THE INTERESTED ENTERPRISE MUST ENSURE THAT IT MEETS THE FOLLOWING ELEMENTS OF THE CRITERION IN ORDER TO QUALIFY FOR RELIEF FUNDING. THIS CRITERION DOES NOT APPLY TO TOURIST GUIDES, RIKSHAW OPERATORS, ARTS & CRAFTS CO-OPS & TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCE GROUPS :
The requirements for enterprises MUST include submission of online applications accompanied by the following compulsory supporting documents:
The criteria for Destination Management Companies (DMCs), Professional Conference Organisers (PCOs), Incentive Buyers and Exhibition Companies includes:
Be registered with professional associations such as;
The Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI), Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (SATSA) & the Exhibition Association of South Africa (EXSA).
IN THE CASE OF TOURIST GUIDES INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE KZN TOURISM RELIEF FUND, SEPARATE CRITERIA AND REQUIREMENTS WILL BE USED AS SET-OUT HEREUNDER.
Interested tourist guides must ensure that they meet the following elements of the criterion in order to qualify for relief funding:
Handling and responding to enquires
Receipt and verification of applications
Screening & selection of qualifying applications
Independent assessment of qualifying applications
Recommendations for approval & approval of funding.
Issue written notifications to qualifying applicants/enterprises.
Administer and effect payments to qualifying enterprises.
TOURISM ENTERPRISES DOING
BUSINESS ACTIVITIES IN THE
FOLLOWING SECTORS AND SUB-
SECTORS ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY
FOR THE RELIEF GRANT FUNDING: