In echoes of the situation in Namibia total income in South Africa’s tourism accommodation industry in June 2020 decreased by 95.3% compared to June 2019, according to StatsSA. The Daily Maverick reports that level 2 lockdown regulations, which allow for interprovincial leisure travel and the resumption of alcohol sales, have offered a lifeline to one of the sectors most affected by the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, but it might take years for the tourism industry to recover. The publication reports that the Department of Tourism is launching a campaign to promote domestic tourism, but first, it needs to build trust that travelling, even within the borders of the country, is safe.