A catalyst for tourism growth and development in South Africa.
As a strategy focused department, we are committed to creating a conducive environment for growing and developing tourism through:
You are celebrating your heritage today with an aim to motivate younger generation under the theme: ”Explore, Learn, Protect and Respect the diverse culture and heritage of our country”
The Minister of Tourism, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, received with concern the Annual Performance Report of South African Tourism (SAT) and the audit outcome of the department. While the department received a qualified audit, it has managed to achieve above 80% performance. The Minister wishes to thank the Director General Mr. Victor Tharage and the entire departmental staff.
The objectives of the Tourism Monitors Programme is primarily the enhancement of tourism safety awareness at key tourism attractions and consequently reduce the number of criminal incidents that are directed against tourists, to eliminate opportunities for such crime and to integrate current tourism safety and awareness initiatives into sustainable programmes.