The hospitality / accommodation sector includes lodging options from pitching a tent to a luxury suite in a fancy resort. This category includes camp/caravan sites, holiday homes, bed and breakfasts, guest houses, hotels, time-share, holiday resorts, game reserves etc
Places of interest where tourists visit, typically for its inherent or exhibited natural or cultural value, historical significance and natural or built in beauty. These include (not limited to); beaches; museums; cultural, heritage and ethnic sites; markets; unique experiences etc
EVENTS AND CONFERENCING
This sector brings revenue to communities as travellers not only spend money on the event itself, but on everything from accommodation to souvenirs. Examples include sporting, music and cultural events, trade shows, expo’s, fairs etc
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
This includes establishments that supply food and beverage for consumption in the tourism industry such as restaurants, coffee shops, bars, fast food outlets, banqueting and catering facilities, informal food / beverage vendors etc
Businesses that support the booking and sales of accommodation, tours, transportation, food and beverage or attractions. It includes 2 sub-categories; retail travel agencies and tour guides; and wholesalers, wholesale tour operators and online booking agents.
The transport sector provides for the moving around of, comfort and general enjoyment of people and visitors and includes air transport, ground transport, rail transport and water transport.
Tourist information is any business providing information to travellers on the available tourist facilities in an area. These include tourist visitor centres, online tourism portals, tourism magazines and tourism brochures.
Made up of the organisations, associations, government agencies and companies that specialise in serving the needs of the tourism industry. The areas making up this sector include Government and Industry Associations.
ADVENTURE AND RECREATION
This sector includes experiences in two categories: Hard and Soft Adventure.
Hard adventure is an exciting experience that typically involves some risk and potential for danger. Many of these require strenuous physical exertion such as adventure racing, exploring, skydiving, mountain climbing, scuba diving, river rafting etc.
Soft adventure is less risky, less strenuous and requires no special qualifications to enjoy. Suited for those who desire an unusual or memorable experience such as wildlife viewing, cultural walks, boat tours, winery or craft brewery visits, township experiences, horseback riding, snorkelling, golf etc