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I was interested in have information about tourist arrivals to Africa by country.

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Our database has some reports on the African traveler that can meet your needs.  Below are the most recent and relevant.

Report 1 – “Hospitality outlook: 2015-2019”, PWC, May 2015.

This report provides an overview of how the tourism industry in South Africa, Nigeria, Mauritius and Kenya is expected to develop. It has also very detailed statistics with tourist arrivals per country and region, hotel accommodation rates and average room rates.

tourist arrivals in africa

— PWC, May 2015. 

Report 2 – “Digest of International Travel and Tourism Statistics 2014”, Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, August 2015.

This statistical report about international travel and tourism in Mauritius can show historic information (1994-2014) about passenger traffic. This information is split by sex, mode of transport, countries and seasons.

tourist arrivals africa per country

— Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, August 2015.

The information has been collected by the Passport and Immigration; the Bank of Mauritius is responsible for the estimation of tourism and all hotels were contacted to have monthly occupancy rates.

Report 3 – “REPORT OF THE 6TH EDITION OF THE TOURISM INVESTMENT AND BUSINESS FORUM FOR AFRICA (INVESTOUR)”, UNWTO Commission for Africa, July 2015.

This report goes around three main issues: the needed for African destination services to reach international quality standards, the need to form African tourism professionals, and what can investors do to improve this human capital. The report state that is important to the country to take immediate actions to start getting the benefits of a highly profitable industry.

“The tourism sector is responsible for one in eleven jobs in the world, 9 % of global wealth, a sector that has become the main propeller of the infrastructure, improves business competitiveness and quality of life in the country.”

— UNWTO Commission for Africa, July 2015

I hope you find this useful, and can see that there is a lot of useful information available through the portal about the tourism industry. If you have any additional needs or questions about our reports, please feel free to contact us.