Can Tourism Help South Africa’s Poor? by Leon Marshall

Wednesday, March 30, 2005

Though far outranked by the manufacturing sector as a foreign-currency earner, tourism is a focal point of the country’s strategy to reduce its high unemployment rates. Economists estimate that one job is created for every ten foreign tourists who visit South Africa.
Experts say tourism can be used as a development tool to bring the country’s poor into the economic mainstream.
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Source: National Geographic News