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​Call for funding proposals from Business Incubators and Accelerators that support and develop Start-Ups and Entrepreneurs in the Hospitality Industry.

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Submission Deadline: Friday, 8 March 2021


In terms of section 13(3)(a) of the Tourism Act, 2014 (the Act), the Minister of Tourism, Ms Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, hereby invites nominations of suitable candidates to be considered for appointment to serve as members of the South African Tourism Board for a three-year term effective from 01 June 2021 until 31 May 2024. Closing date for nominations: 15 March 2021. Read more....

Bursaries and Internships

The Department has completed the awarding of bursaries for the 2021 academic year and all successful applicants have been notified. Please monitor our website for the 2022 intake during the last quarter of 2021. Also note the two year internship programme will not have any new intakes for 2021.

Bojanala December 2020

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The focus of the Best Practices Workshops (BPW) are based on the areas of cooperation outlined in the signed tourism bilateral agreements which South Africa has signed with various countries and covers areas... Read more
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The COVID SA travel system will be live from noon on 15 December 2020 to allow travellers to complete the web-based form ahead of their travel and can be accessed using this link: Travellers who have already booked their tickets can still access the web-based THQ at any time after the system goes live. Read more...
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