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The Department’s objectives include ensuring that benefits of tourism are equitably shared amongst the people of South Africa, and planning for the empowerment of youth, women, and people with disabilities through entrepreneurial participation and opportunities. The Department's focus is on increasing competitiveness within the tourism sector in South Africa.
Department of Tourism invites Suitable Applicants to apply for Tourism Monitors Learnership Programme for 2021/2022 Academic Year in Western Cape.
The Department of Tourism is mandated under the Tourism Act 3 of 2014 to: promote the practise of responsible tourism for the benefit of the country and for the enjoyment of all its residents and foreign visitors; provide for the effective domestic and international marketing of South Africa as a tourist destination; promote quality tourism products and services; promote growth in and development of the tourism sector; and enhance cooperation and coordination between all spheres of government in developing and managing tourism. The National Development Plan (NDP) is the 2030 vision for the country. It recognises tourism as one of the main drivers of employment and economic growth. Tourism is also positioned as one of the six core pillars of growth in the country’s New Growth Path (NGP) framework. The National Tourism Sector Strategy (NTSS) provides a blueprint for the tourism sector in the pursuit of growth targets contained in the NGP. Through the Department’s NTSS, the tourism sector is committed to creating a total of 225 000 jobs by the year 2020.
This programme will run for 12 months and successful candidates will received a monthly stipend paid by the The National Department of Tourism.
Prospective candidates must be residing in the Cape Agulhas areas and towns as you will be placed in pre-selected tourist attractions within the municipal boundaries.
How to apply
Applications must be emailed and or delivered to Economic Development and Tourism Promotion Offices, 19 Long Street in Bredasdorp.