Department of Tourism launches incubation programme for tech savvy entrepreneurs (IOL)

Digitalisation has the potential to open new frontiers and improve resource management efficiency and sector competitiveness in tourism, says the Department of Tourism. To this end the department in collaboration with the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), an entity of the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), today launched the Tourism Technology Grassroots Innovation Incubator Programme (TTGIIP), introducing a pool of innovators to spearhead concepts that will stimulate the growth and recovery of the tourism sector. Twenty technically inclined entrepreneurs between the ages 18 to 35 have been selected to take part in a two-year tourism incubator programme. The aim of the programme is to test and improve the viability of the prototypes developed by young entrepreneurs. Click here to read full article