Female representation remains low in the tourism sector: Research

Although tourism contributes greatly to South Africa's gross domestic products, sustaining about 1-point-5 million jobs and making up 9 point 5 percent of total employment, female representation in the sector remains extremely low. Research shows that the participation of black women in the corporate sector is low, with some enterprises not complying to the 10 percent Black female shareholding. Tim Smith, Managing Director at global hospitality consultancy HVS Africa explains...