Ministers of tourism and police launch safety initiative for festive season
The ministers of tourism and police have announced a joint initiative and intervention plan on tourism safety on Thursday.
This initiative is because the issue of safety and security in the tourism industry has become a problem in South Africa.
Clement Manyathela on the Xolani Gwala Show chats to Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi Ngubane.
We are really excited about the initiative, we have worked behind closed doors for the past months to towards this initiative. We are excited that the minister of police has come on board to help us.Mmamoloko Kubayi Ngubane, Minister - Tourism
She says hotspots have been identified where tourists frequent in South Africa, therefore, the police have deployed officers to those areas.
Listen below to the full conversation:
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