Income for accommodation up in March 2017

The latest StatsSA Tourist Accommodation Report for March 2017 shows that total income (based on current prices) from the accommodation industry increased marginally by 1.4% in March 2017 compared with March 2016. During the period, the types of accommodation that recorded the largest year-on-year growth in income from accommodation were hotels (4.2%) and “other’’ accommodation (6.0%).