The Blue Train sees surge of international guests in 2021

By Vuyolwethu Fundam 5h ago

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The South African tourism industry is slowly starting to recover from the Covid-19 lockdown setback.

Various sectors within the hospitality industry are showing promising results for 2021, and this includes The Blue Train.

In fact, the luxury train has had a noticeable increase in the number of local and international guests.

Of course, the worldwide Covid-19 vaccination rollout programmes have played a huge hand in this turnaround.

And The Blue Train has confirmed that in the first quarter of this year, they’ve welcomed visitors from the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium as well as Switzerland.

Closer to home, locals have also booked trips on The Blue Train. This has been happening since November last year.

“Since returning to operations, we have had the great fortune of overwhelming support from local guests.

“We kicked off with fully booked trains as per new capacity dictates…

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