The Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) reported the following results for South Africa: 1. Direct tourism contribution to GDP increased 5% to R84.3bn in 2011. 2. Direct employment in the sector as a percentage of overall employment increased from 4.3% to 4.5% between 2010 and 2011. This was as a result of the increase of about 31 000 direct jobs in the sector from 2010 to a total direct employment of 598 432 in 2011. 3. An increase of 3.3% in expenditure by foreign tourists to R71.7bn. 4. The total domestic tourism expenditure increased from R69bn in 2010 to R101bn in 2011.