Friday, April 14, 2017

Tourism Competitiveness: Sub-Saharan Africa

The World Economic Forum has just published its Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2017. It evaluates 136 economies in the world. It has a section on Sub-Saharan Africa.

The highest ranking countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are South Africa (53), Mauritius (56), Kenya (80), Namibia (82), Cape Verde (83), and Botswana (85). The only other countries evaluated in East Africa and the Horn were Tanzania (91), Uganda (106), and Ethiopia (116). As compared to the survey done in 2015, Tanzania, Uganda, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, and Mozambique improved their performance while Namibia and South Africa lost some ground.

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