The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Tourism, Ms Tandi Mahambehlala, has welcomed the announcement by the United Kingdom (UK) authorities of the elimination of South Africa from crimson checklist following an evaluation of Covid-19 threat.
Scientific proof reveals that South Africa is doing properly in managing the Covid-19 pandemic. According to the South African scientists the an infection fee has been considerably decreased in South Africa. Ms Mahambehlala stated the UK authorities made a proper choice to take away South Africa from the crimson checklist. “We are ready to receive UK tourists in South Africa,” stated Ms Mahambehlala.
The UK stays South Africa’s largest tourism market. The crimson checklist matter had a unfavourable affect on financial relations between South Africa and UK. Ms Mahambehlala stated the elimination of South Africa will definitely add an impetus on the financial restoration programme on the whole and the tourism trade particularly. It is nice information for motels, eating places, recreation parks and different gamers within the trade.
The committee expresses its appreciation to its stakeholders for his or her significant help in partaking the UK authorities to take away South Arica from the crimson checklist. In specific, the committee acknowledges the position the South African media performed in highlighting the devastating penalties of the crimson checklist on the South African tourism trade.