South Africa Stats strong recovery

SA Stats (Foreign tourists) for first three months 2012,  show a strong recovery up 17.8%

 Jan to Mar 2012 v 2011

UK  133,731 ,+ 9.5%

Germany  77,768 ,+ 15.2%

USA 70,095, +16.1%

France 31,296, + 8.9%

Netherlands 30,502, +5.7%

TOTAL Overseas Arrivals (excludes Africa)  643,283, +17.8%

*Foreign tourist is defined as any visitor travelling to a place other than that of his/her usual environment for more than 1 night but less than 12 months, and whose main purpose of the trip is other than the exercise of an activity remunerated from within the place visited.