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WATCH: Rebuilding South Africa’s Tourism with Rural Development

South Africa’s Department of Tourism, launched Tourism Month will ongoing activities around the country with the final celebration being hosted at the Cradle of Humankind on the 27th September 2020.

UNWTO’s theme for World Tourism Month this year was “Tourism and Rural Development”.

Tourism helps rural communities hold onto their unique natural and cultural heritage, supporting conservation projects, including those safeguarding endangered species, lost traditions or flavours.

Watch the video launch video below.

Miriro Matema
the authorMiriro Matema
Born in Zimbabwe and living in South Africa, Miriro is a seasoned publishing editor and writer, having worked with leading brands in investment, business leadership and entrepreneurship. Passionate about Africa’s development, Miriro is also a dynamic marketing consultant with 10 years experience working with startups and large multinational corporations. With a heart for travel, Miriro spends her time discovering the nooks of crannies of Africa’s hidden gems, taking the roads less travelled, meeting the beautiful people that call Africa home while exploring their food and culture. Miriro is currently a writer with Byolife Travel and Gallivant Africa

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