Tourism in Angola

  • 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.
  • Angola tourism minster speaks about the contribution of tourism

    ANGOLA, 2014/09/13 Angola is expanding in travel and tourism. The Angolan minister of Hotel and Tourism, Pedro Mutindi, said Wednesday that tourism sector increases and accelerates the creation of employment for young people and contributes significantly to the rapid economic development of the country. The minister said the revenues generated by the local infrastructure ensure the expansion of the markets. The undertaking as well ensure import and export of trading activities, part nations of different parts of the world.
  • Angola's Minister of Hotels and Tourism, The Hon. Eduardo J.S. Chingunji

    ANGOLA, 2013/01/12 The Angolan Ministry of Hotels and Tourism will this year begin providing technical, material and institutional support to anniversary festivals in some of the country’s cities and provinces in line with the strategy to promote domestic tourism, reports Angola’s Angop news agency.
  • The development plan for Angola’s Cabinda province for the 2013/2017

    ANGOLA, 2013/01/08 The development plan for Angola’s Cabinda province for the 2013/2017 period includes construction of a tourist resort on the banks of the Luali River, said the provincial secretary for Trade, Hotels and Tourism, Paulo Lufua. Speaking to Angolan news agency Angop, Lufua said that the plan as well included construction of three ships to support trade in the municipal areas of Cabinda, Cacongo and Belize in order to improve trade along the coast.