A group of business owners and private homeowners interested in improving tourism in Betty’s Bay have been meeting regularly with stakeholders from organisations such as the municipality.
To date, the group has done the following:
Started a database of businesses in the area including private individuals who have shown interest and wish to be on the list
Have had open meetings to discuss ideas and strategies
Presentations by the municipality, Hangklip-Kleinmond Tourism and Betty’s Bay Ratepayers Association have been done
Compiled, agreed and adopted a Terms of Reference Document
Looked into sub-committees on issues such as signage, festivals, structure and social media and presented findings and ideas
At the last meeting, it was agreed that an interim Exco Committee be formed to accomplish the following:
Formally register the Betty’s Bay Tourism Forum
Compile the Charter and Constitution
Complete the Strategic Document (Outline of which as already been supplied by Hangklip-Kleinmond Tourism)
Oversee the sub-committees
Minute and record meetings and the organisation thereof
It is envisioned that the interim Exco be for a period of 6 (six) months from inception with the option to volunteer for a longer term thereafter. The positions on the Exco will be for Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, Projects/Operations Co-ordinator and Communication Liaison.