New boutique hotels make a splash
A new wave of boutique hotel brands offer travellers an individual stay with home-grown touches. The FM gave them a whirl
First, here’s a little more doom and gloom: the department of tourism’s latest quarterly performance report shows that total tourism arrivals into SA dropped by 3% year on year for January to March 2019, against 2018. Total accommodation income dropped by 1.2% during this quarter too.
But hotels did relatively well: they showed no percentage change, despite forming 66% of SA’s accommodation sector...