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Tourism industry expects business boom following reopening of international travel

1 March 2021, 1:00 PM

The Tourism Business Council of South Africa says it expects to see an increase in business following the reopening of five airports for international travel under the adjusted alert level one lockdown.

‘Tourism industry could take years to recover from lockdown’

3 February 2021, 12:26 PM

The tourism industry could take years to recover from the COVID-19 lockdown and gain momentum to reach its full capacity. That is according to Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) CEO Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa.

Tourism sector welcomes lifting of alcohol sales ban, revised curfew

2 February 2021, 9:20 AM

The tourism sector has welcomed the partial lifting of the ban on the sale and transportation of alcohol and the shortening of the curfew under the Adjusted Alert Level 3 Lockdown restrictions.  

‘Tourism Equity Fund will help tourism sector to bounce back’

27 January 2021, 10:03 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the R1.2 billion Tourism Equity Fund will be used to help the sector to bounce back from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic to enable it to contribute to the country’s economic recovery.

Visitor numbers at Western Cape’s popular tourist attractions drop by more than 60%

26 January 2021, 9:08 PM

The Western Cape Department of Economic Opportunities says visitor numbers at most of the province’s popular tourist attractions dropped by more than 60% during the festive season. The situation has been blamed on the adjusted lockdown regulations.



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