Can SA’s tourist and visitor attractions survive Covid-19?
After being cooped up at home, visitor sites will be a welcome safe and social space — but need to prepare now, writes Sabine Lehmann
Covid-19 and the measures the SA government has put in place to curb its spread have had an acute effect on visitor attractions. Many sites reported a 90% drop in admissions in the week prior to the lockdown announcement and some will not be able to re-open their doors after the 21 days stipulated.
Visitor attractions exists to bring people together. They provide safe spaces and places for people to connect, with themselves, their families, friends and strangers...