TOMSA (Tourism Marketing Levy South Africa)
TOMSA was set up in 1998 to provide additional marketing funding for South African Tourism for promoting destinations South Africa internationally.
BEE (Black Economic Empowerment)
Bill Harrop’s “Original” Balloon Safaris has been rated as BBBEE compliant (Level 2) and 100% PRL (procurement recognition level) by BEE Rating Solutions. (ABVA Membership No.049)
Tourism Business Associations:
SATSA (Southern African Tourism Services Association)
The Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (SATSA) is the member driven association representing the private sector of the incoming tourism industry in Southern Africa. SATSA is a non-profit association, dedicated to providing and maintaining the highest possible standards in the tourism industry within South Africa.
Bill Harrop – Local Chapter Committee – PR and Membership Secretary
Bill Harrop – National Executive Council – Treasurer
The Magalies Meander
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.
Dave Atherstone – Membership Secretary
The Cradle Tourism Company (TCTC) is an independent non-profit company dedicated to drive tourism within the acclaimed tourism “hotspot” namely the Cradle of Humankind and its surrounds. With the leverage and input of highly motivated and skilled individuals from the local private and public sectors, the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site and the surrounding tourism catchment area, is promoted as a globally appealing tourism destination.
Tourism, Business and Community Associations
Skal is a professional organisation of tourism leaders around the world, promoting global tourism and friendship. It is the only international group uniting all branches of the travel and tourism industry. Its members, the industry’s managers and executives, meet at local, national, regional and international levels to discuss and pursue topics of common interest.
Individual staff members –
Bill Harrop (Past National President [S. Africa] and Past President [Jhb) Sarah Bauling (Past Committee Member)