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Cape Town Tourism released the preliminary figures this week for visitor traffic at
December 2016 arrivals showed an 8 percent increase in total arrivals (year-on-year) at the airport (522 659), domestic arrivals increased by 3 percent (398 245), regional arrivals showed a 1 percent decrease (8 795) and international arrivals increased by 29 percent (84 493).
Visitor numbers to the city's six major attractions showed there were 49 738 visitors to the
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Cape Town Tourism said tourism organisations cited locals preferring to stay within South Africa in December and the exchange rate, which remains favourable for international visitors as contributing to the favourable results.
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