SA Tourism: Travel bans are unjust

SA Tourism: Travel bans are unjust

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2021-11-28 09:41:00 AM

SA Tourism: Travel bans are unjust

SA Tourism acting CEO Sthembiso Dlamini says the decision by some countries to ban travel to and from the country is unjust and rushed.

Travel ban | Tourists rush to catch flights homeDlamini says this will further derail recovery efforts in the sector."We don't think it's justifiable at all. We just think that key source countries acted very quickly in terms of putting us on the red list, as we applaud our scientists for working very hard in discovering this new variant," she said.

READ:Travel ban | ACSA urges travellers to check flight status first"A lot of discussions should have happened before they put us on those red lists. We've worked so hard with the industry, with our partners in the market to put SA back on the map in terms of getting SA tourism industry and destination back on track.

"In actual fact, a lot of work we've done in the past few weeks has seen a lot of travelers getting interested in traveling back to SA, airlines flying back into SA."

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If we all would have been vaccinated then this discussion would be non-existent. PresidencyZA CyrilRamaphosa HealthZA Tourism_gov_za They will ban interprovincial travel but leave borders open! They will close beaches but leave malls open! Can government stop being so selfish and make decisions for their own benefit! We are prisoners in our own country!

Borders open for tourists despite new Covid-19 strain: SA TourismSA’s borders remain open and the country is ready to welcome leisure tourists and business delegates from all over the world. He wants mo numbers. CyrilRamaphosa's fear of being forcefully removed from office is bringing us here, he wants only ZOOM meetings, he fears his comrades, he wants anything to enable him to lockdown the country, he doesn't care public purse is running dry because of LockDown. No point in opening them. No tourist will dive head first into the new varient So they give us Red⛔ in their borders, we give them green light ✅ in ours.

Borders open for tourists despite new Covid-19 strain: SA TourismSA’s borders remain open and the country is ready to welcome leisure tourists and business delegates from all over the world.

Borders open for tourists despite new Covid-19 strain: SA TourismSA’s borders remain open and the country is ready to welcome leisure tourists and business delegates from all over the world.

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