Tourist spend over R125m at Durban July

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The owners of Durban hotels, restaurants and other businesses are laughing all the way to the bank after the Durban July this past weekend.

Vodacom Durban July

About 55000 people attended the event, most of them from Gauteng. The head of eThekwini munici- pality's markets and tourism units, Philip Sithole, said yesterday visitors' direct spending exceeded R125- million, and the east coast region of the Federated Hospitality Asso- ciatiotocked up for little reward. It had been cold and visitors "did not come for a swim and so we lost on reported bumper sales.

But beachfront curio and traditional wear trader, Nomakhosi Mthiyane said she had sut".

Last modified on Monday, 14 July 2014 18:57

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