The Province of Limpopo has officially taken over the rights to host the National Tourism Career Expo [NTCE] from Gauteng Province. The handover was witnessed by Deputy Minister of Tourism Fish Mahlalela, supported by the MEC of Limpopo Economic Development, Environment and Tourism [LEDET], Rodgers Monama.

Gauteng and Limpopo agreed to use Africa’s Travel Indaba as a platform to do an official handover. This is after Gauteng Province’s term of hosting the flagship event ended.

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Limpopo Tourism Agency [LTA], which has been appointed as the fund manager of the national flagship event, and Gauteng Tourism Agency (GTA), have both been represented by their Boards. The flagship event gets to be attended by over 6,000 learners and educators coming from all the provinces. 

The event will be held in September 2024 at the new Peter Mokaba Stadium. It will be preceded by the launch anticipated to be held in August 2024. 

“As a province, we have always participated fully in national events and initiatives. We further implemented provincial versions of national activities,” said MEC of LEDET, Rodgers Monama. 

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“Recently the province has hosted the Limpopo Tourism & Environment Careers Expo (LTCE) from 26 April to 03 May 2024. We had over 2000 learners taking part in this prestigious event including TVET college students and educator’s seminar.

“We have participated in the NTCE since its inception, and we have participated in the schools’ competition. The province also remain fortunate that we always bring home a prize every year.

“In 2022, we came back home having obtained a second position. Last year we won the biggest of them being awarded an accolade for being the Province of the Year. The LTCE is also incorporated into the annual Marula Festival Trade Fair Programme to give exposure to the learners on the career opportunities available in the sector.”