Tourism careers celebrated

2015-08-26 06:00

THIS year’s Free State National Tourism Career Expo will be held from 1 to 3 October in Bloemfontein.

This will be the first time the Free State hosts the event. The theme is Tourism: Alive with Opportunities.

Kagisho Leteane, spokesperson of the Department of Economic Development, Tourism, Environmental Affairs and Small Business, says about 10 000 participants, comprising learners, tourism students, graduates and educators, are expected at the three-day event.

Initiated in 2008, the expo is envisaged to create opportunities for tourism diversification, and to unlock potential for trade in tourism, as well as the creation of tourism hubs in the Free State.

The official launch was on Tuesday (25/08) in Bloemfontein

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