In its bid to further strengthen tourism ties with China, South Africa held a conference to promote artistic and cultural exchanges in Pretoria. The conference was also attended by delegates from Lesotho, strengthening cultural and tourism ties.
There are concerns that the current violence in which foreign nationals and their businesses are being targeted will negatively affect South Africa’s tourism sector.
A call for a harmonious living is being made by the Mpumalanga provincial tourism department, following weeks of unrest and the looting of shops owned by foreign nationals in areas around Gauteng.
The Department of Tourism says it is in the process of developing a safety app to assist distressed tourists visiting the country.
This is more than one way you can tell a South African apart from other nationals. Words like Braai are uniquely South African terms that an international tourist might not even have heard of.