It discusses the present scenario and future prospects of the industry with foci on its different aspects, including foreign tourism, domestic tourism, expenditure by foreign tourists, expenditure by domestic tourists, accommodation facilities, transportation facilities, hospitality sector, tourism contribution to GDP, government support and major attractions in the region.
The report evaluates 13 countries of the Sub-Saharan Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Swaziland, Senegal, Mauritius, Namibia, Zambia, Ghana, Tanzania, Nigeria, Mozambique and Uganda, that are performing well in the tourism sector. The countries have been ranked according to their respective tourist arrivals for 2006.
The forecast given in this report is based on a correlation between past market growth and growth of base drivers, such as growing Sub-Saharan Africa tourism, GDP growth, tourism contribution to employment, infrastructure development competitive structure and government rules and regulations.
Key Issues & Facts Analyzed
- What is the performance of global tourism industry in terms of inbound tourists for the period 2004-2006?
- What is the performance of international tourism receipt by region during 2005-2006?
- What is the position of the Sub-Saharan tourism industry with respect to the world tourism industry in 2006?
- What are the investment opportunities in Ghana in sectors like rail, road, air, water and accommodation?
- Why conference tourism in South Africa is growing?
- Which factors are driving the Sub-Saharan African tourism industry?
- Which factors are capping the growth of the Sub-Saharan Africa tourism industry?
- What are the opportunities and future trends of the tourism industry in Sub-Saharan Africa?
- Who are the major players in airline and hotel industry in the region?
Key Players Analyzed
The key players section analyses the different players of aviation and hotel sector operating in the market and gives their business description and key financial information. Airlines section gives an overview of various airlines, like South African Airways, Air Mauritius and Kenya Airways. Hotels section discusses various hotels, like Cape Grace Hotels, Holiday Inn, Royal Swazi Spa Valley Resort, Le Méridien President, Hilton Mauritius Resort & Spa etc.
Research Methodology Used
The information has been sourced from books, newspapers, trade journals, and white papers, industry portals, government agencies, trade associations, monitoring industry news and developments, and through access to more than 3000 paid databases.
The analysis methods include ratio analysis, historical trend analysis, linear regression analysis using software tools, judgmental forecasting and cause and effect analysis.
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