The Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) says the current state of the tourism industry is much worse than predicted.
TBCSA CEO Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa explains that both tourism arrivals and business confidence have seen a significant drop.
What we've seen now is that it's much lower than what we anticipated.— Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa, Interim CEO at TBCSA
Businesses are saying tourism is not doing so well, and we are seeing fewer people coming into the country, and inbound from business and domestic leisure tourism.— Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa, Interim CEO at TBCSA
He below as he explains the contributing factors.
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