Limpopo Women in Tourism Chapter held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on the 29 September 2021 at Garden Court in Polokwane, where the new leadership was elected. The outgoing leadership of the structure served in office for the past two years and will now be replaced by the new office bearers.
Women in Tourism is the initiative of the Department of Tourism and it drives programs for women in the Tourism Sector. Limpopo Women in Tourism is also supported and coordinated by the Limpopo Department of Economic Development, Municipalities and Private Sector.
The Department of Tourism was represented by the Chief Director of Enterprise Development and Transformation, Maylene Broderick. She encouraged members at the AGM and indicated that, they are grateful to work with Limpopo Chapter of Women in Tourism as it is one of the chapters doing so well and the association managed to recruit ninety (90) members with a paid-up annual membership fee of R500.00.
Deputy Director General (DDG) at Limpopo Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism (LEDET), Ms Keleabetswe Tloulane says their department as a principal to Limpopo Women in Tourism Chapter will provide full support at all times and encourage other stakeholders to also support the structure.
The new executive committee promised to work harder in order to grow the association and create awareness about the importance of women in tourism.