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Growth Forecasts for Luxury Tourism Market

Luxury tourism tented camp by Hayward's Safaris

Luxury Tourism – the travel industry niche sector designed to satisfy the lavish travel expectations of high net worth individuals – has reached a global value of 831 billion U.S. dollars and is currently growing at a faster pace than overall tourism. ...

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Tourism Business Index Half-Year Report 2017

The Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) has released its half-year Tourism Business Index (TBI) Report, which tracks and provides information about the level of business performance across the travel and tourism value chain, and also forecasts prospects for ...

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Africa Records 18 Million International Arrivals

According to Euromonitor International’s new data, international arrivals to Africa grew by 6.5 percent in 2017, to reach 18,550 million, up from 16,351 million in 2012. Key markets such as South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Mozambique, Cameroon, Mauritius and Tanzania accounted ...

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Global Tourism Statistics: Jan-Apr 2017

International tourist arrivals worldwide grew by 6% in January-April of 2017 compared to the same period last year, with business confidence reaching its highest levels in a decade. Sustained growth in most major destinations and a steady rebound in others ...

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Nearly One Billion Tourists Globally

Destinations around the world welcomed 956 million international tourists between January and September 2016. According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, this is 34 million (4%) more than the same 2015 period. By Rut Gomez Sobrino. Demand for international ...

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Global Tourist Arrivals Up 4%

According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, international tourist arrivals worldwide grew by 4% between January and June 2016 compared to the same period last year. Destinations worldwide received 561 million international tourists (overnight visitors), 21 million more than ...

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South African Tourism Statistics: June 2016

The South African Tourism Statistics & SATSA Market Intelligence Report for June 2016 as indicated below was extracted from data available as at 24 May 2016. By Martin Jansen van Vuuren of Grant Thornton. WHAT THIS DATA MEANS FOR YOUR ...

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SA Tourism Stats – March 2016

Analyses of Statistics South Africa data shows that foreign arrivals declined in 2015 and were at similar levels to 2013, writes Martin Jansen van Vuuren of Grant Thornton South Africa. A ray of hope is that foreign arrivals did start ...

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Poor 2015 Tourism Figures Wipe Out Growth for SA

Despite a stronger finish for South African tourism statistics in the final quarter of last year, overall SA tourist arrivals are down -6.8% for 2015, compared to those arrivals recorded during 2014. Lee-Anne Bac, director: Advisory Services at Grant Thornton ...

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SA Tourism Stats – April

Statistics South Africa have finally released tourism arrivals stats for 2014, which clearly show the impact of Ebola and the Visa Regulations on the emerging markets. Note that Statistics South Africa has stopped counting people transiting through South Africa as ...

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Inbound Demand Lifts SA Tourism

Strong Overseas Leisure Demand Lifts SA’s Tourism Performance The first quarter results of the TBCSA FNB Tourism Business Index (TBI) point to the weak exchange rate and strong overseas leisure demand playing a significantly positive role in lifting business performance. ...

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