Survey shows high visitor satisfaction

The Namibia Tourist Exit Survey 2012-2013 launched this week revealed that holiday tourists are most satisfied with their visit to Namibia, with 85% rating it as “very enjoyable”.
Tourists who rated Namibia the highest are from the USA (93%), Germany (88%) and France.
The survey also revealed that 39% of the 6500 respondents interviewed for the survey had been in Namibia particularly for holiday or leisure purposes. Wildlife remains the number one drawcard, cited as the most significant attractor for holiday tourists when selecting Namibia as their destination.
Etosha National Park is the most visited national park, with nearly a quarter of all tourists travelling there. 80% of tourists from France visited Etosha.
Of the total holiday market, South African tourists are the most significant while Angola dominates the business tourism sector, with over one half of all tourist arrivals and almost all of the medical tourist arrivals.
The survey was carried out during three separate survey periods that fell between June 2012 and January 2013 at Hosea Kutako International Airport, Walvis Bay Airport, Buitepos,Wenela, Oshikango, Ariamsvlei, and Noordoewer, and a total of 6,500 respondents were interviewed.