Hospitality & Tourism Association of Eswatini (HOTAES) - Official Website

HOTAES works on a variety of projects which can be seen below. As a result of the projects, the following resources are also available for use by members of the Eswatini tourism industry.
Tour Guide course

This is a course designed for Tour guides and operators to provide them with the correct and factual information about Eswatini, it has been running since 1995 and with the exception of 2020, 2021 and 2022 has run every year.

Events Calendar

HOTAES worked with the Eswatini Tourism Authority and local event organisers to establish an annual Events Calendar, promoting our cultural and sporting events that attract international travellers.


Official Constitution by the Hospitality & Tourism Association of Eswatini. The Constitution was last ammended in 2012. Available as a PDF download below.

Travel Advisory

For the latest real-world COVID-related advice on travel to Eswatini.

Special Offers

In an effort to encourage more business, HOATES members & businesses across Eswatini’s tourist industry have launched a series of Special Offers.


HOTAES organised a tour of Eswatini for South African radio station 5FM in June 2021 – to promote the attractions of Eswatini’s tourism to their millions of listeners and followers.

HOTAES awarded funding & technical support from International Trade Centre & Africa RISE

HOTAES succeeded in applying for technical assistance from EU-funded project – the International Trade Centre, as well another program – Africa RISE.

COVID-19 Guidelines

To ensure your establishment is following the correct protocols for preventing the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) please download this document.