StatsSA International Tourism reports for April 2024

Below the StatsSA International Tourism information for April 2024 (previously entitled Tourism and Migration) StatsSA – International Tourism April 2024 Download addresses – International Tourism Full Report – https://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/P0350/P0350April2024.pdf International Tourism Key Findings – https://www.statssa.gov.za/?page_id=1856&PPN=P0350&SCH=73926 International Tourism Key Findings April 2024 In April 2024, 2 452 795 travellers (arrivals, departures, and transits) passed through South […]

StatsSA Tourist Accommodation and StatsSA Food & Beverage key findings for March 2024

StatsSA Tourist Accommodation key finding reports for March 2024 Download addresses – Tourist accommodation – Key findings – https://www.statssa.gov.za/?page_id=1856&PPN=P6410&SCH=73683 Tourist accommodation – Full publication – https://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/P6410/P6410March2024.pdf Key findings: P6410 – Tourist Accommodation March 2024 Measured in nominal terms (current prices), total income for the tourist accommodation industry increased by 7,8% in March 2024 compared with […]

Second Amendment of the Immigration Regulations published 20 May 2024

The Minister of Home affairs has published the Second Amendment of the Immigration Regulations. These were the Regulations that were published and withdrawn in April this year. We have only highlighted amendments concerning the sections covering visitors visa’s, work visa’s and corporate visa’s. Have not commented on changes that cover visas to temporarily sojourn in […]

How Hotel Technology Is Redefining Hospitality in South Africa?

Hospitality industry in South Africa has witnessed a remarkable transformation, largely propelled by advancements in hotel software technology.  These innovations have not only streamlined operations but also enhanced the overall guest experience, setting new standards for efficiency and service quality.  In this blog post, we’ll delve into how new hotel software technology is reshaping the […]

StatsSA International Tourism reports for March 2024

Download addresses – International Tourism Full Report – https://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/P0350/P0350March2024.pdf International Tourism Key Findings – https://www.statssa.gov.za/?page_id=1856&PPN=P0350&SCH=73920 International Tourism Key Findings March 2024 In March 2024, 2 710 991 travellers (arrivals, departures, and transits) passed through South Africa’s ports of entry/exit. They comprised 776 848 South African residents and 1 934 143 foreign travellers. Foreign arrivals, 995 […]

ASSOCIATIONS COMMEND EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT AND TRANSPARENCY IN SA TOURISM’S RECENT FINANCIAL RECOVERY

The Federated Hospitality Association of Southern Africa (FEDHASA), Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (SATSA) and Association of Southern African Travel Agents (ASATA) collectively applaud and endorse the decisive actions undertaken by the Minister of Tourism, Patricia de Lille, and the CEO of SA Tourism, Nombulelo Guliwe, concerning the recovery of 35 million rand associated with […]

Remote Gambling Bill introduced in the National Assembly

The long-awaited Remote Gambling Bill 2022, which was initially announced by Mr. Dean Macpherson MP in September 2022 (Gazette No. 46847), has now been formally introduced in the National Assembly. The Bill aims to regulate remote/online gambling and betting activities. While a public comment period is expected, the timeline remains uncertain due to the upcoming […]

Publication of the Northern Cape Gambling and Liquor Act 2024

The Provincial Government has published the Northern Cape Gambling & Liquor Act – a draft of which was gazetted for public comment back in May 2023. The document provides for the establishment of a combined Gambling and Liquor Board and sets out all of the statutory requirements relative to both activities. Generally speaking these requirements […]