Kwadabeka Clermont Tourism Developemnt


Kwadabeka Clermont Tourism Developemnt

A Little About Us

The CTO’s mission is to provide the services and information needed for the development and sustainability of tourism for the economic and social benefit of the Clermont and KwaDabeka people. The work of this Organisation is to facilitate the sustainability of tourism in Clermont and KwaDabeka through liaising with our partners, members and key stakeholders.
In short, the CTO ought to be developing a reputation for service that is so excellent and an environment so welcoming, that it engenders an emotional attachment and generates repeat visitors.


  • The CTO‟s vision is to position Clermont KwaDabeka Townships as the most desirable township, year round, warm, visitor friendly and “A MUST VISIT” town- ship

Our Purpose

  • to develop a Leading Sustainable Tourism that will impact positively to the betterment of standard of lives of the Clermont KwaDabeka Township people. The CTO can achieve this by contributing to the Local Economic Development of the township

The Objectives

  • The primary objective of the Clermont KwaDabeka Tourism Organization is to provide to and through its members the services and information necessary for the development of sustainable tourism for the economic and social benefit of the Clermont and KwaDabeka community people by:
• Providing an instrument for close collaboration in tourism among the various territories, neighboring areas i.e. The Valley of Thousand Hills, and other interests concerned like other CTOs from other areas

• Developing and promoting regional travel and tourism programs to and within the Clermont and KwaDabeka township

• Providing members with opportunities to market their products more effectively to both Clermont, in Durban, provincially, nationally and the international tourism marketplaces

• Assisting member affiliates, particularly the smaller member with sourcing of funds, minimal promotional budgets, to maximize their marketing impact through the collective CTO forum

• Carrying out advertising, promotions, publicity and information services calculated to focus the attention of the public upon the Clermont and KwaDabeka as one of the Durban’s outstanding tourist destinations

• Providing a liaison for tourism matters between member affiliates

• Providing a sound body of knowledge on tourism through data collection, collation and research

• Creating processes and systems for disseminating and sharing tourism information

• Providing advice, technical assistance and consultancy services with respect to tourism

• Providing training and education for Clermont and KwaDabeka community and for local tourism service providers

• Seeking to maximize the contribution of tourism to the economic development of member affiliates and Clermont and KwaDabeka through programs likely to in- crease local economic development, increase employment opportunities in the area, strengthen linkages between tourism and other economic sector like art, culture and heritage

• Encouraging coordination with respect to research and planning and the efficient allocation Clermont community, local municipality and regional resources at both government and non-governmental levels in tourism development

• Researching and identifying the ecological effects of tourism with a view to recommending and /or initiating action aimed at minimizing the negative and enhancing the positive effects

• Promoting the consciousness of the need to preserve both the natural and man-made beauty of the Clermont environment and demonstrating its direct relationship to the development of an attractive tourism product

• Developing a tourism product, which is essentially Clermont KwaDabeka and which, through maximizing economic benefits, has minimal adverse social and psycho- logical effects on the integrity of Clermont and KwaDabeka peoples

Our Activities

  • The CTO‟s main activities in the area are:
• Areas Tourism Development

• Tour Guiding

• Promotion of local and value adding Events, businesses

• Promotion of local Arts, Craft and Heritage

• Promotion of Local Tours and Clermont KwaDabeka lifestyle

• Consistently stimulate, encourage and create Tourism Awareness to the people of Clermont and KwaDabeka

• Capacitate, create a conducive and enabling environment for the existing and new entrants but especially those in the tourism businesses

• Create linkages with like-minded companies, organisations or parties for the CTO and sometimes for its membership

• Source funding, sponsorships for the CTO and for its member affiliates