The Buffalo City Metro in the Eastern Cape says it’s ready to welcome the influx of holidaymakers this festive season.
After months of battling with other contestants on a South African singing competition and finally making it to the grand finale, the return of Thato Makape to the Northern Cape was celebrated.
“For the peak season I would have about 280 persons climbing Mount Cameroon,” said John Ngomba, a tour guide in the town of Buea, which has been at the forefront of Cameroon’s anglophone separatist insurgency.
Tourism Minister, Derek Hanekom, has welcomed the relaxation of visa regulations that made it harder for families with children to travel to South Africa.
The United Nations World Tourism Organisation has emphasised the need for increased investment in digital technologies to create an environment of innovation and entrepreneurship in tourism.