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THE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT FUND (TDF)

The Tourism ACT 817 established the Tourism Development Fund (TDF) from which we have LI.2185 ( Tourism Levy Regulation).

OBJECT OF THE FUND
(1) The object of the Fund is to provide funding for tourism and tourism-related projects and programmes.
(2) To achieve the object of the Fund, moneys from the Fund shall be applied for relevant tourism activities as the Board may determine including in particular
(a) Marketing and promotion of tourism;
(b) Capacity building, market research and development of tourism infrastructure;
(c) Development and promotion of other entrepreneurial activities;
(d) Tourism export trade-oriented activities of institutions; and
(e) Tourism education and training.


SOURCE OF THE FUND
The sources of the Fund include
(a) Seed capital from the Government,
(b) One per cent levy payable by a patron of a tourism enterprise specified in the Schedule,
(c) Donations and grants,
(d) Moneys earned by the operation of any project, enterprise financed from the Fund or investments, and
(e) Other moneys that the Minister for Finance in consultation with the Minister may determine with the approval of Parliament.


MANAGEMENT OF THE FUND
The fund will be managed by the Board chaired by the Private Sector person.

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