Tourism Minister launches national heritage and cultural strategy
12 Mar 2012Tourism Minister, Marthinus van Schalkwyk will on Friday, 16 March 2012 launch the National Heritage and Cultural Tourism Strategy at the historical Liliesleaf Farm in Rivonia, Johannesburg.
The launch ceremony marks yet another significant milestone achieved by the National Department of Tourism (NDT) in producing a guiding framework and the first blueprint for heritage and cultural tourism development in South Africa. This is informed by the White Paper on the Development and Promotion of Tourism in South Africa (1996) and the National Tourism Sector Strategy (NTSS).
Tourism is one of the key economic growth sectors identified by government to impact positively on job creation between now and 2020. In that regard, the NDT together with the tourism sector, aim to encourage the growth of domestic tourism in terms of the NTSS and heritage and cultural tourism become a vital contributor to driving domestic travel in the country.
Details of the launch ceremony are as follows:
Date: Friday, 16 March 2012
Time: 12h00 – 13h30
Venue: Liliesleaf Farm
For RSVP, please contact:
National Department of Tourism
Tel: 012 444 6612
Cell: 082 354 1510
Ministry of Tourism
Tel: 021 465 7240
Cell: 076 429 2264
Issued by: Department of Tourism
12 Mar 2012
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