Leading a dynamic, sustainable, diversified and vibrant tourism sector for the North West Province.
To lead and grow a dynamic, sustainable, diversified and vibrant tourism sector for the North-West Province through:
Promoting partnerships and collaboration with all key stakeholders, in particular the private sector;
Promoting cultural and heritage tourism in the North West;
Strengthening institutional capacity;
Promoting good cooperative governance;
Branding and marketing of North West province as a tourism destination; and
Creativity and innovation.
The main services rendered by the Department include the following:
Development, implementation and update of tourism policies, strategies, programmes and plans;
Provide research and knowledge management services to inform policy and decision-making by tourism stakeholders;
Facilitation of integrated tourism planning among tourism stakeholders through capacity building programmes;
Facilitation of the provision of tourism supporting infrastructure;
Create employment opportunities by implementing tourism projects targeted at the unemployed through the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP);
Implementation of tourism sector transformation programmes;
Facilitate the development and implementation of integrated support packages to enhance destination competitiveness;
Department of TourismVote 10To be appropriated by Vote in 2017/18R 245 761 000Direct ChargeNot ApplicableResponsible MECMEC for TourismAdministrating DepartmentDepartment of
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