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Garden Route hospitality industry bleeds millions in losses, establishments close after beach ban

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The Western Cape's tourism industry is being bled dry.
The Western Cape's tourism industry is being bled dry.
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Financial trouble, and even ruin, is what many accommodation establishments on the Garden Route face since the government banned the use of beaches during the festive season.

Since the ban came into effect on 16 December, desperate stories from those in the industry grow by the day.

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