Source: Republic Of South Africa: Western Cape Provincial Government |

Western Cape on 27% recovery in international trips for December 2021

Early airport data shows 27% recovery in international trips for December 2021, compared to December 2019

The Western Cape Government is concerned with the decline in international passenger numbers recorded at Cape Town International Airport since December 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic began.  While domestic tourism increased notably between 2020 and 2021, providing a very welcomed relief for the tourism and hospitality sector in the Western…

Source: Republic Of South Africa: Western Cape Provincial Government |

Western Cape Government on Omicron variant

Among the ways in which the Western Cape Government is monitoring the impact of the travel ban is through the Department of Economic Development and Tourism’s ongoing survey on its impact on the tourism industry

The Western Cape Government remains prepared to respond to a fourth wave and is closely monitoring its health data to ensure that we have the resources needed to respond to pressures on our platform that may arise. We also continue to engage with the international community to remove the travel…