Service delivery woes stall Covid lockdown recovery of North West tourism

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Article highlights:

  • Regular water cuts, poorly maintained roads and now load shedding have forced tourism businesses in Hartbeespoort to undertake costly contingency measures to keep their doors open.
  • Even under the more relaxed restrictions of the Level 1 lockdown, businesses battled to recover from the adverse effects of COVID-19..
  • The aerial cableway remains a popular attraction as the longest mono cableway in Africa. But running the cableway with an unreliable water and electricity supply has proven to be an expensive nightmare.