Never 'too many' tourists in Cape Town, says Fedhasa

The Federated Hospitality Association of Southern Africa (Fedhasa) says the Mother City has not experienced 'too many' tourists.

This comes after an international report assessing the risks of overcrowding in cities including Cape Town and Durban.

Fedhasa's Cape chair Jeff Rosenberg says increased tourism over peak season is not unique to Cape Town.

Read: Some Cape Town restaurants charging for tap water

He explains that the tourism industry only accounts for 3.4% of water usage in the city and adds that tourists have not had a negative impact on the local water crisis.

Even in the peak seasons, I don't think we've got too many tourists.

Jeff Rosenberg, Acting Chairperson of the Fedhasa Cape Board

I don't think we can ever have too many tourists visiting a destination.

Jeff Rosenberg, Acting Chairperson of the Fedhasa Cape Board

Rosenberg discusses the tourism landscape in the Cape, the water crisis and the impact on residents.

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