Presentation on theme: "ADDING VALUE TO TRAVEL & TOURISM Mr. Peter Amblianities, TBCSA PR Officer, TBCSA Mr. Reinhardt Smith, TBCSA Financial Officer, TBCSA MAROPENG CONVERENCE."— Presentation transcript:
ADDING VALUE TO TRAVEL & TOURISM Mr. Peter Amblianities, TBCSA PR Officer, TBCSA Mr. Reinhardt Smith, TBCSA Financial Officer, TBCSA MAROPENG CONVERENCE CENTRE 7 NOVEMBER 2013
TABLE OF CONTENTS: About TBCSA What we do Member Associations TBCSA 10 Board-Identified Macroeconomic Priorities Key Milestones TOMSA About TOMSA TOMSA Association Initiative Promoting Destination SA TOMSA Benefits
WHAT WE DO: To lobby the public sector To facilitate identified industry programmes To monitor and influence macro-economic developments which To administer the collection of TOMSA
OUR STRATEGIC PRIORITIES: Airlift & Air Access Land Transport and Infrastructure Safety & Security Empowerment & Transformation Skills & Human Resource Development Service Quality & Excellence Destination Marketing Responsible Tourism Tourism Investment Tourism Knowledge & Market Intelligence
KEY MILESTONES: Collaboration with NDT to develop Tourism Charter, then a first of its kind in the country Successful lobbying for a dedicated National Ministry of Tourism Collaboration to develop the National Service Excellence Strategy, which formed the basis of the Tourism Service Excellence Initiative Collaboration to develop the National Tourism Sector Strategy (NTSS)
ABOUT TOMSA Constitutes 1% confirmed booking – accommodation, tour, car rental and/or travel package This is paid to the TBCSA on a monthly basis TOMSA levy collection is voluntary, the amount paid does not constitute a tax to the business as it is paid by the guest Of the 500 levy collectors we currently have on the system – 170 in Gauteng Through TBCSA CEOs Forum we are currently engaging other sectors such as business tourism to support this initiative
TOMSA ASSOCIATION INITIATIVE The associations are to encourage their members to sign up to collect TOMSA levy Each association will receive 10% commission of the monthly levies paid by the recruited members of the association
PROMOTING DESTINATION SA Boost the marketing of destination SA which is driven by SA Tourism Compete and maintain our visibility locally and in the international arena – we need financial muscle You have a SAY through: Sector or Local Tourism Associations TOMSA AGM Electronic media: TOMSA website – www.tomsa.co.zawww.tomsa.co.za SOCIAL MEDIA – @TOMSA98 Email: email@example.com@tbcsa.travel
BENEFITS 10% Discount on participation at INDABA Discounts on Grading TOMSA collectors are offered an opportunity to provide input and receive feedback about the SA Tourism’s annual performance planning process Tourism BEE score card TOMSA levy collectors receive 3% toward score
Q: HOW CAN YOU ADD VALUE? A: BECOME A LEVY COLLECTOR
HOW TO BECOME A LEVY COLLECTOR Start by filling in a contract. (Website) Submit to TOMSA. (Email or Fax) Get account/reference number. Use your account/reference number when making payment. When payment is received, a tax invoice is issued and emailed to the contact’s email address.
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