Celebrating Craig Drysdale, winner of the Empowerment Award


Craig is the Director of Inspirations Travel & Tours and a longstanding SATSA Member. He previously served as a SATSA Board Chairperson and has been heavily involved in the SATSA Tourism Business Incubator in partnership with Sigma International since its inception.


Recently, Craig won the Empowerment Award at South African Tourism's Inspirational Awards held at Africa's Travel Indaba 2024 last month.


In an interview with Tourism Update, Craig shared his insights on empowerment, particularly emphasising that he believes SMEs are the backbone of the tourism industry. He also noted that true empowerment lies in the collective progress of the industry.


We congratulate Craig on his incredible achievement and remarkable contributions to the advancement of our industry, as well as the empowerment of individuals who play a valuable role in the tourism value chain.


You can read Craig's full article here.


To find out more about the SATSA Tourism Business Incubator and view the incubatee profiles, click here.