Tourism | Research

Read the publications below. If you're looking for live data, check out our intelligence dashboards by clicking the Research tab in the menu. The Tourism Barometer report provides an overview of the trends in the Western Cape. Every year our Research Unit collates over 30 000 visitor information surveys with the assistance of the regional and local tourism offices. Destination performance outlines the performance of the Tourism sector in the Western Cape with reference to tourism indicators such as arrivals, spend and bed nights. The Tourism Perception Study is a comparative study for the Western Cape with the aim to track and evaluate year-on-year pricing patterns between the peak and off-peak tourism season. Niche tourism reports target a specific segment tailored to meet the interest of the tourist.

United States | Tourism Market..

This tourism report provides an outlook on key market insights on a global, national and provincial scale for the United States (US). In addition, it includes key behavioural trends and characteristics of travellers from the US....more

United Kingdom | Tourism Marke..

This tourism report provides an outlook on key market insights on a global, national and provincial scale for the United Kingdom (UK). In addition, it includes key behavioural trends and characteristics of travellers from the UK....more

Germany | Tourism Market Insig..

This tourism report provides an outlook on key market insights on a global, national and provincial scale for Germany. In addition, it includes key behavioural trends and characteristics of travellers from Germany....more

France | Tourism Market Insigh..

This tourism report provides an outlook on key market insights on a global, national and provincial scale for France. In addition, it includes key behavioural trends and characteristics of travellers from France....more

Country Profile: Kenya 2017

Domestic tourism is the major driving force of the Kenyan tourism sector. The total number of domestic trips rose from 18.1 million in 2009 to 21.1 million in 2013, at a review-period CAGR of 3.82%, driven by an increase in mean household income and ...more

2016 Western Cape Destination ..

Tourism has shown extraordinary strength and resilience in recent years, despite many challenges particularly related to safety and security. In the face of the challenges, demand for international tourism remained robust. International arrivals grew by 3.9% to reach a total of 1,235 million in 2016. Since the 2009 global economic and financial crisis, 2016 marks the 7th consecutive year of sustained growth in international tourism....more

Western Cape Destination Perfo..

According to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, international tourist arrivals grew by 4% between January and June 2016. Download Western Cape DPR from April - June 2016 PDF above....more

cape west coast tourism visito..

Stretching from Blaauwberg in the south to Namaqualand in the north, the Cape West Coast region comprises 44 small towns along the southwestern coast of South Africa within the Western Cape. Download Cape West Coast Regional Visitor Trends 2016 PDF a...more

cape karoo tourism visitor tr..

Between January to July 2016 the Cape Karoo received 32,194 walk-ins. The highest source of visitors were from the domestic market with the percentage share of 93.1% of visitors compared to the overseas visitors (6.8%), a similar trend that can be se...more