Tourism in Congo Brazzaville

  • 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.
  • Tourism accounted for 3.8% of the Congolese Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

    CONGO BRAZZAVILLE, 2014/03/22 Tourism accounted for 3.8% of the Congolese Gross Domestic Product (GDP), local mdia reported Wednesday, quoting a statement from the World Tourism and Transports Council (WTTC). Congo’s GDP was estimated at US$14.8 billion last year, or additional than US$3,000 per inhabitant. WTTC said that tourism had generated riches within the Congolese people next creating 30,614 jobs. WTTC reports that the year 2014 forcasts good perspectives for Congo.
  • The Congo River tourism destinations

    CONGO BRAZZAVILLE, 2013/05/06 As part of the revival of tourism in the central African region, the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville) has implemented a program of river tourism on the Congo River. The Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville) is a developing country in Central Africa. The official language is French, and Lingala, Kikongo, and Kituba are as well widely spoken. The major cities are the capital, Brazzaville, located on the Congo River, and Pointe Noire on the Atlantic coast.
  • The Congo Brazzaville is developing its tourism industry

    CONGO BRAZZAVILLE, 2010/08/10 One of the objectives of the Congolese government is to make tourism a real growth industry that can contribute to local development. With the Congo Basin rainforests are the second largest after Amazonia, the country has a unique potential to attract visitors from all over the world. But the country’s potential is not restricted to forests and its exceptional fauna. It is doted with 170 km of coastline and many other sights to see.