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Africa sees increase in international tourist arrivals in 2017

8 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

In 2017, Africa saw a 63 million rise in international tourist arrivals, as compared to 58 M in 2016, as per a Hospitality Report published in December 2018. However, compared to her counterparts, Africa's share of international tourist arrivals was only 5%. Europe grabbed the lion's share with 51%, followed by Asia and the Pacific which recorded 24%. The Americas and the Middle East had 16% and 4%, respectively.
Results for Africa were driven by the continued recovery in Tunisia & Morocco and strong performance in Kenya, Côte d'Ivoire, Mauritius and Zimbabwe. Island destinations...
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