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NC tour guides get relief funding

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Tourism Minister, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, said that R30 million had been set aside to provide financial relief for freelance tourist guides over a period of two to three months.

The Northern Cape is home to some stunning tourist sites in the country. Picture: South African Tourism.

A TOTAL of 124 tour guides in the Northern Cape have received relief funding from the Department of Tourism.

This is according to Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, who was speaking during a virtual media briefing on tourism-related activities under Risk Adjusted Level 3.

Kubayi-Ngubane stated that R30 million had been set aside to provide financial relief for freelance tourist guides over a period of two to three months.

Kubayi-Ngubane invited inputs from all stakeholders and the general public on the draft Tourism Recovery Plan documents before it is submitted to Cabinet.

“The window for making inputs will start on August 1, 2020, when I release the document, until August 15, 2020. Inputs can be submitted at the following e-mail address: [email protected]