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Tourism in Africa : harnessing tourism for growth and improved livelihoods (English)

This report is the first to examine tourism in Africa comprehensively and regionally and the first to recommend practical, evidence-based measures enabling the sector’s economic and development power. ... See More +

Publication 88656 JUN 06, 2014

Christie, Iain; Fernandes, Eneida; Messerli, Hannah; Twining-Ward, Louise

Tourism in Africa : harnessing tourism for growth and improved livelihoods (English)

Tourism is one of the key industries driving the current economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). From a small base of just 6.7 million visitors in 1990, SSA attracted 33.8 million visitors in 2012. ... See More +

Brief 81835 OCT 01, 2013

Christie, Iain; Fernandes, Eneida; Messerli, Hannah; Twining-Ward, Louise

Tourism in Africa : harnessing tourism for growth and improved livelihoods (English)

For African countries looking to sustain and increase their unprecedented growth rates of recent years, the potential of tourism has not been fully recognized as a vital source of economic and development power that can strengthen and expand the continentapos;s economies. ... See More +

Working Paper 81468 JAN 01, 2013

Christie, Iain; Fernandes, Eneida; Messerli, Hannah; Twining-Ward, Louise

The tourism sector in Madagascar (English)

Madagascar has an impressive array of biodiversity, natural beauty and cultural resources to support tourism. The worldapos;s fourth largest island, Madagascar is home to many species found nowhere else on the planet, among them 30 species of lemur - currently the main tourist attraction. ... See More +

Brief 33171 MAY 01, 2005

Thornton Christie, Iain French

The tourism sector in Madagascar : Le secteur du tourisme a Madagascar (French)

Madagascar has an impressive array of biodiversity, natural beauty and cultural resources to support tourism. The worldapos;s fourth largest island, Madagascar is home to many species found nowhere else on the planet, among them 30 species of lemur - currently the main tourist attraction. ... See More +

Brief 33171 MAY 01, 2005

Thornton Christie, Iain English

Tourism in Senegal (English)

In 2000, receipts of FCFA 96.8 billion (US$129 million) ranked the tourism sector in Senegal second after fishing and before groundnuts and phosphates. ... See More +

Brief 31048 FEB 01, 2004

Christie, Iain French

Tourism in Senegal : Le tourisme au Senegal (French)

In 2000, receipts of FCFA 96.8 billion (US$129 million) ranked the tourism sector in Senegal second after fishing and before groundnuts and phosphates. ... See More +

Brief 31048 FEB 01, 2004

Christie, Iain English

Tourism in Africa (English)

Governments in Africa are showing increasing interest in tourism as a source of growth and diversification. Recent work indicates that tourism in Africa can contribute effectively to economic development. ... See More +

Brief 22617 JUL 31, 2001

Christie, Iain T.; Cromption, Doreen Elizabeth French

Tourism in Africa : Le tourisme en Afrique (French)

Governments in Africa are showing increasing interest in tourism as a source of growth and diversification. Recent work indicates that tourism in Africa can contribute effectively to economic development. ... See More +

Brief 22617 JUL 01, 2001

Christie, Iain T.; Cromption, Doreen Elizabeth English

Tourism in Africa (English)

The purpose of this paper is to assist the Africa Region to determine whether the Bank can play a more strategic role in tourism. Africa is recognized internationally for the quality of its resource endowment for tourism, and yet it has not managed to realize its full potential. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 22702 FEB 28, 2001

Christie, Iain T; Crompton, Doreen E.