Fair Trade Tourism to mentor Pilanesberg incubator SMMEs

Fair Trade Tourism (FTT) has partnered with enterprise development agency EICT, to provide training and mentorship services to SMMEs adjacent to the Pilanesberg National Park involved in the Pilanesberg Tourism Incubation Programme. The Pilanesberg Tourism Incubation Programme is the first tourism incubator of its kind in South Africa. Furthermore, EICT is a black youth-owned consultancy […]

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Tourism Transformation Fund (TTF) OPEN!!!

The Tourism Transformation Fund (TTF) is a dedicated capital investment funding mechanismn established by the Department of Tourism in collaboration with the National Empowerment Fund (NEF) and focuses specifically on financial support for black investors and communities investing in capital projects in the tourism sector. The Fund aims to drive transformation in the tourism sector […]

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Where to apply for funding

Get Funded Where and how to apply for funding is one of the hardest challenges facing the SMMEs. EICT works with financial institutions to provide holistic financing solutions to SMMEs in various sectors. The following types of loan can be accessed by qualifying enterprises for cash-flow management, business acquisition/expansion or asset acquisition at attractive rates […]

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Minister unveils plan for transformation

The Department of Tourism will be implementing a transformation plan, developed under the guidance of the Tourism Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Charter Council, Tourism Minister Thokozile Xasa announced in Parliament today in her Tourism Budget Vote Speech. The plan includes leveraging SA Tourism marketing to position black enterprises, providing access to finance for black owned […]

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