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How the decline in Chinese tourists around the world has hit the luxury sector

Large groups of Chinese visitors have become a pillar of the global tourism industry. Coronavirus has not only put paid to this enormous source of income for major cities and sights...

SA may only welcome international tourists in 2021

The Tourism Department has revealed that South Africa’s international tourism industry is likely to only begin operations again in 2021. Speaking at a briefing on May 27, Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane explained...

Visitors spend R5.5bn on accommodation in South Africa

Data from Statistics South Africa yesterday showed that tourists spend R5.5 billion in accommodation in the second quarter of this year, up 5.6 percent compared to the comparative period last year. The lion’s share...

Fewer tourists visiting SA, #DayZero had negative impact

A new report shows that fewer international tourists are visiting South Africa - compared to other popular destinations on the continent. The findings, by auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), looked at the hotel...


Days found to be slightly shorter than 24 hours

Scientists have made an interesting discovery – time passes much quicker now than it has at any other point in the last half-century. Since...