- Tourism Entrepreneur - Assistance
Tourism Entrepreneur - Assistance
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Tourism Entrepreneur - Assistance!
South Africa's tourism industry is thriving! It's one of the few industries in this country that is growing.
This means there are lots of career opportunites for young, enthusiastic people who want to hop onto the bus and get working in the tourist industry!
More tourists are coming to South Africa every year!
- 8 339 354 arrived in 2011
- 9 188 368 arrived in 2012
- 9 531 426 arrived in 2013
"We are confident that this growth in tourist arrivals is set to continue. In total, we saw 9.3% more people visit South Africa in December 2011 with a 9.6% increase in overseas arrivals and growth recorded in all of our key markets." - says our Minister of Tourism, Marthinus van Schalwyk.
If you have entrepreneurial tendancies, are keen to capture the tourist market and you're a hard, determined worker, then think of an original idea that tourists would be attracted to ... and wham bam, you're half way to starting your own tourism business.
- CLICK HERE for lots of tourism job descriptions.
(1) CATHSSETA: Culture, Arts, Tourism, Hospitality and Sport Education & Training
Telephone: 011 217 0600
If you have sound idea, The Southern Africa Tourism Services Association may offer you advice and funding to help you on your way.
(2) SATSA: Southern Africa Tourism Services Association
Offers advice and funding:
'Various sources of funding exist for the start up of a tourism business. A summary of these funding sources is contained in the publication “How to start and grow your tourism business” which has been compiled by the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism and the Tourism Business Council of South Africa.' - SATSA
- Vernon Wait
- Francois Neethling
- Leon Bosch
- Gavin Seidler
- Andrew Molyneaux
- Anne Briggs
- Mike Speed
- Alvin Kushner
(3) TBCSA: Tourism Business Council of South Africa
Telephone: +27 (0)12 654 7525
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