Tourism supports the president. Why isn’t he doing the same?
The government’s failure to honour its commercial agreement with SAA has resulted in R360m of debt the tourism industry has to absorb
In times of crisis and great uncertainty there’s an expectant hope and desire for unequivocally strong and decisive leadership. During these unprecedented times a clear direction is needed to quell anxiety and confusion about what the future holds for all South Africans.
For the travel industry the backbone of the entire sector is air access, and we must recognise that a definitive plan for SAA is inextricably linked to the survival and growth of tourism in SA after Covid-19. Over the past few months we’ve become increasingly concerned with the government's failure to adequately address SAA’s illiquidity and the dire consequences this poses for the industry long-term, as well as for brand SA...