For the first time the data from Stats SA, STR and ACSA all reflect the same period. The data indicates the recovery of international arrivals from 2015 as reflected in the growth in Stats SA data, growth in the rates of 5-star hotels and growth in the arrivals on international and regional flights. The domestic tourism market has also grown as reflected in the growth in rates of 3-star hotels and arrivals on domestic flights. By Martin Jansen van Vuuren of Grant Thornton.
The information below was extracted from data available as at 20 October 2016.
*Note that African Arrivals plus Overseas Arrivals do not add to Total Foreign Arrivals due to the exclusion of unspecified arrivals, which could not be allocated to either African or Overseas.