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South Africa is Training More Tour Guides to Speak Chinese

File image of Chinese tourists in South Africa. Image via Xinhua.

Thanks to direct flights and a streamlined visa approval process, visitors from China were among the fastest-growing segment in South Africa’s tourism market. At least, that was before the COVID-19 outbreak.

But once the borders open again and travel resumes, South Africa wants to revive that momentum by training more tour guides to speak Chinese.

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