Aviation, Travel and Tourism

Sub-Saharan Africa has all the natural capital it needs to grow its tourism industry

Foreign tourists in safari riverboats observe elephants along the Chobe river bank near Botswana's northern border where Zimbabwe, Zambia and Namibia meet in this picture taken March 4, 2005. Botswana's Chobe National Park has one of the highest densities of elephant on the planet - so many that they are gradually turning to forest to savannah - but officials want to avoid being similarly overrun by tourists. Picture taken March 4, 2005.  TO MATCH FEATURE BOTSWANA-CHOBE REUTERS/Peter Apps - RP6DRMTASNAB

There's a bright future for nature-based tourism in Africa, according to the latest Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report. Image: REUTERS/Peter Apps

Maksim Soshkin
Research and Analysis Specialist for Aerospace, Aviation, Travel and Tourism, World Economic Forum
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