Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane says the South African tourism industry will be seriously affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
The drought affecting large parts of the Eastern Cape is worsening.
Durban Tourism Head Philip Sithole says he is excited about the growth in township tourism in the eThekwini metro over the festive season.
Vendors along the Durban beachfront say they have not made enough money this festive season, despite millions of domestic and international tourists who flocked to Durban beaches.
The Eastern Cape Tourism Agency has given the organisers of the 8th annual Ebubeleni Music Festival in Port Elizabeth the thumbs up.