Profile by purpose of visit

Holiday tourist

Proportion in sample (%) 78.6
Frequency of visit (%)
First visit 68.6
Second visit 12.7
Third visit or higher 18.7
Average party size 2.2
Average length of stay (nights) 9.5
Main countries of origin (%)
France 36.7
United Kingdom 12.8
Reunion 12.7
Rep. of South Africa 8.2
Germany 6.7
Travel Arrangement (%)
Package 63.6
Non-package 36.4
Type of accommodation (%)
Hotel 76.5
Boarding House 5.5
Bungalow 10.7
With friends and relatives 4.0
Time to decide on trip (%)
Less than 1 month 16.3
One - two months 33.2
Three months & over 50.5
Booking time on trip (%)
Less than 1 month 20.7
One - two months 43.3
Three months & over 36.0
Average expenditure per capita (Rs.) 21,600
Average expenditure per capita per diem (Rs.) 2,262
Distribution of total expenditure by category (%)
Accommodation 53.4
Meals & Beverages* 17.4
Transport 6.6
Shopping 13.6
Entertainment 2.4
Other 6.6
* excluding those included in cost of accommodation
Proportion in sample (%) 11.0
Frequency of visit (%)
First visit 95.9
Second visit 2.4
Third visit or higher 1.7
Average party size 2.0
Average length of stay (nights) 9.1
Main countries of origin (%)
France 35.4
United Kingdom 18.6
Italy 10.9
Rep. of South Africa 7.9
India 4.4
Germany 4.3
Travel Arrangement (%)
Package 91.6
Non-package 8.4
Type of accommodation (%)
Hotel 96.3
Boarding House 0.8
Bungalow 2.2
With friends and relatives 0.3
Time to decide on trip (%)
Less than 1 month 6.7
One - two months 24.4
Three months & over 68.9
Booking time on trip (%)
Less than 1 month 10.3
One - two months 35.0
Three months & over 54.7
Average expenditure per capita (Rs.) 26,451
Average expenditure per capita per diem (Rs.) 2,917
Distribution of total expenditure by category (%)
Accommodation 57.0
Meals & Beverages* 17.2
Transport 6.2
Shopping 10.9
Entertainment 2.4
Other 6.3
* excluding those included in cost of accommodation
Proportion in sample (%) 4.5
Frequency of visit (%)
First visit 38.9
Second visit 13.8
Third visit or higher 47.2
Average party size 1.3
Average length of stay (nights) 9.0
Main countries of origin (%)
Rep. of South Africa 26.3
France 13.8
United Kingdom 10.8
India 7.9
Malagasy Rep. 5.1
Travel Arrangement (%)
Package 26.2
Non-package 73.8
Type of accommodation (%)
Hotel 76.7
Boarding House 7.0
Bungalow 6.2
With friends and relatives 5.8
Time to decide on trip (%)
Less than 1 month 45.1
One - two months 34.7
Three months & over 20.2
Booking time on trip (%)
Less than 1 month 54.4
One - two months 34.6
Three months & over 11.0
Average expenditure per capita (Rs.) 19,881
Average expenditure per capita per diem (Rs.) 2,218
Distribution of total expenditure by category (%)
Accommodation 44.2
Meals & Beverages* 18.9
Transport 8.1
Shopping 18.9
Entertainment 3.1
Other 6.8
excluding those included in cost of accommodation

Proportion in sample (%) 2.7
Frequency of visit (%)
First visit 25.8
Second visit 17.0
Third visit or higher 57.2
Average party size 1.6
Average length of stay (nights) 15.5
Main countries of origin (%)
Reunion 31.9
France 24.9
United Kingdom 11.9
Republic of South Africa 6.4
Australia 4.4
Travel Arrangement (%)
Package 4.2
Non-package 95.8
Type of accommodation (%)
Hotel 7.5
Boarding House 0.9
Bungalow 5.5
With friends and relatives 83.0
Time to decide on trip (%)
Less than 1 month 38.1
One - two months 21.7
Three months & over 40.2
Booking time on trip (%)
Less than 1 month 41.9
One - two months 33.2
Three months & over 24.9
Average expenditure per capita (Rs.) 12,576
Average expenditure per capita per diem (Rs.) 810
Distribution of total expenditure by category (%)
Accommodation 11.0
Meals & Beverages* 21.9
Transport 8.5
Shopping 42.2
Entertainment 4.3
Other 12.1
 
* excluding those included in cost of accommodation