Last week we asked if readers thought South Africa’s decision to keep its borders closed risked it losing its place as a hub for tourism on the continent, as Tanzania and other countries open up.

The results were as follows:

  • Yes, we need to open up our borders as soon as possible for the international market.

56%

  • Maybe, we could at least open up for regional travel.

25%

  • No, we will remain top of mind for international markets. Let’s deal with the pandemic properly.

 

19%

This week we are asking whether doing away with a deposit to confirm a booking would give suppliers a competitive edge in a post-COVID-19 travel market.

Answer on the poll question block on the right-hand side of articles.

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