Bizcommunity has over 400 industry contributors and we always welcome further contributions and contributors.

Hospitality income up 6.9% in November

Total income for SA's accommodation sector rose by 1.3% year-on-year in November‚ Statistics SA's (Stats SA) tourist accommodation survey released on Monday, 21 January 2013, showed.
The survey is conducted monthly and covers a sample of public and private enterprises involved in the short stay accommodation sector‚ with the results used to compile estimates of tourism satellite accounts as well as the gross domestic product.

Total income for the sector increased by 6.9% in the three months ended November last year compared with the three months year.

Total income includes income from accommodation‚ restaurants and bar sales‚ and "other" income.

Stats SA said that income from accommodation rose by 10.2% in the three month period last year.

The increase was mainly due to an increase of 1.2% in the number of stay-unit-nights sold‚ and an increase of 8.9% in the average income per stay-unit-night sold.

Income from accommodation increased by 4.2% year-on-year in November.

The number of stay-units available increased by 1.9% in the three months.

Stats SA describes a stay-unit as a unit of accommodation available to be charged out to guests. Examples include a powered site in a caravan park or a hotel room.

Posted on 22 Jan 2013 09:18


I-Net Bridge
For more than two decades, I-Net Bridge has been one of South Africa’s preferred electronic providers of innovative solutions, data of the highest calibre, reliable platforms and excellent supporting systems. Our products include workstations, web applications and data feeds packaged with in-depth news and powerful analytical tools empowering clients to make meaningful decisions.

We pride ourselves on our wide variety of in-house skills, encompassing multiple platforms and applications. These skills enable us to not only function as a first class facility, but also design, implement and support all our client needs at a level that confirms I-Net Bridge a leader in its field.
Go to:
Read more: Accommodation, bars