Projects aimed at growing the Western Cape tourism sector and creating new jobs are starting to show dividends.
According to Stats SA, in South Africa, 1 in 23 people is employed in the tourism sector.
In the Western Cape economy, tourism is responsible for creating a combined total of 300 000 jobs.
Four years ago, I predicted South Africa to be the next big trend in wine. Twenty years after the end of apartheid and international isolation should be a golden time for wine, as new investment in vineyards and wineries begins to pay off, I argued.
Looking at the tourism landscape in 2018, one could confidently say that Technolgy has transformed the tourism industry. But why have travel apps become so popular? Travel-based mobile apps were the 7th most downloaded apps in the year 2016. tourism mobile makes it easier for the tourism sector to access their markets in a faster and cost-effective way. Not only this but also Collaboration amongst entrepreneurs on a tourist route is then fostered.