Holidaymakers — and hotels — hope to break Covid-19 shackles

Leisure groups see bounce-back in domestic and international bookings

07 November 2021 - 00:01

SA’s hotel industry is seeing light at the end of the tunnel after a difficult 18 months, with some of the country’s biggest operators optimistic about a better December than last year when beach closures, a booze ban and an early curfew devastated the tourism and leisure sector. 

It hopes ramped-up vaccination and a large third Covid wave in the winter months could mean a greatly reduced fourth wave in December or January...

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