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The Tourism Sector Charter was gazetted as a Sector Code in May 2009 in terms of section 9(1) of the BBBEE Act. This means that it now has the same status as the BEE Codes and all companies operating within this sector need to comply with this Code.
In the preamble of the Code government expressed its awareness of the need to align the Tourism BEE Charter with the Codes and it wishes to empower black South Africans within the sector.
All stakeholders within the industry are committed to the empowerment and transformation of the sector and they will work together to ensure that the opportunities and benefits are extended to black people.
The two main challenges facing the Tourism Sector are:
The stakeholders believe that these two challenges are fundamentally linked and they need to commit to both. They are aware of the fact the empowerment and transformation of the sector will contribute to growth and sustainability.
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