SA tourism has a shot at a solid holiday season... if Covid-19 fourth wave doesn't kill it

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SA's tourism industry's biggest challenge going forward is to stimulate demand.
SA's tourism industry's biggest challenge going forward is to stimulate demand.
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There has been a surge in bookings from the UK for people to travel to South Africa, since that country scrapped tough Covid-19 quarantine travel rules for South Africa. But local industry players have warned that a renewed vaccination push is needed.

According to the Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (Satsa), more than 300 000 British passport holders could visit South Africa in coming months. More than 30% of visitors from the UK who come to the Western Cape are visiting friends or family, according to the province's tourism and investment agency, Wesgro.

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