The tourism industry is in support with the government’s decision to allow international travel.
The Tourism Business Council CEO – Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa talked about the importance of the announcement to those whose income depends on international travel.
“This sort of announcement is sort of useful to us to be ready to communicate to our international markets to mention , now that the president has announced, we are able to return to business.”
“Although we all know that it’s getting to be specific countries, it’s a crucial milestone for us and for several employees that are within the tourism sector it’s a really emotional day,” he said.
International travel will begin from 1 October 2020 within the country.
President Cyril Ramaphosa made the announcement that the country is prepared to maneuver to alert Level one ranging from midnight on Sunday, 20 September 2020.
“This move recognises that levels of infection are relatively low which there’s sufficient capacity in our health system to manage the present need,” Ramaphosa said.