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Tourists still enjoying Cape Town, despite the drought

A video featuring interviews with tourists to Cape Town about how the drought has affected their stay, paints a very positive picture.

CEO of Cape Town Tourism Enver Duminy says in putting the video together they interviewed visitors at the airport as they were leaving Cape Town to get a sense of how their stay was.

Read: A silver lining to Cape Town's water woes

We received glowing views from all of them, complimenting the destination for creating awareness and the implementation of water saving techniques and programmes.

Enver Duminy, CEO of Cape Town Tourism

Most importantly they are saying they had no negative impact in the experience whatsoever, despite the water challenge.

Enver Duminy, CEO of Cape Town Tourism

To hear the rest of the interview with Enver Duminy, listen below:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Tourists still enjoying Cape Town, despite the drought


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