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Travel and Tourism - Lesotho - November 2015

Travel and Tourism - Lesotho - November 2015

This report looks at the following areas:

  • What is the current status of tourism in Lesotho?
  • How does tourism fit within the economy?
  • What are the key developments in the sector?
  • What does the future hold for the tourism sector in Lesotho?


KEY FACTS: LESOTHO
INTRODUCTION
DATA SOURCES
BACKGROUND
HISTORY
GEOGRAPHY
ATTRACTIONS
TOURISM AND THE ECONOMY
Figure 1: International tourism expenditure, 2011-13
Figure 2: Breakdown of international tourism expenditure, 2013
Figure 3: Breakdown of tourism expenditure, by domestic tourists, 2013
ARRIVALS
INTERNATIONAL
Figure 4: International tourist arrivals, 2011-14
Figure 5: International visitor arrivals, by region, 2011-13
Figure 6: International visitor arrivals, by top 10 source countries, 2014
DOMESTIC
MARKET CHARACTERISTICS
INTERNATIONAL
Purpose of visit
Figure 7: International tourist arrivals, by purpose of visit, 2011-13
Seasonality
Figure 8: International visitor arrivals, by month, 2012-13
Length of stay
Figure 9: Average length of stay, 2011-14
DOMESTIC
Purpose of visit
Figure 10: Domestic tourists’ purpose of visit, by day & overnight visits, 2013
Seasonality
Length of stay
Figure 11: Domestic tourists’ length of stay by purpose of visit, 2013
TRANSPORT
Figure 12: International visitor arrivals, by mode of transport, 2011-14
AIR
ROAD
Figure 13: International arrivals, by land borders, 2014
RAIL
SEA
ACCOMMODATION
Figure 14: Tourist accommodation establishments in Lesotho, 2012-14
Figure 15: Accommodation, by type & occupancy rates, 2014
Figure 16: Breakdown of tourists’ overnight accommodation, by type, 2013
TOURISM NEWS
INVESTMENT ACTIVELY SOUGHT FOR TOURISM DEVELOPMENT
CROSS-BORDER CABLE-CAR PLANS REMAIN CONTROVERSIAL
HOMESTAY PROGRAMME GATHERS PACE
MALUTI SKY: LESOTHO’S NEW PASSENGER AIRLINE IN THE PIPELINE
WHAT NEXT?
INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT KEY TO SPUR TOURISM GROWTH
POLITICAL UNCERTAINTY DIRECTLY AFFECTS TOURISM
INDEX TO TRAVEL & TOURISM ANALYST
Index grouped by geographic area
INDEX TO TTI DESTINATION REPORTS
Country reports
City reports
SPECIAL REPORTS INDEX
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