Recognising that travellers have become ‘green’ conscious in terms of environmental performance, the tourism industry has moved responsible and sustainable tourism to the top of its agenda.
We are approaching our peak season for tourism, and steadily recovering from a tough period brought on by the pandemic. As the country gears up for both local and international visitors, the travel and hospitality industry is finally ready to embrace our first summer in the new normal.
South Africans have always shown resilience, it’s in our DNA, and despite these challenging times, we have shown that we are a country that unites to help those who cannot help themselves. You don’t always need large amounts of money to give back where you can, this is evident by the MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet give back programme – helping our ecotourism sector.
Trailblazer and the Two Oceans Aquarium Education Foundation’s new Executive Chairperson, Ann Lamont, is passionate about our oceans. She took on leadership of the Foundation in April 2021. The Two Oceans Aquarium Education Foundation is the NPO/PBO partner of the Two Oceans Aquarium and focuses on education, conservation and research work.
Right now, researching and implementing innovative solutions to combating South Africa’s unemployment dilemma and deep-seated economic issues are essential for driving much-needed growth. This is where the Tourism Sector comes in…