THE GLOBAL TRAVEL & TOURISM PARTNERSHIP – SOUTH AFRICA
FOUNDED – 1996
CELEBRATING 23 YEARS OF TOURISM EDUCATION AND AWARENESS EXCELLENCE
The Global Travel & Tourism Partnership South Africa (GTTP-SA) is a member of the prestigious US-based Global Travel & Tourism Partnership (GTTP).
The aim of the GTTP-SA is to assist Tourism teachers to deliver the academic curriculum more effectively and to attract young talent to the industry.
The GTTP-SA’s mission is to help educate the employees of the future. Its focus is on the Travel & Tourism industry, the world’s fastest growing industry, and on learners and teachers in South African High Schools.
GTTP-SA is supported by GTTP global partners and South African partners from the industry and government.
WTTC and GTTP – partnership in support of business and education
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and Global Travel & Tourism Partnership (GTTP) have announced a strategic alliance to join forces on attracting young talent to the industry.
The strategic alliance between WTTC and GTTP will serve to provide students across the globe with fundamental knowledge about the Travel & Tourism industry, and to maximise and support future career opportunities within the sector. Our partnership recognises the critical importance of securing a future workforce and the support that involvement of business communities can bring to students.
Gloria Guevara Manzo, WTTC President & CEO, comments: “WTTC is proud to partner with GTTP as we work to bring together students and industry leaders in real-world settings. This partnership will promote growth and development opportunities within our sector while building the bridge in understanding what is needed for a successful, skilled future workforce in Travel & Tourism.”
| AFFILIATE MEMBER OF THE UNITED NATIONS WORLD TOURISM ORGANISATION (UNWTO)
The GTTP has been admitted as Affiliate Member to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on 13 September, 2015 in Medellin, Colombia.