Cape Town Tourism bets R100,000 on two HDI tourism businesses

Mentorship is central to growing skills and confidence in the tourism industry and it is with this in mind that Cape Town Tourism has launched a Board Development Fund Programme.

Cape Town Tourism’s board took a collective decision to forfeit their small monthly remuneration towards a fund (topped up by Cape Town Tourism) that will assist Historically Disadvantaged Individuals (HDI’s) with support to grow their tourism businesses.lovecapetown

Two HDI SMME’s who meet the criteria will be selected and allocated R50 000 each in support of their businesses’ growth. Additional non-financial support will also be given in the form of a complimentary Cape Town Tourism membership, mentorship by board members, training and marketing involvement that will be valid for the period 1 December 2013 to 31 August 2014.

Cape Town Tourism is calling for suitable businesses to submit their proposal to Cape Town Tourism’s head office (Corner Castle and Burg Streets, Cape Town City Centre) by 15 November 2013 at 12h00 (noon).

  1. For more information on the criteria, application process and terms and conditions, please visit
  2. Alternatively, contact Elmarene Bernhardt on or Adrian Solomons on
  3. The names of the two business selected will be announced on 21 November 2013.

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