Department: Tourism

Contact details

Physical: NWDC Building, 1st Floor, Cnr Provident Street & University Drive, Mmabatho
Postal: Private Bag X2099, Mmabatho, 2735
Tel: 018 388 2081
Fax: 018 384 1026


The mission of the North West Department of Tourism is to lead and grow a dynamic, sustainable, diversified and vibrant tourism sector for the North West Province through: promoting partnerships and collaboration with all key stakeholders, in particular the private sector; promoting cultural and heritage tourism in the North West; strengthening institutional capacity; promoting good corporate and cooperative governance; branding and marketing of North West province as a tourist destination; and creativity and innovation.

The Department’s strategic goals are: tourism product development in 19 townships and 56 villages; providing intervention in the village, township and small dorpies economies; increasing the economic profile of tourism; provincial bed capacity audit; the Bokone Bophirima Tourism Growth and Development Agency; the Bloemhof Dam tourism development; the Wentzel Dam tourism infrastructure upgrade; the Lotlamoreng Dam tourism infrastructure upgrade; the Taung Hotel School and Conference Centre; the Bojanala Eco-Tourism City; and A re yeng Bokone Bophirima.

Office Bearers/Management

Ms D Mohono
Head of Department
Adv N Sephoti

Ms Desbo Mohono
Head of Department:
Adv Neo Sephoti
Mr Motsepe Moiloanyane
Chief Directors:
Mr Ishmael Kgokong (Research and Policy Development)
Ms Sarah Manone (Tourism Growth, Development and Transformation)
Ms Bella Gumede (Tourist Guiding and Regulatory Services)
Ms Lerato Marakalla (Research and Policy Development)
Mr Thapelo Phatudi (Human Resource Management)
Ms Tshegofatso Sewedi (Financial Management Services)
Senior Management:
Communications Officers:
Ms Dineo Lolokwane (Director: Corporate Communication and IT)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/14
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Total Final Appropriationn/a134 050114 947523 540
Actual Expendituren/a118 07368 058522 113
Employee Compensationn/a53 76638 090151 184
Goods and Servicesn/a39 51618 44059 162
Capital Assetsn/a23 62341512 763
Unauthorised Expendituren/a--708
Irregular Expendituren/a17 3553 29410 056
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a127-99
Posts Approvedn/a191189536
Posts Filledn/a132115402
Sources n/a Annual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report
NoteThe Department: Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism was reorganised into the Department: Tourism after the May 2014 elections. The above figures are for the previous Department: Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism.

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