepts that will revive, sustain and create jobs in the Tourism sector.
The programme aims to:
Applicants will be afforded an opportunity to bid to have their innovative tourism tech-solution selected and financed. Successful bidders will participate in a 2-year development programme that includes idea finalisation, prototype development, a commercialisation plan, venture capital and other investment financing, market testing and eventual graduation.
TTGIIP will focus on four key elements of business development;
The TTGIIP launch event will be streamed live on Facebook @ Department of Tourism on Thursday 23 June 2022 from 10h00