Two billion sources have put four South African spots on the world’s top tourist destinations!

Knysna reached number 19, the vibrant Winelands town of Stellenbosch has been ranked the 23rd most loved destination, while Hermanus ranked at number 41, and Cape Town at number 54.

Stellenbosch, South Africa (22 January 2021) – For the first time ever, destinations around the world have been ranked to uncover those that are truly most loved… and South Africa has four spots on the list! 

These Leading Places are the “100 most loved destinations in 2021” according to what people really feel. No one has paid to be named. No surveys have suggested an answer. Word of mouth built this list, unprompted and unbiased. Each of these 100 destinations has earned the love and an impressive “Tourism Sentiment Score” during one of the toughest years the tourism industry has faced. They are Leading Places, and that’s worth celebrating. 

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