Tourism in Cameroon

  • UNWTO: International tourism – strongest half-year results since 2010

    AFGHANISTAN, 2017/09/09 Destinations worldwide welcomed 598 million international tourists in the initial six months of 2017, some 36 million additional than in the same period of 2016. At 6%, increase was well above the trend of recent years, making the current January-June period the strongest half-year since 2010. Visitor numbers reported by destinations around the world reflect strong request for international travel in the initial half of 2017, according to the new UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Worldwide, international tourist arrivals (overnight visitors) increased by 6% compared to the same six-month period last year, well above the sustained and consistent trend of 4% or higher increase since 2010. This represents the strongest half-year in seven years.
  • International Arrivals To Africa Reach More Than 18 Million In 2017

    BOTSWANA, 2017/09/09 Market Research Company Euromonitor International revealed before this week the key trends shaping travel and tourism in Africa at the 41st Annual World Tourism Conference in Kigali, Rwanda. According to Euromonitor International’s new data, international arrivals to Africa grew by 6.5 % in 2017, to reach 18,550 million, up from 16,351 million in 2012. Key markets such as South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Mozambique, Cameroon, Mauritius and Tanzania accounted for 70 % of international trips to the Sub-Saharan African region.
  • Kribi, The African Seaside City

    CAMEROON, 2013/05/06  Kribi seaside town of 50,000 inhabitants is located 160 km from Douala, Cameroon’s economic capital and 270 km from Yaoundé its political capital. Easily accessible by road, anyone can reach Kribi by car. A lot of other public transport companies can lead tourists to Kribi using buses that go due to 6-7 times a day from Douala and Yaoundé.
  • Cameroon to Host 38th Congress of African Travel Association

    CAMEROON, 2012/11/01 A team of ATA experts was in the South West to inspect tourist facilities ahead of the international congress in 2013.The man delegation from African Travel Association, ATA, chief office in New York, USA, last weekend visited hotels and tourist sites in Buea and Limbe in the South West Region. The team of experts revealed during their sojourn in the South West Region that the 38th Congress of ATA shall hold in Buea in May 2013.