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Tourist arrival April 2015

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.


Strategic Plan: 2015 - 2020

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.


Annual Performance Plan: 2015 - 2016

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.


TOMSA contributor report 2014

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


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