21 April 2021 - NW651
Gumbi, Mr HS to ask the Minister of Tourism
(1)Whether there are any public funds that are used towards the management of community tourism organisations (CTOs); if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what (a) amount and (b) are the relevant details; (2) whether there are any public funds that are transferred to CTOs, if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (a) what amount, (b) how is the amount determined for each CTO and (c) which department and/or entity provides the funds?
(1) and (2) Community Tourism Organisations (CTOs) are independent associations based on voluntary participation by their membership. The organisations are responsible for their operations including financial aspects thereof. The Department of Tourism does not fund CTOs.