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Botswana Tourism Report Q2 2015


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Botswana Tourism Report Q2 2015

BMI View: The Botswana tourism report examines a range of indicators in this emerging tourism market in the heart of Sub-Saharan Africa. Botswana's fledgling tourism market is in the early stages of development, with only limited progress made in the hotel sector, hampered by a limited transport network. With arrivals set to increase steadily over the forecast period, we expect to see more international developers take note of the potential offered by this untouched eco-tourism destination.

Inbound travel to Botswana has been increasing steadily. The country has worked hard to raise its global profile, and its recent inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage List for the Okavango Delta (the 1000th World Heritage Site) will no doubt help to further raise awareness of Botswana's myriad attractions.

Arrivals are expected to reach just under 3.7mn in 2015, an increase of over 5% on the 2014 arrivals figure.

Similar growth throughout the remainder of the forecast period means we expect arrivals to reach 4.47mn in 2019 - more than double the country's population.


BMI Industry View
SWOT
Political
Economic
SWOT
Industry Forecast
Inbound Tourism
Table: Inbound Tourism (Botswana 2012-2019)
Table: Botswana Inbound Tourism, Top 10 Markets by Arrivals, '000, 2012-2019
Outbound Tourism
Table: Outbound Tourism (Botswana 2012-2019)
Table: Botswana Outbound Tourism, Top 10 Markets by Departures, '000, 2012-2019
Travel
Table: Receipts for Transport and Travel (Botswana 2012-2019)
Table: Breakdown of Methods of Tourist Travel (Botswana 2012-2019)
Hotels
Table: Hotel Accommodation (Botswana 2012-2019)
Table: Hotels and Restaurants Industry Value (Botswana 2012-2019)
Industry Risk Reward Ratings
Industry Risk Reward Index
Tourism Risk/Reward Index
Table: Sub-Saharan Africa - Tourism Risk/Rewards Index
Market Overview
Competitive Landscape
Cresta Hotels
Sun International
Peermont Global Ltd
Lonrho Hotels
Belmond Ltd
Global Industry Overview
Global Assumptions
Table: Global Assumptions, 2014-2019
Table: Global And Regional Real GDP Growth, 2014-2017 (% change y-o-y)
Developed States
Table: Developed States, Real GDP Growth Forecasts, 2014-2017
Emerging Markets
Table: Emerging Markets, Real GDP Growth Forecasts, 2014-2017
Table: BMI Versus Bloomberg Consensus Real GDP Growth Forecasts, 2015 And 2016 (%)
Demographic Forecast
Demographic Outlook
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Botswana 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Botswana 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Botswana 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Botswana 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Botswana 1990-2025)
Methodology
Industry Forecast Methodology
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
Table: Weighting Of Indicators

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