Tourism hosts 2017 Women in Tourism Conference, 28 to 29 Nov

Minister Tokozile Xasa will host the annual Women in Tourism (WiT) Conference in Port Elizabeth themed: Sustainable Tourism: A Tool for Radical Socio-Economic Development for Women.

The Women in Tourism (WiT) aims to elevate women representation in the sector through the 30in5 programme which advocates for the attainment of a 30% target for women at executive level within the next five years.

As the country observes 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children under the theme: Count Me In: Together Moving a Non-Violent South Africa Forward, women in tourism will add their voice in calling for an equitable industry that promotes radical socio-economic transformation.

Conference Highlights:

Minister Tokozile Xasa � Address to set the tone of the WiT Conference 2017

Guest Speaker � A Regional perspective: The Value of Tourism as a Driver of Radical Socio-Economic Development

Panel Discussion � Women and Radical Economic Transformation

Opportunities for Women in Oceans Economy

Panel Discussion � Beach Front & Marina Development

Celebrating Achievements in the Tourism Value Chain – Success Stories

Panel Discussion � Pioneers in Tourism Industry � Where Are they now?

Empowering Women in Tourism

Source: Government of South Africa