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Destination Garden Route - Knysna Oyster Festival 2021

2021 Knysna Oyster Festival moves dates

Knysna Oyster Festival 2021 moves dates to July 9 - 18, 2021 for hybrid event.

Garden Route declared hotspot

Garden Route declared hotspot

Garden Route declared hotspot. While beaches are closed, there is a huge variety of activities, experiences and tourist attractions to be enjoyed.

Orange for international travel

From October 1, 2020 South Africa's borders open for international travel. African countries get green light, others on orange.

Lockdown – which restaurants are open?

Lockdown – which restaurants are open?

With the adjusted Level 3 of national lockdown restaurants are permitted to operate until 10pm. But are they? While some...

Statement by Ministry of Tourism – 30 July 2020

Statement by Ministry of Tourism – 30 July 2020

Statement by Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane – Tourism related activities under COVID-19 Risk Adjusted Level 3 and response measures 30 July...

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Tourism sector lobbies for earlier reopening

TOURISM SECTOR LOBBIES FOR EARLIER PHASED SAFE REOPENING OF INTERNATIONAL INBOUND TOURISM TO SOUTH AFRICA Johannesburg, 4 June 2020 –...

Tourism Industry Standard Protocols Covid-19

Tourism Industry Standard Protocols Covid-19

The Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) has compiled Tourism Industry Standard Protocols for Covid-19 Operations. These are being implemented and adhered to by the Tourism Industry in South Africa as far as reasonably possible.

Destination Garden Route - INDABA 2020 cancelled

Africa Travel INDABA 2020 cancelled

After initial postponement announced earlier, South African Minister of Tourism announced Africa Travel INDABA and Lilizela Awards cancelled for 2020.

Destination Garden Route - Summary lockdown Level 4

Strategy Regulations’ impact on tourism

Tourism in South Africa and how it is impacted by the Risk Adjusted Strategy following spread of corona virus. SA goes to National Level 4 on May 1, 2020. #GardenRoute #SouthAfrica #COVID19

Destination Garden Route - Knysna Oyster Festival

Knysna Oyster Festival… 2021

Knysna Oyster Festival postponed until 2021 in line with physical distancing in effort to stop spread of Corona virus.