The City of Cape Town’s Urban Management Department, today, 22 November 2019, handed out accredited tourist guide certificates to 15 recently qualified youth from Atlantis, Mamre and Langa at the Sun Square Hotel in Cape Town. All the recipients are from disadvantaged communities and were previously unemployed. The City has […]
The City of Cape Town and FEDHASA Cape have extended their partnership to provide workplace training for young people. The original agreement was made in 2016 and it saw 20 young people trained. Another 50 candidates will now follow the same path to potential permanent employment.
The second Tourism Boot Camp kicked off on Monday 15 January at the PG Tops offices. Tourism Boot Camp aims to bridge the skills gap for unemployed youth through skills transfer and industry placement. South Africa has over 60% youth unemployment. Despite this, the tourism sector is struggling to find […]
Twenty young Capetonians will be placed in the hospitality industry for on-the-job training and work experience as part of a pilot project between the City of Cape Town and FEDHASA Cape. FEDHASA Cape will initiate and implement the project, the aim of which is to improve the participants’ skills and their chances of permanent […]
Team work is dream work The Lodge at Atlantic Beach has an established management and staff team. Chantal Steward has been managing it now for almost ten years, and the most recent addition to the staff has been working at the lodge for four years. This is an enviable position […]
Sir Richard Branson knows it and so should you. Responsible businesses recognise and live by the motto “your employees are your greatest assets”. In tourism, taking care of your staff is even more important because well-trained staff is the bedrock of good service and happy customers, including the South African […]
Congratulations to the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway on the submission of RT monitoring, profile and policy statements as a participant of the RT Pilot Project. A globally recognised icon, Table Mountain is an outstanding natural wonder that represents the gateway to Africa and evokes awe in all who experience its […]
Congratulations to the Backpack on the submission of monitoring as a participant of the RT Pilot Project. The Backpack is an accredited Fair Trade tourism business that invests in people and communities, giving meaningful and relaxed travel experiences. As a traveller, your choices matter: to people and communities, species and […]