The theme of this issue is “The High 5s – Tourism as a Pathway to Industrialization, Integration, Quality of Life, Agriculture, and Powering Up Africa”. The wide range of topics examined in this issue include subjects such as hotel pipeline developments and investments, balancing wildlife and urbanization, intra-Africa travel potentials with the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM), attracting business and city tourism, creating innovative media strategies for African destinations, technology’s role in inclusive tourism growth, and much more.
Key Tourism facts...
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is delighted to present this edition of the Africa Tourism Monitor, which highlights the importance of developing a sustain-able and resilient tourism industry through innovation, entrepreneurship, and technology. Tourism is one of the fastest-growing and most interconnected sectors in the global economy with vast potential to boost GDP and investment, spur regional integration, create employment and reduce poverty
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is pleased to present this edition of the Africa Tourism Monitor, produced in partnership with New York University Africa House, and the Africa Travel Association (ATA). Tourism continues to be one of the fastest-growing and most dynamic sectors of Africa’s economy. In spite of recent challenges, including the Ebola outbreak in West Africa during 2014, the sector has tremendous potential to create jobs, boost inclusive economic growth across the continent, and reduce poverty.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is pleased to present this second edition of the Africa Tour-ism Monitor, produced in partnership with Africa House - New York University and the Africa Travel Association (ATA). Tourism, as one of the fastest- growing and most dynamic sectors, has tremendous potential to boost inclusive economic growth across the continent and reduce poverty, which are two of the African Development Bank’s overarching objectives.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is pleased to present the first Africa Tourism Monitor, produced in partnership with New York University Africa House and the Africa Travel Association (ATA). We hope this will be the beginning of even greater collaboration in our efforts to increase information and awareness about the tourism sector in Africa. Africa is presently home to some of the fastest-growing economies in the world, with several countries experiencing growth rates of 7% per year or higher. This is particularly noteworthy given the overall economic slowdown in other developing and...