TONY LEON: SA tourism is like a Mandela statue: grandeur with a crumbling base
The Telegraph acclaims the country as the best destination, while The Sun trumpets the dangers
Headline articles in two influential British newspapers encapsulated the contradictions in the SA story: its boundless promise in one and its disastrous profile in another.
One of the most popular UK broadsheets (read serious) newspapers, The Daily Telegraph, published its latest travel awards based on the votes of its readers. SA came out tops as the best country to travel to, with totemic Cape Town accoladed as the “greatest city on earth”...
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