Message from tourism & hospitality sector: DON’T CANCEL, POSTPONE

by | Mar 24, 2020 | Covid-19

The South African tourism and hospitality sector, which includes wine tourism, will be greatly affected the nation-wide lockdown from midnight on 26 March 2020 to midnight on 16 April 2020.

“DON’T CANCEL, POSTPONE” is the message from Ms Mmamoloko Kunayi-Ngubane, National Minister of Tourism.

Wesgro shared the following media release and notice from the Ministry of Tourism:

Notice to the restaurant industry:

  • All restaurants, cafes, bars, coffee shops will be required to comply with the nation-wide lockdown.
  • All food delivery services will also need to be suspended.
  • Read more

Interventions for the tourism sector, including:

  • Measures regarding in-destination tourists
  • Assistance for business enterprises in distress
  • Tourism relief funding, including application qualifying criteria and delivery mechanisms
  • Other Short-term measures
  • Read more

Key actions required: #StayAtHome  #FlattenTheCurve

web resources:

Ministry of Tourism
Hlengiwe Nhlabathi-Mokota
Spokesperson: Minister of Tourism
Cell: +27(0)64 754 8426




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