Tourism in Africa
Tourism in historical monuments of Africa
Tourism is a crucial economic sector in many countries in Africa. There are many countries that benefit the foremost from tourism like Uganda, Algeria, Egypt, South Africa, Kenya, Morocco, Tunisia, and Tanzania. The touristic particularity of Africa lies within the big variety of points of interest, diversity, and multitudes of landscapes also because of the rich cultural heritage.
The continent of Africa can be divided into three groups relative to tourism:
those countries with a developed tourism industry;
those with a developing industry;
those that would like to develop a tourism industry.
Countries like Egypt, South Africa, Morocco, and Tunisia have a successful tourism industry. Countries like Kenya, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, and Mauritius can be considered as countries that have steady and consistent income from tourism. Countries like Algeria and Burundi are countries that have little to no economic benefit from tourism but would like to see it expand.
The successful countries in tourism are thriving due to a variety of factors. Countries like Morocco and Tunisia benefit from their beautiful beaches and their relative proximity to Europe. Tourism in Egypt is based on the rich history of Ancient Egypt, pyramids, artifacts, and breathtaking Red Sea beaches. South Africa and Kenya benefit from wild safari expeditions, attracting tourists to see the wildlife of Africa.