Tourism in Africa
Tourism encompasses two main categories namely business and leisure and of late medical tourism has become a dominant player in the industry. Africa needs to develop medical tourism in order to attract even more regional as well as global travelers to boost her economy.
Africa is endowed with endless tourist attractions and destinations. Africa’s climatic conditions comprise mainly of hot sunshine all the year around making the continent a first choice travel destination for those travellers who want to get the very best of their holiday or business trip combined with leisure. Temperatures range between 21⁰C and 36⁰C making it favorable climate for many holiday makers especially those running away from extreme cold winter seasons experienced back home. Sunbathing is commonly associated with leisure tourists who enjoy Africa’s least crowded white sandy beaches mainly along coastal hotel travel destinations. Many beach luxury hotel facilities of 5 Star accommodation standards offer world class services to their visitors to attract and retain new and existing clients respectively.
Africa’s most popular tourist hotspots include Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Morocco in the North and South Africa from the South. This trend is closely followed by countries like Kenya, Namibia, Sudan, Botswana, Tanzania, Mozambique and Zanzibar. In each of the above mentioned countries the traveler is encouraged to expect to experience some of the world’s finest and extremely well developed tourism industry systems giving them an opportunity to enjoy unique tourism products with unmatched inspiring experience, never to leave Africa.
Africa is popularly known for being the most diverse and enchanting continent in the tourism world today. African diverse culture is in itself an asset to the industry. Dancing styles, traditional dressing, foods and other forms of entertainment including African popular hospitality are all common with Africans when it comes to leisure entertainment for our tourists.
Wildlife parks are found almost in every single African country especially those from the East and Southern parts of the continent. Kenya, for example, is commonly associated with the Big Five and the wildebeest migration that occur about twice every year. The migration of wildebeest involves movement of these animals from The Serengeti in Tanzania to Kenya’s Masai Mara in search of pasture mainly water and grass. This event is most popular in the calendar and history of tourism in the affected regions and is extremely exciting to watch for any visitor to the Masai Mara and Serengeti respectively.
Game Drives give every visitor a lifetime memory moments with Africa like no other. Besides bird watching and sight-seeing attractions, cannot be left out of your list of attractions of Africa.
Travelling is made easy and well networked all around Africa connecting her to the rest of the world. All worlds’ most reputable Airlines fly the skies of Africa throughout the year and constantly giving highly subsidized booking offers to their clients. Africa’s best international airlines are Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, South Africa Airways, and Egypt Air.