How Important Tourism Is For The Western Cape & SA
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According to Stats SA, in South Africa, 1 in 23 people is employed in the tourism sector.
In the Western Cape economy, tourism is responsible for creating a combined total of 300 000 jobs.
In 2017, 1.727 million international visitors arrived in the province, with a total direct spend of R23 billion.
A further 1.38 million domestic trips were undertaken in 2017, with total direct tourism spend of R1.6 billion.
Author: South African Goverment