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January 4, 2017 - Business Tech

Flights in South Africa Could Get Cheaper in 2017 - by Staff

ACSA is in the process of approving a 35.5% decrease to airport charges in the 2017/2018 season, according to a recent announcement made to shareholders.

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December 15, 2016 - Traveller24

New SA Tourism CEO Hopes to 'Eradicate' Cub Petting and Animal Interaction - by Louzel Lombard Steyn

The newly appointed CEO for South Africa Tourism, Sisa Ntshona has taken a bold stance against tourism products based on the exploitation of wild animals, saying he will work with sustainable tourism authorities to 'eradicate' the industry.

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December 6, 2016 - Sowetan Live

Climate Change Could Leave South African Tourism High and Dry - by Jennifer Fitchett & Gijsbert Hoogendoorn

Towards the end of each year hundreds of thousands of people escape dark, cold, rainy winters in Europe and North America for a break in sunny South Africa. But climate change could place the country’s booming tourism sector – which contributes more than R100 billion to the GDP each year – at risk.

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South Afrca's tourism industry has welcomed the planned easing of visa restrictions, which should boost arrival numbers and offset slowing domestic holiday travel. According to Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), the stringent visa regime was the underlying cause of the decline in inbound tourism last year with international arrivals falling by 6.8% over the course of 2015.

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October 17, 2016 - The Weather Channel

World Cities With the Worst Traffic, Ranked - by Ada Carr

No one enjoys sitting in traffic no matter the weather, but in heavily populated cities around the world, residents have had no choice but to accept it as a way of life.

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