The Portfolio Committee on Tourism has condemned recent criminal attacks on tourists, including the fatal stabbing of a Ukrainian hiker in Hout Bay and the armed robbery of guests at the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town, adding that perceptions about crime in South Africa are negatively impacting tourism.
Ukrainian Hiker - Man Accused of Stabbing Tourist to Death in Cape Town Was Out On Parole
News24Wire, 29 July 2019
The man accused of robbing and stabbing a Ukrainaian tourist to death on Chapman's Peak was out on parole at the time, the Wynberg Magistrate's Court heard on Monday. Read more »
Tourism Committee Condemns Attacks on Tourists
Govt of SA, 29 July 2019
The Portfolio Committee on Tourism condemns the recent criminal attacks on tourists, in particular the death this past Saturday of a tourist who was hiking near Chapmans Peak in… Read more »
Hout Bay residents gather at the spot where a Ukrainian tourist was stabbed to death to pay their last respects.
Ukrainian Hiker - Hout Bay Residents Gather, Leave Flowers At Spot Where He Was Killed
News24Wire, 28 July 2019
Hout Bay residents on Sunday gathered at the spot where a Ukrainian tourist was stabbed to death to pay their last respects. Read more »
Ukrainian Tourist Stabbed to Death While Hiking in Hout Bay
News24Wire, 27 July 2019
A Ukrainian tourist on a walk in Table Mountain National Park in Hout Bay was stabbed to death during a robbery on Saturday, Western Cape police have confirmed. Read more »
A group of men believed to be behind a series of armed robberies in Cape Town central have been arrested, allegedly while in possession of firearms. This comes after guests and ... Read more »
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