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Strategic Plan: 2015 - 2020 - 2015 08 04

Tourism continues to show robust growth and contributes significantly to the South African economy. Through its direct and indirect impacts, the sector contributes over 9% to our country’s GDP and supports over 1.4 million jobs.

The National Development Plan (NDP) offers a long-term perspective, vision and road map to South Africa and its people. Its implementation has been prioritised in the Medium Term Strategic Framework (MTSF) for the next five years. Priorities articulated in the MTSF are embodied in the plans and targets set by the tourism industry. This is underpinned by the National Tourism Sector Strategy (NTSS) and the Domestic Tourism Growth Strategy (DTGS) – among others. The evidence of the success of tourism strategies and plans will be an inclusive, highly competitive and sustainable tourism industry that contributes to job creation and economic growth.

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Annual Performance Plan: 2015 - 2016 - 2015 08 04

The outcomes to be achieved by SA Tourism are guided by the National Development Plan and the National Tourism Sector Strategy. In delivering on these outcomes, partnerships with the private sector, communities, provinces, municipalities and national government are pivotal. Of the total approved budget of just under R1.1 billion in 2015/16, the private sector contributes just over R100 million.

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TOMSA contributor report 2014 - 2015 07 31

The 2014 TOMSA contributor report 2014 from the Tourism Business Council of South Africa.

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Tourist arrival March 2015 - 2015 07 20

This report analyses tourist arrivals to South Africa. As part of a national effort to improve the quality of tourism statistics in South Africa, tourist arrivals as opposed to visitor arrivals is now been released. Please note that published figures exclude Transit tourist.

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Tourist arrival February 2015 - 2015 06 29

This report analyses tourist arrivals to South Africa. As part of a national effort to improve the quality of tourism statistics in South Africa, tourist arrivals as opposed to visitor arrivals is now been released. Please note that published figures exclude Transit tourist.

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East & West African tourist market insights - 2015 06 17

This booklet is designed to help market South Africa in East and West African countries. The foundation of the report sits on research conducted by South African Tourism in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda in 2015.

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Tourist arrival January 2015 - 2015 06 09

This report analyses tourist arrivals to South Africa. As part of a national effort to improve the quality of tourism statistics in South Africa, tourist arrivals as opposed to visitor arrivals is now been released. Please note that published figures exclude Transit tourist.

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Tourist arrival July 2014 - 2015 05 28

This report analyses tourist arrivals to South Africa. As part of a national effort to improve the quality of tourism statistics in South Africa, tourist arrivals as opposed to visitor arrivals is now been released. Please note that 2013 figures wont match the previously published figures as we exclude Transit tourist.

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Tourist arrival December 2014 - 2015 05 28

This report analyses tourist arrivals to South Africa. As part of a national effort to improve the quality of tourism statistics in South Africa, tourist arrivals as opposed to visitor arrivals is now been released.Please note that 2013 figures wont match the previously published figures as we exclude Transit tourist.

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Tourist arrival November 2014 - 2015 05 28

This report analyses tourist arrivals to South Africa. As part of a national effort to improve the quality of tourism statistics in South Africa, tourist arrivals as opposed to visitor arrivals is now been released.Please note that 2013 figures wont match the previously published figures as we exclude Transit tourist.

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Tourist arrival October 2014 - 2015 05 28

This report analyses tourist arrivals to South Africa. As part of a national effort to improve the quality of tourism statistics in South Africa, tourist arrivals as opposed to visitor arrivals is now been released. Please note that 2013 figures wont match the previously published figures as we exclude Transit tourist.

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Tourist arrival August 2014 - 2015 05 28

This report analyses tourist arrivals to South Africa. As part of a national effort to improve the quality of tourism statistics in South Africa, tourist arrivals as opposed to visitor arrivals is now been released.Please note that 2013 figures wont match the previously published figures as we exclude Transit tourist.

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Tourist arrival June 2014 - 2015 05 28

This report analyses tourist arrivals to South Africa. As part of a national effort to improve the quality of tourism statistics in South Africa, tourist arrivals as opposed to visitor arrivals is now been released.Please note that 2013 figures wont match the previously published figures as we exclude Transit tourist.

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Tourist arrival April 2014 - 2015 05 28

This report analyses tourist arrivals to South Africa. As part of a national effort to improve the quality of tourism statistics in South Africa, tourist arrivals as opposed to visitor arrivals is now been released.Please note that 2013 figures wont match the previously published figures as we exclude Transit tourist.

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Tourist arrival April 2014 - 2015 05 28

This report analyses tourist arrivals to South Africa. As part of a national effort to improve the quality of tourism statistics in South Africa, tourist arrivals as opposed to visitor arrivals is now been released. Please note that 2013 figures wont match the previously published figures as we exclude Transit tourist.

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Domestic Tourism Snapshot - Q4 2014 - 2015 04 07

This report provides a snapshot of the performance of the domestic tourism. Due to a low travel incidence in this quarter, the results only reflect a fraction of the number of people interviewed . With such a low incidence, this report could not reflect data for all the provinces. Only the provinces and purpose of travel data with a sample (unweighted n) count of above 20 were reflected on the report.

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Domestic Tourism Snapshot - Q3 2014 - 2015 01 21

This report provides a snapshot of the performance of the domestic tourism. Due to a low travel incidence in this quarter, the results only reflect a fraction of the number of people interviewed . With such a low incidence, this report could not reflect data for all the provinces. Only the provinces and purpose of travel data with a sample (unweighted n) count of above 20 were reflected on the report.

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Domestic Tourism Snapshot - Q2 2014 - 2014 10 06

This report provides a snapshot of the performance of the domestic tourism. Due to a low travel incidence in this quarter, the results only reflect a fraction of the number of people interviewed . With such a low incidence, this report could not reflect data for all the provinces. Only the provinces and purpose of travel data with a sample (unweighted n) count of above 20 were reflected on the report.

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SA Tourism Index - Q4 2013 - 2014 09 19

The Q4 2013 report is part of the new series of Quarterly Reports and is identified by its green tables on the front page. This report provides a summary of the travel patterns of foreign and domestic tourists in South Africa for the period  October  to December 2013.

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2013 Annual Tourism Report - 2014 09 12

This consolidated report prepared by the Strategic Research Unit provides a review of the performance of the tourism sector against the South African Tourism mandate.

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