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African tourism grows six percent

Cape Town
Africa saw a six percent increase in tourism arrivals in the first quarter of 2018 according to recently released figures from the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). Building upon impressive figures for H2 2017 Sub-Saharan nations saw a six percent rise, North Africa recorded growth of four percent and overall six per- cent more international visitors were welcomed throughout the continent...

South Africa resisting knee jerk reaction at GDP contraction

Durban
South Africa’s GDP saw its sharpest contraction in nine years in the first quarter of the year as the dizzying highs of the early-Ramaphosa era stabilised at a more considered level. After expanding 3.1 percent in the final quarter of last year, South Africa’s GDP shrank by 2.2 percent in the first three months of 2018. Despite such fluctuations the nation...

Tourist arrivals to Macau up 8% over April

ICR-Macau
Information released by the Statistics and Census Service(DSEC) of Macau have shown the number of visitors travelling to the city in April increased 8 percent year-on-year, affected mainly by an increase in Chinese tourists travelling from the mainland. Travellers from mainland China rose 16.5% year-on-year to 21m in April. According to the data, most travellers came form the Guangdong and...

AGEM reports record high in May 2017 Index

ICR - AGEM index May 2017
The AGEM (Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers) Index reached another record high in May, continuing the momentum from previous months.   The composite index stood at 390.18 points at the close of May 2017, which represents an increase of 18.68 points, or 5.0 percent, when compared to April 2017. The AGEM Index reported a year-over-year increase for the 20th consecutive month,...

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