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Online Resources for Tourism SMMEs in South Africa

A work-in-progress collection of online resources focussed on Small Business support for South African enterprises.

post-featured(Note that this list was compiled specifically for a group of Limpopo based tourism operators. As a result, some of the links are industry and region specific.)

Bed & Breakfast Association of South Africa

  • Assists Bed & Breakfasts, Guest and Manor Houses, Country Hotels, Boutique Hotels, Country Houses and Self Catering Establishments


  • Web site of the Culture, Art, Tourism, Hospitality and Sport Education and Training Authority

Cobalt Business Tips Library

  • Business tips in a collection of short PDF documents

Cobalt Labour News Library

  • Labour news, guidelines and updates for SA business operators

Department of Labour

Department of Tourism

Department of Trade & Industry


Hospitality Learning Materials – Online

Limpopo Department of Economic Development

  • Official site for the Limpopo Department of Economic Development, Environment & Tourism

Limpopo Provincial Tourism


Old Mutual Entrepreneurs Guide

  • A collaboration between Africa’s leading entrepreneurs and Old Mutual, this guide is a free, practical resource for both new and established start-ups.


SA Business Warrior

SA Tourism


SEDA – Small Enterprise Development Agency

  • SEDA is an agency of the DTI mandated to implement government’s small business strategy

SME South Africa

  • SME South Africa is SA’s daily stop for small business owners and entrepreneurs

SME Toolkit South Africa


  • The Tourism Business Council of South Africa is the official umbrella organisation for the Travel and Tourism private sector in South Africa.

Tourism Grading Council

Please feel free to leave any others that you can think of or are aware of in the comments below, and we’ll be happy to add them to this list as well. (And no, your suggestions don’t have to be tourism or Limpopo related – just Small Business in South Africa related!)

Now, like they say in the Old Mutual adverts – go do great things!

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