Ugu South Coast Tourism (Pty) Ltd is a multi-jurisdictional agency.
The Ugu District Municipality established Ugu South Coast Tourism (Pty) Ltd as a Municipal Entity as contemplated by Section 86B of the Local Government Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000.
Ugu South Coast Tourism (Pty) Ltd covers the municipality areas of Ezinqoleni, Hibiscus Coast, Umdoni, Umuziwabantu, Umzumbe and Vulamehlo which are established within the geographical area of the Ugu District Municipality.
In terms of Section 84 of the Local Government: Municipal Structures Act and Chapter 8A and specifically Section 86 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, only Ugu Municipality is authorized in the district to deal with and develop Tourism in terms of its Service Level Agreement with South Coast Tourism (Pty) Ltd.
Aims and Objectives of Ugu South Coast Tourism
The aims and objectives of the Ugu South Coast Tourism (Pty) Ltd are to promote tourism growth and development of tourism in the Ugu District Municipality area.
UGUSCT aims to develop new tourism initiatives in the hinterland, improve existing tourist attractions and market the region as a premier tourist destination.
We also seek to provide Visitor Service Centre’s of high quality. Service Centre’s will provide professional service to the community of the region and visitors. UGUSCT offers the following services;
- Membership Update and Signing up of New Members
- Provide Tourism Advise to Existing and New Members
- Coordinate Training and Workshop for participants in the Tourism Sector
- Monitor Compliance to District and Local Tourism Policies by Established and New Entrants to the Local Tourism Operator Industry
Management Structure and Function
Ugu South Coast Tourism (Pty) Ltd is run, managed and administered at both Strategic and Operational Levels. The company is 100% owned by the Ugu District Municipality.
Strategic Direction is provided by the Board of Directors appointed the Ugu District Municipality.
The Board members are a combination of public and private sector professionals. Municipal Managers from all six local municipalities and a Senior Official from the Ugu District Municipality are members of the Board of Directors.
The CEO (Chief Executive Officer) is responsible for implementing strategic issues whilst at the same time, manages the operations of the company.