Authorities will implement e-visas and prolong visa waivers to sure nations to encourage worldwide tourism, President Cyril Ramaphosa mentioned throughout his nationwide tackle on October 15.
The nations eligible for these haven’t but been revealed.
‘Though worldwide vacationer journey is probably going solely to recuperate within the medium time period, our efforts are actually centered on implementing an environment friendly e-visa system and lengthening visa waivers to new tourism markets,’ Ramaphosa mentioned.
On September 30, a listing of nations banned from getting into South Africa was introduced – the record can be reviewed and up to date each fortnight, authorities mentioned. A brand new record has not been launched but, however Ramaphosa assured residents that it’s going to quickly be revealed.
‘To help tourism over this peak tourism season, we are going to shortly be publishing an expanded record of nations from the place resumption of worldwide journey might be permitted, which might be supported by focused advertising in partnership with the non-public sector,’ Ramaphosa added.
He additional urged South Africans to help native tourism and discover the nation because the festive season approaches.
The president additionally had an encouraging message for the nation. ‘Within the aftermath of a hearth, inexperienced shoots start to emerge. The ashes enrich the soil, and new life takes root to interchange what was misplaced. Our nation is rising from one of the vital troublesome intervals in dwelling reminiscence.’
However as South Africans, we now have a deep reservoir of resilience to attract upon. We’ve endured a lot, and have at all times emerged stronger and extra united.’