Ja well no vine: virus squeezes Cape wine and tourism sectors
These industries are bleeding jobs as they try to ‘bounce back’ from the effects of Covid-19
The wine god Dionysus and god of commerce, Mercury, have abandoned the Western Cape: the province is facing catastrophic job losses in the wine and tourism industries after the Covid-19 lockdown.
The sea god Poseidon has also gone astray, leaving the shark and whale tourism industry in deep water.
Under the pandemic, conditions for tourism – whose fate now hangs by a thread – are ruinous...