Tourism sector and government must work together to rebuild tourism in South Africa

An investment in skills will help to nurture and retain the key skills needed for recovery and growth.

2022-01-20 07:00:00 PM

Tourism sector and government must work together to rebuild tourism in South Africa: An investment in skills will help to nurture and retain the key skills needed for recovery and growth.

An investment in skills will help to nurture and retain the key skills needed for recovery and growth.

Invest in developing skillsThe tourism and aviation sectors are vast and require a number of skills to function optimally — foreign language skills in service roles to information and communications technology skills and pilots and engineers for our aircraft. An investment in skills by both the government and the tourism sector will help to nurture and retain the key skills needed for recovery and growth. 

The aviation industry, for instance, has a high number of people over the age of 40 and, with international companies recruiting from South Africa, skills and talent shortages are real. According to Boeing’s latestPilot and Technician Outlook, Africa will require 63 000 new pilots, aircraft technicians and cabin crew over the next 20 years. 

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