East Africa’s tourism sector is posing stiff competition to SA, and has increased its travel numbers above pre-pandemic levels, prompting experts and hotel owners to call for better marketing of the country as a global tourist destination.

Preliminary Airports Company SA (Acsa) data shows international Cape Town arrivals and departures for December combined reached 96% of 2019 levels, suggesting a good recovery, but that SA has room for growth...

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