HARTIES TOURISM IS THE TOURISM INDUSTRY WORKING TOGETHER TO ENSURE QUALITY AND SERVICE FOR VISITORS TO HARTBEESPOORT AND IS DEDICATED TO ASSISTING BUSINESSES IN THE HARTBEESPOORT AREA, PARTICULARLY WITHIN THE TOURISM SECTOR.
The association caters for all and is made up of businesses ranging from the very large (self-sufficient) to the smaller (one or few employees), each having their own set of skills and expertise.
Harties Tourism serves to bring these players together and in turn allow networking between them. The aim here is to get knowledge regarding the various facets of a business to those who need it, and to provide a platform for the members to showcase themselves. This is achieved through the monthly lunches.
Harties Tourism encourages private enterprise, and has over the last few years help build new business by not competing with members business. We aim to help businesses realize that working together, as opposed to working against each other, is advantageous to each business at the end of the day. Harties Tourism also serves as the tourism industry voice and interact with the Government and other tourism associations. This assists members not only by their being a unified, and therefore stronger pull, during talks and negotiations, but also giving them more time to focus on running and building their own businesses.
Harties Tourism achieves it goals through membership fees which are inverted back into advertising Harties tourism. This is done through agreed media, which benefits all members. Since its inception, Harties Tourism has proved that it has had an important role to play in building Harties tourism. 2017 sees a powerful and fired up committee as well as an excellent group of members with much enthusiasm. We see the importance of Harties Tourism growing and assisting business to operate more professionally and hopefully financially in the years to come.