First Direct U.S. Flights to Cape Town in 15 Years Will Be Boon to Tourism

Source: Travel News

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New United direct flights to Cape Town could trigger a new wave of tourism to the South African city seen here at sunrise. Wendy / Flickr

Skift Take: United’s plan to launch direct flights between New York and Cape Town, South Africa, is a potential bonanza for tourism in the city and the wider region. Now local operators are holding thumbs the seasonal route becomes year-round.

— Richard Holmes

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First Direct U.S. Flights to Cape Town in 15 Years Will Be Boon to Tourism