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Covid-19 causes Acsa to dust off its begging bowl

The SOE has asked the government for R3.5-billion in extra support over the next three years to offset losses incurred because of the pandemic

Domestic travel is key to saving the tourism sector

Staying ahead of the digital curve, including local communities in tourism offerings and promoting domestic tourism can help the ailing tourism sector survive and thrive

Level one loading: Almost back to normal

President Cyril Ramaphosa announces South Africa will move to level one of lockdown on September 20 after nearly six months of restrictions on movement, trade, learning and socialising

Domestic tourism to the rescue

The South African tourism sector’s recovery is up to us, because local travel can save the sector

Bus tour operators plead for help

The tourism transport sector was hammered during Covid-19 levels four and five and is asking the government for financial assistance

UK economy loses £22bn as virus ravages tourism: study

Britain's economy will lose about £22-billion this year on the coronavirus-induced collapse of global travel, which could imperil three million jobs

Khaya Sithole: Lessons to be learned from partitions

South Africa’s economic, racial and social divides invite unrest that will leave us all worse off

Mauritius weeps as the island is surrounded by oil

The Wakashio freighter spilled 4 000 tonnes of oil into the sea off the Mauritian coast. Now the island’s residents are working together to recover from the disaster.

Long road ahead for tourism-sector recovery

The pandemic has caused 50 000 businesses in the sector to temporarily close, putting 600 000 jobs at risk

How protecting nature can protect us

The Covid-19 pandemic has hit the tourism industry hard, making it evident that the protection of biodiversity requires other forms of protection such as stewardship

Cape Town icon mothballed by extended Covid lockdown

With no tourists or boats coming in, Hout Bay’s famous wharf is unable to stay afloat

Tourism must be leveraged to grow South Africa’s economy

The tourism sector adds unique value to the economy and overall development of the country and this should be further built upon

South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

Own goal for Thomas Cook

Everything from Brexit and not adapting to the internet to an unwieldy business model is seen as the cause of its failure

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