Market Research Logo

Travel and Tourism - South Africa - November 2015

Travel and Tourism - South Africa - November 2015

This report looks at the following areas:

  • How does tourism contribute to the South African Economy?
  • Who visits South Africa and why?
  • What has influenced recent arrivals trends?
  • How well does South Africa’s transport and accommodation infrastructure support tourism?
  • What developments are taking place in South Africa’s tourism industry?
  • What are the obstacles and solutions to future tourism growth in South Africa?
  • What is the prognosis for South Africa’s tourism industry?


KEY FACTS: SOUTH AFRICA
INTRODUCTION
DATA SOURCES
BACKGROUND
HISTORY
GEOGRAPHY
ATTRACTIONS
Figure 1: Distribution of international tourists, by province, 2009-15
GAUTENG
WESTERN CAPE
LIMPOPO AND MPUMALANGA
KWAZULU-NATAL
FREE STATE
NORTH WEST
Figure 2: Top 10 attractions & landmarks visited, by international tourists, 2011-13*
TOURISM AND THE ECONOMY
Figure 3: Tourism’s direct contribution to GDP, 2006-15
Figure 4: Tourism spending, 2009-15
Figure 5: Average foreign direct spend per person, 2009-15
Figure 6: Tourism’s direct contribution to employment, 2009-15
ARRIVALS
Figure 7: Market segmentation, by volume, 2009-15
INTERNATIONAL
Figure 8: International arrivals to South Africa, 2005-15
SADC
Figure 9: Arrivals to South Africa from selected SADC countries, 2009-15
Non-African
Figure 10: International arrivals to South Africa from top 10 non-African source markets, 2009-15
Figure 11: International arrivals, January-April 2014 & January-April 2015
Leading markets
Emerging markets
DOMESTIC
Figure 12: Domestic touristm & day trips in South Africa, 2013, 2014 & 2015
Figure 13: Snapshot of domestic tourism, 2009-15
MARKET CHARACTERISTICS
INTERNATIONAL
Purpose of visit
Figure 14: Main purpose of visit for international arrivals, 2013-15
Figure 15: Purpose of visit, by region of origin, 2014
Figure 16: Purpose of visit, by country of origin, 2014
Seasonality
Figure 17: Month of arrival, by overseas tourists, 2013-14*
Figure 18: Month of arrival, by African tourists, 2013-14
Figure 19: Seasonality index of selected foreign markets, 2011-15
Length of stay
Figure 20: Average length of stay for overseas tourists, by month of arrival, 2014-15
DOMESTIC
Purpose of visit
Seasonality
Figure 21: Domestic tourism trips, by month, 2013-15
Length of stay
Figure 22: Average length of stay, by domestic tourists, 2013-15
TRANSPORT
Figure 23: Distribution of tourists, by mode of travel & place of arrival, 2014
AIR
Figure 24: Percentage of foreign arrivals, departures & transits, by air & place of arrival or departure, 2014
Figure 25: Departing passengers from South Africa’s airports, by type of traveller, 2010-17
Figure 26: Departing passengers from South Africa’s airports, 2010-14
ROAD
Figure 27: Arrivals, by region of residence & mode of transport, 2014
Figure 28: Percentage of foreign arrivals, departures & transits, by road & place of arrival or departure, 2014 29
RAIL
SEA
ACCOMMODATION
Figure 29: Income from accommodation in the second quarter of the year, 2012-15
Figure 30: Snapshot of South Africa’s accommodation sector, January-June 2015
TOURISM NEWS
WHAT NEXT?
Figure 31: South African government tourism targets, 2015-20
VISA REGULATIONS
COMPETITIVENESS
RESPONSIBLE TOURISM
PRICE COMPETITIVENESS
TOURISM PROMOTION
GROWTH
Figure 32: Tourism outlook, 2016-25
INDEX TO TRAVEL & TOURISM ANALYST
Index grouped by geographic area
INDEX TO TTI DESTINATION REPORTS
Country reports
City reports
SPECIAL REPORTS INDEX
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015

Download our eBook: How to Succeed Using Market Research

Learn how to effectively navigate the market research process to help guide your organization on the journey to success.

Download eBook

Share this report