South Africa’s tourism sector is currently in a dire situation and Cape Summer Villas has jumped on board to assist the unemployed within the Plettenberg Bay hospitality industry.
As a boutique collection of properties within the Western Cape, Cape Summer Villas believes that it has to get on board and add its voice to the collective of ever-growing awareness campaigns such as #ServeUsPlease #Tourisminmyblood and others as a means to place a bit of pressure on the government to re-open the tourism sector.
Paul Duverge, Group General Manager of Cape Summer Villa Boutique Collection has announced that they are to host a fun golf day – The Cape Summer Villa’s #TeeOff4Tourism challenge on 8 August 2020, at the Goose Valley Country Club in Plettenberg Bay.
“We’re hoping that this Golf Day initiative of ours will gain momentum and will be picked up by others. We hereby challenge other companies and towns and provinces to start similar initiatives”, he said.
The prime goal of Cape Summer Villas #TeeOff4Tourism Golf Day is to raise funds for the procurement of food for Plettenberg Bay hospitality workers, many of whom are sole breadwinners. With so much uncertainty surrounding TERS (Temporary Employee Relief Scheme), many families within the sector are without an income – right now there is little to no work due to hospitality businesses being unable to open, while those that are trying to operate have little to zero income due to restrictions on leisure travel and the prohibition of alcohol sales.
“We are seeking local businesses who are in a position to sponsor prizes and we’re asking the greater business community to support us by taking part in the day, or by sponsoring one of the 18 holes,” he said.
Prizes for the day:
Grand prize – 5 nights stay within Cape Summer Villas Boutique collection to the value of R45 000. There will be plenty other prizes up for grabs like hotel vouchers, meal vouchers, golf goodies and lots, lots more. Prizes up to 20th place will be handed out on the day. Dress up as the Best Dressed team will also win a prize.
If you are able to assist please contact Marianne Du Toit – [email protected] or call 087 550 2967 for more information.