International tourism still more than 70% lower in SA than before the pandemic, new SAT report finds

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The airline is a joint venture between Global Aviation and kulula.com founder Gidon Novick.

The level of international tourism in South Africa is still more than 70% lower than before the coronavirus pandemic struck, according to a new report by SA Tourism (SAT).

This extent of reduced international tourism is in line with conditions experienced in most regions of the world, it found.

Since South Africa's borders reopened to international travel in August 2020, the top three source markets for international visitors have been the UK, Germany, and US. Visitor numbers from most countries, however, are still 90% lower than in 2019.

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