08 May 2015
The Democratic Alliance says the new
VISA regulations on travelling to South Africa and the Western Cape in
particular will have dire consequences.
DA Spokesperson on Economic
Opportunities, Tourism and Agriculture Beverly Schafer says the amended VISA
regulations brought into effect last year are clearly bad for the economy.
Schafer said the unabridged
certificates that are coming into effect on the 15th of June we
believe will have a severe impact on not only the tourism industry but on jobs,
which will result in a decline in our tourism numbers.
Schafer said we again call on Malusi
Gigaba to actually relook at the amended VISA regulations and to assess the
impact of the unabridged certificates on tourism for South Africa and the
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