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South Africa named top holiday destination

South Africa named top holiday destination
26 Mar 2014

Leading airline Emirates has confirmed that South Africa is the continent's leading destination in terms of its passenger traffic and simply as a holiday destination.

According to the airline itself, two of its top five passenger destinations can be found in South Africa, Johannesburg and Cape Town.

South Africa, meanwhile, has been named as the top African destination by Emirates Holidays.

The airline currently runs as many as 161 flights every week between Dubai and South Africa, serving 21 countries in the process.

“Africa holds such enormous potential for leisure travellers wanting a trip with a difference", said Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, Emirates’ divisional senior vice-president of its commercial operations centre.

"The continent is huge, incredibly diverse and a close neighbour of the UAE. As time goes by, more and more people are realising Africa’s appeal and embarking on a real adventure."

South Africa's popularity can be attributed to a range of factors, including its natural beauty and stunning wildlife.ADNFCR-408-ID-801707006-ADNFCR

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