Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu insists South Africa remains the best destination for international travellers.
Bongani Bingwa spoke to Victor Tharage, tourism department director general.
Briefing the media on Wednesday, Sisulu appealed to travellers to consider South Africa as a possible tourism destination.
She was speaking following the murder of a German tourist on Monday during an attempted hijacking in Mpumalanga.
German ambassador to South Africa, Andreas Peschke, said that the murder might have dire consequences for South Africa’s tourism sector following a bleak two years of the pandemic.
But Sisulu remains optimistic.
We encourage people all over the world to come to South Africa…